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Dressing the stars: a star designer. Leona Brausen creates stroll-by theatre in a costume installation at the Varscona

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca So what do wealthy socialites wear to dinner parties in ‘30s Budapest anyhow? Or to auctions in ’20s upstate New York? Breezy playboys in ‘50s Manhattan with their pleated trousers, worn high and sharp like their … Continue reading

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Gertrude and Alice go sitcom, at the Grindstone

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Gertrude and Alice: They’re the famously eccentric American couple who held court as paid-up members of the glittering Parisian avant-garde of the ‘20s. And now, once a month, you’ll find Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, … Continue reading

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Leona Brausen plays Lady B: The Importance of Being Earnest at Teatro La Quindicina

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca There will be a moment this evening when an actor who has spent a great deal of time in her career providing perfectly vintage handbags to the casts of period comedies will get the ultimate pay-off. … Continue reading

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