The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 8.0600. Monday, 26 May 1997.
Date: Sunday, 25 May 1997 13:59:11 -0300 (ADT)
Can anyone give me information about early uses of a scrim or gauze as a
scenic device, in England or elsewhere? The earliest reference I have
is to Phelps' Sadler's Wells production of Macbeth in 1847 (and a lot of
comment on the gauze for his production of MND in 1853).