Alvin Colt

Alvin Colt

Designer

Alvin Colt, who had one of the most enduring careers of any costume designer on Broadway, and won a Tony Award for the 1955 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Pipe Dream, died May 4, 2008, at a Manhattan hospital, according to his press representative. He was 92. Mr. Colt designed costumes for more than 50 Broadway productions, earning additional Tony nominations for his designs for Phoenix '55, The Lark, Li'l Abner, The Sleeping Prince and Greenwillow. He also designed over 15 shows for Off-Broadway's Phoenix Theatre.

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  • Death: May 4, 2008 in New York, New York

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1999 Outstanding Costume Design Forbidden Broadway Cleans Up Its Act! Nominee
Tony Award
1960 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Greenwillow Nominee
1957 Costume Design (Play or Musical) The Sleeping Prince Nominee
1957 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Li'l Abner Nominee
1956 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Pipe Dream Winner
1956 Costume Design (Play or Musical) The Lark Nominee
1956 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Phoenix '55 Nominee