Martin Pakledinaz

Designer, Other
( b. Sep 01, 1953 Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - d. Jul 08, 2012 New York, New York, USA ) Male
Also known as:     Marty Pakledinaz
Biography: Martin Pakledinaz was born on September 1, 1953 in Sterling Heights, Michigan. He attended Wayne State University and the University of Michigan. He designed costumes for the leading regional theatres in the United States, various prestigious opera houses, and the Royal Dramatic Theatre of Sweden. His survivors included his sister and brothers.

Film/TV Credits: His costume design credits include: "The Elixir of Love," "A Midsummer Night"s Dream," "Street Scene," Grand Isle," and "My Week with Marilyn."

Other Awards: Inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame shortly after his death.

Trivia:
He worked with Mark Morris for multiple years, as well as other dance companies.
The marquees of Broadway theaters were dimmed in his honor on July 12, 2012.  

Broadway Production Credits

Chaplin
Musical, Original
Sep 10, 2012 - Jan 06, 2013
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

Nice Work If You Can Get It
Musical, Comedy, Original
Apr 24, 2012 - Jun 15, 2013
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

Man and Boy
Play, Revival
Oct 09, 2011 - Nov 27, 2011
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

Master Class
Play, Revival
Jul 07, 2011 - Sep 04, 2011
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

The Normal Heart
Play, Drama, Original
Apr 27, 2011 - Jul 10, 2011
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

Anything Goes
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Apr 07, 2011 - Jul 08, 2012
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

Lend Me a Tenor
Play, Comedy, Farce, Revival
Apr 04, 2010 - Aug 15, 2010
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

Blithe Spirit
Play, Comedy, Farce, Revival
Mar 15, 2009 - Jul 19, 2009
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

Gypsy
Musical, Drama, Revival
Mar 27, 2008 - Jan 11, 2009
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

Is He Dead?
Play, Comedy, Original
Dec 09, 2007 - Mar 09, 2008
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

Grease
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Aug 19, 2007 - Jan 04, 2009
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

The Pirate Queen
Musical, Drama, Original
Apr 05, 2007 - Jun 17, 2007
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

The Pajama Game
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Feb 23, 2006 - Jun 17, 2006
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

Wonderful Town
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Nov 23, 2003 - Jan 30, 2005
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

The Look of Love
Musical, Revue, Original
May 04, 2003 - Jun 15, 2003
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

A Year With Frog and Toad
Musical, Comedy, Fantasy, Original
Apr 13, 2003 - Jun 15, 2003
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

The Boys from Syracuse
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Aug 18, 2002 - Oct 20, 2002
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

Thoroughly Modern Millie
Musical, Comedy, Original
Apr 18, 2002 - Jun 20, 2004
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

A Thousand Clowns
Play, Comedy, Revival
Jul 11, 2001 - Sep 23, 2001
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

Taller Than a Dwarf
Play, Comedy, Original
Apr 25, 2000 - Jun 11, 2000
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

Kiss Me, Kate
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Nov 18, 1999 - Dec 30, 2001
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

Golden Child
Play, Drama, Original
Apr 02, 1998 - May 31, 1998
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

The Diary of Anne Frank
Play, Drama, Revival
Dec 04, 1997 - Jun 14, 1998
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

The Life
Musical, Original
Apr 26, 1997 - Jun 07, 1998
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

Summer and Smoke
Play, Revival
Sep 05, 1996 - Oct 20, 1996
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

The Father
Play, Drama, Revival
Jan 11, 1996 - Feb 18, 1996
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

Holiday
Play, Comedy, Revival
Dec 03, 1995 - Jan 14, 1996
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

Hedda Gabler
Play, Drama, Revival
Jul 10, 1994 - Aug 07, 1994
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

A Grand Night for Singing
Musical, Revue, Original
Nov 17, 1993 - Jan 01, 1994
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

Anna Christie
Play, Drama, Revival
Jan 14, 1993 - Feb 28, 1993
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

Hamlet
Play, Tragedy, Revival
Apr 02, 1992 - May 10, 1992
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

You Never Can Tell
Play, Comedy, Revival
Oct 09, 1986 - Jan 25, 1987
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

La Cage aux Folles
Musical, Comedy, Original
Aug 21, 1983 - Nov 15, 1987
Associate Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

I Won't Dance
Play, Original
May 10, 1981 - May 10, 1981
Costume Design by Marty Pakledinaz

Inacent Black
Play, Comedy, Original
May 06, 1981 - May 17, 1981
Costume Design by Marty Pakledinaz

Onward Victoria
Musical, Original
Dec 14, 1980 - Dec 14, 1980
Assistant Costume Design by Marty Pakledinaz

42nd Street
Musical, Comedy, Original
Aug 25, 1980 - Jan 08, 1989
Assistant Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

Awards and Nominations

2013 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Costume Design

Chaplin [nominee]
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

2012 Tony Award® Best Costume Design of a Musical

Nice Work If You Can Get It [nominee]
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

2012 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Costume Design

Nice Work If You Can Get It [nominee]
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

2011 Tony Award® Best Costume Design of a Musical

Anything Goes [nominee]
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

2011 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Costume Design

Anything Goes [nominee]
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

2010 Tony Award® Best Costume Design of a Play

Lend Me a Tenor [nominee]
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

2009 Tony Award® Best Costume Design of a Play

Blithe Spirit [nominee]
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

2009 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Costume Design

Blithe Spirit [nominee]
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

2008 Tony Award® Best Costume Design of a Musical

Gypsy [nominee]
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

2006 Tony Award® Best Costume Design of a Musical

The Pajama Game [nominee]
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

2002 Tony Award® Best Costume Design

nomineeThoroughly Modern Millie [winner]
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

2002 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Costume Design

Thoroughly Modern Millie [nominee]
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

2000 Tony Award® Best Costume Design

nomineeKiss Me, Kate [winner]
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

2000 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Costume Design

nomineeKiss Me, Kate [winner]
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

2000 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Costume Design

Martin Pakledinaz  (for "The Wild Party" (MTC))  [nominee]

1998 Tony Award® Best Costume Design

Golden Child [nominee]
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

1997 Tony Award® Best Costume Design

The Life [nominee]
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

1997 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Costume Design

The Life [nominee]
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz

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