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Date Of Birth:
July 16, 1929
Date Of Death:
September 13, 2001 (72)
Birth Place:
Kent, ENGLAND
 
Barbara Matera Headshot
Date of Birth: July 16, 1929
Date of Death: September 13, 2001 (72)

Birth Place: Kent, ENGLAND
VIDEO: Hillary Clinton Shares Message of Support for the  Costume Industry Coalition Photo VIDEO: Hillary Clinton Shares Message of Support for the Costume Industry Coalition
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2021

The Costume Industry Coalition has the support of one of the theatre industry’s greatest champions: Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton.The costume industry is an essential but often unseen part of New York City’s arts and culture landscape: they create, supply and care for costumes for stage, dance, television, film, opera, concerts and more.

USITT Announces 2020 Award Winners Photo USITT Announces 2020 Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020

The United States Institute for Theatre Technology is pleased to announce our 2020 award winners. Each year USITT along with many generous sponsors present a wide array of awards to those who work, create, and excel in the theatre and live entertainment industry.

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Ann Hould-Ward Photo BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Ann Hould-Ward
by Elliot Lanes - Aug 6, 2018

Today's subject Ann Hould-Ward is both a Tony and Drama Desk Award winning costume designer. Her work isn't limited just to the theatre by any means. Besides contributing designs for such legendary Broadway productions as Beauty and the Beast, Into the Woods and Sunday in the Park with George (co-design with her mentor Broadway legend Patricia Zipprodt), her work has also been seen with many dance and opera companies all over the world.

Holly Hynes and Zack Brown Among 2018 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awardees Photo Holly Hynes and Zack Brown Among 2018 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awardees
by BWW News Desk - 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 Interviews: BIANCA DEL RIO On Her Book, HURRICANE BIANCA 2, And Returning to the  Photo BWW Interviews: BIANCA DEL RIO On Her Book, HURRICANE BIANCA 2, And Returning to the Stage
by Trevor Durham - Feb 24, 2018

Bianca Del Rio is sitting on a tour bus, laughing. 'You'd be surprised what you can get away with in drag. Trust me, I'm proof!'

USITT Selects 11 Rising Theatre Artists For 2018 Young Designers, Managers & Technici Photo USITT Selects 11 Rising Theatre Artists For 2018 Young Designers, Managers & Technicians Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

Eleven young technical theatre artists will receive Young Designers, Managers & Technicians (YDMT) Awards at USITT's 58th Annual Conference & Stage Expo, March 15, 2018, at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Nominations Open for USITT Young Designers, Managers & Technicians Awards Photo Nominations Open for USITT Young Designers, Managers & Technicians Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Students and Early-Career technical theatre artists can gain recognition, cash, and a trip to USITT 2018 in Fort Lauderdale if chosen for one of 14 Young Designers, Managers & Technicians Awards from USITT.

USITT Names 10 Rising Theatre Artists for 2017 Young Designers & Technicians Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

USITT will recognize 10 young technical theatre artists with its 2017 Young Designers & Technicians Awards in the performing arts.

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.

USITT Names 10 Rising Theatre Artists for 2017 Young Designers & Technicians Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

USITT will recognize 10 young technical theatre artists with its 2017 Young Designers & Technicians Awards in the performing arts.

FIDDLER and KING AND I Designer Michael Yeargan Among 2016 TDF/Irene Sharaff Honorees Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 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 tonight, May 20, at 6:30pm, at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street).

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 BWW News Desk - 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.

USITT Reveals 2016 Young Designers & Technicians Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

The awards, known as the YD&T Awards, bring acclaim and support to early career designers and technicians, through generous funding from industry sponsors. The awards will be presented on Thurs., March 17, at USITT 2016 in Salt Lake City in a special session featuring remarks by Steve Younkins, creator of Q2Q Comics, a web comic devoted to theatre tech.

USITT Opens Nominations for 2016 Young Designers & Technicians in the Performing Arts Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Student and early career theatrical artists can gain recognition, cash, and a trip to USITT 2016 in Salt Lake City if chosen for one of 11 Young Designers & Technicians in the Performing Arts awards from the United States Institute for Theatre Technology.

USITT Presents 2015 Young Designer & Technicians Awards Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Eleven promising young theatre artists will receive 2015 USITT Awards for Young Designers & Technicians in the Performing Arts -- the YD&T awards -- at USITT 2015 in Cincinnati, now through March 21.

USITT Announces 2015 Young Designer & Technicians Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

Eleven promising young theatre artists will receive 2015 USITT Awards for Young Designers & Technicians in the Performing Arts -- the YD&T awards -- at USITT 2015 in Cincinnati, March 18-21.

BWW Exclusive Interview: Tony-Winning Costume Designer Ann Hould-Ward Talks Paper Mill's Broadway-Bound CAN CAN
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 8, 2014

BWW speaks exclusively with talented Tony Award-winning costume designer Ann Hould-Ward (Broadway's Beauty and the Beast), the force behind the magnificent costumes for this highly-anticipated production.

USITT to Honor 2014 Young Designers & Technicians Award Winners at Expo, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Eleven emerging entertainment designers and technicians have been selected winners of USITT's 2014 Young Designers & Technicians Awards.

USITT Announces 2014 Young Designers & Technicians Award Winners; Ceremony Set for March 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

Eleven emerging entertainment designers and technicians have been selected winners of USITT's 2014 Young Designers & Technicians Awards.

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