Alvin Colt (Designer) | Playbill

Alvin Colt

Designer

Mr. Colt also employed his skills Off-Broadway when that branch of the New York theatre was just getting started. He was a charter member of the Phoenix Theater, which performed classics and experimental new works out of an old Yiddish theatre on Second Avenue. There, he worked with the likes of Tyrone Guthrie, Sidney Lumet, Uta Hagen and Montgomery Clift.

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  • Death: May 03, 2008 in New York, New York

Roles (80)

If You Ever Leave Me... I'm Going with You! Playbill - Opening Night If You Ever Leave Me...I'm Going with You!
Opened August 06, 2001
  • Costume Design
If You Ever Leave Me... I'm Going with You! Playbill - Opening Night
Waiting in the Wings Playbill - Opening Night Waiting in the Wings
Opened December 16, 1999
  • Costume Design
Waiting in the Wings Playbill - Opening Night
The Herbal Bed Playbill - Opening Night, April 1998 The Herbal Bed
Opened April 16, 1998
  • Costume Design
The Herbal Bed Playbill - Opening Night, April 1998
Sacrilege Playbill - Opening Night, Nov 1995 Sacrilege
Opened November 02, 1995
  • Costume Design
Sacrilege Playbill - Opening Night, Nov 1995
Comedy Tonight Playbill - Opening Night, Dec 1994 Comedy Tonight
Opened December 18, 1994
  • Costume Design
Accomplice Playbill - Apr 1990 Accomplice
Opened April 26, 1990
  • Costume Design
Jerome Robbins Broadway Playbill - Opening Night Jerome Robbins' Broadway
Opened February 26, 1989
  • Costume Design ("On The Town")
The 40th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - June 1, 1986 The 40th Annual Tony Awards - 1986
Opened June 01, 1986
  • Costumes
The 40th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - June 1, 1986
The 39th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - June 2, 1985 The 39th Annual Tony Awards - 1985
Opened June 02, 1985
  • Costumes
The 37th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - June 5, 1983 The 37th Annual Tony Awards - 1983
Opened June 05, 1983
  • Costumes
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 Parade of Stars Playing the Palace
Opened May 02, 1983
  • Costume Design
The 36th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - 1982 The 36th Annual Tony Awards - 1982
Opened June 06, 1982
  • Costumes
The 35th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - 1981 The 35th Annual Tony Awards - 1981
Opened June 07, 1981
  • Costume Supervisor
Broadway Follies Playbill - Opening Night, March 1981 Broadway Follies
Opened March 15, 1981
  • Costume Design
The 34th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - 1980 The 34th Annual Tony Awards - 1980
Opened June 08, 1980
  • Costume Supervisor
The Roast Playbill - May 1980 The Roast
Opened May 08, 1980
  • Costume Design
The 33rd Annual Tony Awards Playbill - June 3, 1979 The 33rd Annual Tony Awards - 1979
Opened June 03, 1979
  • Costume Supervisor
The 32nd Annual Tony Awards Playbill - June 4, 1978 The 32nd Annual Tony Awards - 1978
Opened June 04, 1978
  • Costume Supervisor
The 30th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - Apr 18, 1976 The 30th Annual Tony Awards - 1976
Opened April 18, 1976
  • Costume Designer
The 30th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - Apr 18, 1976
The 29th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - Apr 20, 1975 The 29th Annual Tony Awards - 1975
Opened April 20, 1975
  • Costumes
The 28th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - Apr 21, 1974 The 28th Annual Tony Awards - 1974
Opened April 21, 1974
  • Costumes
Lorelei Playbill - Jan 1974 Lorelei
Opened January 27, 1974
  • Costume Design
The 27th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - Mar 25, 1973 The 27th Annual Tony Awards - 1973
Opened March 25, 1973
  • Costumes
The 26th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - Apr 23, 1972 The 26th Annual Tony Awards - 1972
Opened April 23, 1972
  • Costumes
Sugar Playbill - Opening Night, April 1972 Sugar
Opened April 09, 1972
  • Costume Design
The 25th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - Mar 28, 1971 The 25th Annual Tony Awards - 1971
Opened March 28, 1971
  • Costumes
The Goodby People Playbill - Dec 1968 The Goodbye People
Opened December 03, 1968
  • Costume Design
The Goodby People Playbill - Dec 1968
Golden Rainbow Playbill - Opening Night, Feb 1968 Golden Rainbow
Opened February 04, 1968
  • Costume Design
Henry, Sweet Henry Playbill - Oct 1967 Henry, Sweet Henry
Opened October 23, 1967
  • Costume Design
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 Fumed Oak
Opened May 03, 1967
  • Costume Design
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 Ways and Means
Opened May 03, 1967
  • Costume Design
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 Still Life
Opened May 03, 1967
  • Costume Design
A Touch of the Poet Playbill - May 1967 A Touch of the Poet
Opened May 02, 1967
  • Costume Design
The Imaginary Invalid Playbill - May 1967 The Imaginary Invalid
Opened May 01, 1967
  • Costume Design
The Paisley Convertible Playbill - Feb 1967 The Paisley Convertible
Opened February 11, 1967
  • Costume Design
Something More! Playbill - Nov 1964 Something More!
Opened November 10, 1964
  • Costume Design
The Crucible Playbill - April 1964 The Crucible
Opened April 06, 1964
  • Costume Design
The Crucible Playbill - April 1964
The Seagull Playbill - April 1964 The Seagull
Opened April 05, 1964
  • Costume Design
The Seagull Playbill - April 1964
Here's Love Playbill - Dec 1963 Here's Love
Opened October 03, 1963
  • Costume Design
The Beauty Part Playbill - Dec 1962 The Beauty Part
Opened December 26, 1962
  • Costume Design
The Aspern Papers Playbill - Feb 1962 The Aspern Papers
Opened February 07, 1962
  • Costume Design
13 Daughters Playbill - March 1961 13 Daughters
Opened March 02, 1961
  • Costume Design
Wildcat Playbill - Jan 1961 Wildcat
Opened December 16, 1960
  • Costume Design
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 Christine
Opened April 28, 1960
  • Costume Design
Greenwillow Playbill - May 1960 Greenwillow
Opened March 08, 1960
  • Costume Design
Greenwillow Playbill - May 1960
Destry Rides Again Playbill - Aug 1959 Destry Rides Again
Opened April 23, 1959
  • Costume Design
First Impressions Playbill - April 1959 First Impressions
Opened March 19, 1959
  • Costume Design
Say, Darling Playbill - Aug 1958 Say, Darling
Opened April 03, 1958
  • Costume Design
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 Blue Denim
Opened February 27, 1958
  • Costume Design
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 The Infernal Machine
Opened February 03, 1958
  • Costume Design
Rumple Playbill - Dec 1957 Rumple
Opened November 06, 1957
  • Costume Design
Copper and Brass Playbill - Opening Night, Oct 1957 Copper and Brass
Opened October 17, 1957
  • Costume Design
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 Mary Stuart
Opened October 08, 1957
  • Costume Design
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 Livin' the Life
Opened April 27, 1957
  • Costume Design
Li'l Abner Playbill - Feb 1957 Li'l Abner
Opened November 15, 1956
  • Costume Design
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 Diary of a Scoundrel
Opened November 04, 1956
  • Costume Design
The Sleeping Prince Playbill - Nov 1956 The Sleeping Prince
Opened November 01, 1956
  • Costume Design
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 The Littlest Revue
Opened May 22, 1956
  • Costume Design
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 A Month in the Country
Opened April 03, 1956
  • Costume Design
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 Miss Julie
Opened February 21, 1956
  • Costume Design
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 The Stronger
Opened February 21, 1956
  • Costume Design
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 Six Characters in Search of an Author
Opened December 11, 1955
  • Costume Design
Pipe Dream Playbill - Dec 1955 Pipe Dream
Opened November 30, 1955
  • Costume Design
The Lark Playbill - Nov 1955 The Lark
Opened November 17, 1955
  • Costume Design
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 The Carefree Tree
Opened October 11, 1955
  • Costume Design
Phoenix '55 Playbill - April 1955 Phoenix '55
Opened May 23, 1955
  • Costume Design
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 Finian's Rainbow
Opened May 18, 1955
  • Costume Design
Guys and Dolls Playbill - April 1955 Guys and Dolls
Opened April 20, 1955
  • Costume Design
Fanny Playbill - Sept 1956 Fanny
Opened November 04, 1954
  • Costume Design
The Golden Apple Playbill - April 1954 The Golden Apple
Opened April 20, 1954
  • Costume Design
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 Madam, Will You Walk
Opened December 01, 1953
  • Costumes Supervised
The Frogs of Spring Playbill - Oct 1953 The Frogs of Spring
Opened October 21, 1953
  • Costume Design
Top Banana Playbill - Dec 1951 Top Banana
Opened November 01, 1951
  • Costume Design
Guys and Dolls Playbill - June, 1951 Guys and Dolls
Opened November 24, 1950
  • Costume Design
Clutterbuck Playbill - Dec 1949 Clutterbuck
Opened December 03, 1949
  • Costumes Supervisor
Music in My Heart Playbill - Oct 1947 Music in My Heart
Opened October 02, 1947
  • Scenic Design
  • Costume Design
Barefoot Boy With Cheek Playbill - April 1947 Barefoot Boy with Cheek
Opened April 03, 1947
  • Costume Design
Around the World in 80 Days Playbill - June 1946 Around the World
Opened May 31, 1946
  • Costume Design
On the Town Playbill - Opening Night On the Town
Opened December 28, 1944
  • Costume Design

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1999 Outstanding Costume Design Forbidden Broadway Cleans Up Its Act! Nominee
Tony Award
1960 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1957 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1957 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1956 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1956 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Winner
1956 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
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