Costume Designer William Ivey Long Elected Chair of the American Theatre Wing
Long's Broadway credits include, most recently, Don't Dress For Dinner as well as Chicago, The Boy From Oz, Hairspray, The Producers, The Music Man, Cabaret, Guys And Dolls, Lend Me A Tenor, and many more. He was inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame in January 2006.
Long will succeed current chair Ted Chapin, who concludes his four-year term this year. Chapin will maintain a role in The Wing as he takes on the responsibilities as co-vice chair.