The acclaimed designer will be presented with the 2005 Ruth Morley Designing Woman Award at 12 noon at Trattoria Dopo Teatro. The award is named for late costume designer Ruth Morley, who was best known for her designs for "Annie Hall," "Tootsie" and "Prince of Tides." A graduate of the Yale School of Drama, Heidi Ettinger won Tony Awards for Best Scenic Design for The Secret Garden and the original production of Big River. She was also Tony-nominated for The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Ettinger's other Broadway credits include Good Vibrations, Dracula, Into the Woods, Moon Over Buffalo, Sound of Music, Smokey Joe's Cafe, The Triumph of Love, The Red Shoes and 'night, Mother. She was also costume designer on the latter.
Tickets for the League's Spring Luncheon are priced at $35 (advance) or $40 (at the door) and are available by calling (212) 501-6667. Trattoria Dopo Teatro is located in Manhattan at 125 West 44th Street.
Now in its 23rd year, The League of Professional Theatre Women is a not- for-profit organization that promotes visibility and increasing opportunities for women in the theatre. For more information, visit www.theaterwomen.org.