The 2014 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards
The awards, which were presented through TDF’s costume collection, honored scenic designer, writer and professor Marjorie Kellogg and costume designer Deborah M. Dryden.
Dryden, who designed costumes for Robert Schenkkan's All The Way, received the 2014 TDF/Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award for costume design. She has designed costumes for theatres including Arena Stage, Hong Kong Repertory Theatre, the Kennedy Center, American Conservatory Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse and the Mark Taper Forum.
Linda Cho, who designed costumes for A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, was presented with the TDF/Irene Sharaff Young Master Award, and costume builder Marianne Krostyne, was presented with the TDF/Irene Sharaff Artisan Award.
The ceremony also featured a special memorial tribute to opera, theatre and film costume designer Sam Kirkpatrick with a screening of an original 15-minute film on his life, created by designer Suzy Benzinger.
Founded in 1993, the awards pay tribute to the art of costume design and honor legendary designer Irene Sharaff, who designed numerous Broadway productions, including the original stagings of Lady in the Dark, West Side Story, The King and I, Juno, Sweet Charity, Funny Girl and Jerome Robbins' Broadway.
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