Salon #44: A Conversation with Jane Greenwood
Costume Designer Jane Greenwood has had a long and illustrious career spanning some fifty years designing for Broadway and beyond. Please join Wingspace and XO Projects for a conversation with Jane about her life in the theater, her biggest challenges and greatest achievements over her career.
Ms. Greenwood's recent credits include: Saint Joan, Strange Interlude, The Way of the World, Mourning Becomes Electra, The Winter’s Tale. Many productions with Michael Kahn starting at the American Shakespeare Theatre. Originally from Liverpool, England, Ms. Greenwood was educated at the Central School of Arts and Crafts in London. She began her career at the Oxford Playhouse. She has designed for theater, opera, dance, film and television, including over 125 productions for Broadway since The Ballad Of The Sad Café in 1963. Films include Arthur, Glengarry Glen Ross, and the cult classic Can’t Stop the Music. Her awards include 21 Tony nominations, including a Lifetime Achievement Tony and this year’s Tony award for The Little Foxes. Other awards include the Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award, the Maharam/Henry Hewes Design Award for Tartuffe, the Lucille Lortel Award for Sylvia and Old Money, and the Helen Hayes Award for Mourning Becomes Electra. Ms. Greenwood was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 2003. She has served as a Professor of Design at the Yale School of Drama since 1976.
Monday, April 23th 7-9pm