Theoni V. Aldredge

Designer
( b. Aug 22, 1922 Salonika, GREECE - d. Jan 21, 2011 Stamford, Connecticut, USA ) Female
Relations:Wife of Tom Aldredge
Biography: Theoni V. Aldredge was born Theoni Athanasiou Vachlioti on August 22, 1922 in Salonika, Greece. She attended the Goodman School of Drama after immigrating to the United States in 1949. She married American actor Tom Aldredge in 1953.

Film/TV Credits: Her costume design credits include: "The Rage: Carrie 2, " "The First Wives Club," "A Streetcar Named Desire," "Milk Money," "Addams Family Values," "Other People's Money," "Stanley & Iris," "Moonstruck," "Ghostbusters," "Annie," "Rich and Famous," "The Rose," "The Champ," "Network," "After the Fall," "The Great Gatsby," "Much Ado About Nothing," "Last Summer," "Uptight," "Hamlet," "Girl of the Night," and "Stella."

Other Awards: Won an Oscar for Best Costume Design for "The Great Gatsby" in 1974. Received a Career Achievement Award from the Costume Designers Guild in 2000. Received the Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award from the Theatre Development Fund in 2002.

Trivia:
She was a principal designer for various producers and directors including: David Merrick, Michael Bennett, Joseph Papp, Gower Champion and Arthur Laurents.
The marquees of Broadway theaters were dimmed in her honor on January 25, 2011.  

Broadway Production Credits

A Chorus Line
Musical, Drama, Revival
Oct 05, 2006 - Aug 17, 2008
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Follies
Musical, Drama, Revival
Apr 05, 2001 - Jul 14, 2001
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Gore Vidal's The Best Man
Play, Revival
Sep 17, 2000 - Dec 31, 2000
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Annie
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Mar 26, 1997 - Oct 19, 1997
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

The Three Sisters
Play, Drama, Revival
Feb 13, 1997 - Apr 06, 1997
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Taking Sides
Play, Original
Oct 17, 1996 - Dec 29, 1996
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

The School for Scandal
Play, Comedy, Revival
Nov 19, 1995 - Dec 17, 1995
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

The Flowering Peach
Play, Drama, Revival
Mar 20, 1994 - Apr 24, 1994
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

The High Rollers Social and Pleasure Club
Musical, Revue, Original
Apr 21, 1992 - May 02, 1992
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Nick & Nora
Musical, Original
Dec 08, 1991 - Dec 15, 1991
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

The Secret Garden
Musical, Original
Apr 25, 1991 - Jan 03, 1993
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Oh, Kay!
Musical, All Black Cast, Revival
Nov 01, 1990 - Apr 14, 1991
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Gypsy
Musical, Drama, Revival
Nov 16, 1989 - Jul 28, 1991
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Chess
Musical, Drama, Original
Apr 28, 1988 - Jun 25, 1988
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Teddy & Alice
Musical, Original
Nov 12, 1987 - Jan 17, 1988
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Dreamgirls
Musical, Revival
Jun 28, 1987 - Nov 29, 1987
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Blithe Spirit
Play, Comedy,Farce, Revival
Mar 31, 1987 - Jun 28, 1987
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

The Rink
Musical, Original
Feb 09, 1984 - Aug 04, 1984
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

The Corn Is Green
Play, Drama, Revival
Aug 22, 1983 - Sep 18, 1983
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

La Cage aux Folles
Musical, Comedy, Original
Aug 21, 1983 - Nov 15, 1987
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Private Lives
Play, Comedy, Romantic Comedy, Revival
May 08, 1983 - Jul 17, 1983
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Merlin
Musical, Original
Feb 13, 1983 - Aug 07, 1983
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

A Little Family Business
Play, Comedy, Original
Dec 15, 1982 - Dec 26, 1982
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Ghosts
Play, Drama, Revival
Aug 30, 1982 - Oct 02, 1982
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Dreamgirls
Musical, Original
Dec 20, 1981 - Aug 11, 1985
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Woman of the Year
Musical, Comedy, Original
Mar 29, 1981 - Mar 13, 1983
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Onward Victoria
Musical, Original
Dec 14, 1980 - Dec 14, 1980
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

42nd Street
Musical, Comedy, Original
Aug 25, 1980 - Jan 08, 1989
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Barnum
Musical, Comedy, Original
Apr 30, 1980 - May 16, 1982
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Clothes for a Summer Hotel
Play, Drama, Original
Mar 26, 1980 - Apr 06, 1980
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

The Madwoman of Central Park West
Musical, Comedy, Original
Jun 13, 1979 - Aug 25, 1979
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

I Remember Mama
Musical, Original
May 31, 1979 - Sep 02, 1979
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Break a Leg
Play, Comedy, Original
Apr 29, 1979 - Apr 29, 1979
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

The Grand Tour
Musical, Original
Jan 11, 1979 - Mar 04, 1979
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Ballroom
Musical, Original
Dec 14, 1978 - Mar 24, 1979
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Annie
Musical, Comedy, Original
Apr 21, 1977 - Jan 02, 1983
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

The Eccentricities of a Nightingale
Play, Drama, Original
Nov 23, 1976 - Dec 12, 1976
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Threepenny Opera
Musical, Drama, Revival
May 01, 1976 - Jan 23, 1977
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

The Belle of Amherst
Play, Solo, Original
Apr 28, 1976 - Aug 08, 1976
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Mrs. Warren's Profession
Play, Tragedy, Comedy, Revival
Feb 18, 1976 - Apr 04, 1976
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Trelawny of the "Wells"
Play, Comedy, Revival
Oct 15, 1975 - Nov 23, 1975
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

A Chorus Line
Musical, Drama, Original
Jul 25, 1975 - Apr 28, 1990
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Little Black Sheep
Play, Original
May 07, 1975 - Jun 01, 1975
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

A Doll's House
Play, Drama, Revival
Mar 05, 1975 - Apr 20, 1975
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

In Praise of Love
Play, Original
Dec 10, 1974 - May 31, 1975
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Mert & Phil
Play, Original
Oct 30, 1974 - Dec 08, 1974
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Short Eyes
Play, Original
May 23, 1974 - Aug 04, 1974
Principal Costume Designer for NYSF: Theoni V. Aldredge

An American Millionaire
Play, Original
Apr 20, 1974 - May 05, 1974
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Dance of Death
Play, Drama, Revival
Apr 04, 1974 - May 05, 1974
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Find Your Way Home
Play, Original
Jan 02, 1974 - May 04, 1974
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

The au Pair Man
Play, Original
Dec 27, 1973 - Jan 27, 1974
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Boom Boom Room
Play, Drama, Original
Nov 08, 1973 - Dec 09, 1973
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Nash at Nine
Musical, Revue, Original
May 17, 1973 - Jun 02, 1973
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

No Hard Feelings
Play, Comedy, Original
Apr 08, 1973 - Apr 08, 1973
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Much Ado About Nothing
Play, Comedy, Play with music, Revival
Nov 11, 1972 - Feb 11, 1973
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

That Championship Season
Play, Original
Sep 14, 1972 - Apr 21, 1974
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Voices
Play, Play with music, Original
Apr 03, 1972 - Apr 08, 1972
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Sticks and Bones
Play, Original
Mar 01, 1972 - Oct 01, 1972
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window
Play, Revival
Jan 26, 1972 - Jan 29, 1972
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Two Gentlemen of Verona
Musical, Comedy, Original
Dec 01, 1971 - May 20, 1973
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

The Incomparable Max
Play, Original
Oct 19, 1971 - Nov 06, 1971
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

The Gingham Dog
Play, Original
Apr 23, 1969 - Apr 26, 1969
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Billy
Musical, Original
Mar 22, 1969 - Mar 22, 1969
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

A Way of Life
Play, Original
Never Officially Opened - Feb 01, 1969
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

King Lear
Play, Tragedy, Revival
Nov 07, 1968 - Feb 12, 1969
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

The Only Game in Town
Play, Original
May 20, 1968 - Jun 01, 1968
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Weekend
Play, Comedy, Original
Mar 13, 1968 - Mar 30, 1968
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Portrait of a Queen
Play, Drama, History, Play with music, Original
Feb 28, 1968 - Apr 20, 1968
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

I Never Sang for My Father
Play, Drama, Original
Jan 25, 1968 - May 11, 1968
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Before You Go
Play, Original
Jan 11, 1968 - Feb 03, 1968
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald
Play, Original
Nov 05, 1967 - Nov 11, 1967
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Daphne in Cottage D
Play, Original
Oct 15, 1967 - Nov 18, 1967
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Little Murders
Play, Original
Apr 25, 1967 - Apr 29, 1967
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Illya Darling
Musical, Original
Apr 11, 1967 - Jan 13, 1968
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

That Summer - That Fall
Play, Original
Mar 16, 1967 - Mar 25, 1967
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

You Know I Can't Hear You When the Water's Running
The Shock of Recognition
Play, One Act, Original
Mar 13, 1967 - Jan 04, 1969
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge
The Footsteps of Doves
Play, One Act, Original
Mar 13, 1967 - Jan 04, 1969
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge
I'll Be Home For Christmas
Play, One Act, Original
Mar 13, 1967 - Jan 04, 1969
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge
I'm Herbert
Play, One Act, Original
Mar 13, 1967 - Jan 04, 1969
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

A Delicate Balance
Play, Drama, Original
Sep 22, 1966 - Jan 14, 1967
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

A Time for Singing
Musical, Original
May 21, 1966 - Jun 25, 1966
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Happily Never After
Play, Comedy, Original
Mar 10, 1966 - Mar 12, 1966
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

First One Asleep, Whistle
Play, Original
Feb 26, 1966 - Feb 26, 1966
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

UTBU
Play, Comedy, Original
Jan 04, 1966 - Jan 08, 1966
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Cactus Flower
Play, Comedy, Original
Dec 08, 1965 - Nov 23, 1968
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

The Playroom
Play, Original
Dec 05, 1965 - Jan 01, 1966
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Skyscraper
Musical, Comedy, Original
Nov 13, 1965 - Jun 11, 1966
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Minor Miracle
Play, Original
Oct 07, 1965 - Oct 09, 1965
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Ready When You Are, C.B.!
Play, Comedy, Original
Dec 07, 1964 - Feb 13, 1965
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Poor Richard
Play, Comedy, Original
Dec 02, 1964 - Mar 13, 1965
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

P.S. I Love You
Play, Comedy, Original
Nov 19, 1964 - Nov 28, 1964
Miss Page's Clothes Designed by Theoni V. Aldredge

Luv
Play, Comedy, Original
Nov 11, 1964 - Jan 07, 1967
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

The Three Sisters
Play, Drama, Revival
Jun 22, 1964 - Oct 03, 1964
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Anyone Can Whistle
Musical, Original
Apr 04, 1964 - Apr 11, 1964
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Any Wednesday
Play, Comedy, Original
Feb 18, 1964 - Jun 26, 1966
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Strange Interlude
Play, Drama, Revival
Mar 11, 1963 - Jun 29, 1963
Miss Page's costumes by Theoni V. Aldredge

Tchin-Tchin
Play, Original
Oct 25, 1962 - May 18, 1963
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Mr. President
Musical, Comedy, Original
Oct 20, 1962 - Jun 08, 1963
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

I Can Get It for You Wholesale
Musical, Comedy, Original
Mar 22, 1962 - Dec 08, 1962
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

First Love
Play, Original
Dec 25, 1961 - Jan 13, 1962
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

The Devil's Advocate
Play, Original
Mar 09, 1961 - Jun 17, 1961
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Mary, Mary
Play, Comedy, Original
Mar 08, 1961 - Dec 12, 1964
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

The Best Man
Play, Original
Mar 31, 1960 - Jul 08, 1961
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

A Distant Bell
Play, Original
Jan 13, 1960 - Jan 16, 1960
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Silent Night, Lonely Night
Play, Original
Dec 03, 1959 - Mar 19, 1960
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Flowering Cherry
Play, Original
Oct 21, 1959 - Oct 24, 1959
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Awards and Nominations

2001 Tony Award® Best Costume Design

Follies [nominee]
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

1991 Tony Award® Best Costume Design

The Secret Garden [nominee]
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

1990 Tony Award® Best Costume Design

Gypsy [nominee]
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

1984 Tony Award® Best Costume Design

nomineeLa Cage aux Folles [winner]
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

1984 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Costume Design

nomineeLa Cage aux Folles [winner]
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

1982 Tony Award® Best Costume Design

Dreamgirls [nominee]
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

1982 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Costume Design

Dreamgirls [nominee]
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

1981 Tony Award® Best Costume Design

42nd Street [nominee]
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

1981 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Costume Design

nominee42nd Street [winner]
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

1981 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Costume Design

Onward Victoria [nominee]
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

1980 Tony Award® Best Costume Design

nomineeBarnum [winner]
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

1979 Tony Award® Best Costume Design

Ballroom [nominee]
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

1979 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Costume Design

Ballroom [nominee]
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

1977 Tony Award® Best Costume Design

nomineeAnnie [winner]
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

1977 Tony Award® Best Costume Design

Threepenny Opera [nominee]
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

1976 Tony Award® Best Costume Design

A Chorus Line [nominee]
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

1976 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Costume Design

Trelawny of the "Wells" [nominee]
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

1974 Tony Award® Best Costume Design

The au Pair Man [nominee]
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

1973 Tony Award® Best Costume Design

Much Ado About Nothing [nominee]
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

1973 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Costume Design

nomineeMuch Ado About Nothing [winner]
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

1972 Tony Award® Best Costume Design

Two Gentlemen of Verona [nominee]
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

1972 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Costume Design

nomineeTwo Gentlemen of Verona [winner]
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

1970 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Costume Design

nomineeTheoni V. Aldredge  (for "Peer Gynt")  [winner]

1961 Tony Award® Best Costume Design (Dramatic)

The Devil's Advocate [nominee]
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

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