Medieval Drama:. Don’t You Forget About The Costuming/Music/Website Group. ‘Dressing’ The Play: Costuming. The costuming of “The Castle of Perseverance” is mentioned in the included stage drawing.
Don’t You Forget About The Costuming/Music/Website Group
Four Daughters are to wear mantles,
with Mercy in white, Righteousness
in red, Truth is green and Peace in black.
costuming was no longer desired—
instead, actors wore exotic robes and
angels and other virtuous characters
were typically fitted with gilded limbs,
halos and ornate wings.
often dressed intricately, often with
horns, a tail and other embellishments.
other devils were popular with
audiences, and therefore their
costumes were further embellished with grotesque masks, lashing tails, fangs and snouts that were often shades of black, red and blue.
commonly as he is meant to represent
Mankind fighting off Death—
evidences a typical costume of robes and simple shoes.
component but with
which came about in the