Edith Head is amazing. Perhaps the most iconic Hollywood costume designer of all time, and the model for the character Edna Mode in The Incredibles. Recently at the El Portal in North Hollywood, actress Susan Claassen made Edith come to life in front of audiences during her run of A Conversation with Edith Head. The set was filled with original mementos from Edith’s estate archives, and Susan was dressed impeccably as the famed dressmaker. She didn’t act, she simply spoke with all 90 of the guests, and the intermission free performance flew right by. More info available on the show’s website.
Read more.. Saturday, January 1st, 2011