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Mod costumes help move Oscar Wilde play into swinging '60s

Original post made on Mar 30, 2013

TheatreWorks artistic director Robert Kelley huddles with designers in the costume shop, peering at purple swatches of wool and wool blend. The air is heavy with indecision. Costume Director Jill Bowers makes a grim pronouncement: "We have been completely unable to find a lilac plaid."

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Comments (2)

Posted by Linda Craig, a resident of another community
on Mar 30, 2013 at 3:14 pm

I loved this story about the TheatreWorks costumes. While in High School I wanted to go to UCLA and major in fashion design. I ended up at Stanford, potential major in physics, later economics. This story brought back all of my design impulses. I did make a costume for our high school mascot, the Roman - tunic, cape, etc. that was worn at a sports event. Oh well -- too late to do it over.


Posted by Oscar fan, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Mar 30, 2013 at 3:51 pm

I love Oscar Wilde, and I loved the mod years. The combination of both should be hilarious and outrageously entertaining. Something Oscar would approve of!


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