ECLIPSED's Clint Ramos Wins 2016 Tony Award for Best Costume Design - Play
Clint Ramos has won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Costume Design of a Play for Eclipsed. He also served as scenic designer for the production. Ramos' other Broadway credits include The Elephant Man (also West End), and Violet.
Recent/current credits include Here Lies Love (NY and London), Little Shop of Horrors (Encores! Off-Center), Barbecue (Public), Appropriate (Signature), Dry Powder (Public). More than 100 NY, regional and international credits. Principal designer for Encores! Off-Center under Jeanine Tesori's leadership. Awards: Obie Award for Sustained Excellence, three Lucille Lortel Awards, TDF Irene Sharaff Young Master Award, two American Theatre Wing Henry Hewes Awards, Helen Hayes Award.
Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o made her New York stage debut this fall in the NYC premiere of Danai Gurira's new drama Eclipsed at The Public Theater. Directed by Obie Award winner Liesl Tommy. Nyong'o reprised her role on Broadway for a strictly limited engagement. Previews began on Tuesday, February 23 prior to the official opening night on Sunday, March 6 at the Golden Theatre (252 W. 45th Street).
This stunning, deeply moving new American play by award-winning Zimbabwean-American Playwright/Actress, Danai Gurira (co-author of In the CONTINUUM and Michonne on AMC's hit series "The Walking Dead") features Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong'o (12 Years a Slave) returning to the stage. Amid the chaos of the Liberian Civil War, the captive wives of a rebel officer band together to form a fragile community - until the balance of their lives is upset by the arrival of a new girl. Drawing on reserves of wit and compassion, Eclipsed reveals distinct women who must discover their own means of survival in this deeply felt portrait of women finding and testing their own strength in a hostile world of horrors not of their own making. South African born Liesl Tommy (Appropriate and The Public's The Good Negro) directs this magnificent story of survival and resilience.
Photo credit: Walter McBride
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