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Irene Sharaff

 
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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1930
Ensemble

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1989]
Costume Designer
 
[Broadway, 1985]
based on the original costume designs by
 
[Broadway, 1980]
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[West End, 1979]
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[Broadway, 1977]
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[Broadway, 1973]
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[Broadway, 1968]
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[Off-Broadway, 1968]
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[West End, 1967]
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[Broadway, 1967]
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[West End, 1966]
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[Broadway, 1966]
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[Broadway, 1964]
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[Broadway, 1964]
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[Broadway, 1964]
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[Broadway, 1963]
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[Broadway, 1963]
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[Off-Broadway, 1963]
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[US Tour, 1962]
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[West End, 1961]
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[Broadway, 1960]
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[Off-Broadway, 1960]
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[West End, 1960]
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[US Tour, 1959]
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[Broadway, 1959]
Costume Designer
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[Broadway, 1959]
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[West End, 1958]
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[Broadway, 1958]
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[Broadway, 1957]
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[Broadway, 1957]
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[Broadway, 1956]
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[Broadway, 1956]
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[Broadway, 1956]
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[Off-Broadway, 1956]
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[Broadway, 1954]
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[Broadway, 1954]
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[West End, 1953]
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[Broadway, 1953]
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[Broadway, 1952]
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[Broadway, 1951]
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[Broadway, 1951]
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[Broadway, 1950]
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[Broadway, 1950]
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[Broadway, 1949]
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[Broadway, 1948]
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[Broadway, 1946]
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[Broadway, 1946]
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[Broadway, 1945]
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[Broadway, 1945]
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[Broadway, 1943]
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[Broadway, 1942]
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[Broadway, 1942]
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[Broadway, 1942]
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[Broadway, 1941]
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[Broadway, 1941]
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[Broadway, 1941]
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[Broadway, 1941]
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[Broadway, 1940]
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[Broadway, 1939]
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[Broadway, 1938]
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[Broadway, 1937]
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[Broadway, 1937]
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[Broadway, 1936]
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[Broadway, 1935]
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[Broadway, 1935]
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[Broadway, 1935]
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[Broadway, 1935]
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[Broadway, 1935]
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[Broadway, 1935]
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[Broadway, 1934]
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[Broadway, 1934]
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[Broadway, 1934]
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[Broadway, 1933]
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[Broadway, 1932]
Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 1928]
Assistant to Aline Bernstein
 
[Broadway, 1928]
Assistant to Aline Bernstein
 
[Broadway, 1928]
Assistant to Aline Bernstein
 
[Broadway, 1928]
Assistant to Aline Bernstein

Photos

Chris March attending the 2008 TDF Irene Sharaff Awards Ceremony at the Hudson Theatr Photo

Chris March attending the 2008 TDF Irene Sharaff Awards Ceremony at the Hudson Theatre in New York City. March 28, 2008

From: 
Date:
09/10/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1930
Ensemble

Productions

[Broadway, 1989]
Costume Designer

[Broadway, 1985]
based on the original costume designs by

[Broadway, 1980]
Costume Designer

[West End, 1979]
Costumes

[Broadway, 1977]
Costumes

[Broadway, 1973]
Costumes

[Broadway, 1968]
Costume Designer

[Off-Broadway, 1968]
Costumes

[West End, 1967]
Costumes

[Broadway, 1967]
Costumes

Costume Designer

[West End, 1966]
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[Broadway, 1966]
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Costume Designer

[Broadway, 1964]
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[Broadway, 1964]
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[Broadway, 1964]
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Costume Designer

[Broadway, 1963]
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Costume Designer

[Broadway, 1963]
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Costume Designer

[Off-Broadway, 1963]
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[US Tour, 1962]
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[West End, 1961]
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[Broadway, 1960]
Costumes

Costume Designer

[Off-Broadway, 1960]
Costumes

[Broadway, 1960]
Costume Designer

[West End, 1960]
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[US Tour, 1959]
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[Broadway, 1959]
Costume Designer

Scenic Designer

[Broadway, 1959]
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[West End, 1958]
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[Broadway, 1958]
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[Broadway, 1957]
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[Broadway, 1957]
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[Broadway, 1956]
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[Broadway, 1956]
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[Broadway, 1956]
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[Off-Broadway, 1956]
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[Broadway, 1954]
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[Broadway, 1954]
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[West End, 1953]
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[Broadway, 1953]
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[Broadway, 1952]
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[Broadway, 1951]
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[Broadway, 1951]
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[Broadway, 1950]
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[Broadway, 1950]
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[Broadway, 1949]
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[Broadway, 1948]
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[Broadway, 1946]
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[Broadway, 1946]
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[Broadway, 1945]
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[Broadway, 1945]
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[Broadway, 1943]
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[Broadway, 1942]
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[Broadway, 1942]
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[Broadway, 1942]
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[Broadway, 1941]
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[Broadway, 1941]
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[Broadway, 1941]
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[Broadway, 1940]
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[Broadway, 1940]
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[Broadway, 1939]
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[Broadway, 1939]
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[Broadway, 1939]
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[Broadway, 1938]
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[Broadway, 1937]
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[Broadway, 1937]
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[Broadway, 1936]
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[Broadway, 1935]
Scenic Designer

[Broadway, 1935]
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[Broadway, 1935]
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[Broadway, 1935]
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[Broadway, 1935]
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[Broadway, 1935]
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[Broadway, 1934]
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[Broadway, 1934]
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[Broadway, 1934]
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[Broadway, 1933]
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Costume Designer

[Broadway, 1932]
Scenic Designer

[Broadway, 1928]
Assistant to Aline Bernstein

[Broadway, 1928]
Assistant to Aline Bernstein

[Broadway, 1928]
Assistant to Aline Bernstein

[Broadway, 1928]
Assistant to Aline Bernstein


Irene Sharaff Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1968 - Best Costume Design
Irene Sharaff, Hallelujah, Baby!
 
Tony Awards - 1966 - Best Costume Design
Irene Sharaff , Sweet Charity
 
Tony Awards - 1964 - Best Costume Design
Irene Sharaff, The Girl Who Came to Supper
 
Tony Awards - 1959 - Best Costume Design
Irene Sharaff , Flower Drum Song
 
Tony Awards - 1958 - Best Costume Design
Irene Sharaff, West Side Story
 
Tony Awards - 1957 - Best Costume Design
Irene Sharaff, Candide
 
Tony Awards - 1957 - Best Costume Design
Irene Sharaff, Small War on Murray Hill
 
Tony Awards - 1957 - Best Costume Design
Irene Sharaff, Happy Hunting
 
Tony Awards - 1957 - Best Costume Design
Irene Sharaff, Shangri La
 
Tony Awards - 1952 - Best Costume Design Gold Star
Irene Sharaff, The King and I

Irene Sharaff News

Theater Company Unearths And Updates 1730s Baroque Manuscript For Modern Audiences Photo Theater Company Unearths And Updates 1730s Baroque Manuscript For Modern Audiences
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 30, 2022

Quantum Theatre, in collaboration with Chatham Baroque and supported by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, will present Idaspe by Riccardo Broschi at the Byham Theater October 7–15, 2022 in its first full production since 1730.

​​​​​​​Quantum Theatre Unearths and Updates 1730s Baroque Manuscript Fo Photo ​​​​​​​Quantum Theatre Unearths and Updates 1730s Baroque Manuscript For Modern Audiences
by Stephi Wild - Mar 23, 2022

Quantum Theatre, in collaboration with Chatham Baroque and supported by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, will present Idaspe by Riccardo Broschi at the Byham Theater October 7–15, 2022 in its first full production since 1730.

Award-Winning Costume Designer Paul Tazewell Appears On STOPTIME: LIVE IN THE MOMENT  Photo Award-Winning Costume Designer Paul Tazewell Appears On STOPTIME: LIVE IN THE MOMENT Podcast
by Marissa Tomeo - Feb 26, 2022

Paul Tazewell sits down to speak with host Lisa Hopkins on STOPTIME: Live in the Moment. In this rare and intimate conversation, the award winning designer digs deep into what it means to be Paul Tazewell, his journey as an artist, embracing all parts of who you are, and the importance of fearing less and 'trusting more in the energy of living'.

Beowulf Boritt, Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer and Alejo Vietti Announced as Barrington Sta Photo Beowulf Boritt, Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer and Alejo Vietti Announced as Barrington Stage Company Associate Artists
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 15, 2021

Barrington Stage Company has announced the 2021 Associate Artists – scenic designer Beowulf Boritt, actress Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer and costume designer Alejo Vietti.

MOULIN ROUGE!'s Catherine Zuber Wins 2020 Tony Award for Best Costume Design of a Mus Photo MOULIN ROUGE!'s Catherine Zuber Wins 2020 Tony Award for Best Costume Design of a Musical
by - Sep 26, 2021

Catherine Zuber has won the 2020 Tony Award for Best Costume Design of a Musical for MOULIN ROUGE!.

Robert Fletcher, Costume Designer For Stage and Screen, Dies at 98 Photo Robert Fletcher, Costume Designer For Stage and Screen, Dies at 98
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2021

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Robert Fletcher, the prolific costume designer for both stage and screen, died in Kansas City, MO on April 5 at the age of 98.

Celebrating Women's History Month: Women in Theatre Through the Decades: 1960s-1970s Photo Celebrating Women's History Month: Women in Theatre Through the Decades: 1960s-1970s
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 8, 2021

With Women in Theatre Through the Decades, we will be highlighting the vital role that women have played in theatre history, showcasing those who paved the way and who continue to make history today. This week, we are highlighting the accomplishments of women in theatre throughout the 1960s and the 1970s!

Costume Desinger Alejo Vietti Joins The National Arts Club to Discuss The Art Of Cost Photo Costume Desinger Alejo Vietti Joins The National Arts Club to Discuss The Art Of Costume Design On Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2020

Award-winning costume designer Alejo Vietti joins The National Arts Club on Wednesday, August 5 at 3:00 PM (EST) to for an online conversation on the art of designing for Broadway.

Tales from the West Side: An In-Depth Look at the Evolution of WEST SIDE STORY Photo Tales from the West Side: An In-Depth Look at the Evolution of WEST SIDE STORY
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 8, 2020

Go inside the creation and 63-year evolution of the musical theatre masterpiece, West Side Story.

Judy Garland Meet Me in St. Louis Dress on Display at the Missouri History Museum Photo Judy Garland Meet Me in St. Louis Dress on Display at the Missouri History Museum
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 18, 2019

The iconic red velvet dress worn by actress Judy Garland during the Christmas scene in MGM's classic musical comedy Meet Me in St. Louis is on display in the World's Fair Gallery at the Missouri History Museum now through January 1, 2020. The dress is on loan to the Missouri History Museum from the collection of Mary Strauss.

Irene Sharaff Videos

Tony Talk: Best Costume Design of a Musical, Catherine Zuber! VideoTony Talk: Best Costume Design of a Musical, Catherine Zuber!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 10, 2018

Catherine Zuber has won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Costume Design of a Musical for MY FAIR LADY.

Tony Awards Close-Up: What Moment Helped ANASTASIA's Linda Cho Decide to Become a Costume Designer? Find Out!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2017

Hands down, one of the most memorable parts of Broadway's Anastasia is the show's spectacular costumes. Earning costume designer Lina Cho a Tony Nomination for her beautiful work, the details in every outfit, from the peasants' clothes to the Romanovs's gowns, delight audiences across the globe 8 days a week. Below, watch as Linda describes what it's like to live in the world of ANASTASIA and what lead her to become a costume designer!

BWW TV: Clint Ramos Wins 2016 Tony Award for Best Costume Design of a Play
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 12, 2016

Clint Ramos received the 2016 Tony Award for Best Costume Design of a Play forEclipsed. He also served as scenic designer for the production. Ramos' other Broadway credits include The Elephant Man (also West End), and Violet. Check out what he had to say on receiving the honor below!

Tony Awards Close-Up: Meet Special Honoree Sally Ann Parsons
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 2, 2016

Costume shop proprietor Sally Ann Parsons is one of three who will receieve a 2016 Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theatre. These annual honors celebrate individuals and/or organizations that have demonstrated extraordinary achievement in theatre, but are not eligible in any of the established Tony Award categories. Below, watch as she explains why she never thought she'd be in this position!

BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage Special with 6 of Theatre's Hottest Costume Designers, Part 2 - PRESENTED BY BERGDORF GOODMAN
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 25, 2014

A very special edition of Backstage with Richard Ridge comes to you today, presented by Bergdorf Goodman. The panel features 6 of the theatre world'ss most celebrated and influential costume designers. In this special discussion, they explore current trends in costume design, as well as the impact design has on consumer fashions, and how contemporary fashion influences costume design. BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage Special - 6 of Theatre's Hottest Costume Designers Talk Trends, Fashion & More - PRESENTED BY BERGDORF GOODMANClick and drag to moveA New York landmark since 1901, Bergdorf Goodman represents the pinnacle of style, service and modern luxury. Located at 5th Avenue and 58th Street, it is the leading fashion authority and a singular destination for the most discerning customers from around the world. This special panel was filmed at Eric Winterling Costumes Inc., who have been making costumes for shows on Broadway and beyond for more than 20 years. Featured on the panel are Jess Goldstein, William Ivey Long,Rita Ryack, Carrie Robbins, Gregg Barnes, and David Zinn. Check out Part 2 of the conversation below, and CLICK HERE to watch Part 1!

BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage Special - 6 of Theatre's Hottest Costume Designers Talk Trends, Fashion & More - PRESENTED BY BERGDORF GOODMAN
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 17, 2014

A very special edition of Backstage with Richard Ridge comes to you today, presented by Bergdorf Goodman. The panel features 6 of the theatre world'ss most celebrated and influential costume designers. In this special discussion, they explore current trends in costume design, as well as the impact design has on consumer fashions, and how contemporary fashion influences costume design. Click and drag to moveA New York landmark since 1901, Bergdorf Goodman represents the pinnacle of style, service and modern luxury. Located at 5th Avenue and 58th Street, it is the leading fashion authority and a singular destination for the most discerning customers from around the world. This special panel was filmed at Eric Winterling Costumes Inc., who have been making costumes for shows on Broadway and beyond for more than 20 years. Featured on the panel are Jess Goldstein, William Ivey Long, Rita Ryack, Carrie Robbins, Gregg Barnes, and David Zinn.


Irene Sharaff Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Irene Sharaff been in?
Irene Sharaff has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Irene Sharaff been in?
Irene Sharaff has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Irene Sharaff been nominated for?
Best Costume Design (Tony Awards) for Hallelujah, Baby! , Best Costume Design (Tony Awards) for Sweet Charity , Best Costume Design (Tony Awards) for The Girl Who Came to Supper , Best Costume Design (Tony Awards) for Flower Drum Song , Best Costume Design (Tony Awards) for West Side Story , Best Costume Design (Tony Awards) for Candide , Best Costume Design (Tony Awards) for Small War on Murray Hill , Best Costume Design (Tony Awards) for Happy Hunting Best Costume Design (Tony Awards) for Shangri La and Best Costume Design (Tony Awards) for The King and I .

What awards has Irene Sharaff won?
Best Costume Design (Tony Awards) for The King and I.