About CNY Costumes

CNY Costumes was established in the year 2000 and incorporated in 2004 by Debra and Ron Ritchey. Debra began costuming for local school shows in the early nineties, first as a parent volunteer offering her thirty years of designing and creating experience and ultimately as a professional costumer and designer. We offer costumes for all of the famous and not so famous classics as well as our latest creations White Christmas, Legally Blonde, Phantom of the Opera, ,The Little Mermaid, Mary Poppins and now available The Lion King Jr., Mulan Jr., Sister Act, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and more coming.


CNY Costumes has searched out and developed a specialized crew including seamstresses, crafters, artists, carpenters, engineers and puppeteers all of whom are proud to have contributed to the building of such shows as Alice in Wonderland, Wizard of Oz Beauty and the Beast, Ziegfeld's Will Rogers Follies, Into the Woods, Avenue Q and many many more. Both Full size and Jr. shows Are available.

CNY Costumes inhabits a 11,000 square foot facility that houses thousands of costumes, as well as props, set pieces and wigs . Our customer base has expanded across the country, supplying high quality costumes to schools, community as well as professional theater groups and we pride ourselves on the best quality products and personal services at amazing prices.

CNY Costumes will ship anywhere in the continental USA

Please contact us at cnycostumes@gmail.com

(315) 308-7529


Coming soon "Sponge Bob Square Pants " The musical

The CNY Costume Crew


Debra Ritchey- Owner/Designer/Fabrication

Ron Ritchey-Owner/Accounting

Karen Procopio- Wig stylist/Prop designer

Laurie Hollis- Design/Fabrication

Mary Lyle-Design/Fabrication

Shirley Blakeley- Design/Fabrication

Nicole Alban- puppetry/design/fabrication


Congratulations to our Son Timothy Ritchey, who's screen play "WolfHound" has been made into a major motion picture. Grindstone, a division of Lionsgate productions has purchased the movie and will be released June of 2022 at limited movie theaters and for streaming and Blue ray disk in July 2022. "WolfHound is an action packed WWII movie based on real life situations.