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Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Broadway Who's Who: Paul Tazewell

Chances are you've seen his work, even if you don't recognize Paul Tazewell's name. With a Broadway career that began with 1996's Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk and continues through his most recent, Ain't Too Proud, there has seldom been a time when his costume designs haven't been seen somewhere in the Theater District. Over the years, he's amassed 24 Broadway credits and countless off-Broadway, national tour and regional theater credits as well.

His efforts include a variety of styles and time periods: dance shows, revivals of classics, solo and specialty shows, dramas (including two sports plays!), jukebox shows, and original musicals. To date, his designs are probably most recognized by fans of a show called Hamilton. Soon, his work will bring to life the styles of Michael Jackson in MJ: The Musical.

The Broadway Who's Who:
Paul Tazewell

DID YOU KNOW?
BIRTHPLACE: Akron, Ohio
EDUCATION: North Carolina School of the Arts (BFA), NYU (MFA)
TEACHING: Tazewell was a resident artist and Associate Professor of Costume Design at Carnegie Mellon University.
HONORS: Emmy: The Wiz Live!, Emmy nomination: Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert; Lucille Lortell Award: On the Town, Hamilton, Lucille Lortell nominations: Boston Marriage, Caroline, or Change

BROADWAY CAREER: 24 productions, including The Gershwin's Fascinating Rhythm and Elaine Stritch at Liberty and...

Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk
(debut) (1996 - Ambassador Theatre)

⭐He was honored with a Tony Award Nomination






On the Town
 (1998 - Gershwin Theatre)

Russell Simmons' Def Poetry Jam
 (2002 - Longacre Theatre)

Drowning Crow 
(2004 - Biltmore Theatre)









A Raisin in the Sun 
(2004 - Royale Theatre)











Caroline, or Change 
(2004 - Eugene O'Neill Theatre)





The Color Purple  (2005 - Broadway Theatre)

⭐He was honored with a Tony Award Nomination







Hot Feet 
(2006 - Hilton Theatre)



In the Heights 
(1996 - Richard Rodgers Theatre)

⭐He was honored with a Tony Award Nomination



Guys and Dolls 
(2009 - Nederlander Theatre)




Memphis 
(2009 - Shubert Theatre)

⭐He was honored with a Tony Award Nomination








The Miracle Worker 
(2010 - Circle in the Square Theatre)









Lombardi 
(2010 - Circle in the Square Theatre)











Jesus Christ Superstar 
(2012 - Neil Simon Theatre)











Magic/Bird 
(2012 - Longacre Theatre)











A Streetcar Named Desire 
(2009 - Shubert Theatre)

⭐He was honored with a Tony Award Nomination






Side Show 
(2014 - St. James Theatre)











Doctor Zhivago 
(2015 - Broadway Theatre)











Hamilton 
(2015 - Richard Rodgers Theatre)

⭐He was honored with a 2016 Tony Award 










Escape to Margaritaville 
(2018 - Marquis Theatre)











Summer 
(2018 - Lunt-Fontanne Theatre)











Ain't Too Proud 
(2019 - Imperial Theatre)

⭐He was honored with a Tony Award Nomination







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