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A Shockingly Familiar Set Design

“This is probably the biggest set I will ever design,” says George Tsypin, who designed the set for the Bregenz Festival production of West Side Story. “Not only is the stage enormous, but it floats on a lake and is built from under the water. The set is like a three-dimensional sculpture, or architecture in the middle of the lake, surrounded by the mountains.” Because the set is exposed all day long, it has attracted thousands of people to come and take a look.

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