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  • Writer's pictureKatelyn Jackson

Wrapping Up 2018

As the year comes to an end, I wanted to take a moment to look back on some of the exciting projects I was a part of this summer and fall.

Mercury Theatre Company's production of Disney's My Son PInocchio opened June 1, the first show of their 20th anniversary season. The costumes got a great mention in the Cleveland Jewish News review from Bob Abelman, who said, " Katelyn Jackson’s costumes – including the primary-colored outfit adorned by Pinocchio, a gorgeous blue gown worn by the fairy, and the wood grain leotards worn by players while portraying puppets – are clever and add another layer of fun fantasy to a production chock-full of it."

Next came Mercury's production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, defined by director Pierre Brault's twist on this musical theatre classic: a black-and-white world in the style of a Cecil B. DeMille 1930's Biblical epic, into which Joseph and his dreams bring color. This is one of my favorite shows, and it was exciting to work on such a unique concept for it.

In the fall, I returned to my regular job stitching in Regent University's theatre department's costume shop. For the fall semester, we put up a production of Romeo and Juliet set in 1969 and It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play. The latter just wrapped, and now I'm spending the holiday break starting some builds for next semester.

Upcoming in 2019

White Guy on the Bus at Generic Theater

Runs January 11-27. RSVP to the Facebook event here.

Dear Brutus at Regent University

Runs February 22-March3

Come Back to the Five and Dime Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean at Little Theatre of Norfolk

Runs March 8-April 7

Follow LTN on Facebook and keep an eye out for the event announcement here.

More to be announced soon!

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