Off to another fancy dress party this weekend! For Dave’s 50th, he’s having a musicals themed party – ‘come as a musical or character from a musical’ was the instruction. Cue another list for me to help me choose what to go as!
Annie – Annie in her red dress with red hair, Daddy Warbucks in his expensive suit and bald head.
Annie Get Your Gun – Think tan leather and tassles.
Anything Goes – Reno Sweeney in a daring fiery red number, Moonface Martin the gangster.
Avenue Q – Wear all black and grab a puppet!
Batman the Musical – Batman, Joker.
Beauty and the Beast – Belle in her blue dress with white pinafore, Belle in her famous golden ballgown, Beast, Lumiere the animated candelabra.
Bugsy Malone – Think pinstripes sharp suit with a tommy gun or flappertastic.
Cats – lycra unitard with shaggy fur around the collar and matching headpiece.
Chicago – All black but not much of it!
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang – Caractacus Potts Snr in his safari suit and pith helmet, or Jnr with his waistcoat and neckerchief, or the evil Childcatcher!
Fame – Legwarmers agogo!
Fiddler On The Roof
Grease – T-Birds, Pink Ladies, nice Sandy, bad Sandy, the Coach, the dance off…!
Guys and Dolls – Loud suit for the men, Sally Army for the gals
Gypsy – Baby June in her white frilly dress, grown up Gypsy Rose Lee in a revealing dress, Miss Mazeppa, Dressy Tessy Tura.
Hairspray – Tracy Turnblad, Edna Turnblad, Link Larkin.
Legally Blonde – Pink skirt suit ready for court plus a toy dog.
Little Shop of Horrors – Seymour with his tank top and a little Audrey 2 plant (Sock puppet through a plant pot), Audrey in her leopard prints, Orin the dentist
Mary Poppins – Mary in any of her guises, same for Burt.
Michael Jackson Experience – Seriously?
Oliver! – Fagin, Nancy, Oliver, Artful Dodger.
Phantom of the Opera – The Phantom.
Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
Producers – Granny with a zimmerframe!
Return to the Forbidden Planet
Rocky Horror Show – Frank, Janet, Brad, Magenta, Columbia, Riff Raff, Rocky, Eddie.
Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens – All silver and sexy.
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Shrek – Shrek, Princess Fiona (green or otherwise), Donkey, Lord Farquaad.
Singing In The Rain – Souwesters
Snoopy/You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown – Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Woodstock, Peppermint Patti, Lucy.
South Pacific – Hawaiian skirt and coconut bra for the men!
Spamalot – Knight of the Round Table
Spiderman the Musical – Spiderman, Green Goblin.
Stomp – Tie dustbin lids to your shoes.
Sweeney Todd – Sweeney Todd, Mrs Lovett.
Taboo – Boy George in any of his guises, Leigh Bowery in any of his guises, Marilyn in any of his guises.
Thoroughly Modern Millie – Red flapper dress and bob hair.
We Will Rock You – The Bohemians, Gaga kids, Scaramouche.
West Side Story
Wicked – Elphaba, Galinda.
Wizard of Oz – Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man, Cowardly Lion, Glinda, Wicked Witch