Fires in the Mirror: Costume Plot



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Fires in the Mirror: Costume Plot Costume Design: M.C. Friedrich
Minister Conrad Mohammed – David Brown____

Minister of New York, associates Nation of Islam (presently Baptist), minister for the Honorable Louis Farrakhan


Seven Verses pp. 63-67

  • His own undergarments

  • White L/S dress shirt

  • Gray suit pants

  • Gray suit vest

  • Gray suit jacket

  • African print bowtie

  • Black leather belt

  • Black socks

  • Black leather shoes

Hair: Combed, natural

Makeup: None

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Carmel Cato – David Brown____

Father of slain Gavin Cato, originally from Guyana but now a resident of Crown Heights


Lingering pp. 135-138

  • His own undergarments

  • Blue S/S polo shirt

  • Gray suit pants

  • Black leather belt

  • Black socks

  • Black leather shoes

Hair: Same

Makeup: Same

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*NOTE: Carries a framed 8x10 color photo of his son.

Fires in the Mirror: Costume Plot Costume Design: M.C. Friedrich
Ntozake Shange – Jessica Anderson____

mid-40s, playwright, poet, novelist


The Desert pp. 11-12

  • Her own undergarments

  • African print dashiki

  • Brown slacks

  • Brown flats

  • 2 dark wooden bead necklaces

  • Large gold disc earrings

Hair: Braids pulled back to nape of neck

Makeup: red lipstick, keep upper lip piercing

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Fires in the Mirror: Costume Plot Costume Design: M.C. Friedrich
Anon. Lubavitcher Woman – Via Ouellette-Ballas____

Jewish, mid-thirties, preschool teacher, Tznius/tzniyut attire (conservative Hasidic Judaism)


Static pp. 13-15

  • Her own undergarments

  • Beige print blouse – high neck, long sleeve

  • Black floral print skirt – mid-calf length

  • Nude hose

  • Black flats – muffled heels

  • Pearl necklace

  • Pearl earrings

  • Wedding ring

  • Navy snood with peach lining, pearl accents

Hair: Entirely covered by snood

Makeup: Natural

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Fires in the Mirror: Costume Plot Costume Design: M.C. Friedrich
George C. Wolfe – Toure Cort____

Playwright, was director/producer of the New York Shakespeare Festival (1993-2004)


101 Dalmations pp. 17-19

  • His own undergarments

  • White L/S button-down shirt

  • Olive green suit pants

  • Olive green suit jacket

  • Brown belt

  • White socks

  • Light olive green sneakers

  • Horn-rim glasses

Hair: Short, natural

Makeup: None

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Sonny Carson – Toure Cort____

Activist for African American interests


Chords pp. 111-114

  • His own undergarments

  • White undershirt, showing at neckline

  • Amber textured dashiki

  • Olive green suit pants

  • Brown belt

  • Brown socks

  • Brown leather oxford shoes

  • 4” silver-tone ankh on long chain

Hair: Same

Makeup: Same

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Fires in the Mirror: Costume Plot Costume Design: M.C. Friedrich
Aaron M. Bernstein – Ralph Horvath____

In his fifties, physicist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mirrors & Distortions pp. 23-24

  • His own undergarment

  • Blue & white striped dress shirt

  • Blue-gray trousers

  • Heather blue cardigan

  • Physics blue print tie

  • Black belt

  • Black socks

  • Black tie oxfords

Hair: Gray, combed

Makeup: None

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Fires in the Mirror: Costume Plot Costume Design: M.C. Friedrich
Intro – Tolulope Odebunmi ____

Neutral character


Introduction – pre-show

  • Bright pink blouse, tucked in

  • Navy cardigan over & buttoned

  • Navy plaid pleated skirt

  • Navy knee socks

  • Black tie shoes

Hair: Simple Afro

Makeup: Natural

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Anonymous Girl – Tolulope Odebunmi ____

A junior high, teenage girl of Haitian descent, lives in Brooklyn (near Crown Heights)


Look in the Mirror pp. 27-28

  • Bright pink blouse, untucked

  • Navy plaid pleated skirt

  • Navy knee socks

  • Black tie shoes

Hair: Simple Afro

Makeup: Mauve blush

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NOTE: Carries bright pink hand mirror & purple plastic hair pick

Fires in the Mirror: Costume Plot Costume Design: M.C. Friedrich
The Rev. Al Sharpton – Willie Melton____

New York activist and minister


Me and James’s Thing pp. 29-31

Rain pp. 119-122

  • His own undergarments

  • Off-white L/S dress shirt

  • Moss green striped suit pants

  • Moss green striped suit jacket

  • African print tie

  • Large gold medallion of Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Brown socks

  • Brown leather tie oxfords

Hair: Short, neat

Makeup: None

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Fires in the Mirror: Costume Plot Costume Design: M.C. Friedrich
Rivkah Siegal – Catherine Peters____

Lubavitcher woman, 30s, graphic designer, Tznius/tzniyut attire (conservative Hasidic Judaism)


Wigs pp. 33-35

  • Her own undergarments

  • Blue L/S chambray shirt - sleeves rolled to ¾ length

  • Maroon/blue geometric print full skirt – mid-calf length

  • Light blue ankle socks

  • White sneakers

  • Wedding ring

  • Brunette wig – obvious, not trying to hide that it’s a wig


Hair: Entirely hidden under wig

Makeup: Natural

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NOTE: Carries a couple of large paintbrushes and cleaning cloth

Fires in the Mirror: Costume Plot Costume Design: M.C. Friedrich
Angela Davis – Darnishia Slade

in her late 40s, author, orator, activist and scholar; was currently a Professor in the History of Consciousness Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz


Rope pp. 39-44

  • Her own undergarments

  • Off-white vest built into taupe S/S jacket w/ shoulder pads

  • Black floral slacks

  • Brown flats

  • 2 black disc-bead necklaces

  • African print scarf around neck

  • Gold filigree drop earrings



Hair: Combed back away from face

Makeup: Natural

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Fires in the Mirror: Costume Plot Costume Design: M.C. Friedrich
Monique 'Big Mo' Matthews – Kamara Taylor

Los Angeles rapper, admires Queen Latifa


Rhythm & Poetry pp. 47-50

  • Her own undergarments

  • Light brown shell

  • African print wide-leg pants

  • Matching African print bolero jacket

  • African print Kofi

  • Large gold hoop earrings

  • Cowry shell necklace

  • Brown flats

Hair: Dreadlocks pulled up & back, partially under hat

Makeup: Natural

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Fires in the Mirror: Costume Plot Costume Design: M.C. Friedrich
Leonard JeffriesNathan Shaiyen

Professor of African American Studies at City University of New York, former head of the department


Roots pp. 53-60

  • His own undergarments

  • Tan dashiki

  • Blue narrow-leg pants

  • Black socks

  • Black oxfords

  • African print Kofi

Hair: Short, combed,

Makeup: Natural

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Fires in the Mirror: Costume Plot Costume Design: M.C. Friedrich
Letty Cottin Pogrebin – Marie Miller

Author and founding editor of Ms. Magazine, of Jewish descent, in her fifties


Near Enough to Reach pp. 61-62

Isaac pp. 69-71

  • Her own undergarments

  • Lime green L/S silk blouse – shirttails out

  • Heather blue crew-neck sweater

  • Dark olive slacks

  • Brocade flats

  • Simple gold drop necklace

  • 3 bold rings

Hair: Blonde, down long

Makeup: Natural, nude lipstick

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Fires in the Mirror: Costume Plot Costume Design: M.C. Friedrich
Robert F. Sherman – Tristan Robb____

Director and mayor of the City of New York’s Increase the Peace Corps, educational advocate


Lousy Language pp. 73-75

  • His own undergarments

  • Yellow pinstriped S/S polo

  • Gray crew-neck sweater draped over shoulders & sleeves tied in front

  • Blue jeans

  • Blue socks

  • Brown loafers

Hair: Pulled back into low ponytail at nape of neck, under the sweater

Makeup: None

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Fires in the Mirror: Costume Plot Costume Design: M.C. Friedrich
Rabbi Joseph Spielman – Azad Heidari ____

Spokesperson in the Lubavitch community


No Blood in His Feet pp. 79-84

  • His own undergarments

  • White L/S dress shirt

  • Tzitzit

  • Charcoal gray pinstripe pants

  • Charcoal gray pinstripe vest

  • Charcoal gray pinstripe jacket

  • Blue striped tie

  • Black yarmulke with blue embroidered edging

  • Black belt

  • Black socks

  • Black leather shoes

  • Black homburg

Hair: Short, combed

Makeup: None

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Fires in the Mirror: Costume Plot Costume Design: M.C. Friedrich
Rev. Canon Doctor Heron Sam – Reginald Mullen

Pastor at St. Mark’s Crown Heights Episcopal Church


Mexican Standoff pp. 85-88

  • His own undergarments

  • Pink clerical shirt with white cuffs & collar

  • White clerical collar

  • Black cufflinks

  • Brown slacks

  • Brown belt

  • Brown socks

  • Brown leather shoes

Hair: Short, combed

Makeup: None

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Richard Green – Reginald Mullen

Director of the Crown Heights Youth Collective and co-director of Project CURE (a black-Hasidic basketball team that developed after the riots)


Rage pp. 123-125

  • His own undergarments

  • Medium gray t-shirt

  • Dark green shirt

  • African-print pocket kerchief & gold pin to hold in shirt pocket

  • Kente cloth scarf draped over shoulders

  • Large aviator glasses

Hair: Same

Makeup: Same

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Fires in the Mirror: Costume Plot Costume Design: M.C. Friedrich
Anonymous Young Man #1 – Antwon Curtis____

Resident of Crown Heights, Caribbean American man in his late teens or early twenties


Wa Wa Wa pp. 89-93

  • His own undergarments

  • Gray t-shirt with Nigerian flag color outline of the African continent

  • Tan baggy parachute pants

  • Black belt

  • Red baseball cap, worn backwards

  • Blue socks

  • Blue sneakers

Hair: Short, neat

Makeup: None

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Fires in the Mirror: Costume Plot Costume Design: M.C. Friedrich
Michael S. Miller – Spencer Lacy____

Executive Director at the Jewish Community Relations Council


Heil Hitler pp. 95-96

  • His own undergarments

  • White L/S dress shirt

  • Gray-green pinstripe suit trousers

  • Gray-green pinstripe suit jacket

  • Yellow-gray wavy pattern tie

  • Black yarmulke with yellow embroidered edge

  • Black belt

  • Black socks

  • Black leather shoes

  • Black horn-rimmed glasses

Hair: Short, combed, neat

Makeup: None

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Fires in the Mirror: Costume Plot Costume Design: M.C. Friedrich
Norman Rosenbaum – Noah Kozminski

Brother of slain Yankel Rosenbaum, an Australian, in mourning, Hasidic


My Brother’s Blood pp. 103-104

16 Hours Difference pp. 105-106

  • His own undergarments

  • White L/S dress shirt – neck unbuttoned

  • Black suit pants

  • Black suit jacket

  • Black yarmulke

  • Black socks

  • Black leather shoes

Hair: Short, combed, neat

Makeup: None

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Fires in the Mirror: Costume Plot Costume Design: M.C. Friedrich
Henry Rice – Garfield Warren____

Crown Heights resident


Knew How to Use Certain Words pp. 97-101

  • His own undergarments

  • Blue plaid shirt, sleeves rolled

  • Khaki pants

  • Black socks

  • Black dock-sider shoes

  • Brown horn-rimmed glasses

Hair: Short, neat

Makeup: None

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Anonymous Young Man #2 – Garfield Warren

Crown Heights resident, former athlete


Bad Boy pp. 107-109

  • His own undergarments

  • Tan t-shirt with brown raglan sleeves, faded logo

  • Baggie jeans

  • White socks

  • Dirty white sneakers, untied

  • Marley reggae cap in Nigerian flag colors

Hair: Same

Makeup: Same

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Fires in the Mirror: Costume Plot Costume Design: M.C. Friedrich
Rabbi Shea Hecht – Shahab Bayani-Ahangar____

Lubavitcher rabbi, spokesperson


Ovens pp. 115-117

  • His own undergarments

  • Blue L/S dress shirt

  • Tzitzit

  • Black dress pants

  • Black vest

  • Maroon paisley tie

  • Maroon yarmulke with silver embroidery

  • Black belt

  • Black socks

  • Black shoes

Hair: Short, simple

Makeup: None

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Fires in the Mirror: Costume Plot Costume Design: M.C. Friedrich
Intro – Callisto Cortez

Neutral character


Introduction – preshow

  • Her own undergarments

  • Green L/S turtleneck sweater

  • Khaki soft-pleated skirt

  • Nude hose

  • Brown flats

  • Small gold earrings

Hair: Combed, simple

Makeup: Neutral

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Roslyn Malamud – Callisto Cortez ____

Lubavitcher resident of Crown Heights, Tznius/tzniyut attire (conservative Hasidic Judaism)


The Coup pp. 127-131

  • Her own undergarments

  • Green L/S turtleneck sweater

  • Khaki soft-pleated skirt

  • Nude hose

  • Brown flats

  • Small gold earrings

  • Large satin floral tichel/headscarf

Hair: Completely covered by scarf

Makeup: Neutral

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Fires in the Mirror: Costume Plot Costume Design: M.C. Friedrich
Reuven Ostrov – Tom Klonowski ____

Member of project CURE, 17 years old at the time of the rioting, assistant chaplain at Kings County Hospital


Pogroms pp, 133-134

  • His own undergarments

  • Gray striped L/S button-down shirt

  • Tzitzit

  • Dark olive slacks

  • Brown socks

  • Brown saddle oxfords

  • White & blue crochet kippah

  • Wire frame glasses

Hair: Neatly combed

Makeup: None

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