Tony Award for
Best Costume Design of a Play
Awarded forBest Costume Design of a Play
LocationUnited States New York City
Presented byAmerican Theatre Wing The Broadway League
Currently held byBrigitte Reiffenstuel for Leopoldstadt (2023)
WebsiteTonyAwards.com

Tony Award for Best Costume Design in a Play is an award for outstanding costume design of a play. The award was first presented in 1961 after the category of Best Costume Design was divided into Costume Design in a Play and Costume Design in a Musical with each genre receiving its own award.

Winners and nominees

  indicates the winner

1960s

Year Production Nominees
1961
(15th)
[1]
Becket Motley Theatre Design Group
All the Way Home Raymond Sovey
The Devil's Advocate Theoni V. Aldredge

2000s

Year Production Nominees
2005
(59th)
[2]
The Rivals Jess Goldstein
Gem of the Ocean Constanza Romero
A Streetcar Named Desire William Ivey Long
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Jane Greenwood
2006
(60th)
[3]
Awake and Sing! Catherine Zuber
The Constant Wife Michael Krass
Seascape Catherine Zuber
A Touch of the Poet Santo Loquasto
2007
(61st)
[4]
The Coast of Utopia Catherine Zuber
Coram Boy Ti Green and Melly Still
Heartbreak House Jane Greenwood
Inherit the Wind Santo Loquasto
2008
(62nd)
[5]
Les Liaisons Dangereuses Katrina Lindsay
Boeing-Boeing Rob Howell
Cyrano de Bergerac Gregory Gale
The 39 Steps Peter McKintosh
2009
(63rd)
[6]
Mary Stuart Anthony Ward
Blithe Spirit Martin Pakledinaz
Exit the King Dale Ferguson
Waiting for Godot Jane Greenwood

2010s

Year Production Nominees
2010
(64th)
[7]
The Royal Family Catherine Zuber
Fences Constanza Romero
In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play) David Zinn
Lend Me a Tenor Martin Pakledinaz
2011
(65th)
[8]
The Importance of Being Earnest Desmond Heeley
La Bête Mark Thompson
Born Yesterday Catherine Zuber
The Merchant of Venice Jess Goldstein
2012
(66th)
[9]
Peter and the Starcatcher Paloma Young
Don't Dress for Dinner William Ivey Long
One Man, Two Guvnors Mark Thompson
A Streetcar Named Desire Paul Tazewell
2013
(67th)
[10]
The Nance Ann Roth
Cyrano de Bergerac Soutra Gilmour
Golden Boy Catherine Zuber
The Heiress Albert Wolsky
2014
(68th)
[11]
Twelfth Night Jenny Tiramani
Act One Jane Greenwood
Casa Valentina Rita Ryack
Machinal Michael Krass
2015
(69th)
[12]
Wolf Hall Parts One & Two Christopher Oram
Airline Highway David Zinn
The Audience Bob Crowley
You Can't Take It with You Jane Greenwood
2016
(70th)
[13]
Eclipsed Clint Ramos
King Charles III Tom Scutt
Long Day's Journey into Night Jane Greenwood
Noises Off Michael Krass
2017
(71st)
[14]
The Little Foxes Jane Greenwood
A Doll's House, Part 2 David Zinn
Jitney Toni-Leslie James
Present Laughter Susan Hilferty
2018
(72nd)
[15]
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Katrina Lindsay
Angels in America Nicky Gillibrand
Farinelli and the King Jonathan Fensom
The Iceman Cometh Ann Roth
Three Tall Women
2019
(73rd)
[16]
The Ferryman Rob Howell
Bernhardt/Hamlet Toni-Leslie James
Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus Ann Roth
To Kill a Mockingbird
Torch Song Clint Ramos

2020s

Year Production Nominees
2020
(74th)
A Christmas Carol Rob Howell
The Inheritance Bob Crowley
The Rose Tattoo Clint Ramos
Slave Play Dede Ayite
A Soldier's Play
2022
(75th)
[17]
The Skin of Our Teeth Montana Levi Blanco
Clyde's Jennifer Moeller
for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf Sarafina Bush
Plaza Suite Jane Greenwood
Trouble in Mind Emilio Sosa
2023
(76th)
[18]
Leopoldstadt Brigitte Reiffenstuel
Ain't No Mo' Emilio Sosa
Fat Ham Dominique Fawn Hill
Good Night, Oscar Emilio Sosa
Life of Pi Tim Hatley, Nick Barnes and Finn Caldwell

Award records

This also includes wins and nominations in the former Best Costume Design category

Multiple wins

3 Wins
2 Wins

Multiple nominations

8 Nominations
6 Nominations
5 Nominations
3 Nominations
2 Nominations

See also

References

  1. ^ "1961 Tony Awards Nominees". American Theatre Wing. Retrieved August 11, 2023.
  2. ^ "2005 Tony Awards Nominees". American Theatre Wing. Retrieved August 11, 2023.
  3. ^ "2006 Tony Awards Nominees". American Theatre Wing. Retrieved August 11, 2023.
  4. ^ "2007 Tony Awards Nominees". American Theatre Wing. Retrieved August 11, 2023.
  5. ^ "2008 Tony Awards Nominees". American Theatre Wing. Retrieved August 11, 2023.
  6. ^ "2009 Tony Awards Nominees". American Theatre Wing. Retrieved August 11, 2023.
  7. ^ "2010 Tony Awards Nominees". American Theatre Wing. Retrieved August 10, 2023.
  8. ^ "2011 Tony Awards Nominees". American Theatre Wing. Retrieved August 10, 2023.
  9. ^ "2012 Tony Awards Nominees". American Theatre Wing. Retrieved August 10, 2023.
  10. ^ "2013 Tony Awards Nominees". American Theatre Wing. Retrieved August 10, 2023.
  11. ^ "2014 Tony Awards Nominees". American Theatre Wing. Retrieved August 10, 2023.
  12. ^ "Tony Nominations 2015: Full List". Variety. April 28, 2015. Retrieved August 10, 2023.
  13. ^ "2016 Tony Awards Nominees". American Theatre Wing. Retrieved August 10, 2023.
  14. ^ "2017 Tony Awards Nominees". American Theatre Wing. Retrieved August 10, 2023.
  15. ^ "2018 Tony Awards Nominees". American Theatre Wing. Retrieved August 10, 2023.
  16. ^ "2019 Tony Awards Nominees". American Theatre Wing. Retrieved August 10, 2023.
  17. ^ "2022 Tony Awards Nominees". American Theatre Wing. Retrieved August 10, 2023.
  18. ^ "2023 Tony Awards Nominees". American Theatre Wing. May 2, 2023. Retrieved August 10, 2023.