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Behind the Scenes: "His Eye is on the Sparrow"

The set for His Eye on the Sparrow includes a large abstract mural depicting the life of Ethel Waters. Painted by hand by Portland artist Elecia Beebe, the mural was created from an illustration by Scenic Designer Scott Bradley and took over 80 hours to complete.

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Designed to look like a traveling show, the set was intentionally created with visible seams and nail holes to give the impression of an aged and weathered revival tent.

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Shawn Mallory sprays the floor with a husdon sprayer to create the look of an old dance floor.

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Portland Center Stage is committed to identifying & interrupting instances of racism & all forms of oppression, through the principles of inclusion, diversity, equity, & accessibility (IDEA).

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