Top Girls
by
Caryl Churchill


Hanes Brands Theatre

University of North Carolina
School of the Arts
Spring, 2020

Assistant Costume Designer
Melissa Thurn

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Photo by Peter J. Mueller


Act I, Scene I 
...set in an abstract  tableau of multiple moments in history

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Lady Nijo, Kamakura, 1272

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Draper - Rebecca Eckes

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Isabella Bird, Edinburgh, 1880

Draper - Hunter Stansell

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Pope Joan, Rome, 855AD

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Draper - Olivia Dilworth

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Dull Gret, Flemish Folklore, 1563

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Reference:

Dulle Griet  by Pieter Bruegel the Elder

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Draper - Karen Milla

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Patient Griselda, European Folklore, 1350

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Draper - Jenna Travis

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Photo by Peter J. Mueller

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Marlene, Top Girls Executive 1982

Draper - Jocelyn Dubose


The Waiter, Upscale Eatery, 1982

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Act II, Scene I
...set in a backyard in a suburb outside of London in 1982

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Act II, Scene II
...set in the Top Girls Employment Agency, London,1982

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Act III
...set in a modest suburban home, near London,1982

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Photo by Peter J. Mueller

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Color Story


Act I Tone Coordination

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Act I Light Test