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Years active  1974–present
Books  Hollywood Ending
Parents  Ruth Loquasto
Role  Production Designer
Name  Santo Loquasto

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Born  July 26, 1944 (age 71) (1944-07-26) Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Occupation  Production designer, Scenic designer, Costume designer
Education  King's College, Yale School of Drama
Awards  Tony Award for Best Scenic Design
Nominations  Tony Award for Best Scenic Design of a Play
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Santo Richard Loquasto (born July 26, 1944) is an American production designer, scenic designer and costume designer for stage, film, and dance. His work includes the productions of the ballet Don Quixote, the film Don't Drink the Water, Great Performances Dance in America: Fosse, and the television show TriBeCa.

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Career

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Loquasto has worked on some 61 Broadway productions, either as scenic or costume designer, frequently both, starting with Sticks and Bones in 1972 and with his most recent production, Waiting for Godot in 2009. He has received 18 Tony Award nominations for his work as either costumer or scenic designer, and won three times, and he also has won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Set Design three times and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Costume Design once. In 2004, Loquasto was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame.

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Loquasto has been a production designer for many Woody Allen films, and has been nominated for the Academy Award for his production design for Allen's Bullets Over Broadway and Radio Days, and for costume design for Zelig. He has a B.A. in English literature from King's College, Pennsylvania and an MFA from Yale Drama School. He got his start as a designer at the Showcase Theatre in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

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Loquasto is a first cousin of Indy car driver Al Loquasto and a distant cousin of author Angelo F. Coniglio. All are descendants of Libertino lo Guasto, a foundling born in Serradifalco, Sicily in 1796.

Awards

Tony Awards

Best Costume Design:

  • 1977: The Cherry Orchard (tied with Theoni V. Aldredge for Annie)
  • 1990: Grand Hotel: The Musical
  • 2017: Hello, Dolly! (musical)
  • Best Scenic Design:

  • 1989: Cafe Crown
  • Shows

  • 1972 - Sticks & Stones
  • 1979 - Bent
  • 1990 - Grand Hotel, The Musical
  • 2005 - Glengarry Glen Ross
  • 2007 - 110 in the Shade
  • 2009 - Waiting For Godot
  • 2016 - Shuffle Along
  • 2017 - Hello, Dolly! (musical) 2017 revival
  • References

    Santo Loquasto Wikipedia


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