Stephens College costume design provides insight into characters

Thursday, October 29, 2009 | 6:28 p.m. CDT; updated 4:44 p.m. CST, Sunday, November 1, 2009

COLUMBIA — Red and white gingham fabric lays across a work table at the Stephens College costume closet. Some pieces are pinned to patterns; others are cut and discarded. A pair of enormous scissors engraved with "Cynda" wait nearby.