Kansas City Costume Designer Clip
A bit of Kansas City culture for Sunday . . .
Designer Creates World Of 'The Capulets And The Montagues'
"The Lyric Opera of Kansas City's production of The Capulets and The Montagues (I Capuleti e i Montecchi) premieres later this month. It's the story of Romeo and Juliet, told by Italian composer Vincenzo Bellini.
Production designer Vita Tzykun came of age in Israel in the early 1990's, during the Gulf War. She says she was able to draw from these experiences in creating sets and costumes for the Lyric's war-torn production."
TKC Video Highlight . . . She uses gas masks from Israel in the production and offers background about her experience with the prop.