Costuming Inspiration for Urinetown

This year’s summer youth conservatory production, Urinetown: The Musical, is a classic tale of the haves and the have-nots. Costumes have a Depression Era feel to them with added Brechtian comedy and caricature. When preparing for design meetings, co-director Jeff Stanley pulled these images to illustrate the look he and co-director Julie Fishell were hoping to communicate.

Yes maam. He were
Cartoon from the British satirical magazine Punch.

Inspiration for the more affluent cast members of Urinetown.

Inspiration for the less fortunate cast members of Urinetown.
Urinetown: The Musical will be showing July 19, 2012 – July 22, 2012
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