STAGE HANDS: Christian Lacroix’s imprint on the Paris theater scene now runs all the way to the gift shop.

The Comédie-Française, currently hosting a production of “Romeo and Juliet” costumed by Lacroix, has asked the designer to create a series of objects enlivened by his inimitable sketches: They adorn plates, tote bags, notebooks, puzzles, place mats, mugs and small trays for keys and coins.

While he now devotes himself to theater and opera costumes following the 2009 closure of his couture house, Lacroix’s ties to the stage go back to some 20 years, when he first costumed “Phèdre” for Comédie-Française, a state theater. The new collection of objects, labeled Christian Lacroix pour la Comédie-Française, recap costumes he realized for such productions as “Lucrèce Borgia” and “Cyrano de Bergerac.”

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