Pinocchio

Facts and Figures

Length Pinocchio’s nose grows when he tells a lie: 12 inches

Canadian icons in Pinocchio: 23 Lumberjacks with 23 axes, 1 Mountie, 2 Beavers, 4 Racoons, 1 Nova Scotia lighthouse and 2 Niagara Falls tourists

Pinocchio, Geppetto and the Blue Fairy all fly making Pinocchio the third production in the company’s repertoire with flying after La Fille mal gardée and The Red Shoes.

Number of roles performed by 43 dancers in each show: 153

Number of wardrobe staff to build the 153 costumes: 35 plus 3 volunteers

Amount of feathers in the Blue Fairy wings: 520

Amount of fiber optics used for stars: 1,000

Number of wigs in Pinocchio: 40

Number of wigs made to look like wood shavings: 1

Pairs of glasses worn by characters in Pinocchio: 18

Number of fish, fowl and rabbits: 16 birds, 14 fish, 4 rabbits, and 4 flying fish

Number of trees, ranging from 6 feet to 30 feet, enchanted by the Blue Fairy: 12

Funland is inspired by Coney Island circa the late 1950s/early 1960s.

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