Giant Costume: Cinderella (Broadway Version)

The new version of “Cinderella” the Prologue opens with a lovely choral piece (cut from “South Pacific” incidentally) where we find Ella roaming the woods and picking up sticks.  In a rapid juxtaposition, the scene changes to a “Rocky Glen” and we find the Knights engaged in battle with a “Giant”.  The scene is described…

Dressing “Gabrielle” (Cinderella): Market Dress

After a little interruption writing the posts about the Transforming costumes, I want to turn back to Gabrielle.  As I described in my initial post, my perception of Gabrielle is that she is a bit “off”.  I chose not to dress my Stepsisters as the comic book, over-the-top stereotypes that they often are portrayed–complete with outlandish…

“Cinderella” (Broadway Version): Dressing Ella, Part 6 (Pink/Gold Transforming Costume–Act 2)

The Pink/Gold dress transformation is the final transformation to happen in “Cinderella” (Broadway Version).  Unless the audience has had the good fortune to either see the show on Broadway or one of the touring productions, this is probably the first time they are seeing this version of the show.  The pink/gold dress transformation is totally…