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The Skin of Our Teeth

The Skin of Our Teeth by Thornton Wilder

Directed by Terence Crawford

Design by Bianka Kennedy

Music by Quincy Grant 

Adelaide College of the Arts

The Skin of Our Teeth, by Thornton Wilder, is a Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece of American theatre.  

Set simultaneously in small-town America in 1942, and in the prehistoric age, and depicting the end of the world through ice, flood, and then through war, Wilder’s play was a warning as America embarked on its role in World War Two, and a salient prayer for a species that is prone to existential fear.

Act 1 - Henry, Mrs Antrobus and Gladys
Costume design - Gladys
Act 1 - Mr & Mrs Antrobus welcoming pet mammoth into the home
Act 1 - Mr Antrobus with pets
Act 1 - Mrs Antrobus and refugees
Costume design - Mr Antrobus
Act 2 - Fortune teller
Costume design - Sabina
Act 2 - Sabina
Act 3 - Sabina and Mrs Antrobus
Act 3 - Sabina in the remains of the Antrobus house
Act 3 - Mr Antrobus threatening Henry
Costume design - Henry
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