The Society of British Theatre Designers

The Value of Design

Suor Angelica

Suor Angelica
  • Company: Opera Holland Park
  • Year: 2002
  • Composer : Puccini
  • Costume Design by: Will Bowen
  • Set designed by: Will Bowen
  • Photography by: Will Bowen
  • Design © Will Bowen
  • Image © Will Bowen
The stage was split into three sections, a central court with Angelica's garden to the left and a graveyard to the right. All of the surrounding grass was real. The swing on the tree magically started to sway, allowing you to believe Angelica's vision of her son at play in paradise.