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Constanza Romero

 
Bio:
Romero met playwright August Wilson in 1990 when her Yale School of Drama teachers assigned her to design costumes for his play, The Piano Lesson. The couple married in 1994, and had one child, Azula Carmen Wilson. Wilson died in October 2005. Romero has twice been nominated for a Tony Award for ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Romero met playwright August Wilson in 1990 when her Yale School of Drama teachers assigned her to design costumes for his play, The Piano Lesson. The couple married in 1994, and had one child, Azula Carmen Wilson. Wilson died in October 2005. Romero has twice been nominated for a Tony Award for ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2011]
Costume Designer
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Associate Producer
Costume Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Artistic Associate
 
[Broadway, 2004]
Costume Designer
 
[Broadway, 1996]
Costume Designer
 
[Broadway, 1990]
Costume Designer

Photos

Director LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Samuel L. Jackson, Danielle Brooks, John David W Photo

Director LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Samuel L. Jackson, Danielle Brooks, John David Washington and Constanza Romero

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Date:
09/08/2022
Constanza Romero and Producer Brain Moreland Photo

Constanza Romero and Producer Brain Moreland

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Date:
09/08/2022

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2011]
Costume Designer

[Broadway, 2010]
Associate Producer

Costume Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Artistic Associate

[Broadway, 2004]
Costume Designer

[Broadway, 1996]
Costume Designer

[Broadway, 1990]
Costume Designer

Constanza Romero Biography

Romero met playwright August Wilson in 1990 when her Yale School of Drama teachers assigned her to design costumes for his play, The Piano Lesson. The couple married in 1994, and had one child, Azula Carmen Wilson. Wilson died in October 2005.

Romero has twice been nominated for a Tony Award for Best Costume Design of a Play (in 2005 and 2010, respectively)

Constanza Romero Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Costume Design of a Play
Constanza Romero, Fences
 
Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Costume Design of a Play
Constanza Romero, Fences
 
Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Costume Design of a Play
Constanza Romero, Gem of the Ocean

Constanza Romero News

The Huntington to Reopen Newly Renovated Huntington Theatre With JOE TURNER'S COME AN Photo The Huntington to Reopen Newly Renovated Huntington Theatre With JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2022

The Huntington has announced the casting and creative team for the highly anticipated revival of August Wilson’s Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, directed by Lili-Anne Brown. Wilson’s masterpiece serves as the inaugural production of the newly renovated Huntington Theatre and runs from October 14 – November 13, 2022.

Photos: Samuel L. Jackson, Danielle Brooks, and the Company of THE PIANO LESSON Meet  Photo Photos: Samuel L. Jackson, Danielle Brooks, and the Company of THE PIANO LESSON Meet the Press
by Bruce Glikas - Sep 8, 2022

The first Broadway revival of August Wilson's The Piano Lesson begins next week at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre for its 17-week engagement. Performances will begin on Monday, September 19, 2022.  Check out photos of the cast meeting the press here!

August Wilson House Grand Opening Attracts Hundreds To Pittsburgh's Historic Hill Dis Photo August Wilson House Grand Opening Attracts Hundreds To Pittsburgh's Historic Hill District
by Stephi Wild - Aug 29, 2022

Hundreds gathered in Pittsburgh's historic Hill District on Saturday, Aug. 13, for a day of festivities to mark the grand opening of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson's restored childhood home at 1727 Bedford Ave.

Winners Announced for 13th Annual August Wilson Monologue and Design Competitions Photo Winners Announced for 13th Annual August Wilson Monologue and Design Competitions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2022

Out of the 330 total Chicagoland high school students who entered the 13th annual August Wilson Monologue and Design Competitions, Demi Davis from Senn High School prevailed, taking the first-place prize at the Chicago finals earlier this month for her 2-3-minute monologue performance.

BWW Interview: Tim Bond of GEM OF THE OCEAN at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Honors the Photo BWW Interview: Tim Bond of GEM OF THE OCEAN at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Honors the Legacy of His Friend and Colleague August Wilson
by Jim Munson - Apr 6, 2022

BroadwayWorld speaks with TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Artistic Director Tim Bond about directing a new production of his friend & colleague August Wilson's enduringly relevant 'Gem of the Ocean' running live in Mountainview thru May 1.

Norm Lewis, Heidi Blickenstaff, Joshua Henry, and More Set For Eugene O'Neill Theatre Photo Norm Lewis, Heidi Blickenstaff, Joshua Henry, and More Set For Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center's Monte Cristo Award Gala
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2022

The evening will feature performances and remarks by Norm Lewis, Heidi Blickenstaff, Joshua Henry, Tom Kitt, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Tyler Bunch, Scott Richards, Paulette Haupt, Ellie Ellsworth and others.  

Creative Teams and Casts Announced For 2022 Oregon Shakespeare Festival Photo Creative Teams and Casts Announced For 2022 Oregon Shakespeare Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2022

The imminent start of the 2022 Oregon Shakespeare Festival season—Artistic Director Nataki Garrett’s first full season—marks a celebratory return to repertory producing. The 2022 lineup features eight on-stage plays and musicals, from classic Shakespeare to works by some of today’s most exciting playwrights.

'August Wilson Legacy Project' National Partnership Announced Photo 'August Wilson Legacy Project' National Partnership Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 25, 2022

The classic, timeless, epic work of seminal American playwright August Wilson endures as a new partnership—the “August Wilson Legacy Project”— has formed between the August Wilson Estate, Goodman Theatre and Derrick Sanders.

Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center to Honor George C. White at Monte Cristo Award Gala Photo Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center to Honor George C. White at Monte Cristo Award Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 24, 2022

The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center has announced that it will present the 21st Monte Cristo Award to its Founder George C. White.   George’s career includes not only his 37 years as President of the O’Neill and Chairman of its Board of Trustees, but also numerous activities and accomplishments in theater throughout the world.

August Wilson African American Cultural Center Announces New Details for AUGUST WILSO Photo August Wilson African American Cultural Center Announces New Details for AUGUST WILSON: A WRITER'S LANDSCAPE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2021

The August Wilson African American Cultural Center today announced an expanded vision for August Wilson: A Writer’s Landscape, the first-ever exhibition dedicated to the life and works of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson. The multi-sensory exhibition will now span 3,600 square feet, nearly doubling the originally planned size.

Constanza Romero Videos

VIDEO: On This Day, October 2- Remembering August Wilson VideoVIDEO: On This Day, October 2- Remembering August Wilson
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 2, 2018

August Wilson authored Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Fences, Joe Turner's Come and Gone, The Piano Lesson, Two Trains Running, Seven Guitars, Jitney, King Hedley II, Gem of the Ocean, and Radio Golf. These works explore the heritage and experience of the descendants of Africans brought to North America, decade-by-decade over the course of the twentieth century, and together, they form a compilation entitled The American Century Cycle.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek at Rehearsals of Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 'UniSon'
by Stage Tube - Apr 21, 2017

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will present the world premiere of UniSon by OSF ensemble-in-residence UNIVERSES, directed by Robert O'Hara, on April 23 in the Angus Bowmer Theatre. Preview performances are April 19, 21 and 22; the production will run through October 28, 2017.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Phylicia Rashad and More in PBS's August Wilson Special
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

THIRTEEN's AMERICAN MASTERS series and Pittsburgh PBS affiliate WQED join forces to explore the life and legacy of playwright August Wilson (April 27, 1945 - October 2, 2005) -- the man some call America's Shakespeare -- from his roots as an activist and poet to his indelible mark on Broadway. 'AMERICAN MASTERS -- August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand' premieres Friday, February 20, 2015, at 9 p.m. on PBS. Click below to watch three excerpts, featuring Phylicia Rashad, Rosalyn Coleman and others performing exclusive, original dramatic readings from August Wilson's 10-play 'Century Cycle'!

STAGE TUBE: FENCES' Viola Davis Visits MSNBC's Morning Joe
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 3, 2010

Academy Award nominee and Tony Award winner Viola Davis, nominated for a Tony Award this season for her performance opposite two-time Academy Award-winner and Tony nominee Denzel Washington in August Wilson's FENCES, was featured this morning on MSNBC's 'Morning Joe'.

STAGE TUBE: FENCES Star Denzel Washington Visits Good Morning America
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 1, 2010

Two-time Academy Award-winner Denzel Washington, nominated for a Tony Award this season for his performance opposite Academy Award nominee and Tony Award winner Viola Davis in August Wilson's FENCES, was featured this morning on ABC's 'Good Morning America.'

STAGE TUBE: Denzel Washington Visits Regis and Kelly
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 11, 2010

Two-time Academy Award-winner Denzel Washington, currently starring alongside Academy Award nominee and Tony Award winner Viola Davis in the first Broadway revival of August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning FENCES, was featured on 'Live with Regis & Kelly' yesterday.

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Sneak Peek Opening Night of FENCES!
by Robert Diamond - Apr 28, 2010

BroadwayWorld.com and Broadway Beat bring you video coverage of opening night!

BWW TV: FENCES on Broadway Video Preview!
by Robert Diamond - Apr 26, 2010

Two-time Academy Award-winner Denzel Washington stars in the first Broadway revival of FENCES, the 1987 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play by August Wilson. The production also stars Tony Award-winner and Academy Award-nominee Viola Davis. FENCES, directed by Kenny Leon, opens tonight, Monday, April 26, 2010 at the Cort Theatre. The strictly limited 13-week engagement began previews on April 14.

STAGE TUBE: FENCES Stars Washington And Davis Visit Good Morning America
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 16, 2010

Two-time Academy Award-winner Denzel Washington and Academy Award nominee and Tony Award winner Viola Davis, stars of the first Broadway revival of August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning FENCES, were featured on ABC's 'Good Morning America' this morning.


Constanza Romero Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Constanza Romero been nominated for?
Best Costume Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for Fences Best Costume Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for Fences and Best Costume Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for Gem of the Ocean .