Bus Stop
Costumes
Lauren Whitley
Grace Hoylard
•A middle-aged and
passionate woman
•Owner of the diner, the
setting of Bus Stop
“Help establish
the style o...
Elma Duckworth
• Teenage waitress at the
diner
• Intelligent, but
impressionable and
gullible
“Indicate the
Historical
per...
Will Masters
• The goodhearted, moral, local
Sheriff.
“Indicate the
nature of
individual
characters…
their
occupations, th...
Dr. Gerald Lyman
• Philosophy professor
with a drinking problem
• Has a weakness for
young women

“Show
relationships
amon...
Cherie
• A cheap-dive nightclub
singer
• Hoping to be more than
what she is now

“Symbolically
convey the
significance of
...
Bo Decker
• Foul-mannered young
cowboy
• Wants Cherie to be his
bride
• Orphaned at 10
“Meet the needs
of individual
perfo...
Virgil Blessing
•“Father” to Bo Decker

• Older, wiser cowboy
• Bo’s head ranch-hand

“Be consistent
with the
production a...
Carl
• Driver of the bus
• Has off-and-on sexual
relationship with Grace
Hoylard

“Stage costumes
should meet [these]
seve...
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'Bus Stop' Costume designer presentation

  1. 1. Bus Stop Costumes Lauren Whitley
  2. 2. Grace Hoylard •A middle-aged and passionate woman •Owner of the diner, the setting of Bus Stop “Help establish the style of a production.”
  3. 3. Elma Duckworth • Teenage waitress at the diner • Intelligent, but impressionable and gullible “Indicate the Historical period of the play.”
  4. 4. Will Masters • The goodhearted, moral, local Sheriff. “Indicate the nature of individual characters… their occupations, the ir personalities.”
  5. 5. Dr. Gerald Lyman • Philosophy professor with a drinking problem • Has a weakness for young women “Show relationships among characters.”
  6. 6. Cherie • A cheap-dive nightclub singer • Hoping to be more than what she is now “Symbolically convey the significance of characters or theme.”
  7. 7. Bo Decker • Foul-mannered young cowboy • Wants Cherie to be his bride • Orphaned at 10 “Meet the needs of individual performers… to move freely.”
  8. 8. Virgil Blessing •“Father” to Bo Decker • Older, wiser cowboy • Bo’s head ranch-hand “Be consistent with the production as a whole.”
  9. 9. Carl • Driver of the bus • Has off-and-on sexual relationship with Grace Hoylard “Stage costumes should meet [these] seven requirements.” -The Theatre Experience, 12th Ed., Edwin Wilson

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