Theoni V. Aldredge
Theoni V. Aldredge, 78, an award-winning costume designer who created memorable outfits for more than 300 stage and movie projects, including “Gypsy,” “A Chorus Line,” “Dreamgirls” and “42nd Street,” died Jan. 21 at a hospice in Connecticut. The cause of death was not disclosed.
Ms. Aldredge won three Tonys for “Annie,” “Barnum” and “La Cage aux Folles,” and an Oscar in 1975 for designing costumes for “ The Great Gatsby,” starring Robert Redford.
Ms. Aldredge, who was known for her ability to create everything from Elizabethan period costumes to contemporary street fashion, was the principal designer for Joseph Papp’s New York Shakespeare Festival for many years.
She was a member of the Theater Hall of Fame.