Willa Kim

Personal Information
Countless productions in theater, opera and dance. Tony’s: The Will Rogers Follies, Sophisticated Ladies. 4 Tony Nominations. Drama Desks: The Screens, Promenade and Operation Sidewinder. Obie’s: Robert Lowell’s trilogy, The Old Glory & Woman Before a Glass. Emmy’s: Michael Smuin’s The Tempest & Song for Dead Warriors. 1999 TDF/Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award, FIT’s 2003 Patricia Zipprodt Award for Innovative Costume Design, 2005 USITT’s distinguished Achievement Award and launching of “The Theatrical Designs of Willa Kim” by Bobbie Owen.
External Links: Primary Stages Oral History Project

Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Dracula Little Shubert Theatre 01/05/2011 Costume Designer
2 Adrift in Macao 59E59 Theaters/ Theater A 02/13/2007 Costume Designer
3 Woman Before a Glass Promenade Theatre 03/10/2005 Costume Designer
4 The Immigrant New World Stages/ Stage IV 11/04/2004 Costume Designer
5 Lydie Breeze American Place Theatre 02/25/1982 Costume Designer
6 Family Devotions Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Newman Theater 10/18/1981 Costume Designer
7 The Grinding Machine American Place Theatre 10/12/1978 Costume Designer
8 The Old Glory American Place Theatre 04/09/1976 Costume Designer
9 The Chickencoop Chinaman American Place Theatre 05/27/1972 Costume Designer
10 Sunday Dinner American Place Theatre 10/16/1970 Costume Designer
11 Promenade Promenade Theatre 06/04/1969 Costume Designer
12 Papp Theater at St. Clement's Church 04/17/1969 Costume Designer
13 Scuba Duba New Theatre 10/10/1967 Costume Designer
14 The Day the Whores Came Out to Play Tennis / Sing to Me Through Open Windows Players Theatre 03/15/1965 Costume Designer
15 The Old Glory Lucille Lortel Theatre 01/14/1965 Costume Designer
16 Helen Bouwerie Lane Theatre 12/10/1964 Costume Designer
17 The Old Glory Theater at St. Clement's Church 11/01/1964 Costume Designer
18 Dynamite Tonight York Playhouse 03/15/1964 Set Designer
19 Dynamite Tonight York Playhouse 03/15/1964 Costume Designer
20 Funnyhouse of a Negro East End Theatre 01/24/1964 Costume Designer
21 The Saving Grace Writers Stage Theatre 04/18/1963 Costume Designer
22 Asylum or What the Gentleman Are up to Not to Mention the Ladies Lucille Lortel Theatre Costume Designer
Award Production Function
1 NOMINATED 2008 Hewes Design Award, Costume Design Adrift in Macao Costume Designer
2 NOMINATED 2007 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Costume Design Adrift in Macao Costume Designer
3 WON 2005 Obie Award, Design Woman Before a Glass Costume Designer
4 WON 2005 Obie Award, Costume Design Woman Before a Glass Costume Designer
5 WON 1965 Obie Award, Best Costumes The Old Glory Costume Designer