Geoffrey Holder

Geoffrey Holder


Geoffrey Holder, a multi-talented stage and film artist who directed and designed the original Broadway production of The Wiz, an African-American musical retelling of "The Wizard of Oz," died Oct. 5, 2014, in Manhattan. He was 84.

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  • Born: Aug 1, 1930 in Port of Spain, Trinidad
  • Death: Oct 5, 2014 in New York, NY


Drama Desk Award
1978 Outstanding Choreography Timbuktu! Nominee
1978 Outstanding Costume Design Timbuktu! Nominee
1975 Outstanding Costume Design The Wiz Winner
1975 Outstanding Director of a Musical The Wiz Nominee
Tony Award
1978 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Timbuktu! Nominee
1975 Costume Design (Play or Musical) The Wiz Winner
1975 Direction of a Musical The Wiz Winner