Peaceable Kingdom
Orbiter 3
Director: Rebecca Wright
Costumes: Rebecca Kanach
Lighting: Maria Shaplin
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Mary Tuomanen’s colonial fantasia is rooted in the folk art paintings of Edward Hicks.  It was important to honor this hand-crafted feeling in the production, so the whole set was made of woven, braided, or sewn fabrics applied over soft forms that evoked natural forms through an overtly human-made lens. The glow of the trees and the drop evoked the
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sacred majesty of life, while the uncovered windows of the space allowed a passage of the world into darkness as the play progressed.