On the Verge

Today, working on the portable pieces of “On the Verge.” The director, Angela Iannone, would like the pieces to be made of cardboard — heightened artificiality, the sense of it as a prop — and they need to come on and off easily, through the portals on either side of the stage, and carried by, at most, a single actor.

Here are sketches for the palanquin and the Esso pump: