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William Ivey Long has over 70 Broadway design credits in addition to his work in television, film, opera and ballet. Mr. Long has won 6 Tony Awards, with 15 nominations. He was inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame in January 2006 and recently completed a 4-year elected term as Chairman of the American Theatre Wing.

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[Broadway, 2021]
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[San Diego, CA (Regional), 2019]
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[Chicago, 2018]
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[Motion Picture, 2017]
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[Broadway, 1976]
Assistant to Messrs. King and Yeargan

William Ivey Long Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 2022 - Best Costume Design of a Musical

William Ivey Long, Diana, The Musical

Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Costume Design for a Musical

William Ivey Long, Tootsie

Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Costume Design for a Musical

William Ivey Long, Beetlejuice

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long, Tootsie

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long, Beetlejuice

Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Costume Design of a Musical

William Ivey Long, Tootsie

Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Costume Design of a Musical

William Ivey Long, Beetlejuice


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The Lortels - 2017 - Lifetime Achievement Award

William Ivey Long, William Ivey Long

Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Costume Design for a Play

William Ivey Long, Shows for Days

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long, On the Twentieth Century

Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Costume Design of a Musical

William Ivey Long, On the Twentieth Century


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Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long, Bullets Over Broadway: The Musical


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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Costume Design (Play or Musical)

William Ivey Long, Bullets Over Broadway: The Musical

Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Costume Design of a Musical

William Ivey Long, Bullets Over Broadway: The Musical

Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long, Cinderella

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Costume Design (Play or Musical)

William Ivey Long, The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Costume Design (Play or Musical)

William Ivey Long, Cinderella

Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Costume Design of a Musical

William Ivey Long, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella

Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long, Lucky Guy

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Costume Design (Play or Musical)

William Ivey Long, Don't Dress for Dinner

The Lortels - 2012 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long, The School For Lies

Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Costume Design of a Play

William Ivey Long, Don't Dress for Dinner

Helen Hayes Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Costume Design, Resident Production

William Ivey LongHenry VIII


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The Hewes Awards - 2011 - Hewes Design Award

William Ivey Long, The School for Lies

Drama Desk Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long, 9 to 5

Olivier Awards - 2008 - Best Costume Design

William Ivey Long, Hairspray

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long, Young Frankenstein

Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long, Curtains

Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long, Young Frankenstein


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Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Costume Design of a Musical

William Ivey Long, Grey Gardens

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long, Grey Gardens

The Lortels - 2006 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long, Grey Gardens


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BroadwayWorld Awards - 2005 - Best Costume Design

William Ivey Long, La Cage aux Folles

Olivier Awards - 2005 - Best Costume Design

William Ivey Long, The Producers

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2005 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long , La Cage aux Folles


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The Hewes Awards - 2005 - Costume Design

William Ivey Long, La Cage Aux Folles

Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Costume Design of a Musical

William Ivey Long, La Cage aux Folles

Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Costume Design of a Play

William Ivey Long, A Streetcar Named Desire

The Lortels - 2004 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long, Valhalla


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Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long, Hairspray


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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long, Hairspray


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Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Costume Design

William Ivey Long, Hairspray


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Drama Desk Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long, The Producers


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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long, The Producers


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Tony Awards - 2001 - Best Costume Design

William Ivey Long, The Producers


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Drama Desk Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long, The Music Man

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long , The Music Man


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The Hewes Awards - 2000 - Costume Design

William Ivey Long, Swing


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The Hewes Awards - 2000 - Costume Design

William Ivey Long, The Music Man


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The Hewes Awards - 2000 - Costume Design

William Ivey Long, Contact

Tony Awards - 2000 - Best Costume Design

William Ivey Long, The Music Man

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long , The Mystery of Irma Vep


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Drama Desk Awards - 1998 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long, Cabaret

Drama Desk Awards - 1998 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long, Cabaret

Olivier Awards - 1998 - Best Costume Designer

William Ivey Long, Chicago

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - Best Costume Design

William Ivey Long, Cabaret

Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Costume Design

William Ivey Long, Cabaret

Tony Awards - 1997 - Best Costume Design

William Ivey Long, Chicago

Drama Desk Awards - 1996 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long, A Christmas Carol

Drama Desk Awards - 1995 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long, A Christmas Carol


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Drama Desk Awards - 1992 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long , Guys and Dolls

Drama Desk Awards - 1992 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long, Crazy for You


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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1992 - Best Set, Costume and Lighting Design

William Ivey Long, Crazy for You


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Tony Awards - 1992 - Best Costume Design

William Ivey Long, Crazy for You


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Obie Awards - 1991 - Sustained Excellence of Costume Design

William Ivey Long


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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1989 - Best Costume Design

William Ivey Long, Lend Me a Tenor

Tony Awards - 1989 - Best Costume Design

William Ivey Long , Lend Me a Tenor


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Drama Desk Awards - 1982 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long, Nine


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The Hewes Awards - 1982 - Costume Design

William Ivey Long, Nine


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Tony Awards - 1982 - Best Costume Design

William Ivey Long, Nine

Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Costume Design

William Ivey Long, The 194's Radio Hour

William Ivey Long Videos

William Ivey Long News


Photos: Inside the Private Industry Reading For DORIAN'S WILD(E) AFFAIR

Playthings Theatre of New York and executive producer Preston Ridge recently presented private industry readings (by invitation only) of Dorian’s Wild(e) Affair, a new musical inspired by Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray. Check out photos here!

BEETLEJUICE to Play 7 Performances at Popejoy Hall in May

BEETLEJUICE will make his Albuquerque debut May 7, 2024. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Photos: First Look at Robyn Hurder as Velma Kelly in Chicago

Get a first look at photos of Robyn Hurder as Velma Kelly in Chicago.

Bianca Marroquin and Natasha Yvette Williams Will Return to CHICAGO on Broadway

Chicago on Broadway will welcome back Bianca Marroquín in the role of “Roxie Hart” and Tony nominee Natasha Yvette Williams in the role of “Matron Mama Morton.' Both will return beginning Monday, April 8 at the Ambassador Theatre.

Video: First Look at Robyn Hurder as Velma in CHICAGO

Tony Award nominee Robyn Hurder has returned to Chicago on Broadway in the role of 'Velma Kelly'. Check out a video clip of her here!

Tickets Go On Sale For HAIRSPRAY in Dallas This Week

The Dallas engagement of HAIRSPRAY  will go on sale Friday, March 22 at 10 a.m. This new North American tour, helmed by original director Jack O’Brien and original choreographer Jerry Mitchell, will play June 18-30 in Dallas at the Music Hall at Fair Park.

New Tickets On Sale For Sydney Season Of CHICAGO

Due to huge demand, additional performances have been released today for the upcoming Sydney season of CHICAGO. Tickets up to 21 July are on pre-sale from today, with General Public sales from Friday 22 March.

Robyn Hurder to Return to CHICAGO as Velma This Month

Tony Award nominee Robyn Hurder will return to Chicago on Broadway in the role of “Velma Kelly” beginning Tuesday, March 26 through Sunday, June 16.

Interview: Red Concepcion Looks on 'Mr. Cellophane's' Bright Side

Red Concepcion, who just made his Broadway debut in “Chicago,” sprinkles a little sunshine in his character, Amos Hart, who’s often depicted as Roxie’s “scummy, crummy, dummy hubby.” In the show’s first few minutes, it’s made clear Roxie has been cheating on Amos, clinging to men who have promised her a shot at being a local celebrity.

Ariana Madix Out of CHICAGO February 27 Performance

TV personality, actress and author Ariana Madix will miss tonight's performance of Chicago.

Video: Red Concepción Performs 'Mister Cellophane' in CHICAGO on Broadway

You can see right through him, walk right by him, and never know he's there! Here's an exclusive video sneak peek of Red Concepción performing 'Mister Cellophane' in CHICAGO on Broadway.

HAIRSPRAY North American Tour is Coming to the Orpheum Theatre This Spring

HAIRSPRAY, Broadway’s Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon, will be performing a limited engagement at BroadwaySF’s Orpheum Theatre. See performance dates and learn how to purchase tickets.

Review: BEETLEJUICE at Broadway Dallas

Join your friendly neighborhood demon, Beetlejuice, for a few hours of hilarity and horror. Broadway’s BEETLEJUICE is at Music Hall at Fair Park February 20-March 3.

Tickets Go On Sale This Week For HAIRSPRAY at the Hobby Center

Tickets to HAIRSPRAY at the Hobby Center will go on sale to the general public Friday, February 23, 2024 at 10am. Performances run June 4-9, 2024.

Ann Hould-Ward and Richard Hudson Receive TDF's Irene Sharaff Awards

TDF, the not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts, has just announced that celebrated costume designer ANN HOULD-WARD and legendary scenic designer RICHARD HUDSON are among the 2024 TDF/Irene Sharaff Award recipients.

Ariana Madix Extends Run in CHICAGO on Broadway Through Early April

TV personality, actress and author Ariana Madix will extend in her role as 'Roxie Hart' in Chicago on Broadway through April 7. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Jinkx Monsoon Will Return to CHICAGO in June

Chicago has announced that actress, vocalist, and two-time “RuPaul's Drag Race” winner Jinkx Monsoon will return in the role of Matron “Mama” Morton for 20 performances only beginning this June!

New Tickets On Sale For CHICAGO in Melbourne and Sydney

Due to huge demand, new tickets have been released for the Melbourne and Sydney seasons of CHICAGO. Tickets are on pre-sale from today, with General Public sales from Friday 16 February.

HAIRSPRAY Comes To ABT This Week

Alberta Bair Theater will welcome HAIRSPRAY on Saturday, February 17, for two performances – 2 P.M. and 7:30 P.M. Learn more about the production here!

BEETLEJUICE Adds Additional Performance At Popejoy Hall

It’s showtime! Popejoy Presents Broadway in New Mexico announced today that an additional performance on Tuesday May 7, 2024 has been added to the North American Tour of BEETLEJUICE, the edgy and irreverent Broadway smash hit musical comedy.

William Ivey Long FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What awards has William Ivey Long been nominated for?

William Ivey Long has been nominated for numerous awards throughout his career. Some of his notable nominations include Best Costume Design of a Musical at the Tony Awards for "Diana, The Musical," "Tootsie," and "Beetlejuice." He was also nominated for Outstanding Costume Design for a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "Tootsie" and "Beetlejuice." Long received nominations for Outstanding Costume Design at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for various productions such as "On the Twentieth Century," "Bullets Over Broadway: The Musical," and "Cinderella." Additionally, he was nominated for Best Costume Design at the Olivier Awards for "Hairspray" and "The Producers." Long's talent in costume design has earned him recognition across a wide range of productions, showcasing his versatility and creativity in the world of Broadway.

What awards has William Ivey Long won?

William Ivey Long has won numerous awards throughout his career, including the Lifetime Achievement Award at The Lortels. He has also received accolades such as Outstanding Costume Design at the Drama Desk Awards for productions like "Bullets Over Broadway: The Musical," "Hairspray," and "The Producers." Long's work on Broadway has been recognized with awards like the Tony Award for Best Costume Design for shows like "Grey Gardens," "Hairspray," "The Producers," and "Nine." Additionally, he has been honored with awards from the Outer Critics Circle, The Hewes Awards, BroadwayWorld Awards, and the Obie Awards for his exceptional costume design in various productions such as "La Cage aux Folles," "The Music Man," "Cabaret," and "Crazy for You."

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