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 for his work on the Broadway productions of The Drowsy Chaperone (2006) and Follies (2011).

Education[edit]

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

Career[edit]

Barnes grew up in the San Diego, California, area and credits seeing the ice shows, the circus, and a production of As You Like It in San Diego as a youth as inspiring him.[2] He also worked at Grossmont College in the Costume Department with such talents as: Clark Mires (Costume and Make Up Instructor at Grossmont College) James "Biff" Baker ("Elements of Stagecraft"; Alfred Publishing Co., Inc. 1978) and Rebecca McKee (Couturier to France Chretien, Daughter of Canadian Prime Minister, Jean Chretien. And International Wedding Dress Designer). He taught at New York University in the Graduate School for 20 years.[3] He was the resident costume designer for the Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn, New Jersey.[4]

Broadway credits[edit]

Other credits[edit]

[4]

°Dreamgirls, Savoy Theatre, London (November 2016)

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

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Gregg Barnes
  2. ^ Clayton, Douglas.Interview lastageblog.com, January 10, 2010
  3. ^ Interview, Fall 2009 Roundabout Theatre, retrieved January 20, 2010
  4. ^ a b Biography legallyblondethemusical.co.uk, retrieved January 20, 2010
  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. ^ Kissel, Howard (January 16, 1996). "Porter 'Know'-how Scores Again Rediscovered 1938 Musical Is A Lump Of Cole That Yields A Diamond". Daily News. New York. 
  9. ^ Lefkowitz, David.Hoty, Montevecchi, McKechnie & Miller Star in NJ Follies Apr. 24" playbill.com, April 24, 2011
  10. ^ a b Press Release feldentertainment.com, retrieved January 20, 2010
  11. ^ Projects toddkauchick.com, retrieved January 20, 2010
  12. ^ Hughes, David-Edward."A Radio City Christmas Spectacular" talkinbroadway.com, December 7, 2003
  13. ^ Jones, Kenneth."Russell & Krieger's Musical, Everything's Ducky, Is Now 'Lucky Duck', Getting New Wings at Old Globe" playbill.com, March 15, 2004
  14. ^ Awards Signature Theatre, retrieved January 20, 2010
  15. ^ Haun, Harry."Design for Living" playbill.com, May 4, 2006
  16. ^ Gans, Andrew."Live, Laugh, Love": Follies Begins City Center Encores! Run Feb. 8" playbill.com, February 8, 2007
  17. ^ Morris, Steven."Minsky's and the Art of Burlesque" LA Weekly, February 10, 2009
  18. ^ 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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