One of the most ambitious shows being put on in DC this winter is the oversized blockbuster musical West Side Story produced by Signature Theatre. Just how does Signature plan to fit this big Big Apple play into their relatively small Shirlington theatre space?
I talked with set designer Misha Kachman to see how he solved the problem. Along the way, I learned how Misha learned to start a show by imitating his daughters, how he is literally turning the Signature’s Max Theater sideways, and the best way for a set designer to tempt a music director to homicide.
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