788Re: [TheCostumersManifesto] rental for Tintantic.....help, I can't find it!!
- Mar 7, 2002I believe The Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities did a production of
Titanic recently the phone # is 310.372.4477 its in Redondo Beach CA. Good
>From: "Julia Logan Trimarco" <jypsiedesign@...>find it!!
>Subject: Re: [TheCostumersManifesto] rental for Tintantic.....help, I can't
>Date: Thu, Mar 7, 2002, 7:13 AM
>>From: "ljsimcox" <ljsimcox@...>
>>Subject: [TheCostumersManifesto] rental for Tintantic.....help, I can't
>>Date: Sat, 02 Mar 2002 16:53:48 -0000
>>I am a costume designer looking for information on where to rent a
>>set of costumes for a summer production of Tintantic the musical for
>>an equity muscial theatre.
>>I have checked quite a few of the national rental houses in the US
>>and Canada with no luck. I know the show is not that old, and that is
>>probably my main problem.
>>Does anyone know if a university or regional theatre has built this
>>show and has it in stock for rental? It doesn't matter where, really,
>>just that the quality is high.
>>The reason why I need to rent it is that we don't have time to build
>>and maintain quality at the same time. I also don't have time to
>>piece-meal it from several places.
>>Any suggestions would be welcome......I appreciate your time!
> You say you don't have time "piece-meal" it, but just in case you find you
> have no choice, some other shows of the same period that rental houses may
> have are "My Fair Lady", or some pieces of "Ragtime" might be appropriate.
> From 1900 to 1912 (the latter when the Titanic sank) there were significant
> changes in women's clothing, but not so much in men's, so menswear from
> "Hello Dolly", or "Our Town" might work. For your "First Class" passengers,
> clothing must be up to date, for your "Steerage", anything from 1900 on
> would be fine (costumes from Oscar Wilde or Chekov plays)
> There is a website for a company called "Costume World" (I think) you might
> try. Also, Seaside Music Theater in Daytona Beach, has a large stock they
> rent out, I believe they have a website. Also Dodger has a site, based out
> of Long Island.
> Good Luck!
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