Costume Designer Anthony Powell worked with Canadian Director Robert Carsen once more for this show. The two men were already on the same boat in December 2010 when My Fair Lady was created for Théâtre du Chatelêt.
For the occasion, Monsieur Powell had asked maison Brochier in Lyon to print fine silk fabric with paterns designed by the famous painter Raoul Dufy. These paterns had never been used but could be found in the archive of the silk manufacturer… It clearly was a the birth of a specific historical fabric in our time. Here follows a short interview.