Re: The Rivals Digest Number 1260
>We did The Rivals in the Fall of 2003. Our Director and Costume Designerhttp://www.queensu.ca/drama/library/Rivals/index.htm
>for that show is a specialist on this period, and her designs were part of
>her sabbatical research project, most of which she did while in England,
>specifically for the production. Photoshots of the show can be seen on our
Unfortunately they are tech rehearsal shots, and some garments are not
quite finished (trims etc). I may be able to get/scan her designs etc if
you like. As I recall, she set it in about 1785, which is different that
the decade just before and the decade just after. FYI - she used "extras"
as "furniture", hence the oddly dressed folks in the background holding
mirrors, tables etc.
Feel free to contact me off list if you want more info. Or contact Judy!
> From: Contessa <costumegoddess777@...>Anne Redish
>Subject: Sheridan's "The Rivals"
>We are doing Sheridan's "The Rivals" ...it is set in 1775 in Bath,
>England...I am not very familiar with this period...I can find good
>pictures of fashionable clothing of the period, does anyone know good
>places for me to look for pictures of the servants, both male and female?
>Nicely clothed ones, livery, ladies maids, etc not shabby ones...
Theatre Wardrobe Coordinator
Department of Drama, Rm 020
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