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Creating Costumes from someone’s personal life

By Judith Dolan Costume Designer for Pictures from Home Through a collage of snapshots, home movies, corporate headshots, voice recordings and posed “theatrical” set ups, Sultan questions the boundaries between documentary and fiction. As familial patterns and delicate emotions are revealed and shared, the divide becomes ambiguous. Sultan himself notes that “…the boundaries blur, my… Continue reading

Celebrate Black History Month with Resonance of Time: A Journey into Black Resilience

As we step into Black History Month, Alley Theatre and the historic DeLuxe Theatre are teaming up to bring you a powerful production. Resonance of Time celebrates the resilience, struggles, and triumphs of Black communities. This collaboration is more than a play; it’s about honoring a crucial chapter of Black history and culture that resonates… Continue reading