on Broadway, The West End and the Stage & Other Performers
On Broadway, in
1999, Bernadette Peters played the famous Annie Oakley
the revival of the famous musical, Annie Get Your
In it, she sported what appears to be a nice
corset, shown below!
appeared in the UK magazine Picture Post
on 17th Oct 1953. It is a scene from a play called Angels in Love and
was about 'Little Lord
Fauntleroy.' The actress in the corset is Barbara Kelly
and the one in the dress is Elizabeth Sellars.
The inscription in which should be
the white box is,
"Don't be constrained
in your approach to training."
to right, contributed by Stephen K.,
is of lesser
quality, but shows the entire picture
promotional photo from the 1928 stage play Diamond Lil. Given the flapper
style of the day, this
speaks volumes about Mae West!
Stephen K. writes:
"Actress Daniela Nardini appearing in the play
Camille in 2003 on London's West End. I have seen two
different publicity pictures - unfortunately I didn't think to keep
the other - both of which depict her in a corset, so we can be fairly
sure she appears this way on stage."
Stephen K. sent this
From "Bats", a comedy interpretation of Dracula, performed in 1999 at the Royal Exchange
Theatre in Manchester, England The victim here is Phoebe Soteriades as Mina
extraordinaire Linda Eder opened in her undertaking at
the The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Connecticut in 2003.
It was a musical
entitled Camille Claudel (the story of the the famous
The corset she wore appeared more authentic than
the one she wore in Jekyll and Hyde on Broadway.
advertising an 1898 musical stage comedy called A Female
in which corsets seem to have featured prominently."
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