Tony Award-winning costume designer Alvin Colt--who made his Broadway debut with the original 1944 production of On the Town--recently celebrated his 90th birthday at the Fire Bird Restaurant. In attendance were friends such as Anne Jackson and Eli Wallach, and the cast of Forbidden Broadway.
Colt won a Tony Award for his costume designs for the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Pipe Dream, and was also nominated for Greenwillow, The Sleeping Prince, L'il Abner, The Lark and Phoenix '55. Other notable Broadway credits include the original productions of Guys and Dolls, Fanny, The Golden Apple, Destry Rides Again, Greenwillow, Wildcat, Henry, Sweet Henry, Sugar and Jerome Robbins' Broadway, as well as productions of Six Characters in Search of an Author, The Seagull, The Crucible, and many more.
Costume Designer Alvin Colt celebrates his 90th birthday
Alvin Colt, Bob Mackie and Christine Pedi
Eli Wallach, Alvin Colt and Anne Jackson
Alvin Colt, Anne Jackson and caricature artist Ken Fallin with his drawing of Alvin
Forbidden Broadway cast members Jared Bradshaw, Jeanne Montano and Michael West
Jared Bradshaw, Alvin Colt, Jeanne Montano and Michael West
Mark Sendroff and Forbidden Broadway creator Gerard Alessandrini
Forbidden Broadway cast members Jared Bradshaw, Bill Selby and Michael West
Paul Riner and Alvin Colt
Bob Mackie and Christine Pedi
Kristine Zbornik, Mary Testa and David Zippel