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The Many Neckties of Sense & Sensibility
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The Many Neckties of Sense & Sensibility

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In this post, designer Mariah Hale takes us a deep dive into the Regency neckware featured in Sense & Sensibility. Check out her costume sketches for more backstage insights, and read on to learn how Mariah uses different styles of neckties to help define the colorful characters…

Sense & Sensibility Costume Sketches
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Sense & Sensibility Costume Sketches

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Katharine Pitt

Sense & Sensibility costume designer Mariah Hale has previously designed productions of Julius Caesar, Mary Stuart, and more at the Folger. Visit these links to explore her design process for those performances, and check out her costume sketches for Sense & Sensibility below! The Ladies  Gentlemen   

District Merchants Costume Design
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District Merchants Costume Design

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District Merchants costume designer Meghan Raham previously designed the sets for the Folger Theatre productions of The Conference of the Birds and Romeo and Juliet. Learn about her design process for this “Uneasy Comedy” below, and join us for District Merchants starting May 31. Research and design sketches…

Louis Butelli: Introducing Gravedigger’s Tale
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Louis Butelli: Introducing Gravedigger’s Tale

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Louis Butelli

Louis Butelli Hello, dear readers of the Folger Production Diary! This is your friend Louis Butelli writing you once again. How’ve you been? The reason for this entry is to proudly announce a brand new collaboration between myself, director Robert…

Louis Butelli: Mary Stuart Tech
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Louis Butelli: Mary Stuart Tech

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Louis Butelli

Louis Butelli as Sir Amias Paulet Greetings from your friend Louis Butelli. Here at Folger Theatre, Schiller’s Mary Stuart opened last night! Peter Oswald’s electric new translation is directed by Richard Clifford, and stars Kate Eastwood Norris as Mary, Queen…

Mary Stuart Costume Design: Fit For a Queen (or two)
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Mary Stuart Costume Design: Fit For a Queen (or two)

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Katharine Pitt

In Mary Stuart, Costume Designer Mariah Hale has the task of clothing Queens, Lords, Earls, Secretaries, Ambassadors, Nurses, Sheriffs, and all the other inhabitants of Queen Elizabeth I’s court – English and French, traitors and loyal subjects together. Mariah has worked in…

The High Roman Fashion: Costume Design in Julius Caesar
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The High Roman Fashion: Costume Design in Julius Caesar

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Katharine Pitt

Let’s do it after the high Roman fashion -Cleopatra, Antony and Cleopatra, IV.xv In Julius Caesar, Costume Designer Mariah Hale handles the designs for soldiers and soothsayers, assassins and their prey. Mariah has worked in design and textiles for 25…

Folger Talks Preview: Kathryn Will and Shakespeare's Coat of Arms
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Folger Talks Preview: Kathryn Will and Shakespeare's Coat of Arms

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Katharine Pitt

Dear Folger Diary Readers, Minions of the Moon, Fellows in Arms, and Excellent Good Friends, I like this place and willingly could waste my time in it… With the 2013-2014 Folger Season at an end and the 2014-2015 Season not yet…

Interview with Richard III director Robert Richmond
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Interview with Richard III director Robert Richmond

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Director, Robert Richmond. Richard III is now up and running here at the Folger Theatre, having its official opening this evening. As you may already know, this is the first production ever presented “in-the-round” here at the Folger, making this…

The Role of Pants in Pants Roles
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The Role of Pants in Pants Roles

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Emily Trask

Emily Trask as Viola In Folger Theatre’s Twelfth Night. Photo: Scott Suchman. Pants. Slacks. Breeches. Knickers. Overalls. Pantaloons. Pedal Pushers. Trousers. Jeans. Bloomers. Jodhpurs. Khakis. Drawers. Call them what you will, in our production of What You Will – of…

Louis Butelli: Lights, Camera, Action!
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Louis Butelli: Lights, Camera, Action!

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Louis Butelli

Cover art for “Silent Shakespeare.” Hello once again from your pal Louis Butelli! We have completed our first full week of rehearsals for Robert Richmond’s production of Twelfth Night, beginning April 30 at the Folger Theatre. We’ve got a really…

Louis Butelli: Some Prompting!
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Louis Butelli: Some Prompting!

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Louis Butelli

Hello once again from your pal Louis Butelli. This Tuesday, April 2nd, we will commence rehearsals for Robert Richmond’s production of Twelfth Night, beginning April 30th at the Folger Theatre – get your tickets here!! I’m going to be playing…

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