Gondoliers

The twelth comic opera from the pen of Gilbert & Sullivan also known as ‘The King of Barataria’. It is the usual much loved cocktail of mistaken identities & confusions in love.

Costume Plot

The Duke of Plaza Toro

Shabby 1750’s day jacket, breeches, waistcoat, shirt & jabot Travelling cape
Court costume – smart long jacket, waistcoat & breeches

Luiz

Formal jacket, breeches, waistcoat, shirt & tricorn hat
Smart court costume – satin/brocade jacket, waistcoat & breeches

Don Alhambra

Black Clerical outfit with wide brimmed hat

Marco Palmieri & Guiseppi Palmieri

Matching breeches, full sleeved shirts, sashes, coloured tights & hats
Matching court costumes – smart jackets, waistcoats & breeches

Antonio

Waiter’s uniform – shirt, breeches & large apron
Cook’s uniform & hat

Francesco & Giorgio

Gondolier’s breeches, full sleeved shirts, coloured tights & jellybag hats
Court costumes – smart jackets, waistcoats, & breeches

Men’s Chorus

Gondolier’s breeches, full sleeved shirts, coloured tights & jellybag hats
Court costumes – long jackets, waistcoats, breeches & shirts

The Duchess of Plaza Toro

Worn (once smart) 1750’s style dress Travelling cape Smart court dress

Casilda

Younger looking but worn dress Travelling cape Court dress Stylish cloak – wedding

Gianetta & Tessa

Decorated peasant skirts, pastel blouses, laced bodices & ribboned headdresses
Dresses for wedding & floral headdresses

Fiametta & Vittoria

Decorated peasant skirts, pastel blouses, laced bodices & ribboned headdresses

Giulia

Decorated peasant skirt, white blouse, laced bodice & ribboned headdress
Gondolier’s uniform

Inez

Black period dress & veil

Ladies Chorus

Peasant skirts, blouses, bodices & ribboned headdresses
Court dresses if required

Download Female Size Chart Microsoft Word File (180 KB)

Download Male Size Chart Microsoft Word File (180 KB)

Dress Circle Costumiers
Updated May 2013