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5X6: Costume Designs for the American Theater (Costume Designs for the American Theater)

WORLD STAGES: 5x6: Costume Designs for the American Theater: Installation (United States)

During the festival, 30 theatrical costume sketches from six distinguished, award-winning American designers will be on display, including sketches from Wicked, The Lion King, The Wiz, and more.

  • Mar. 11 - 30, 2014
  • Atrium Foyers
  • 10 AM - 9 PM
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All exhibit installations are free and accessible to the general public throughout the festival in the spaces and during the hours listed below.

During the festival, 30 theatrical costume sketches from six distinguished, award-winning American designers will be on display. 

Susan Hilferty: Sketches for Wicked
Susan Hilferty won the Tony, Outer Critics Circle, and Drama Desk awards for Best Costume Design for Wicked in 2004. Other Tony nominations: Spring Awakening, Lestat, Into the Woods

Geoffrey Holder: Sketches for The Wiz
Geoffrey Holder won the Tony Award for Best Costume Design and Best Direction of a Musical for The Wiz in 1975 and a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Costume Design for the same show. Other Tony nomination: Timbuktu! 

Willa Kim: Sketches for The Will Rogers Follies
Willa Kim won the Tony Award for Best Costume Design for The Will Rogers Follies in 1991 and for Sophisticated Ladies in 1981. Other Tony nominations: Legs Diamond, Song and Dance, Dancin', Goodtime Charley.

William Ivey Long: Sketches for Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella
William Ivey Long won the Tony Award for Best Costume Design for Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella in 2013. Other Tony wins: The Producers, Hairspray, Grey Gardens, Nine, Crazy for You. 

Clint Ramos: Sketches for The Good Person of Szechwan
Clint Ramos won an OBIE Award for Sustained Excellence in Costume Design in 2013. Other honors: a Lucille Lortel Award, TDF's Irene Sharaff Young Masters Award, and the American Theatre Wing's Henry Hewes Award.

Julie Taymor: Sketches for The Lion King
Julie Taymor won the Tony Award for Best Costume Design and Best Direction of a Musical for The Lion King in 1998. Other Tony nominations: Juan Darien: A Carnival Mass.

Atrium Foyers (North and South)
10 a.m. 9 p.m.

Watch and Listen

5x6: Costume Designs for the American Theater: Installation (United States)

Designer Clint Ramos talks about his costume sketches for "The Good Person of Szechwan" which are on display during the Kennedy Center's "World Stages" festival, along with sketches from Wicked, The Lion King, and more.

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