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Long, William Ivey

Long, William Ivey

PERSONAL

Addresses:

Agent—International Creative Management, 40 West 57th St., New York, NY 10019-4098.

Career:

Costume designer. Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, CT, costume designer, 1973-75; PAF Playhouse, Huntington Station, NY, costume and set designer, 1977-79; Arena Stage, Washington, DC, costume designer, 1978-79; American Repertory Theatre, Cambridge, MA, costume designer, 1979; Goodman Theatre, Chicago, IL, costume designer, 1981-82; Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, costume designer, 1983-84. Also costume designer for Mick Jagger, Steel Wheels tour of the Rolling Stones, and for other entertainers, including Siegfried and Roy, Peter Martins, and Susan Stroman.

Awards, Honors:

Antoinette Perry Award and Drama Desk Award, both best costume designer, and Joseph Maharam Award, all 1982, for Nine; Antoinette Perry Award nomination and Drama Desk Award, both best costume designer, 1989, and Outer Critics Circle Award, all for Lend Me a Tenor; Dora Mayor Moore Award, Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts, 1994; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, Drama Desk Award nomination, and Outer Critics Circle Award nomination, all best costumes, 1998, for Cabaret; Antoinette Perry Award nomination and Laurence Olivier Award nomination, Society of West End Theatre, both c. 1998, for Chicago; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, 2004, for La Cage aux Folles.

CREDITS

Stage; Costume Designer:

The Wonderful O!, Carolina Repertory Company, 1972.

(And scenery designer) Geography of a Horse Dreamer, Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1974.

An Evening with Dead Essex, Yale Repertory Theatre, 1974.

Idiots Karamazov, Yale Repertory Theatre, 1974.

Scrontch, Theatre at St. Peter's Church, New York City, 1975.

Two Small Bodies, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, New York City, 1977.

Earth-Worms, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, 1977.

Conjuring an Event, American Place Theatre, New York City, 1978.

The Killing of Yablonsky, PAF Playhouse, Huntington Station, NY, 1978.

Hancock's Last Half Hour, PAF Playhouse, 1978.

The Gold Standard, PAF Playhouse, 1978.

Gossip, PAF Playhouse, 1979.

Taming of the Shrew, Wolftrap, Vienna, VA, 1979.

Postcard from Morocco, Terrace Theatre, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC, 1979.

The Vienna Notes, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, 1979.

The Inspector General, Circle in the Square, New York City, 1979.

Altar Boys, Theatre Four, New York City, 1979.

The 1940's Radio Hour, St. James Theatre, New York City, 1979.

Jungle Coup, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, 1979.

The Impossible H. L. Mencken, American Place Theatre, 1979 and 1980.

Passione, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, then Morosco Theatre, New York City, both 1980.

Johnny on a Spot, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY, 1980.

True West, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre, New York City, 1980.

Mass Appeal, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City, 1980, then Booth Theatre, New York City, 1981.

A Midsummer Night's Dream, Alaska Repertory Theatre, Anchorage/Fairbanks, AK, 1981.

The Actor's Nightmare and Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All for You (double-bill), Playwrights Horizons Theatre, 1981.

Hunting Scenes from Lower Bavaria, Manhattan Theatre Club, 1981.

Twelve Dreams, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre, 1981.

The Front Page, Goodman Theatre, Chicago, IL, 1981.

Nine, 46th Street Theatre, New York City, 1982.

Poor Little Lambs, Theatre at St. Peter's Church, 1982.

The Lady and the Clarinet, Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York City, 1983.

American Passion, Joyce Theatre, New York City, 1983.

Not Quite Jerusalem, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1983.

The Tap Dance Kid, Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 1983, then Minskoff Theatre, New York City, 1984.

Play Memory, Longacre Theatre, New York City, 1984.

End of the World, Music Box Theatre, New York City, 1984.

Nine, Opera House, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 1984.

Hey MaKaye Ballard, Promenade Theatre, New York City, 1984.

After the Fall, Playhouse 91, New York City, 1984.

A Broadway Baby, Goodspeed Opera House, East Haddam, CT, 1985.

The Marriage of Bette and Boo, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre, 1985.

One Man Band, South Street Theatre, New York City, 1985.

Principia Scriptoriae, Manhattan Theatre Club, 1986.

Hamlet, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre, 1986.

Smile, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York City, 1986.

A Quiet Place, Vienna Staatsoper, Vienna, Austria, 1986.

Trouble in Tahiti, Vienna Staatsoper, 1986.

Wozzeck, Welsh National Opera, 1986.

Hamletmachine, Theatre at New York University, New York City, 1986.

Sleight of Hand, Cort Theatre, New York City, 1987.

Laughing Wild, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, 1987.

Wenceslas Square, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre, 1988.

Mail, Music Box Theatre, 1988.

Italian American Reconciliation, Manhattan Theatre Club, 1988.

Lend Me a Tenor, Royale Theatre, New York City, 1989.

Eastern Standard, John Golden Theatre, New York City, 1989.

Together Again for the First Time, Kaufman Theatre, New York City, 1989.

Eleemosynary, Manhattan Theatre Club, 1989.

Welcome to the Club, Music Box Theatre, 1989.

Carnival, Cleveland Playhouse, Cleveland, OH, 1989.

Six Degrees of Separation, Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre, New York City, 1990.

Assassins, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, 1991.

Private Lives, National Theatre, 1991.

The Cutting Edge, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1991.

The Homecoming, Roundabout Theatre, New York City, 1991.

Crazy for You, Shubert Theatre, New York City, 1992.

Guys and Dolls, Martin Beck Theatre, New York City, 1992.

Face Value, Cort Theatre, 1993.

Life with Mikey, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1993.

Laughter on the 23rd Floor, Richard Rodgers Theatre, New York City, 1993.

Picnic, Roundabout Theatre, 1994.

Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller, Virginia Theatre, New York City, 1995.

Company, Criterion Theatre, New York City, 1995.

The Food Chain, Westside Theatre, New York City, 1995.

Splendora, American Place Theatre, New York City, 1995.

A Christmas Carol, Theatre at Madison Square Garden, New York City, 1995 and 1997.

Tovah: Out of Her Mind, Playhouse 91, New York City, 1996.

Big (musical), Shubert Theatre, 1996.

Chicago, Richard Rodgers Theatre, 1996.

Promises, Promises, City Center Theatre, New York City, 1997.

Steel Pier, Richard Rodgers Theatre, 1997.

King David, New Amsterdam Theatre, New York City, 1997.

Cabaret, Kit Kat Club, Henry Miller Theatre, New York City, 1998.

The Mystery of Irma Vep, 1998.

La Terrasse, Manhattan Theatre Club Stage II, New York City, 1999.

Annie Get Your Gun, Broadway production, 1999.

The Civil War, Broadway production, 1999.

A Christmas Carol, Theatre at Madison Square Garden, 1999.

Swing, St. James Theatre, New York City, 1999.

The Syringa Tree, Playhouse 91, 2000.

"Epic Proportions" and "Did You Move?" in Boys Meet Girls (double-bill), 2000.

Contact, Theatre at Lincoln Center, 2000.

The Music Man, Neil Simon Theatre, New York City, 2000.

The Man Who Came to Dinner, American Airlines Theatre, New York City, 2000.

Seussical, Richard Rodgers Theatre, 2000.

South Pacific, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, New York City, 2000.

Godspell, Theatre at St. Peter's, 2000.

The Producers, St. James Theatre, 2001.

Thou Shalt Not, Plymouth Theatre, New York City, 2001.

45 Seconds from Broadway, 2001.

Hairspray, 5th Avenue Theater, Seattle, WA, 2002.

Producers, Benedum Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2002.

A Bad Friend, Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, 2003.

Valhalla, New York Theatre Workshop, New York City, 2004.

La Cage aux Folles, 2004.

A Street Car Named Desire, Studio 54, New York City, 2005.

Sweet Charity, Hirschfeld Theatre, New York City, 2005.

Grey Gardens, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, 2006.

Regrets Only, Manhattan Theatre Club Stage I, 2006.

The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial, Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, New York City, 2006.

Also costume designer for the plays King David, The Lost Colony, The Music Man, Swing!, and The Syringa Tree; costume designer for Men's Fugue, Twyla Tharp Dance Company, New York City. Costume designer for ballets, including the New York City Ballet, 1996 and 1998, operas, and numerous dance productions, including work for Paul Taylor Dance Company and Parsons Dance Company.

Major Tours; Costume Designer:

Nine, U.S. cities, 1984.

A Quiet Place, U.S. cities, 1986.

Trouble in Tahiti, U.S. cities, 1986.

The Tap Dance Kid, U.S. cities, 1987.

Chicago, international cities, 1998.

Cabaret, U.S. cities, 1999.

Television Costume Designer; Specials:

The 1985 Miss Universe Pageant, CBS, 1985.

The 1986 Miss Universe Pageant, CBS, 1986.

The 1988 Miss Universe Pageant, CBS, 1988.

Miss Teen U.S.A., CBS, 1988.

"Roses" in "Paul Taylor: Roses and Last Look," Great Performances, PBS, 1988.

"Barber Violin Concerto," Ballerinas: Dances by Peter Martins, PBS, 1991.

The Gershwins' "Crazy for You," PBS, 1999.

The Man Who Came to Dinner, PBS, 2000.

Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller, Broadway Television, 2000.

Television Costume Designer; Episodic:

"Ask Me Again," American Playhouse, PBS, 1989.

Television Costumer Designer; Movies:

Curtain Call, Starz!, 1999.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Broadway '97: Launching the Tonys, PBS, 1997.

The Music of Kander and Ebb: Razzle Dazzle, PBS, 1997.

Broadway '98: Launching the Tonys, PBS, 1999.

Film Costume Designer:

Ask Me Again, 1989.

The Cutting Edge, 1992.

Life with Mikey (also known as Give Me a Break), 1993.

Curtain Call, 1999.

The Man Who Came to Dinner, 2000.

Chop Suey, Zeitgeist, 2001.

The Producers, Universal, 2005.

OTHER SOURCES

Periodicals:

Architectural Digest, November, 1995, pp. 138.

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