Photo Coverage: Alvin Colt's 90th Birthday Party

By: Jul. 14, 2006

Tony Award-winning costume designer Alvin Colt--who made his Broadway debut with the original 1944 production of On the Town--recently celebrated his 90th birthday at the Fire Bird Restaurant. In attendance were friends such as Anne Jackson and Eli Wallach, and the cast of Forbidden Broadway.

Colt won a Tony Award for his costume designs for the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Pipe Dream, and was also nominated for Greenwillow, The Sleeping Prince, L'il Abner, The Lark and Phoenix '55. Other notable Broadway credits include the original productions of Guys and Dolls, Fanny, The Golden Apple, Destry Rides Again, Greenwillow, Wildcat, Henry, Sweet Henry, Sugar and Jerome Robbins' Broadway, as well as productions of Six Characters in Search of an Author, The Seagull, The Crucible, and many more.

Costume Designer Alvin Colt celebrates his 90th birthday

Alvin Colt

Alvin Colt

Alvin Colt, Bob Mackie and Christine Pedi

Eli Wallach, Alvin Colt and Anne Jackson

Alvin Colt, Anne Jackson and caricature artist Ken Fallin with his drawing of Alvin

Forbidden Broadway cast members Jared Bradshaw, Jeanne Montano and Michael West

Jared Bradshaw, Alvin Colt, Jeanne Montano and Michael West

Mark Sendroff and Forbidden Broadway creator Gerard Alessandrini

Forbidden Broadway cast members Jared Bradshaw, Bill Selby and Michael West

Paul Riner and Alvin Colt

Bob Mackie and Christine Pedi

Kristine Zbornik, Mary Testa and David Zippel