Costume designer Gregg Barnes' task for the current Broadway revival of Flower Drum Song was to come up with a heightened reality for the clothes, making them honest to the spirit of the late 50s/early 60s time period but also having them resonate with a modern audience. “On ‘Fan Tan Fannie,’ for instance [right and inset], I found this piece of research that was, ironically, a strip bar in Hong Kong in 1962,” the designer explains. “They were wearing these big fishnet hose, and these weird ...

General Admission

This content is free to access as a registered user on livedesignonline.com

Why register for livedesignonline.com? It's simple and free, and here is what you get:

  • Daily original news covering the latest in entertainment design and technology
  • Features on the latest industry trends
  • Insights from thought leaders in the industry
  • The ability to view both pay-per-view and free recorded sessions from our live events including Master Classes, LDI and Envision

 

Already registered? here.