Mr. Burns’ costumes were executed in way I had never seen in a play before. Instead of sticking with one style for costumes, it evolved through out the play. In Act 1, the characters were in the first stages of an apocalypse. The clothes they wore were average and looked like something that would be in a Sear’s catalog. Actually, I did not even think they were in a high stress situation until later in the act. I thought they were just some young adults out having a good time in the...
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...lights were white and covered the entire stage. Another use of light in the act came from the broken television. The characters needed a T.V. for one of their performances and wanted it to look like it was actually on. So, they put a mirror shard in the T.V. that bounced the light from the candle in there to the outside. It created a warm glow that brought some realism into their performance. While the characters in Act 2 wanted some of their performances to be realistic, the performers in Act 3 were on the impressionist side. Most of their light came from candles and dim overhead lighting creating the a dark atmosphere. That was why it was surprise when the miscellaneous lights piled on the side if the stage turned on. Not only did it show that society was capable of harnessing electricity again, but it represented the a new beginning for the characters in the play.
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