Desmond Heeley

Desmond Heeley, who designed sets and costumes for the theatre, opera and ballet, and was known for his ability to create visual magic out of humble materials, died June 10 in Manhattan. The cause was cancer. He was 85.

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  • Born: Jun 1, 1931 in Staffordshire, England
  • Death: Jun 10, 2016 in New York, NY

Awards

Drama Desk Award
2011 Outstanding Costume Design The Importance of Being Earnest Nominee
Irene Sharaff Awards
2013 The Robert L.B. Tobin Award Winner
Outer Critics Circle
2011 Outstanding Costume Design The Importance of Being Earnest Nominee
2011 Outstanding Set Design The Importance of Being Earnest Nominee
Tony Award
2011 Costume Design of a Play The Importance of Being Earnest Winner
1968 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead Winner
1968 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead Winner