Curio Cabinet | November 08, 2019
Stage Pictures: Jo Mielziner and the Art of Set Design
“Literalism has no place in theater.”
NOTES FOR THE DESIGNER
The set is the bed-sitting-room of a plantation home in the Mississippi Delta. It is along an upstairs gallery which probably runs around the entire house: it has two pairs of very wide doors opening onto the gallery, showing white balustrades against a fair summer sky that fades into dusk and night during the course of the play which occupies precisely the time of its performance excepting, of course, the fifteen minutes of intermission.
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