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Black Carpeting as a Glide for Narrow Scenic Units Don Harvey

Space on and offstage was at a premium for the Yale Repertory Theatre’s 2010 world-premiere musical We Have Always Lived in the Castle. Each unit that tracked onto the stage had to be built with severely narrowed profiles and, even with those reductions, upstage/downstage clearances were limited to as little as 3-4 ". The kitchen counter discussed here provides a case in point.