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Pinocchio

J. Daniel Herring of Stage One introduces this scene from the production of Pinocchio, telling viewers to pay particular attention to the costumes. In keeping with commedia dell’arte style, they are stock costumes in black and white with other items added to distinguish each character. In this scene, Pinocchio discovers that a life of fun and candy can bring some unwanted changes.

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