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View The Ballad of Baby Doe in the Performance Archive
Kate (Dana Johnson) and Horace (Dale Duesing) with Chorus©1991 Gary Smith Photo
Baby Doe (Kathryn Gamberoni)©1991 Gary Smith Photo
Sarah (Mary McLaughlin), Effie (Sara Hedgpeth), Augusta (Joyce Castle), Mary (Robin Hansen), and Emily (Luanne Hargis)©1991 Gary Smith Photo
Horace (Dale Duesing), Baby Doe (Sally Wolf) and President Chester A. Arthur (Darren Keith Woods) with Chorus©1991 Gary Smith Photo
©1991 Gary Smith Photo
Total Costume Rental: $24,600.00
Principal Women (32 costumes)6) Baby Doe (x2 - double cast)6) Augusta Tabor (x2 - double cast)3) Mama McCourt (x2 - double cast)3) Sarah3) Mary3) Effie3) Emily1) Samantha1) Kate1) Mag1) Elizabeth Tabor1) Adult Silver Dollar
Principal Men (26 costumes)5) Horace Tabor (x2—double cast)2) Sam2) Bushy2) Barney2) Jacob1) Old miner I-11) Bouncer I-11) Hotel clerk I-41) Hotel bellboy I-41) President Arthur I-61) Footman I-61) Priest I-61) WJ Bryan II-31) Mayor II-31) Newsboy II-41) Stage doorman II-51) Politician II-5
Chorus Women (13 bodies/ 34 costumes)Act I-1:8) Saloon girls3) Assorted street women
Act I-6:5) Wedding guests2) McCourts in mourning3) Ambassadors’ wives
Act II-3:13) Townswomen
Chorus Men (16 bodies/ 31 costumes)Act I-1 & II-3:9) Miners6) Merchants1) Blacksmith
Act I-6:12) Wedding guests (tails)3) Ambassadors
Super Women (6 bodies/ 6 costumes)3) Opera-goers I-12) Hotel Guest I-41) Young Silver Dollar II-3
Super Men (16 bodies/ 19 costumes)1) Opera usher I-11) Cousin Jack I-12) Opera-goers I-12) Hotel guest I-43) Footmen I-64) Waiters I-62) Military aides I-61) Butler II-11) Clubroom waiter II-21) Sailor II-51) Gambler II-5
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