The Kennedy Center

Catherine Zuber


The work of costume designer Catherine Zuber was last seen at WNO in Siegfried (2009) and Die Walküre (2007). Her Broadway credits include Golden Boy, The Big Knife, Enemy of the People, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Tony nomination), Born Yesterday (Tony nomination), Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, The Royal Family (Tony Award), South Pacific (Tony Award), The Coast of Utopia (Tony Award), The Light in the Piazza (Tony Award), Edward Albee's Seascape (Tony nomination), Awake and Sing! (Tony Award), Joe Turner's Come and Gone (Outer Critics Circle nomination), Blood & Gifts, Oleanna, Cry-Baby, Mauritius, Doubt, Little Women, Dinner at Eight (Tony, Outer Critics Circle, and Drama Desk nominations), Twelfth Night (Tony and Drama Desk nominations), Ivanov, Triumph of Love (Drama Desk nomination), The Sound of Music, and The Red Shoes, among others. Her opera credits include L'elisir d'amore, Le comte Ory, Les contes d'Hoffmann, Doctor Atomic, Il barbiere di Siviglia, and The 125th Anniversary Gala at the Metropolitan Opera; Two Boys and Carmen at English National Opera; Roméo et Juliette at the Salzburg Festival and Teatro alla Scala; and South Pacific at Sydney Opera House. Her off-Broadway credits include BAM/Old Vic's The Bridge Project 2009, 2010, 2011 (Richard III, The Cherry Orchard, The Winter's Tale, As You Like It, The Tempest). She is a recipient of a 2012 Olivier Award nomination, Henry Hewes Awards for Outstanding Costume Design in 2003 and 2004, a 2004 Lucille Lortel Award, a 2004 Ovation Award, and Obie Awards for Sustained Achievement in 1997 and 2005. She attended Fête des Vignerons in Vevey, Switzerland in 1999. She is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama and a member of BAFTA, USA, IATSE, and FIAF.


October 2013
Catherin Zuber