CUE & A REVISITED: What Was Your Worst Costume Ever?; 60 Actors Respond

By Playbill Staff
14 Sep 2012

Michael Cumpsty

Michael Cumpsty
Naked was the worst. I've done it three times and never liked it.

Elizabeth A. Davis
I played Athena in The Oresteia. I was painted gold. ALL OF ME. Even my hair.

It looked really cool, but it wasn't fun to "put on" every night. Or take off. Actually, it never really all came off for three weeks. It was worth it, though.

Jayne Houdyshell
A tree in Morgan le Fays' forest in a summer stock production of Camelot. Think tie-dyed unitard with sequined leaves and ballet slippers.  Continued...