North Shore Times : January 30th 2014
ONSTAGE Macbeth runs February 5 to 8 at TAPAC – the Auckland Performing Arts Centre, Western Springs. Tickets are available from tapac.org.nz. Labour of love: Jess adjusts one of the costumes for the witches, made with netting and flower decorations. Photos: JESS ETHERIDGE Jess Suo is one of the crew members working behind the scenes on the Young Auckland Shakespeare Company’s Macbeth. The Sunnynook resident has spent hours sawing and sewing scraps together to create the dystopian costumes required for the show. Pork bones, belt buckles, a microwave, vacuums, feathers and thousands of beads are some of the materials donated by family and friends to the production. Jess Etheridge went behind the scenes to capture these photos. Dark matter: Jess checks out one of the cloaks. Tribal touch:Someof the images sourced as inspiration for the show. Crown collection: Caleb Wells, right, watches on as Jess Suo adjusts James Heskett’s crown. Final touches: The feathers are compared with Lady Macbeth’s outfit.
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