John Pennoyer, a frequent designer at the Stratford Festival in Ontario, Canada, looked to the Far East for inspiration in designing this season's production of Shakespeare's Pericles. “It's very A Thousand and One Nights, very Scheherazade,” says Pennoyer. “The play is a travel adventure placed around the Aegean Sea originally, as that would have been the extent of Shakespeare's geographic knowledge. We give him air miles and take it to North Africa, with a strong Bedouin accent, and go on ...
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