"Singing In The Rain"

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Time period 1927 

Opening

Crowd   

Period clothing, some in evening wear, some in dressy daywear

Lena   

Dress, evening wrap, gloves, turban

Don   

Trenchcoat, white shirt, bowtie, black pants, tailcoat, hat

Flashback

Don and Cosmo   

1) Knickers, collarless shirt, hose, cap

   

2) Pants, sleeveless vest, shirt with collar

   

3) Loud checked suit, shirt, tie, straw boater

   

4) Double breasted period suit, shirt, tie, hat

   

5) Suit style vest, pants, open collar shirt

   

6) Western chaps, vest, shirt, hat, neckerchief

Don   

1) Flying Ace bomber jacket, scarf, helmet with goggles

   

2) Motorcyclist Leather jacket, jodhpurs, helmet

   

3) Civil War Confederate officer uniform

Lena   

Overdone lounging suit

Producer   

Period suit, shirt, tie

Movie:

Lena   

Marie Antoinette style gown, wig

Don   

French court style coat, vest, breeches, hose, buckles, wig

Background Chorus   

As above less elaborate

Movie goers Males   

Black tailcoat, pants, white shirt, vest, tie, gloves

Movie goers Females   

Period evening gown, headpiece

On The Street:

Don   

Tearaway tailcoat, repeats rest from opening

Cathy   

Plain period suit, hat

The Party:

Lena and Chorus   

Repeat from movie

Dream Of You Girls   

1) Chorus girl costumes

   

2) Kimono style dressing robes

At Monumental

Lockwood   

Knicker suit, sweater vest, hose, cap

Cosmo   

Workshirt, pants, floppy derby

Crew   

Shirt, vest, pants, cap

Director   

Riding breeches, full sleeve shirt, beret, neck scarf

Mr. Dexter   

Period double breasted suit, shirt, tie

Background Chorus   

Repeat crew costumes; repeat French Court costumes

Girls   

White dress with black musical note trim hats

Toy Soldiers   

Red with purple tunics, purple pants, black shako hats

Cheerleader   

Skirt, sweater

Girls in Song   

Costumes to match lyrics

Don   

White tennis sweater, shirt, pants, cap

At The Diction Coach

Lena   

Plain white blouse, black skirt, furs, cloche hat

Teacher   

Plain period suit

Don   

Sweater, shirt, pants

Cosmo   

Sweater, pants, shirt, tie

Coach   

Period suit, shirt, bowtie that comes untied

On The Set

Don   

Repeat French Court

Lena   

Repeat French Court must have floral piece to be attached to various parts

Seamstress   

Blouse, skirt

At The Movie

Don   

Norfolk suit, shirt, tie

Cosmo   

Period suit, shirt, tie

Lena   

Black and white outrageous outfit

Cathy   

Simple period dress

Male Chorus   

Period suit, shirt, tie

Female Chorus   

Period dress or suit, hat

Good Morning

Cathy   

Repeat

Don, Cosmo   

Repeat without jackets

Singing In The Rain

Don   

Raincoat, slouch hat, duplicate pair of pants that can get wet

Policeman   

Uniform coat, pants, raincape, hat with cover

The Next Day

Don, Cosmo   

Period suit, shirt, tie

R.F.   

Period suit, shirt, tie

Studio

Cathy   

Period dress

Don   

Sport coat, shirt, pants

Cosmo   

Shirt, sweater vest, pants

Lena   

Overdone period dress, hat

Friend   

Overdone "tart" dress

French Court   

Repeat

Don   

Tux jacket, pants, shirt, bowtie, straw hat

Male, Female Chorus   

Assorted costume specific to character

Don   

Mismatched suit, hat

Agents   

Pants, shirt, vest, bowtie, sleeve garters, derby

Male Chorus   

Double breasted period suit, shirt, tie, hat

Female Chorus   

Fringed flapper style dress, headband, feather

Special Dancer   

Dance dress

Males   

Tux jacket, pants, shirt, tie

Burlesque   

Assorted showgirl costume

Follies   

Sequin body suit, black sheer skirt, feathered & sequin headpiece, gloves

Males   

Black tailcoat, pants, white shirt, vest, bowtie

Females   

Period gowns

Males   

Repeat tails

Special Dancer   

White dress

Dream

Don   

Short-sleeve shirt, pants

Dancer   

White chiffon dress with very long trailing backpiece

Later

Lena   

Overdone period suit, furs, hat

Zelda   

Tacky period dress, hat

Studio Office

R.F.   

Double breasted period suit, shirt, tie

Lena   

Bright period suit, white furs, hat

Movie Premiere

Cathy   

Pastel chiffon evening gown

R.F., Don, Cosmo   

Tux jacket, pants, shirt, tie

Lena   

Overdone evening gown with feathers and beadwork

Males   

Tux jacket, pants, shirt, tie

Females   

Period evening gowns, gloves

 

This wardrobe plot indicates our interpretation of the costume needs of the production. It is intended to provide you with required costume changes and a feeling of the costume styles. Costumes outlined are in standard adult sizes-extremely large or small sizes may not be available. Also, specific colors and fabrics are not described due to new designs and availability in our stock (except where noted). Styles and accessories may vary.

 

 

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