Design is about more than pretty pictures, as reviews of three new books on costuming, scenography and lighting prove.
For designers, it’s harder than ever to make ends meet.
Producers routinely under-estimate the time and expense of the designs they rely on, and the math shows the result: Designers often make less than minimum wage.
Is it hard to be a woman designer in the theatre? That the question keeps getting asked is part of the answer.