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Shop Talk on January 15: Creating James Beard’s Kitchen

Posted by Sarah Mitchell | 28 December 2012

I Love To Eat  Pre-Show Discussion

Tuesday, January 15 from 6:30 - 7 p.m.

Mezzanine Lobby




Michael Jones, Props Master

Rachel Schmerge, Props Artisan

Kelsey Tyler, Moderator



For this installment of Shop Talk we'll hear from our production staff about the work that goes into creating new worlds on stage. For I Love to Eat, our props department was charged with the tasks of creating a kitchen with several working elements, and well as finding the right foods to include in the production. After auditioning various brioches and challahs, what kind of bread made the final cut? How can a fridge be used as an actor's entrance? And what's this "sandwich trick" we keep hearing about?  Come tackle these questions and ask some more of your own at our free pre-show discussion!




PLEASE NOTE: This program will be offered in place of the prologue for I Love to Eat on January 15.

Click here to view the dates for all of this season's pre-show Shop Talk discussions.


PCS's 2012-2013 Education & Community Programs are generously supported by:


PCS's education & community programs are supported in part by a grant from the Oregon Arts Commission
and the National Endowment for the Arts

Regional Arts & Culture Council and Work for Art

James F. & Marion L. Miller Foundation

U.S. Bank


Evelyn Crowell

Michael E. Menashe

Sue Horn-Caskey and Rick Caskey

H.W. & D.C.H. Irwin Foundation

Autzen Foundation

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