A parable celebrating the wisdom of the innocent, the play is based on one of the most beloved children’s stories of all time.
As one of the designers developing this production, it was important for me to view the world through a child’s eyes and come up with imaginative solutions in a simple and ingenious way, like children do.
The original text of Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s The Little Prince is simple, poetic, quiet, and magical. I strove to make the same notes in the costumes, and pepper in adult sophistication with childlike playfulness.
Via color and inventive design, both the costumes and environment become more spectacular as the story unfolds. In this design of The Little Prince, adult anxieties shape the Planetary Characters, we feature a Fox without a literal tail, communicate a Rattlesnake through fans, and create The
10/04/2012 - 10/21/2012
Location: The Clarence Brown Theatre / Carousel
Opening Night and Reception: Friday, October 5
Scenic and Projection Design by Libby Stadstad
Costume Design by Arlene Felipe
Lighting Design by Timothy Hart
Directed by Patrick New.
Photos by Brynn Yeager, Libby Stadstad, and Timothy Hart