Join BSG inside inside the design studio of Broadway legend, Tommy Tune, as he and personal stylist, Franco Lacosta, consider style choices for the 2015 Tony Awards… with a little help from Carol Channing.
The two-time Tony nominee is currently starring as Julie Jordan in Carousel at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, and she chatted with Broadway Style Guide about tackling a difficult role, the choice between theater and television, and, of course, fashion and froyo.
“Criticizing the Oscars is sort of an American blood sport,” proclaims renowned Broadway production designer, Derek McLane. That was the first thing to come to mind when faced with the prospect of designing the set for the 85th Academy Awards in 2012, a notion he found “slightly horrifying.” Nevertheless, he accepted the challenge and is now fully consumed in his third year as the award show’s production designer.
As he strolls into the lobby of the Aria hotel on the Las Vegas strip, Kyle Dean Massey sends off a distinct West Coast vibe — jeans with a loose-fitting cotton tee, aviators, Tom’s slip-ons, and a slightly styled head of what he refers to with mild frustration as “Pippin hair.”