SHOWBOAT

ACT 1 | SCENE 1

Scene name: Prologue
Description: Hang #245 River Drop as far upstage as possible. In front of this is a low platform (12″ to 24″ high) about 4′ to 6′ deep, running across stage. In all levee scenes (Greenville and Natchez).

ACT 1 | SCENE 2

Scene name: The Kitchen of the “Cotton Blossom”
Description: Use #20 Room Drop down stage of the #93 Foliage Legs and Border.

ACT 1 | SCENE 3

Scene name: Auditorium and Stage of the “Cotton Blossom”
Description: #261 Interior Drop upstage of the platform is placed on a rake between the Portal and the drop on stage right. This is the stage and old time footlight reflector and low scenery pieces can be used.

ACT 1 | SCENE 4

Scene name: Box Office on the Deck of the “Cotton Blossom”
Description: Use #338 Boat Railing Drop.

ACT 1 | SCENE 5

Scene name: Auditorium and Stage of the “Cotton Blossom”
Description: Same as Sc. 3.

ACT 1 | SCENE 6

Scene name: The Upper Deck of the “Cotton Blossom”
Description: Use #338 Boat Railing Drop and place a water barrel stage right.

ACT 1 | SCENE 7

Scene name: The Levee at Greenville
Description: Use #293 Southern Foliage #96-A and #96-B Building Tabs.

ACT 2 | SCENE 1

Scene name: Midway at the Chicago World’s Fair
Description: Use #237 Carnival Drop just down stage of the permanent platform.

ACT 2 | SCENE 2

Scene name: A Room on Ontario Street
Description: Use #17 Turn of the Century Living Room Drop.

ACT 2 | SCENE 3

Scene name: The Trocadero Rehearsal Room
Description: Use #127 Hall Drop at about one-quarter stage depth.

ACT 2 | SCENE 4

Scene name: St. Agath’s Covent
Description: Use #24 Church Drop and #16 Triple Stone Arch Drop with #206 Wrought Iron Grill on the same batton.

ACT 2 | SCENE 5

Scene name: The Trocadero Restaurant
Description: Use #214 Red Ballroom Drop at the upstage edge of the permanent platform.

ACT 2 | SCENE 6

Scene name: Stern of Showboat
Description: Payed in front of #1 Traveler or the front curtain.

ACT 2 | SCENE 7

Scene name: The Upper Deck of the Cotton Blossom
Description: 

ACT 2 | SCENE 8

Scene name: The Levee at Greenville
Description: Use #293 Southern Foliage #96-A and #96-B Building Tabs. Same as Act I, Sc. 7.