Broadway Buzz: Tony-Winning Designer William Ivey Long on the Art, Insects and Pop Stars that Inspired His Cinderella Costumes
June 14th, 2013 | By Broadway.com Staff
Cinderella is enchanting Broadway with stellar performances by Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana, paired with a breathtaking set and jaw-dropping effects. William Ivey Long picked up his sixth Tony Award for Cinderella’s gorgeous costumes—one of the standout aspects of the musical. We went inside his Tribeca studio to get the inside scoop on his elaborate designs for the Rodgers and Hammerstein revival. Here, the southern gentleman opens up about career-changing musicals, unlikely inspirations and how he makes this enchanted show sparkle and shimmer.