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IMPORTANT!  PLEASE NOTE:  The attached costume plot is a “suggested” design interpretation of your production and may differ greatly from the Costume World stock.  To guarantee a costume selection that is in closest possible accordance with your specifications, our Designer/Costumer will advise you of the costume options currently available.

 

ACT I, SCENE I – Courtroom

Bailiff and Registrar

Black robes, white linen stocks.

Judge Paul Barriere, Court Pres. Henri Marceaux, Judge Aristide Forestier

Black robes with ermine trim.  Black judges hats, white stocks.

Policemen

Dark blue uniforms and caps (red braid trim) black belts, holders and prop swords, white collars with black ribbon bands.

Claudine

Woolen skirt, attached white cotton petticoat, black garter belt, colorful jersey, velvet belt, and white cotton panties, black lisle hose.

Gabrielle

Dark woolen skirt, petticoat attached, dickey, jacket, black handkerchief, black lisle hose.

Marie

Colorful skirt, attached petticoat, jersey, velvet belt, black lisle hose and colorful kerchief.

Celestine

Skirt, attached petticoat, jacket, black kerchief, black lisle hose.

Dancing Girls

Varicolored skirt, white attached petticoats, assorted jerseys, jackets, kerchiefs, shawls, velvet belts, black garter belts, black lisle hose and white cotton panties.

ACT I, SCENE II – Street in Montmarte

Apache

Slacks, corduroy type jacket, striped jersey, butcher cap, and kerchief.

Sailor

Blue uniform, blue cap with red pompom, blue and white striped jersey, and black tie.

Tough

Pants, print shirt, suspenders, black derby.

Waiter

Pants, old faded jersey, dirt white apron, and wool kerchief.

Judge Forestier:

Dress suit, black cape, black silk hat, white kid gloves, white pique vest, white shirt, white wing collar, and bow tie.

Policeman

Repeat Act I Scene I or similar uniform.

Working Man

Denim type pants, smock, cap, kerchief.

2nd Tough

Pants, shirt, string tie, jacket, butcher cap, vest, cummerbund.

Delivery Boy

Pants, shirt, dirty apron, diamond stickpin.

2nd Waiter

Pants, sweater, kerchief, dirty apron.

Hilaire Jussac

Suit, vest, shirt, tie, homburg, white collar, spats, gloves, boutonniere.

Boris

Corduroy type pants, jacket, print shirt, vest, leather belt, artist tie, and large brim velour hat.

Claudine

Repeats Act I Scene I

ACT I, SCENE III – Bal Du Paradis

Hercule

Corduroy type pants and jacket, stripe shirt, money belt, kerchief.

Theophile

Pants, smock, kerchief, shirt with soft collar and beret.

Etienne

Flashy pants, shirt, overcoat, artist tie, cummerbund.

Customers

Assorted pants, coats, or vests, kerchiefs, ties, hats or berets.

Jassac

Repeat Act I Scene II

Photographer

Suit, wing collar shirt, tie, daytime topper.

Pistache

Dark velvet skirt and colorful striped bodice.  Petticoat, velvet belt, black kerchief, black hose, black garter belt.

Judge Forestier

Dress suit, hat, and gloves.

ACT I, SCENE IV – Pistaches’s Office

Pistache

Fancy gown with fringe trim, black petticoat, attached.

Judge Forestier

Repeat Act I Scene III, without hat or gloves.

Waiters

Repeat Act I Scene II.

ACT I, SCENE V – Bal Du Paradis

“All Repeat Act I Scene III”

ACT I, SCENE VI – Sidewalk Cafe

Waiter

Pants, shirt, vest, bowtie, wing collar, dirty white apron.

Café Customer

Business suit, stripe shirt, tie, black homburg.

ACT I, SCENE VII – Jail

Pistache, Gabrielle, Marie and Celestine

Set of skirts and blouses, shawls, repeat stockings, etc.

Jailer

Light blue French nun costume, large white twill collar, large white twill hat, cord.

Judge Forestier

Repeat Act I Scene I robes without hat.

ACT I, SCENE VIII – The Atelier

Boris

Pants, shirt, tie, striped apron (no hat, jacket or vest).

Hercule

Pants, shirt, belt,  (no hat or jacket).

Theophile

Pants, shirt, kerchief, smock smeared with paint.

Etienne

Repeat Act I Scene III with overcoat

Model

Dark dress with petticoat, nude nylon leotard, straw hat, handbag.

Jussac

Pants, frock coat, vest, ascot with tie pin, gloves, daytime topper, spats, shirt with high white collar, boutonniere.

Gabrielle, Marie, Celestine

Repeat Act I Scene I.

Claudine

Lavish dress with attached petticoat, boa, parasol, and large hat.

ACT I, SCENE IX – The Street

Forestier and Theophile

Repeat Act I Scene III

 

“All cross-over costumes as described in Act I Scene X”

 

ACT I, SCENE X – Peacock

Pistache – Peacock

Green feather trunks, cloth bodice, feather fantail, cloth hat, velvet neckband, long gloves, green tights.

Claudine – Eve

Nude nylon net leotard with leaves, also flower and flower for hair, nude tights and chiffon scarf.

Water Fountain

Nude net leotard with large sequins, long feathers, feather headpiece, neckband, long gloves and tights.

Female Satyr

Nude nylon net leotard with leaf and flower trim, tights with short tail, headpiece with horns.

Palette

Leotard with long ribbon and fringe skirt, hat with brush ends, large palette of colored felt trim, long gloves, tights.

Butterfly

Bodice and pants, net yoke, pillbox hat, neckband, black tights, long gloves.

Flower Pot

Nude nylon leotard with trim, headpiece of flowerpot and fishnet trim to drape to floor, tights.

Female and Male Leopards

Female:   1-piece full length painted tights with tail, pillbox hat with ears, kerchief.

Male:       Waist length painted tights with tail, pillbox hat with ears, kerchief.

Female and Male Kangaroos

Female:   Trunks with tail and pouch, bra, boxing gloves, hat with ears, kangaroo shoes, tights, (baby Kangaroo head and forelegs showing from pouch).

Male:       Tights, trunks with tail, headpiece with ears, boxing gloves and kangaroo shoes.

Female and Male Flamingos

Female:   Nude nylon leotard with bright trunks and bra.  Feather hat, tights.

Male:       Darker shades but same idea.

Female and Male Frogs

Female:   1-piece green and yellow tights, straw hat with large flower trim, green felt frog shoes and hands.

Male:       Same as female but omit flower trim on hat.

Female and Male Penguins

Female:   Black leotard and tights, white pique dickey and collar, bowtie, cutaway coat, derby, black gloves.

Male:       Same as female.

Female and Male Seahorses

Female:   Metallic cloth trucks with tail, metallic cloth bra and collar, metallic headpiece and flappers, tights.

Male:       Similar to female with fishnet attached to headpiece.

Female and Male Inch Worms

Female:   2-piece green tights with yellow pompoms, green cap with wood ball feelers.

Male:       Same as female.

Male Satyr

Similar to female.

Rooster

2-piece tights, long red should drape, metallic belt with cock tail, headpiece.

Snake

2-piece black leotard costume painted with snake-like design, cap.

Boris

Black gorilla costume, head, hands.

“Assortment of capes included to cover Act I Scene IX crossovers”

“Note:  Other characters can be included as needed”

ACT II, SCENE I – The Atelier

Boris, Hercules, Theophile, Etienne

Repeat Act I Scene VIII

Forestier

Long, red flannel nightgown.

Model

Repeat Act I Scene VIII without dress.

ACT II, SCENE II – The Cafe

Waiter

Repeat Act I Scene VI.

Forestier

Corduroy type pants, jacket, shirt, kerchief, cummerbund, butchers cap.

Judge Barriere

Suit, vest, shirt with wing collar, ascot, derby.

Mimi

Skirt, colorful bodice, petticoat (attached straw hat with flower trim, handbag, gloves, feather boa, repeat black stockings.

Pistache

Dull color costume with petticoat, kerchief, short gloves, large hat.

ACT II, SCENE III – ”La Blanchisserie”

Dancing Girls

Apache skirts and jerseys, panties, neckbands, tights.

Dancing Boys

Assorted plain and striped jerseys, black pants, kerchiefs, butchers caps, cummerbunds, some can have vests or jackets.

Waiter

Repeat Act II Scene II.

Customers – Men

Assorted full dress suits, vest, etc, with top hats.

Customers – Women

Assorted ball type dresses.

ACT II, SCENE IV – The Street

Boris, Hercule, Theophile, Etienne

Repeat Act I Scene III.

Jussac

Pants, frock coat, vest, ascot, topper, gloves, and spats.

ACT II, SCENE V – Roof of ”La Blanchisserie”

Waiter

Repeat Act II Scene II.

Pistache

Skirt and bodice, kerchief, belt.

Boris, Hercule, Theophile, Etienne

All wear black silk hats and Inverness capes.

Doctor

Doctor type suit, derby shirt, and string tie.

Second

Black suit, Inverness cape, topper, shirt.

Jussac

Dress suit, vest full white pleated bosom shirt, bowtie, opera cape, black opera hat, and gloves.

ACT II, SCENE VI – Prison

Forestier

Dark 3-piece suit, shirt, tie.

Judge Barriere

Repeat Act II Scene II.

Guarde Republican

Dark blue coat, red epaulets, red bands on sleeve and hat, light blue pants, red braid down sides, white belts, holders and prop swords, white high collars with black ribbon bands.

Prosecutor, Registrar, Forestier, Guarde Republicans

Repeat Act I Scene VI.

ACT II, SCENE VII – Court of Assizes

Jurors

Assorted business suits, shirts, wing collars, ties.

Pistache

Flashy dress with ruffled petticoat, ruffled panties, black garters, headpiece, long gloves, and cape.

Dancing Girls

Nylon net leotards with varied-colored net ruffled skirts, high neck bodices, panties, black garters, long gloves, hats.

Court President

Red robe, ermine trim, large white lace collar, black velvet hat with gold trim.

Judges

Red robes, linen stocks, red felt hats with gold trim.