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Frank Labovitz

 
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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Washington, DC (Regional), 2015]
Costume Designer
 
[Arlington, VA (Regional), 2014]
Costume Design
 
[Arlington, VA (Regional), 2014]
Costume Design

 

Stage

Productions

[Washington, DC (Regional), 2015]
Costume Designer

[Arlington, VA (Regional), 2014]
Costume Design

[Arlington, VA (Regional), 2014]
Costume Design


Frank Labovitz Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Costume Design, HAYES Production
Frank LabovitzThe Threepenny Opera
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Costume Design, HAYES Production
Frank LabovitzThe Totalitarians
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Costume Design, Resident Production Gold Star
Frank LabovitzDreamgirls

Frank Labovitz News

Pointless Theatre Returns To In-Person Programming with Ionesco's RHINOCEROS Photo Pointless Theatre Returns To In-Person Programming with Ionesco's RHINOCEROS
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 22, 2021

Pointless Theatre has announced their first in-person programming since the summer of 2019 - an original translation of Eugene Ionesco's seminal play RHINOCEROS! 

BWW Review: THE LAST FIVE YEARS at Constellation Theatre Company Photo BWW Review: THE LAST FIVE YEARS at Constellation Theatre Company
by Rachael F. Goldberg - Jun 15, 2021

Constellation Theatre Company’s production of 'The Last Five Years' is a fun and engaging performance, but the lopsided cast undermines its core charm. That said, fans of the show will still enjoy the production, and newcomers will still find the it engaging, if a bit unbalanced.

THE BAND'S VISIT Tour Wins Helen Hayes Award for 'Outstanding Visiting Production' Photo THE BAND'S VISIT Tour Wins Helen Hayes Award for 'Outstanding Visiting Production'
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 25, 2020

On September 25, the 36th Annual Helen Hayes Awards concluded, after a series of virtual events celebrating Washington's dynamic and diverse theatre community.

This Week's Helen Hayes Award Winners Announced Photo This Week's Helen Hayes Award Winners Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 10, 2020

The 2020 Helen Hayes Awards, recognizing the outstanding work on Washington area stages in 2019, continued its four-week virtual event series. 

BWW Review: THE TOXIC AVENGER: THE MUSICAL at Rorschach Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE TOXIC AVENGER: THE MUSICAL at Rorschach Theatre
by Elliot Lanes - Feb 12, 2020

With very few exceptions stage musicals based off of comic books and horror movies are never truly successful. You're a Good Man Charlie Brown and Little Shop of Horrors are two very rare examples where those genres succeeded commercially.

THE BAND'S VISIT, JITNEY, And More Nominated for 2020 Helen Hayes Awards Photo THE BAND'S VISIT, JITNEY, And More Nominated for 2020 Helen Hayes Awards
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 3, 2020

Tonight, at a celebration honoring theatre excellence on stages across the Washington area, theatre artists, administrators, patrons, and special guests gathered in the National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery for theatreWashington's announcement of nominees for the 36th Annual Helen Hayes Awards, which will be presented on Monday, May 18 at an event at the Anthem.

Rorschach Theatre Presents THE TOXIC AVENGER: THE MUSICAL Photo Rorschach Theatre Presents THE TOXIC AVENGER: THE MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 18, 2019

Rorschach Theatre's first musical follows Melvin Ferd the Third, who wants to clean up Tromaville, the most polluted town in New Jersey (just off Exit 13B on the Turnpike). Foiled by the mayor's bullies, Melvin is dumped into a vat of radioactive toxic waste, only to reemerge as The Toxic Avenger, New Jersey's first superhero. Affectionately known as Toxie, our new hero is a seven-foot mutant freak with superhuman strength and a heart as big as Newark. He's out to save New Jersey, end global warming, woo the blind librarian in town, and save the world.

BWW Review: Constellation Theatre's Magical THE WHITE SNAKE Photo BWW Review: Constellation Theatre's Magical THE WHITE SNAKE
by Roger Catlin - May 1, 2019

Constellation Theatre is closing its season of love stories with a big one from the East. Thankfully 'The White Snake' is not about the 80s English metal band. Instead, it's an ancient, oft-told Chinese folk tale, which was breezily interpreted by Mary Zimmerman originally for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2014. It's brought to lyrical life in a production directed by Allison Arkell Stockman that combines puppetry, movement and a beguiling, underlying musical performance.

Lyric To Stage Regional Premiere Of GIRLFRIEND Photo Lyric To Stage Regional Premiere Of GIRLFRIEND
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019

Jump back to a time when flannel was the height of fashion and mix tapes were the language of love. Lyric Theatre presents the regional premiere of this coming-of-age love story - Girlfriend - later this month at Lyric at the Plaza, 1725 NW 16 St.

Olney Theatre's ONCE Announces Extension Photo Olney Theatre's ONCE Announces Extension
by Julie Musbach - Feb 19, 2019

Due to high demand, Olney Theatre Center is thrilled to announce that their production of Once has been extended through March 17.

Frank Labovitz Videos

VIDEO: First Look at The D.C. Premiere of the New Musical GIRLFRIEND VideoVIDEO: First Look at The D.C. Premiere of the New Musical GIRLFRIEND
by Stage Tube - Apr 24, 2018

Signature Theatre presents the premiere of the new musical Girlfriend.

VIDEO: Get a Preview of Signature's GIRLFRIEND VideoVIDEO: Get a Preview of Signature's GIRLFRIEND
by Stage Tube - Apr 3, 2018

Signature Theatre is proud to present the DC premiere of Girlfriend. Take a peek at the production with this new trailer!

VIDEO: See Nicholas Edwards and More in Highlights from JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at D.C.'s Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Signature Theatre presents Jesus Christ Superstar, directed by Signature Theatre Director of New Works Joe Calarco (Gypsy, The Flick). With a score by Andrew Lloyd Webber (The Phantom of the Opera, Evita) and Tim Rice (Evita, Chess), featuring 'I Don't Know How to Love Him' and 'Everything's Alright,' Jesus Christ Superstar tells the story of Jesus' life in his final week. This epic story will come to life in an immersive new staging in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre and runs now through July 2, 2017. Watch highlights from the show in the new trailer below!

VIDEO: Ari McKay Wilford Sings Unplugged 'Heaven on Their Minds' from Signature's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Below, check out an 'unplugged' rendition of 'Heaven on their Minds' from JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. In this special video, filmed at The Washington National Cathedral, hear Ari McKay Wilford's acoustic version of the classic song from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's seminal musical!

VIDEO: Natascia Diaz Sings Unplugged 'I Don't Know How to Love Him' from Signature Theatre's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Below, in the second of three Unplugged Sessions from Signature Theatre, watch Natascia Diaz sing Mary Magdalene's moving torch song 'I Don't Know How to Love Him,' filmed at the Washington National Cathedral! This epic story will come to life in an immersive new staging in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre and runs May 9 - July 2, 2017.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of Signature Theatre's TITANIC
by Stage Tube - Dec 19, 2016

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STAGE TUBE: Get Ready for Signature's 360-Degree Send-Off with 'Godspeed Titanic' Music Video
by Stage Tube - Dec 1, 2016

Signature Theatre's Titanic, directed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Gigi, Follies, Million Dollar Quartet), will run from December 13 - January 29, 2017, featuring a cast, crew and orchestra of more than 50 artists and an inventive new 360-degree staging in Signature Theatre's intimate 330 seat MAX Theatre. Get ready for the show's big send-off with the company's rendition of 'Godspeed Titanic' below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from THE GULF at Signature Theatre
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2016

Virginia's Tony-Award winning Signature Theatre presents the world premiere of The Gulf by DC playwright Audrey Cefaly. Directed by Signature's Director of New Works Joe Calarco (Signature Theatre's The Flick, Gypsy), The Gulf continues Signature Theatre's commitment to producing regional and local premieres of important new plays. The production stars Maria Rizzo (Signature's Gypsy, West Side Story) and Rachel Zampelli (Signature's The Fix, Dying City), and runs September 13 - November 6 in Signature Theatre's intimate ARK Theatre. Click below to watch highlights from the production!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Signature Theatre's LA CAGE AUX FOLLES!
by Stage Tube - Jun 8, 2016

Signature Theatre presents La Cage aux Folles, directed and choreographed by Signature Associate Artistic DirectorMatthew Gardiner (Signature's West Side Story, Sunday in the Park with George). With an iconic score by Jerry Herman (Hello, Dolly; Mame), featuring "I Am What I Am" and "The Best of Times," and a book by Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots, Newsies), this musical comedy runs through July 10 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. Watch highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Bobby Smith Transform Into Zaza for Signature Theatre's LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
by Stage Tube - May 20, 2016

Signature Theatre will soon stage La Cage aux Folles, directed and choreographed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner. With an iconic score by Jerry Herman(Hello, Dolly; Mame), featuring 'I Am What I Am' and 'The Best of Times,' and a book by Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots, Newsies), this musical comedy will run from May 31 - July 10 inSignature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre.


Frank Labovitz Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Frank Labovitz been nominated for?
Outstanding Costume Design, HAYES Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Threepenny Opera Outstanding Costume Design, HAYES Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Totalitarians and Outstanding Costume Design, Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Dreamgirls .

What awards has Frank Labovitz won?
Outstanding Costume Design, Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Dreamgirls.