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Salient: An organ of student opinion at Victoria University, Wellington. Vol. 23, No. 5. Wednesday, June 15, 1960

Platform Stage

Platform Stage

An outstanding feature was the platform stage built—solidly— right out into the auditorium. The considerable size of this apron enabled a great deal more movement than the small existing stage would have allowed, and showed its worth particularly in the fight scene between the Knight and Barbaroso. the Mile End scene and the forest scenes. In many other ways too, it brought the play right out to the audience and added greater effectiveness to the dialogue.

One of the most effective parts of the set was the false proscenium arch which extended right across to the side walls giving an effect of considerable width. This together with the inner stage made practically "all the world a stage."