The award winning first musical for the writing duo of Rodgers & Hammerstein. The love story of Curly & Laurie develops amidst the sparring factions of cowboys & farmers in rural Oklahoma.

Costume Plot

All costumes are in ‘earthy’ colours – shades of brown, green, burgundy, grey and dark orange.

Aunt Eller

Rough skirt, shirt, woollen shawl & large apron
Smarter two piece suit with hat


‘Work’ outfit – skirt & shirt with apron or trousers/dungarees with rough shirt
Light floral dress with sash
Wedding dress & veil
Camisole top, bloomers & petticoat or nightdress with shawl

Ado Annie

Skirt/dress & lower cut jacket & hat
Lighter coloured dress


Checked ¾ length dresses (max 8)
Floral ¾ length dresses & sashes (max 16)
Black & purple ‘saloon’ dresses with black gloves & feather headdresses (max 6)

Ladies Chorus

Skirts & blouses/shirts, shawls & aprons
Dresses, jackets & hats


Trousers, chaps, coloured shirt, leather/suede waistcoat, neckerchief & cowboy hat
Dark 3 piece suit, white round-collared shirt, ribbon tie & hat

Will Parker

Trousers, checked shirt & cowboy hat
Trousers, double-buttoned shirt, ribbon tie & hat


Heavy, torn dark trousers with belt & braces, torn ‘grandad’ shirt
Smarter trousers, double-buttoned shirt with ribbon tie

Ali Hakim

Bold 3-piece suit, white round-collared shirt, ribbon tie & bowler hat

Cord Elam

Striped trousers, frock coat, light shirt, black waistcoat, ribbon tie & hat

Andrew Carnes

Brown woollen suit, collarless shirt, waistcoat, neckerchief & felt hat
Dark 3 piece suit, white round-collared shirt, ribbon tie & hat


‘Earthy’ coloured wool trousers, collarless shirts, wool waistcoats, braces & felt hats
Dark 3 piece suits with shirts & ties


Trousers, checked shirts, neckerchiefs, leather/suede waistcoats, some chaps, cowboy hats
Trousers as above, double-buttoned shirts & ribbon ties

Male Dancers

Black trousers, black waistcoats, white or purple shirts, ribbon ties

Download Female Size Chart Microsoft Word File (180 KB)

Download Male Size Chart Microsoft Word File (180 KB)

Dress Circle Costumiers
Updated May 2013