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Beauty and the Beast costume rentals from Costume Gallery. Costumes for Cogsworth, Lumiere, Babette, Wardrobe, Mrs. Potts, and Chip.
His children came round him, but instead of receiving their embraces with pleasure, he looked on them, and holding up the branch he had in his hands, he burst into tears. "Here, Beauty," said he, "take these roses, but little do you think how dear they are like to cost your unhappy father," and then related his fatal adventure. Immediately the two eldest set up lamentable outcries, and said all manner of ill-natured things to Beauty, who did not cry at all.
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The musical originally relied on heavy prosthetics and elaborate costumes in an attempt to make the musical resemble the film as closely as possible.  In an attempt to replicate the film's famous movie poster, Egan was dressed in flats while Mann was positioned on stilts to establish a more dramatic height difference.  According to Egan, the studio "didn't trust the audience's ability to suspend disbelief, something theater-goers are routinely asked to do."  However, the company finally began to relent as the production neared Houston tryouts after a final run-through during which the actors did not wear costumes; thus, the prosthetics were gradually lessened and replaced by make up for the Beast and enchanted objects during 1993 previews.  The elaborate costumes resulted in their fair share of technical difficulties, malfunctions and performance restrictions,  many of which manifested during the seven-week tryouts in Houston.  The costumes left little room for the performers to change between scenes, and air conditioners were fastened to them to regulate their temperatures.  In general, the weight of the enchanted objects' costumes limited their dancing.  Chiropractors and therapists remained on standby to assist Fowler, whose Mrs. Potts costume required her to always keep one arm in the air.  Beach compared holding up the two propane tanks used to represent Lumiere's candles to carrying two hams around a grocery store two and a half hours.  To build his stamina, Beach would carry the tanks during rehearsal.  Beach's hand caught fire during one performance, which he did not notice until Mann subtly pointed it out using "furtive head nods".  While dancing, the inertia of Egan's heavy ballgown caused its skirt to constantly pull her in the opposite direction of whichever way she turned.  Mann likened performing in the Beast's costume to wearing several heavy winter coats, comparing the wig to "four Angora cats and gaffer taping them to your head and then running around the block 10 or 12 times."  Disney was outraged when, after their first performance at the Palace Theatre, The New York Times published caricaturist Al Hirschfeld 's line drawing interpretation of Belle and the Beast's pose, in which Belle's yellow gown was colored pink, and the Beast's tuxedo appeared greenish as opposed to royal blue. When Disney confronted Hirschfeld, the artist defended his work, explaining, "The costumes may have been blue and yellow, but they made me feel green and pink."  Hould-Ward adjusted the costumes to accommodate the locations as the production traveled to various theaters.