PETTIS ON STAGE
Ian provides this
luscious stage scene from a
German production entitled Conny
"I thought that you might like this, which comes from the English National Opera's website advertising a production of Gilbert & Sullivan's The Gondoliers (which is on in London in March). It would appear that it is being done as if in the 1950's rather than the 1890's."
"The picture, from a local newspaper, is from a 2004 play in San Diego entitled I Love You - You're Perfect - Now Change. The woman in this particular scene is singing 'Always a Bridesmaid, Never A Bride' and is wearing a bright pink satin bridesmaids dress (note the large bow on the bodice) with a very full petticoat sticking out all around.
All in all, a very nice picture!"
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(below two) Camelot?
(below) Three images of an amateur production of Grease, courtesy
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(below) Nancy: "Pictures from my front
row seat at the Louise Mandrell show in Pigeon Forge, TN in November
2005. Wish I had a better camera.
She has closed the show and moved back to Nashville." CLICK TO ENLARGE
"I went to seeTristan and Yseult at the West Yorkshire
Playhouse (England) last night (in November 2005). The two women were wearing
well- petti'd skirts for most of the evening and there was plenty of
dancing too! The only "decent" picture from their web site
was this one
Patrick talks about his visit to see Tristan and Yseult at the West
Yorkshire Playhouse (England) -- lots of petti-ed gals! Wendy has sent these
pictures from this
British Theatre Company Kneehigh's production CLICK TO ENLARGE AND/OR UNCROP
If anyPoufie would like to tell Tessy the story herein portrayed, she'd appreciate it...
Below are a couple of others from Crinolyn. CLICK TO ENLARGE
Lamour Gwendoline, burlesque performer.
A Walk in the Park
We encounter Miss Lamour taking a saunter in the park in her splendid walking dress, a ravishing duck egg blue confection with baby pink trimming, studded with thousands of hand placed Swarovski crystals, complete with matching parasol! She performs a playful strip tease out of her gorgeous gown and teases us with an enchanting parasol dance.
Den Nationale Scene (The National
Venue of Theatre, in Bergen) is Norway's oldest permanent theatre with
roots dating back to
Det Norske Theater founded in 1850 by the Norwegian violinist Ole Bull.
"I am not sure how long this New York Times link will stay available. There is a slide show with some pictures from a Broadway production of The Pajama Game (female lead Kelli O'Hara). While there are no grand and glorious petticoat views, since the story is set in the 50s, there are some tasteful dresses and skirts with petticoats beneath, some of which are displayed in the audio slide show. I have attached four screen shots from the slide show."
Above images reproduced here for review purposes only.
All copyrights honored and attributed to producers and the New York Times
snapshot from a performance of
Le final du défilé
A lovely stage shot from Ian from what we presume is the Nutcracker Suite (Clara?).
"Here is a picture from an English production of
"Fun one. I wonder what the REST of this performance looks like! <lol>"
"If you are in the mood for
exposure of mid-Victorian pettis, try the Broadway production of
Little Women on Youtube. The song
'Take A Chance On Me,' especially, has Jo whirl her skirt around quite a bit in some interesting ways. It just fascinates me how so
much could have been done in those dresses...sigh..."
'Take A Chance On Me Little Women' yields several videos with search
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