Essentials of Period Style: A Sourcebook for Stage and Production Designers by Hal Tiné

by Kathy Eddy
Essentials of Period Style: A Sourcebook for Stage and Production Designers by Hal Tiné
Essentials of Period Style: A Sourcebook for Stage and Production Designers by Hal Tiné

By Natalie Robin

For design students and even some early-career designers, the research phase for period productions can be daunting. Even for designers who have been working in the field for decades, sometimes it’s hard to find a good place to start. Hal Tiné, experienced Broadway and regional designer and educator, has created an excellent resource for beginning the exploration of historical periods as they relate to all aspects of design.

Exit, Pursued by a Bear

by Jacob Coakley
Outgoing SD Editor Jacob Coakley
Outgoing SD Editor Jacob Coakley

I’ve been editor of Stage Directions for nearly 10 years. This issue is my 115th as editor—and my last. I’m moving to a new job in the theatre industry and Michael S. Eddy will be taking over as Editor-in-Chief. (You can read more about this in the story in our Greenroom section.)