• 2014-2015 Season,  Fisherman and His Wife

    Costuming the Characters on Both Land and Sea

    by Haley Flanders, dramaturg Hello there! In production meetings for Fisherman and His Wife, much of the conversation revolves around costumes. After all, this story has a flounder and a seahorse in it, along with a greedy wife who never seems to have enough clothes! One of the most entertaining and impressive elements of this highly stylized production is the way in which the actors move to accommodate and interact with the many elements to their outward ensemble, especially the masks and headpieces! I will take pictures of these elaborately decorative costume pieces and post them in the future. But for now, here’s a look at the original costume renderings for each…

  • 2014-2015 Season,  Fisherman and His Wife

    Starting off this Season with a Sea-full of Excitement!

    by Haley Flanders, dramaturg Hello, readers! I am the dramaturg for BYU’s first play of the 2014-2015 season, The Fisherman and His Wife. This TYA show (Theatre for Young Audiences) will travel to elementary schools, entertaining Kindergarten-4th graders throughout the fall semester. But first, starting September 26, the cast will perform this magical story at BYU in Nelke, and we hope to see you all there! The Fisherman and His Wife is the 19th fairytale written by the Brothers Grimm. It tells the story of a poor fisherman and his wife that live in a small hut by the seashore. One day, the fisherman reels in a magical flounder that can grant…