Alley Theatre's The Carpenter set, designed by Arnulfo Maldonado.
Alley Theatre's The Carpenter set, designed by Arnulfo Maldonado.

Scenic Carpenter Bekah Bryant Takes us on a Tour of the Set for The Carpenter at the Alley Theatre

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Scenic Carpenter Bekah Bryant takes us on a tour of the set for The Carpenter at the Alley Theatre in Houston. She shares details of what went into the set, designed by Arnulfo Maldonado, which includes a sweeping staircase, a donut revolve and immense doors and windows with no less than eight styles of moulding. The world premiere of The Carpenter by Robert Askins ran at the Alley through February 10, 2019.

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Scott Pask Discusses his Design for The Band's Visit

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Scenic designer Scott Pask talks about the colors and textures that he brings to life to evoke the desert location of his Tony Award nominated design for The Band’s Visit. The show, which won 10 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, will be ending its Broadway run on April 7th. It will have played 589 regular and 36 preview performances. A national tour will begin in June 2019.
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Prop Master, Mary Houston talks us through a recipe for stage dirt for a production of Native Gardens at Syracuse Stage
Prop Master, Mary Houston talks us through a recipe for stage dirt for a production of Native Gardens at Syracuse Stage

Backstage Video: Making Dirt for Native Gardens

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A backyard border dispute between Washington, D.C., neighbors leads to spirited comedy in the contemporary satire Native Gardens at Syracuse Stage, which runs February 13 through March 3. Here’s a video from Syracuse Stage where its Prop Master Mary Houston gives us the recipe for stage dirt that she used for this production: {youtube}v=dL1RWuUoEjY{/youtube}

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