William Ivey Long, Cabaret
Mr. Long won Tony Awards for Crazy for You and Nine and nominations for Lend Me a Tenor and Chicago. He received Drama Desk Awards for Guys and Dolls, Nine and Lend Me a Tenor. Mr. Long is also the recipient of two Outer Critics Circle Awards, a Maharam Award and a 1992 Obie Award for Outstanding Achievement. Santo Loquasto, Ragtime
Mr. Loquasto won Tony and Drama Desk Awards for his costume designs for The Cherry Orchard and Grand Hotel, Tony and Drama Desk Awards for his set design for Cafe Crown and five Tony nominations for his set designs. His collaboration with Woody Allen on 18 films earned him three Academy Award nominations. Mr. Loquastohas also worked with most major dance companies.
Martin Pakledinaz, Golden Child
Mr. Pakledinaz received Tony and Drama Desk Award nominations for The Life. Some of his other NY productions include the current revival of The Diary of Anne Frank, Twelve Dreams and Anna Christie. For his regional work, he received L.A.Drama-Logue, Helen Hayes and Joseph Jefferson awards. Mr. Pakledinaz has also designed for opera and ballet companies.
Julie Taymor, The Lion King
Ms. Taymor made her Broadway debut in 1996 with the Lincoln Center production of Juan Darien and received two Tony Award nominations for director and scenic designer with G.W. Mercier, with whom she worked on five shows. Ms. Taymor designed and choreographed the musical The King Stag for the American Repertory Theatre.