Paul Tazewell

Costume designer Paul Tazewell has received numerous awards for his designs, including three Helen Hayes Awards as well as the Lucille Lortel, Jefferson, Princess Grace, and Irene Sharaff Awards. He has also received Tony Award nominations for his work on In the Heights, The Color Purple, and Bring in ‘da Noise... Bring in ‘da Funk. Other Broadway credits include Guys and Dolls; Hot Feet; Caroline, or Change; A Raisin in the Sun; Drowning Crow; Elaine Stritch at the Liberty; On the Town; Fascinating Rhythm; and Def Poetry Jam. Off-Broadway, Tazewell’s designs have been featured in Ruined, McReele, Flesh and Blood, Fame, Boston Marriage, and Harlem Song. He made his San Francisco Opera debut with 2009's Porgy and Bess.