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Tom Watson

 
Bio:
Tom Watson is head of the wig and makeup department at the Metropolitan Opera. He has designed wigs for more than 45 Broadway productions. Current and recent Broadway designs include The Addams Family; Promises, Promises; Elling; Million Dollar Quartet; Mrs. Warren's Profession; Wicked; Rock of ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Tom Watson is head of the wig and makeup department at the Metropolitan Opera. He has designed wigs for more than 45 Broadway productions. Current and recent Broadway designs include The Addams Family; Promises, Promises; Elling; Million Dollar Quartet; Mrs. Warren's Profession; Wicked; Rock of ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2022]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2022]
Wig, Hair Designer
 
[Broadway, 2022]
Wig Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2021] Cancelled
Hair & Wig Design
 
[West End, 2021]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Wigs, Hair & Make-Up Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Hair, Wigs and Make Up Design
 
[US Tour, 2019]
Wig Designer
 
[Los Angeles, 2018]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2019]
Hair & Wig Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Hair & Wig Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Hair & Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2018]
Hair & Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2018]
Hair & Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Hair Design
 
[US Tour, 2017]
Hair and Wig Design
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Hair Designer
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Hair and Wig Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Hair Design
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Haor and Wig Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Hair Designer
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Make-Up Designer
Hair Designer
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Make-Up Designer
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Hair & Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Hair & Wig Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Hair & Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Hair Designer
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Hair & Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Hair & Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Hair Designer
 
[US Tour, 2011]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[US Tour, 2011]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[West End, 2011]
Wig and Hair Designer
 
[US Tour, 2011]
Hair Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Hair Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Hair & Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Hair Designer
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Hair Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Hair Designer
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Wig and Hair Designer
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Hair And Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Hair Designer
Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Hair Designer
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2004]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2004]
Assistant Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Hair And Wig Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2002]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2002]
Hair and Wig Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Hair Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 2000]
Wig Designer
 
[Broadway, 1989]
Wig Designer

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2022]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2022]
Wig, Hair Designer

[Broadway, 2022]
Wig Design

[Off-Broadway, 2021] Cancelled
Hair & Wig Design

[West End, 2021]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Wigs, Hair & Make-Up Design

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Hair, Wigs and Make Up Design

[US Tour, 2019]
Wig Designer

[Los Angeles, 2018]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2019]
Hair & Wig Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Hair & Wig Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Hair & Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2018]
Hair & Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2018]
Hair & Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2017]
Hair Design

[US Tour, 2017]
Hair and Wig Design

[Broadway, 2017]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2017]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2017]
Hair Designer

[Broadway, 2016]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2016]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2015]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Hair and Wig Design

[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2014]
Hair Design

[Broadway, 2014]
Haor and Wig Design

[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2013]
Hair Designer

[Broadway, 2013]
Make-Up Designer

Hair Designer

[Broadway, 2013]
Make-Up Designer

[Broadway, 2013]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Hair & Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2013]
Hair & Wig Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Hair & Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2012]
Hair Designer

[Broadway, 2012]
Hair & Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2012]
Hair & Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2011]
Hair Designer

[US Tour, 2011]
Hair and Wig Designer

[US Tour, 2011]
Hair and Wig Designer

[West End, 2011]
Wig and Hair Designer

[US Tour, 2011]
Hair Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2011]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2011]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2011]
Hair Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Hair & Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2010]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2010]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2010]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2010]
Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2010]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2010]
Hair Designer

[Broadway, 2010]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2010]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2009]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2009]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2009]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2009]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2009]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Hair Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2008]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2008]
Hair Designer

[Broadway, 2008]
Wig and Hair Designer

[Broadway, 2008]
Hair And Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2008]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2007]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2007]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2007]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2007]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2006]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2006]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Hair Designer

Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2006]
Hair Designer

[Broadway, 2006]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2006]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2006]
Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2006]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2005]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2005]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2004]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2004]
Assistant Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2003]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2003]
Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2003]
Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2003]
Hair And Wig Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2002]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2002]
Hair and Wig Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Hair Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Wig Designer

[Broadway, 2000]
Wig Designer

[Broadway, 1989]
Wig Designer

Tom Watson Biography

Tom Watson is head of the wig and makeup department at the Metropolitan Opera. He has designed wigs for more than 45 Broadway productions. Current and recent Broadway designs include The Addams Family; Promises, Promises; Elling; Million Dollar Quartet; Mrs. Warren's Profession; Wicked; Rock of Ages; South Pacific; Sondheim on Sondheim; A View from the Bridge; and Sunday in the Park with George.

Tom Watson Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Wig and Hair Design
Tom Watson, The Great Society
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Wig and Hair
Tom Watson, The Little Foxes
 
The Hewes Awards - 2007 - Special Achievement in Design Gold Star
Tom Watson, The Coast of Utopia

Tom Watson News

James Vincent Meredith to Join THE MINUTES on Broadway Photo James Vincent Meredith to Join THE MINUTES on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022

THE MINUTES by Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Letts, directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro, will welcome celebrated actor James Vincent Meredith (The Skin of Our Teeth, The Book of Mormon) back to Big Cherry.

Jessica Vosk & Elizabeth Ward Land to Join THE BEDWETTER, Now Extended at Atlantic Th Photo Jessica Vosk & Elizabeth Ward Land to Join THE BEDWETTER, Now Extended at Atlantic Theater Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022

Atlantic Theater Company has announced the world premiere production of The Bedwetter has been extended to Sunday, July 10 - along with a couple of cast changes.

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN Will Host a Post-Show Q&A This Week Photo THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN Will Host a Post-Show Q&A This Week
by Stephi Wild - Jun 13, 2022

The producers of the hit new production of THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN are delighted to announce a very special post-show Q & A with members of the cast and creative team this Tuesday 14 June (immediately following the evening performance) at Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Highgate Village, where the show is now playing until Sunday 3 July 2022.

Photos: First Look at THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN at Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Highgate Vi Photo Photos: First Look at THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN at Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Highgate Village
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2022

Get a first look at the brand new production of THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, which is now playing at Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Highgate Village, until Sunday 3 July 2022, with Press Night on Thursday 9 June 2022.

MY FAIR LADY Comes to the Birmingham Hippodrome in 2023 Photo MY FAIR LADY Comes to the Birmingham Hippodrome in 2023
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022

Birmingham Hippodrome have today announced that New York's Lincoln Center Theater's critically acclaimed and multi award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's much loved MY FAIR LADY will play at¬†the theatre from Wednesday 8 March ‚Äď Sunday 26 March 2023 as part of a UK and Ireland tour which begins in September 2022 following a limited engagement at the London Coliseum this summer.

Desmonda Cathabel Wins The 14th Annual Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer Of  Photo Desmonda Cathabel Wins The 14th Annual Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer Of The Year 2022 Competition
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022

Desmonda Cathabel from Jakarta, Indonesia, studying at the Royal Academy of Music, has beaten off stiff competition from 11 other talented young singers to be named the Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year.

THE MINUTES Raises $78K to Support Save the Children's Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund Photo THE MINUTES Raises $78K to Support Save the Children's Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

THE MINUTES on Broadway announced today that from a portion of tickets sales $78,830 has been raised thus far to support global humanitarian organization Save the Children’s Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund.

MPAC to Present FIDDLER ON THE ROOF National Tour Featuring  Morris County Resident D Photo MPAC to Present FIDDLER ON THE ROOF National Tour Featuring Morris County Resident Danny Arnold & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022

Mayo Performing Arts Center will present the Morristown engagement of the Tony Award¬ģ-nominated Broadway revival of¬†Fiddler on the Roof¬†at Friday-Saturday, June 17-18.

Review Roundup: GOLDEN SHIELD Opens at Manhattan Theatre Club Photo Review Roundup: GOLDEN SHIELD Opens at Manhattan Theatre Club
by Review Roundups - May 19, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of Golden Shield, written by Anchuli Felicia King (White Pearl) and directed by May Adrales (Vietgone at MTC), is now running at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street).

VIDEO: First Look at MY FAIR LADY in the West End Photo VIDEO: First Look at MY FAIR LADY in the West End
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 18, 2022

New production footage has been released today of the company of My Fair Lady. The company features Harry Hadden-Paton as Henry Higgins, Amara Okereke as Eliza Doolittle, Stephen K Amos as Alfred P Doolittle, Dame Vanessa Redgrave as Mrs Higgins, Malcolm Sinclair as Colonel Pickering, Maureen Beattie as Mrs Pearce, and Sharif Afifi as Freddy Eynsford-Hill.

Tom Watson Videos

VIDEO: First Look at MY FAIR LADY in the West End VideoVIDEO: First Look at MY FAIR LADY in the West End
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 18, 2022

New production footage has been released today of the company of My Fair Lady. The company features Harry Hadden-Paton as Henry Higgins, Amara Okereke as Eliza Doolittle, Stephen K Amos as Alfred P Doolittle, Dame Vanessa Redgrave as Mrs Higgins, Malcolm Sinclair as Colonel Pickering, Maureen Beattie as Mrs Pearce, and Sharif Afifi as Freddy Eynsford-Hill.

VIDEO: Take a Look At The Musical Number 'Election Night' from The Public Theater's p VideoVIDEO: Take a Look At The Musical Number 'Election Night' from The Public Theater's production of SOFT POWER
by Stage Tube - Nov 5, 2019

Below is a link to a clip from the musical number a?oeElection Nighta?? from The Public Theater's production of SOFT POWER, with play and lyrics by Tony Award winner David Henry Hwang, music and additional lyrics by Tony Award winner Jeanine Tesori, choreography by Tony nominee Sam Pinkleton, and direction by Tony nominee Leigh Silverman. SOFT POWER will run through Sunday, November 17.

VIDEO: Get a First Look at Footage From SOFT POWER at the Public VideoVIDEO: Get a First Look at Footage From SOFT POWER at the Public
by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2019

The Public Theater presents Soft Power, with play and lyrics by Tony Award winner David Henry Hwang, music and additional lyrics by Tony Award winner Jeanine Tesori, choreography by Tony nominee Sam Pinkleton, and is directed by Tony nominee Leigh Silverman. Get a first look at footage from the production!

BWW TV:  Annette Bening, Tracy Letts  & More Get Ready to Bring ALL MY SONS to Broadw VideoBWW TV: Annette Bening, Tracy Letts & More Get Ready to Bring ALL MY SONS to Broadway!
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 17, 2019

Arthur Miller's All My Sons will begin preview performances on April 4, 2019, and open officially on Monday, April 22, 2019. This is a limited engagement through June 23, 2019 on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street).

VIDEO: Watch the All New TV Spot For KING KONG VideoVIDEO: Watch the All New TV Spot For KING KONG
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 19, 2019

King Kong has just dropped an all new TV spot! The commercial features footage from the show, including, of course, the iconic puppet.

VIDEO: On This Day, September 28- Broadway Revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Cele VideoVIDEO: On This Day, September 28- Broadway Revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Celebrates Opening Night
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 28, 2018

Today we celebrate the Broadway revival of Kaufman and Hart's You Can't Take It with You, which opened on this day in 2014.

VIDEO: See How Alyse Alan Louis Channels Hillary Clinton in the New Musical SOFT POWE VideoVIDEO: See How Alyse Alan Louis Channels Hillary Clinton in the New Musical SOFT POWER
by Stage Tube - Jun 1, 2018

Check out an in-depth with one of the stars of the new musical Soft Power. Alyse Alan Louis portrays former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in the new play with a musical. See what she does to become Hillary below!

VIDEO: SOFT POWER Opens at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles VideoVIDEO: SOFT POWER Opens at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles
by Stage Tube - May 18, 2018

The world premiere of 'Soft Power' by David Henry Hwang (play and lyrics) and Jeanine Tesori opened last night at the Ahmanson Theatre. Check out footage from the show's opening night below!

VIDEO: Meet the Creative Team of the New Musical SOFT POWER VideoVIDEO: Meet the Creative Team of the New Musical SOFT POWER
by Stage Tube - Apr 30, 2018

The upcoming world premiere of 'Soft Power' by David Henry Hwang (play and lyrics) and Jeanine Tesori (music and additional lyrics) will be produced by Center Theatre Group at the Ahmanson Theatre from May 3 through June 10, 2018. Directed by Leigh Silverman and choreographed by Sam Pinkleton, the opening of 'Soft Power' is set for May 16. Following its run at the Ahmanson, 'Soft Power' will play San Francisco's Curran from June 20 through July 8, 2018.

Video: Go Inside Rehearsals of David Henry Hwang & Jeanine Tesori's SOFT POWER! VideoVideo: Go Inside Rehearsals of David Henry Hwang & Jeanine Tesori's SOFT POWER!
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 25, 2018

The upcoming world premiere of 'Soft Power' by David Henry Hwang (play and lyrics) and Jeanine Tesori (music and additional lyrics) will be produced by Center Theatre Group at the Ahmanson Theatre from May 3 through June 10, 2018. Directed by Leigh Silverman and choreographed by Sam Pinkleton, the opening of 'Soft Power' is set for May 16. Following its run at the Ahmanson, 'Soft Power' will play San Francisco's Curran from June 20 through July 8, 2018.


Tom Watson Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Tom Watson been nominated for?
Outstanding Wig and Hair Design (Drama Desk Awards) for The Great Society Outstanding Wig and Hair (Drama Desk Awards) for The Little Foxes and Special Achievement in Design (The Hewes Awards) for The Coast of Utopia .

What awards has Tom Watson won?
Special Achievement in Design (The Hewes Awards) for The Coast of Utopia.