Howard Tsvi Kaplan
For twenty-six seasons Mr. Kaplan (he/him) has been the Resident Costume Designer for the Sarasota Opera, where he has designed over 120 productions. His recent endeavors include designing the costumes for Blithe Spirit (Which he won Best Costume Award for Berkshire Area Broadway World Award) for Capital Rep; My Fair Lady, and Midsummer Night’s Dream for The Barter Theatre ; Streetcar Named Desire, Werther, and The Consul for Florida Grand Opera. Design credits include twelve years as the principal designer for Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Clown College; THE MIKADO at Pittsburgh Public Theatre; Man of La Mancha for the Olney Theatre for which he was nominated for a Helen Hayes Award. He was a resident designer for both The Alley Theatre, where he designed the American Premiere of…HENCEFORWARD, written and directed by Alan Ayckborn; and The Asolo Theatre, where he designed the World Premiere of Horton Footes’ Talking Pictures.