Charles Elson, a set and lighting designer, technical director, and teacher, died March 30 at his home in Armonk, NY. He was 90 years old. Born in Chicago in 1909, and a graduate of the Yale School of Drama, Elson's first theatrical production was The Ticket of Leave Man at New Hampshire's Chase Barn Playhouse in 1934. He moved to LA and designed The House of Connelly at the Mayan Theatre, then moved to Maine, where he designed 44 productions at the Ogunquit Playhouse from 1939 to 1945. His ...
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