William Ivey Long Biography

Date of Birth: August 30, 1947 (69)
Gender: Male

Mr. Long has designed the costumes for 58 Broadway productions and has been nominated for ten Tony Awards, winning five times.

Broadway: Don't Dress for Dinner, Young Frankenstein, Hairspray (Tony Award), Chicago, The Producers (Tony Award), Curtains, Grey Gardens (Tony Award), The Ritz, Losing Louie, Sweet Charity, Twentieth Century, 1776, The Music Man, Smokey Joe's Café, Steel Pier, Company, Picnic, Cabaret, La Cage Aux Folles, The Frogs, Little Shop of Horrors, The Boy From Oz, Contact, The Music Man, Crazy for You (Tony Award), Guys and Dolls, Lend Me a Tenor, and Nine (Tony Award).

In January 2006, Mr. Long was inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame.

William Ivey Long Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Costume Design for a Play
William Ivey Long, Shows for Days
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Costume Design
William Ivey Long, On the Twentieth Century
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Costume Design of a Musical
William Ivey Long, On the Twentieth Century
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Costume Design
William Ivey Long, Bullets Over Broadway: The Musical
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Costume Design (Play or Musical)
William Ivey Long, Bullets Over Broadway: The Musical
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Costume Design of a Musical
William Ivey Long, Bullets Over Broadway: The Musical
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Costume Design
William Ivey Long, Cinderella
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Costume Design (Play or Musical)
William Ivey Long, Cinderella
William Ivey Long, The Mystery of Edwin Drood
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Costume Design of a Musical
William Ivey Long, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Costume Design
William Ivey Long, Lucky Guy
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Costume Design (Play or Musical)
William Ivey Long, Don't Dress for Dinner
 
The Lortels - 2012 - Outstanding Costume Design
William Ivey Long, The School For Lies
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Costume Design of a Play
William Ivey Long, Don't Dress for Dinner
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Costume Design, Resident Production
William Ivey LongHenry VIII
 
The Hewes Awards - 2011 - Hewes Design Award
William Ivey Long, The School for Lies
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2010 - Best Costume Design (Resident Equity)
William Ivey LongDreamgirls
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Costume Design
William Ivey Long, 9 to 5
 
Olivier Awards - 2008 - Best Costume Design
William Ivey Long, Hairspray
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Costume Design
William Ivey Long, Young Frankenstein
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Costume Design
William Ivey Long, Young Frankenstein
William Ivey Long, Curtains
 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Costume Design of a Musical
William Ivey Long, Grey Gardens
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Costume Design
William Ivey Long, Grey Gardens
 
The Lortels - 2006 - Outstanding Costume Design
William Ivey Long, Grey Gardens
 
Olivier Awards - 2005 - Best Costume Design
William Ivey Long, The Producers
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2005 - Outstanding Costume Design
William Ivey Long , La Cage aux Folles
 
The Hewes Awards - 2005 - Costume Design
William Ivey Long, La Cage Aux Folles
 
Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Costume Design of a Musical
William Ivey Long, La Cage aux Folles
 
Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Costume Design of a Play
William Ivey Long, A Streetcar Named Desire
 
The Lortels - 2004 - Outstanding Costume Design
William Ivey Long, Valhalla
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Costume Design
William Ivey Long, Hairspray
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Costume Design
William Ivey Long, Hairspray
 
Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Costume Design
William Ivey Long, Hairspray
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Costume Design
William Ivey Long, The Producers
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Costume Design
William Ivey Long, The Producers
 
Tony Awards - 2001 - Best Costume Design
William Ivey Long, The Producers
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Costume Design
William Ivey Long, The Music Man
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Costume Design
William Ivey Long , The Music Man
 
The Hewes Awards - 2000 - Costume Design
William Ivey Long, Contact
William Ivey Long, The Music Man
William Ivey Long, Swing
 
Tony Awards - 2000 - Best Costume Design
William Ivey Long, The Music Man
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Costume Design
William Ivey Long , The Mystery of Irma Vep
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1998 - Outstanding Costume Design
William Ivey Long, Cabaret
William Ivey Long, Cabaret
 
Olivier Awards - 1998 - Best Costume Designer
William Ivey Long, Chicago
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - Best Costume Design
William Ivey Long, Cabaret
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Costume Design
William Ivey Long, Cabaret
William Ivey Long, Chicago
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1996 - Outstanding Costume Design
William Ivey Long, A Christmas Carol
William Ivey Long, A Christmas Carol
William Ivey Long , Guys and Dolls
William Ivey Long, Crazy for You
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1992 - Best Set, Costume and Lighting Design
William Ivey Long, Crazy for You
 
Tony Awards - 1992 - Best Costume Design
William Ivey Long, Crazy for You
 
Obie Awards - 1991 - Sustained Excellence of Costume Design
William Ivey Long
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1989 - Best Costume Design
William Ivey Long, Lend Me a Tenor
 
Tony Awards - 1989 - Best Costume Design
William Ivey Long , Lend Me a Tenor
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1982 - Outstanding Costume Design
William Ivey Long, Nine
 
The Hewes Awards - 1982 - Costume Design
William Ivey Long, Nine
 
Tony Awards - 1982 - Best Costume Design
William Ivey Long, Nine
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Costume Design
William Ivey Long, The 194's Radio Hour

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