Jane Greenwood



Biography

The work of costume designer Jane Greenwood was last seen at WNO in Carmen (1982) and Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria (1974).  She is originally from Liverpool, England and was educated at the Central School of Arts in London. She began her career at the Playhouse Theatre in Oxford. She has designed for theater, opera, dance, and film, including more than 125 productions for Broadway since Ballad Of The Sad Café in 1963. Recent Broadway credits: The Assembled Parties, Harvey, House of Blue Leaves, That Championship Season, Driving Miss Daisy, Million Dollar Quartet, Collected Stories, and A View from the Bridge. She has 16 Tony Award nominations: Waiting for Godot (2009), Heartbreak House (2007, 1984), Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (2005), Morning's at Seven (2002), A Delicate Balance (1996), The Heiress (1995), Passion (1994), She Loves Me (1993), The Sisters of Rosensweig (1993), Two Shakespearean Actors (1992), Our Town (1989), Medea, Hay Fever (1971), Les Blancs (1971), More Stately Mansions (1968), and Tartuffe (1965). Awards for costume design: The Lucille Award for Sylvia (1996) and Old Money (2001), The Henry Hewes Award for Our Leading Lady (2007), The Helen Hayes Award, The Irene Sharaff Award, and The Lilly Award. She is also in the Theatre Hall of Fame. She has been a professor at Yale School of Drama since 1976.

 

February 2014
Jane Greenwood