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Two by Town

In designing the lighting for Rose and Our Lady of Sligo, Johanna Town was faced with similar challenges: how to create a sense of movement onstage. Both of these plays, which transferred from London to New York last season, feature a central actress who remains more or less stationary. In fact, as Rose, Olympia Dukakis never once moves off a bench, while in Our Lady of Sligo, Sinead Cusack does occasionally leave a hospital bed and walk around a little.

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