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Behind the Scenes at the Washington National Opera’s Costume Facility

WNO Costume Director Marsha LeBoeuf walked us through her vast costume shop in Takoma. Inside the building, there’s a wig-making studio and a fabric-dying room and walls lined with every brightly colored shoe imaginable, not to mention never-ending rows of textures organized by production and drawers upon drawers of tiaras and pearls and other costumed jewels. Read the entire story here. Photos: Rich Kessler