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Re:Source–Tom Mardikes

The creative process that sound designer Tom Mardikes describes as “fantastic” might give some designers pause: For many years at Missouri Repertory Theatre, where he is the resident sound designer, he would follow rehearsals with artistic director George Keathley, watching the play evolve. They would eventually commit to some ideas the day before the tech rehearsal, and begin recording sessions with musicians at a time when many designers had locked in their cues. “People don't like to do

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