Ben Edwards

Designer, Producer

Male

Born: 1916
Alabama, USA

Died: February 12, 1999

 

Roles

Playbill Cover - A Thousand Clowns A Thousand Clowns
Jul. 14, 1996 - Aug. 10, 1996
Scenic Design
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - The Show Off The Show Off
Nov. 5, 1992 - Dec. 13, 1992
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - A Streetcar Named Desire A Streetcar Named Desire
Apr. 12, 1992 - Aug. 9, 1992
Scenic Design
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - Park Your Car in Harvard Yard Park Your Car in Harvard Yard
Nov. 7, 1991 - Feb. 22, 1992
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - A Few Good Men A Few Good Men
Nov. 15, 1989 - Jan. 26, 1991
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Long Day's Journey Into Night Long Day's Journey Into Night
Jun. 14, 1988 - Jul. 23, 1988
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Lillian Lillian
Jan. 16, 1986 - Feb. 23, 1986
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Iceman Cometh The Iceman Cometh
Sep. 29, 1985 - Dec. 1, 1985
Producer
(Original)
 
    Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Death of a Salesman Death of a Salesman
Mar. 29, 1984 - Nov. 18, 1984
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Medea Medea
May 2, 1982 - Jun. 27, 1982
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The West Side Waltz The West Side Waltz
Nov. 19, 1981 - Mar. 13, 1982
Scenic Design
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - To Grandmother's House We Go To Grandmother's House We Go
Jan. 15, 1981 - Mar. 8, 1981
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - A Touch of the Poet A Touch of the Poet
Dec. 28, 1977 - Apr. 30, 1978
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Lighting Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - An Almost Perfect Person An Almost Perfect Person
Oct. 27, 1977 - Jan. 28, 1978
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Lighting Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Anna Christie Anna Christie
Apr. 14, 1977 - Jul. 30, 1977
Scenic Design
(Original)
Who's Who
    Lighting Design
(Original)
Who's Who
A Texas Trilogy
Sep. 23, 1976 - Oct. 29, 1976
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Lighting Design
(Original)
 
    Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Lighting Design
(Original)
 
    Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Lighting Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - A Matter of Gravity A Matter of Gravity
Feb. 3, 1976 - Apr. 10, 1976
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - A Moon for the Misbegotten A Moon for the Misbegotten
Dec. 29, 1973 - Nov. 17, 1974
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Lighting Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Finishing Touches Finishing Touches
Feb. 8, 1973 - Jun. 30, 1973
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Lighting Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Look Away Look Away
Jan. 7, 1973 - Jan. 7, 1973
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Lighting Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Purlie Purlie
Dec. 27, 1972 - Jan. 7, 1973
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Hay Fever Hay Fever
Nov. 9, 1970 - Nov. 28, 1970
Lighting Design
(Original)
 
    Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Purlie Purlie
Mar. 15, 1970 - Nov. 6, 1971
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Mother Lover The Mother Lover
Feb. 1, 1969 - Feb. 1, 1969
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Lighting Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - More Stately Mansions More Stately Mansions
Oct. 31, 1967 - Mar. 2, 1968
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - How's the World Treating You? How's the World Treating You?
Oct. 24, 1966 - Nov. 26, 1966
Lighting Design
(Original)
 
    Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Where's Daddy? Where's Daddy?
Mar. 2, 1966 - Mar. 19, 1966
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Lighting Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Nathan Weinstein, Mystic, Connecticut Nathan Weinstein, Mystic, Connecticut
Feb. 25, 1966 - Feb. 26, 1966
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Lighting Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Royal Hunt of the Sun The Royal Hunt of the Sun
Oct. 26, 1965 - Jun. 11, 1966
New York Production Supervised
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - A Race of Hairy Men! A Race of Hairy Men!
Apr. 29, 1965 - May 1, 1965
Scenic Designer
(Original)
 
    Lighting Designer
(Original)
 
    Producer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Family Way The Family Way
Jan. 13, 1965 - Jan. 16, 1965
Lighting Design
(Original)
 
    Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Changeling The Changeling
Oct. 29, 1964 - Dec. 23, 1964
Costume Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Hamlet Hamlet
Apr. 9, 1964 - Aug. 8, 1964
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Ballad of the Sad Cafe The Ballad of the Sad Cafe
Oct. 30, 1963 - Feb. 15, 1964
Producer
(Original)
 
    Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Ages of Man Ages of Man
Apr. 14, 1963 - Apr. 21, 1963
Lighting Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Harold Harold
Nov. 29, 1962 - Dec. 15, 1962
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Produced in Association with
(Original)
 
    Lighting Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Aspern Papers The Aspern Papers
Feb. 7, 1962 - Apr. 28, 1962
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Lighting Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - A Shot in the Dark A Shot in the Dark
Oct. 18, 1961 - Sep. 22, 1962
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Lighting Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Purlie Victorious Purlie Victorious
Sep. 28, 1961 - May 13, 1962
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Lighting Design
(Original)
 
Big Fish, Little Fish
Mar. 15, 1961 - Jun. 10, 1961
Producer
(Original)
 
    Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Lighting Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Midgie Purvis Midgie Purvis
Feb. 1, 1961 - Feb. 18, 1961
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Lighting Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Face of a Hero Face of a Hero
Oct. 20, 1960 - Nov. 19, 1960
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Lighting Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - A Second String A Second String
Apr. 13, 1960 - May 7, 1960
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Lighting Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Heartbreak House Heartbreak House
Oct. 18, 1959 - Jan. 23, 1960
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Lighting Design
(Original)
 
God and Kate Murphy
Feb. 26, 1959 - Mar. 7, 1959
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Lighting Design
(Original)
 
Ages of Man
Dec. 28, 1958 - Jan. 31, 1959
Lighting Design
(Original)
 
The Disenchanted
Dec. 3, 1958 - May 16, 1959
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - A Touch of the Poet A Touch of the Poet
Oct. 2, 1958 - Jun. 13, 1959
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Jane Eyre Jane Eyre
May 1, 1958 - Jun. 14, 1958
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
The Waltz of the Toreadors
Mar. 4, 1958 - Mar. 29, 1958
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Dark at the Top of the Stairs The Dark at the Top of the Stairs
Dec. 5, 1957 - Jan. 17, 1959
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Waltz of the Toreadors The Waltz of the Toreadors
Jan. 17, 1957 - May 11, 1957
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Ponder Heart The Ponder Heart
Feb. 16, 1956 - Jun. 23, 1956
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Lighting Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Someone Waiting Someone Waiting
Feb. 14, 1956 - Feb. 25, 1956
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Lighting Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Honeys The Honeys
Apr. 28, 1955 - May 28, 1955
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Tonight in Samarkand Tonight in Samarkand
Feb. 16, 1955 - Mar. 12, 1955
Lighting Design
(Original)
 
    Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Anastasia Anastasia
Dec. 29, 1954 - Sep. 24, 1955
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Costume Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Traveling Lady The Traveling Lady
Oct. 27, 1954 - Nov. 20, 1954
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Costume Design
(Original)
 
    Lighting Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Lullaby Lullaby
Feb. 3, 1954 - Mar. 13, 1954
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Lighting Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker
Dec. 30, 1953 - Jul. 10, 1954
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Costume Design
(Original)
 
The Emperor's Clothes
Feb. 9, 1953 - Feb. 21, 1953
Costume Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Time of the Cuckoo The Time of the Cuckoo
Oct. 15, 1952 - May 30, 1953
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Lighting Design
(Original)
 
Sunday Breakfast
May 28, 1952 - Jun. 8, 1952
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Costume Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Desire Under the Elms Desire Under the Elms
Jan. 16, 1952 - Feb. 23, 1952
Costume Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Taming of the Shrew The Taming of the Shrew
Apr. 25, 1951 - May 6, 1951
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - King Richard II King Richard II
Jan. 24, 1951 - Feb. 4, 1951
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Royal Family The Royal Family
Jan. 10, 1951 - Jan. 21, 1951
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Captain Brassbound's Conversion Captain Brassbound's Conversion
Dec. 27, 1950 - Jan. 7, 1951
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Legend of Sarah Legend of Sarah
Oct. 11, 1950 - Nov. 4, 1950
Costume Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Bird Cage The Bird Cage
Feb. 22, 1950 - Mar. 11, 1950
Costume Design
(Original)
 
Diamond Lil
Sep. 7, 1949 - Jan. 21, 1950
Settings
(Original)
 
Medea
May 2, 1949 - May 21, 1949
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Diamond Lil Diamond Lil
Feb. 5, 1949 - Feb. 26, 1949
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Sundown Beach
Sep. 7, 1948 - Sep. 11, 1948
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Medea Medea
Oct. 20, 1947 - May 15, 1948
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Another Sun Another Sun
Feb. 23, 1940 - Mar. 2, 1940
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Captain Jinks of the Horse Marines
Jan. 25, 1938 - Feb. 12, 1938
Costume Design
(Original)
 
Coriolanus
Jan. 25, 1938 - Feb. 12, 1938
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Diff'rent
Jan. 25, 1938 - Feb. 12, 1938
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
Coriolanus
Jan. 25, 1938 - Feb. 12, 1938
Costume Design
(Original)
 
Diff'rent
Jan. 25, 1938 - Feb. 12, 1938
Costume Design
(Original)
 
No More Peace
Jan. 25, 1938 - Feb. 12, 1938
Costume Design
(Original)
 
Pygmalion
Jan. 25, 1938 - Feb. 12, 1938
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
    Costume Design
(Original)
 
Captain Jinks of the Horse Marines
Jan. 25, 1938 - Feb. 12, 1938
Scenic Design
(Original)
 
 

Awards


Tony Award

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
1998 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner
1986 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) The Iceman Cometh Nominee
1982 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Medea Nominee
1976 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) A Matter of Gravity Nominee
1974 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) A Moon for the Misbegotten Nominee
1964 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) The Ballad of the Sad Cafe Nominee
1964 Producer of a Play The Ballad of the Sad Cafe Nominee
1959 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Jane Eyre Nominee
1958 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) The Dark at the Top of the Stairs Nominee
1957 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) The Waltz of the Toreadors Nominee
1956 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) The Honeys Nominee
1956 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) The Ponder Heart Nominee
1956 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Someone Waiting Nominee
 
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