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THE MISTS OF ELSINORE

Sometimes, when collaboration is really cooking, designers and technicians can provoke each other to make new achievements. So it was with the recent Hamlet at Houston's Alley Theatre. Neil Patel's set design included a 30' turntable and a curved rear wall of brick extending up to the tension grid lighting positions; at times, a tower detached from the wall and became part of the stage picture. “It was a harsh, distressed environment, which looked like the inside of a warehouse,” says

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