'Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are dead' set design

Frost, James (2018) 'Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are dead' set design. In: 'Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead' by Tom Stoppard, 5-7 Apr 2018, Playhouse Theatre, Whitstable. [Show/Exhibition]

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Abstract

Set design by James Frost. The set is intended to look like an old-fashioned backstage area, covered in Hamlet-themed graffiti. The doors open as a transition between the backstage limbo state of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern and the world of the court. They are painted on the reverse side in an opulent emerald colour with trompe l'oeil detailing. For the final scene the set transforms into a boat, with a sail behind the set and a pile of packing crates from which characters emerge. Stage construction by James Frost, Nick Gordon and Gareth Winters. Directed by Roanna Bond and Kasia Senyszyn.

Item Type: Show/Exhibition
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA2695 Architectual drawing and design
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1560 The performing arts. Show business
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Centre for Practice-Based Research in the Arts
Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Media Art and Design
Depositing User: Mr James Frost
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2018 13:00
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2018 13:00
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/17222

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Last edited: 29/06/2016 12:23:00