Animal Magnetism

When the musical version of the beloved 1967 Rex Harrison/Anthony Newley version of Dr. Dolittle was in pre-production for a new national tour that began in Pittsburgh in August, costumer Anne Hould-Ward drew inspiration from the horse's mouth, so to speak; she found original copies of the Hugh Lofting books that were simply illustrated by the author himself.

When the show played in London's West End in the 1990s, the animals were created by the Jim Henson Company and

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