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.