Costume Designer Stanley Simmons, 71, is Dead

News   Costume Designer Stanley Simmons, 71, is Dead Stanley Simmons, a theatre costume designer whose credits included Lena: The Lady and Her Music and original productions of Tennessee Williams' Garden District and Bar of a Tokyo Hotel, died Sept. 4 of heart failure, the New York Times reported.

Stanley Simmons, a theatre costume designer whose credits included Lena: The Lady and Her Music and original productions of Tennessee Williams' Garden District and Bar of a Tokyo Hotel, died Sept. 4 of heart failure, the New York Times reported.

Mr. Simmons, who was 71, was a ballet costume designer whose work was seen in the ballets of Jerome Robbins, Eliot Feld, Agnes de Mille, Michael Kidd, Michael Smuin and others. He also designed costumes for 1966 revival of The King and I at City Center and for Shirley MacLaine's television special, "Gypsy in My Soul."