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John David Ridge

 
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Bio:
John David Ridge has designed for Broadway, ballet, opera and television. Amongst some of the highlights are Ring 'Round The Moon for the Lincoln Center Theater, for which he received a Tony nomination, Robert Joffrey's seminal Nutcracker and David Mamet's A Life In The Theatre, both the original ... (read complete bio)
 
John David Ridge Headshot

Bio:
John David Ridge has designed for Broadway, ballet, opera and television. Amongst some of the highlights are Ring 'Round The Moon for the Lincoln Center Theater, for which he received a Tony nomination, Robert Joffrey's seminal Nutcracker and David Mamet's A Life In The Theatre, both the original ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1999]
Costume Designer
 
[Broadway, 1981]
Costume Designer
 
[Broadway, 1981]
Costume Designer
 
[Broadway, 1980]
Associate Costume Designer
 
[Broadway, 1978]
Costume Designer
 
[Broadway, 1977]
Costumes Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 1975]
Costume Designer
 
[Broadway, 1974]
Costume Designer
 
[Broadway, 1973]
Costume Designer
 
[Broadway, 1973]
Costume Designer
 
[Broadway, 1973]
Costume Designer

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 1999]
Costume Designer

[Broadway, 1981]
Costume Designer

[Broadway, 1981]
Costume Designer

[Broadway, 1980]
Associate Costume Designer

[Broadway, 1978]
Costume Designer

[Broadway, 1977]
Costumes Supervisor

[Broadway, 1975]
Costume Designer

[Broadway, 1974]
Costume Designer

[Broadway, 1973]
Costume Designer

[Broadway, 1973]
Costume Designer

[Broadway, 1973]
Costume Designer

John David Ridge Biography

John David Ridge has designed for Broadway, ballet, opera and television. Amongst some of the highlights are Ring 'Round The Moon for the Lincoln Center Theater, for which he received a Tony nomination, Robert Joffrey's seminal Nutcracker and David Mamet's A Life In The Theatre, both the original New York production and on television for PBS. Outside of New York, he designed, amongst many, for the Santa Fe Opera and the Goodman Theatre in Chicago.

In addition to costume design, Mr Ridge has had an extensive career executing costumes in Los Angeles, New York and London for stage and film, and from 1993 at his own studio in Los Angeles. Amongst his film creations are the Spiderman costume for Toby Maguire and Uma Thurman's costume for Kill Bill.

In fashion, Mr Ridge designed HALSTON for six years after Halston retired in 1984. He has also been Head of the Costume Department at the Juilliard School at Lincoln Center and Costume Supervisor for the National Theatre in London.

John David Ridge Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1999 - Best Costume Design
John David Ridge, Ring Round the Moon

John David Ridge News

Holly Hynes and Zack Brown Among 2018 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awardees Photo Holly Hynes and Zack Brown Among 2018 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awardees
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2018

Legendary ballet costume designer HOLLY HYNES and costume and scenic designer ZACK BROWN are among the 2018 TDF/Irene Sharaff Award recipients which were just announced by TDF, the not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts. Ms. Hynes was selected to receive the 2018 TDF/Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award for costume design and Mr. Brown will receive the Robert L. B. Tobin Award for Sustained Excellence in Theatrical Design. The awards are presented through TDF's Costume Collection. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on Friday, April 20, at 6:30pm, at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street).

BWW REVIEW: A More Settled And Smooth MY FAIR LADY Returns To Sydney Photo BWW REVIEW: A More Settled And Smooth MY FAIR LADY Returns To Sydney
by Jade Kops - Aug 29, 2017

Following on from a successful opening season at the Sydney Opera House season in September 2016 and Brisbane and Melbourne seasons earlier this year, MY FAIR LADY returns to Sydney with a much better, more comfortable and 'lived in' performance.

Tickets On Sale for Return of Anna O'Byrne in Julie Andrews' MY FAIR LADY
by Julie Musbach - Jun 18, 2017

Due to continued and extraordinary demand, on Monday June 26 new tickets will be released for the Sydney return season of My Fair Lady.  Directed by Julie Andrews the show will commence at the Capitol Theatre on Thursday August 24 for a strictly limited season.

New Tickets Released for MY FAIR LADY Directed by Julie Andrews
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

???????Due to extraordinary demand, new tickets will be released on March 27 for the Sydney return season of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady.  Directed by Julie Andrews the show will commence at the Capitol Theatre on Sunday August 27, 2017 for a strictly limited season.

Catherine Zuber and Tony Straiges Among 2017 Theatre Development Fund/Irene Sharaff Awardees
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Six-time Tony Award-winning costume designer CATHERINE ZUBER and legendary scenic designer TONY STRAIGES are among the 2017 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients which were just announced by Theatre Development Fund (TDF), a not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts.

My Fair Lady Costume Exhibition Announces Extension
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 7, 2017

New tickets are set to be released on Monday 13 February for the Brisbane season of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady.  Directed by stage and screen legend Julie Andrews the show will play from March 14 at QPAC's Lyric Theatre and would make the perfect Valentine gift.  My Fair Lady received rave reviews for the premiere season at the Joan Sutherland Theatre where it smashed box office records for selling more tickets than any other production in the history of the Sydney Opera House!

BWW REVIEW: Opera Australia And John Frost's Latest Musical Partnership Celebrates The 60th Anniversary Of MY FAIR LADY
by Jade Kops - Sep 7, 2016

Under the iconic sails of the Sydney Opera House, MY FAIR LADY pairs recreations of the original vision with Direction from the original Eliza Doolittle, Dame Julie Andrews, the remaining living link to Moss Hart's (1956 Director) original production.

FIDDLER and KING AND I Designer Michael Yeargan Among 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Honorees
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Legendary scenic and costume designer, MICHAEL YEARGAN (currently represented on Broadway with Fiddler on the Roof and The King and I), and costume designer SUSAN TSU are among the 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on Friday, May 20, at 6:30pm, at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street).

Michael Yeargan and Susan Tsu Among 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards Recipients
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 31, 2016

Legendary scenic and costume designer, MICHAEL YEARGAN (currently represented on Broadway with Fiddler on the Roof and The King and I), and costume designer SUSAN TSU are among the 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on Friday, May 20, at 6:30pm, at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street).  Ms. Tsu was selected to receive the 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award for costume design and Mr. Yeargan will receive the Robert L.B. Tobin Award for Sustained Excellence in Theatrical Design. The awards are presented through Theatre Development Fund's Costume Collection.

Robin Wagner, Lewis Brown, et al. Win TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2011

Three-time Tony Award-winning scenic designer ROBIN WAGNER and esteemed costume designer LEWIS BROWN are among the 2011 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on Friday, April 8 at 6:30pm at the Hudson Theatre (145 West 44th Street). Mr. Brown was selected to receive the 2011 TDF/Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award for costume design, and Tony Award-winning scenic designer Robin Wagner will receive the Robert L.B. Tobin Award for Sustained Excellence in Theatrical Design. Sadly, Mr. Brown passed away in January of 2011. His award will be accepted by his long-time colleague and friend, Albert Wolsky, who was the recipient of the 2010 TDF/Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award


John David Ridge Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has John David Ridge been nominated for?
Best Costume Design (Tony Awards) for Ring Round the Moon .