The Road to Mecca director Leigh Silverman calls the Mecca set a "fourth character in the play." Here's a picture of set designer Rachel Hauck's set model. The finished product took 400 lbs of cork (to look like sand) and 20,000 feet of fiber optic cable for some very magical lighting effect. Click here for a full slide show of photos of the set building in our scene shop.
Photo by Cindy Farruggia.