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Costume Designer Jane Greenwood Will Receive 2014 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement

Costume Designer Jane Greenwood Will Receive 2014 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement
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Jane Greenwood
Jane Greenwood has designed costumes for over 125 Broadway productions.

Broadway costume designer Jane Greenwood will receive the 2014 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theater.

Greenwood has designed costumes for over 125 Broadway productions, from Ballad of the Sad Café in 1963, to An American Daughter, Master Class, Passion, She Loves Me, Medea, The Iceman Cometh, Ah, Wilderness!, Long Days Journey Into Night and Our Town. Her work has led her to 15 Tony nominations throughout the years. In addition, she has worked extensively at Lincoln Center Theater and in opera, dance and film. Greenwood is currently a professor at Yale School of Drama.

Charlotte St. Marin, Executive Director of The Broadway League and Heather Hitchens, Executive Director of the American Theater Wing said in a statement, “[Greenwood] has made a significant imprint on the history of Broadway with her artistry. Her work has not only elevated the craft of costume design but has inspired generations of designers to come.”

The 68th Annual Tony Awards will be broadcast live on June 8 from Radio City Music Hall, with Hugh Jackman as host. Jonathan Groff and Lucy Liu will co-host the Tony Award nominations announcement on April 29 at the Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramount Hotel.

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