Gregg Barnes

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Gregg Barnes is an American costume designer for stage and film. Barnes is a two-time winner of the Tony Award for Best Costume Design in a Musical for his work on the Broadway productions of The Drowsy Chaperone (2006) and Follies (2011).

Education[edit]

Barnes has a MFA in Design from New York University and an undergraduate degree from San Diego University.[1]

Career[edit]

Barnes grew up in the San Diego, California area and credits seeing the circus, ice shows, and a local production of As You Like It in his youth as his inspiration to pursue a career in the theatre.[2] He worked at Grossmont College in the Costume Department with other costume designers and artists such as Clark Mires, James "Biff" Baker, and Rebecca McKee. He taught at the New York University graduate school for 20 years.[3] Barnes served as the resident costume designer for Paper Mill Playhouse, in Millburn, New Jersey for 9 years.[4]

Broadway credits[edit]

Other credits[edit]

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Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominee Result
2003 Tony Award Best Costume Design Flower Drum Song Nominated
2006 Best Costume Design in a Musical The Drowsy Chaperone Won
Drama Desk Award Outstanding Costume Design Won
Outer Critics Circle Award Outstanding Costume Design Won
2007 Tony Award Best Costume Design in a Musical Legally Blonde Nominated
2012 Follies Won
Drama Desk Award Outstanding Costume Design Won
Outer Critics Circle Award Outstanding Costume Design Nominated
2013 Tony Award Best Costume Design in a Musical Kinky Boots Nominated
Outer Critics Circle Award Outstanding Choreography Nominated
2014 Aladdin Nominated
2015 Tony Award Best Costume Design in a Musical Something Rotten! Nominated
Outer Critics Circle Award Outstanding Choreography Nominated
2016 Tony Award Best Costume Design in a Musical Tuck Everlasting Nominated
2017 WhatsOnStage Award Best Costume Design Aladdin Won

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Gregg Barnes
  2. ^ Clayton, Douglas.Ovation Nominee Profile: Gregg Barnes, archived from the original on 2010-01-10, retrieved 2022-10-19
  3. ^ Interview with the Costume Designer Gregg Barnes (PDF), archived (PDF) from the original on 2010-07-06, retrieved 2022-10-19
  4. ^ a b Legally Blonde Creative Bio, archived from the original on 2010-10-07, retrieved 2022-10-19
  5. ^ Gussow, Mel."Review/Theater; Two Women as Nearly Anyone Else" The New York Times, February 1, 1989
  6. ^ Rothstein, Edward."Review/Music: 'Cinderella'; City Opera Tries On The Famed Footwear" The New York Times, November 11, 1993
  7. ^ Internet Movie Database listing, Live From Lincoln Center imdb.com, retrieved January 20, 2010
  8. ^ Lefkowitz, David (March 25, 1997). "Rest of Cast Announced for Roseanne's Wizard of Oz". Playbill. New York.
  9. ^ Lefkowitz, David.Hoty, Montevecchi, McKechnie & Miller Star in NJ Follies Apr. 24, archived from the original on 2010-10-07, retrieved 2022-10-19 playbill.com, April 24, 2011
  10. ^ Hughes, David-Edward."A Radio City Christmas Spectacular" talkinbroadway.com, December 7, 2003
  11. ^ Jones, Kenneth.Russell & Krieger's Musical, Everything's Ducky, Is Now Lucky Duck, Getting New Wings at Old Globe, archived from the original on 2011-06-04, retrieved 2022-10-19
  12. ^ Awards Archived 2009-11-28 at the Wayback Machine Signature Theatre, retrieved January 20, 2010
  13. ^ Haun, Harry."Design for Living" playbill.com, May 4, 2006
  14. ^ Gans, Andrew."Live, Laugh, Love": Follies Begins City Center Encores! Run Feb. 8" Archived 2011-06-04 at the Wayback Machine playbill.com, February 8, 2007
  15. ^ Morris, Steven."Minsky's and the Art of Burlesque" LA Weekly, February 10, 2009
  16. ^ Hetrick, Adam."Tony Winner Gregg Barnes "Runs the Gamut A to Z" in Designing Kennedy Center 'Follies'" playbill.com, May 30, 2011

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