the call by tanya barfield
University of Michigan-Flint | January 2016
directed by Andrew Morton
costume design by Lisa Borton
scenic design by Shelby Newport
lighting design by Doug Mueller
photos by Mark Baker
rebecca is bold and vivacious while annie is warm and soft - we always know clearly where rebecca stands while we wait for annie to make a decision about the baby
alemu's clothing is meant to appear to be thrifted - he remembers where he came from and while he's neat and tidy, isn't indulging in new items.
I wanted annie to feel invisible in this scene, and a bit like she's hiding behind her hat and jersey coat.
drea and rebecca have gone on yet another eastern trip and indulged as westerners, and here rebecca wears a chained bracelet and necklace reminiscent of indian culture.
both peter and annie are wearing their darkest colors in this final scene, as we wait to hear about their decision