Susan Hilferty

Personal Information
Notable credits include Spring Awakening, Wicked (2004 Tony, Outer Critics Circle, and Drama Desk awards), Lestat (2006 Tony nomination), Assassins, Into the Woods (Tony and Drama Desk nominations; Hewes Award), Dirty Blonde, Jitney, The Goodbody and upcoming August Wilson’s Radio Golf. With Richard Nelson she has designed Rodney’s Wife, My Life with Albertine, Franny's Way Goodnight Children Everywhere, (all at Playwrights Horizons) plus Left, The General from America, and Madame Melville. Also at Playwrights Arts and Leisure by Stephen Tesich. She has won many awards for her work, including a 2000 OBIE for sustained excellence.
 
Credits

Designer
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 The Michaels Joseph Papp Public Theater/ LuEsther Hall 10/27/2019 Costume Designer
2 Boesman and Lena Pershing Square Signature Center/ The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre 02/25/2019 Set Designer
3 Boesman and Lena Pershing Square Signature Center/ The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre 02/25/2019 Costume Designer
4 Fire in Dreamland Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Anspacher Theater 07/16/2018 Set Designer
5 Fire in Dreamland Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Anspacher Theater 07/16/2018 Costume Designer
6 An Ordinary Muslim New York Theatre Workshop 02/26/2018 Costume Designer
7 Illyria Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Anspacher Theater 10/30/2017 Set Designer
8 Illyria Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Anspacher Theater 10/30/2017 Costume Designer
9 How to Transcend a Happy Marriage Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater 03/20/2017 Costume Designer
10 The Gabriels: Election Year in the Life of One Family Play Three: Women of a Certain Age Joseph Papp Public Theater/ LuEsther Hall 11/08/2016 Set Designer
11 The Gabriels: Election Year in the Life of One Family Play Three: Women of a Certain Age Joseph Papp Public Theater/ LuEsther Hall 11/08/2016 Costume Designer
12 Master Harold... and the Boys Pershing Square Signature Center/ Irene Diamond Stage 11/07/2016 Costume Designer
13 Love, Love, Love Laura Pels Theatre (Current) 10/19/2016 Costume Designer
14 The Gabriels: Election Year in the Life of One Family Play Two: What Did You Expect? Joseph Papp Public Theater/ LuEsther Hall 09/16/2016 Set Designer
15 The Gabriels: Election Year in the Life of One Family Play Two: What Did You Expect? Joseph Papp Public Theater/ LuEsther Hall 09/16/2016 Costume Designer
16 The Gabriels: Election Year in the Life of One Family, Play One: Hungry Joseph Papp Public Theater/ LuEsther Hall 03/04/2016 Set Designer
17 The Gabriels: Election Year in the Life of One Family, Play One: Hungry Joseph Papp Public Theater/ LuEsther Hall 03/04/2016 Costume Designer
18 Familiar Playwrights Horizons 03/03/2016 Costume Designer
19 Buried Child Pershing Square Signature Center/ The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre 02/17/2016 Costume Designer
20 Mercury Fur Pershing Square Signature Center/ The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre 08/19/2015 Costume Designer
21 The Spoils Pershing Square Signature Center/ The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre 06/02/2015 Costume Designer
22 The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek Pershing Square Signature Center/ The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre 05/11/2015 Costume Designer
23 Posterity Linda Gross Theater 03/15/2015 Costume Designer
24 Sticks and Bones Pershing Square Signature Center/ The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre 11/06/2014 Costume Designer
25 King Lear Delacorte Theater 08/05/2014 Costume Designer
26 A Second Chance Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Susan Stein Shiva Theater 03/30/2014 Costume Designer
27 Stage Kiss Playwrights Horizons 03/02/2014 Costume Designer
28 The Apple Family Plays: Scenes From Life In The Country Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Anspacher Theater 11/22/2013 Set Designer
29 The Apple Family Plays: Scenes From Life In The Country Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Anspacher Theater 11/22/2013 Costume Designer
30 That Hopey Changey Thing Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Anspacher Theater 11/22/2013 Set Designer
31 That Hopey Changey Thing Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Anspacher Theater 11/22/2013 Costume Designer
32 Regular Singing Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Anspacher Theater 11/22/2013 Set Designer
33 Regular Singing Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Anspacher Theater 11/22/2013 Costume Designer
34 3 Kinds of Exile Linda Gross Theater 06/11/2013 Costume Designer
35 Neva Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Anspacher Theater 03/11/2013 Costume Designer
36 Jackie New World Stages/ Stage II 03/04/2013 Costume Designer
37 Sorry Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Anspacher Theater 11/06/2012 Set Designer
38 Sorry Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Anspacher Theater 11/06/2012 Costume Designer
39 If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet Laura Pels Theatre (Current) 09/20/2012 Costume Designer
40 The Train Driver Pershing Square Signature Center/ The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre 09/09/2012 Costume Designer
41 The Blood Knot Pershing Square Signature Center/ The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre 02/16/2012 Costume Designer
42 The Broken Heart The Duke on 42nd Street 02/11/2012 Costume Designer
43 Sweet and Sad Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Anspacher Theater 09/11/2011 Set Designer
44 Sweet and Sad Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Anspacher Theater 09/11/2011 Costume Designer
45 The Illusion Peter Norton Space 06/05/2011 Costume Designer
46 Compulsion Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Martinson Hall 02/17/2011 Costume Designer
47 That Hopey Changey Thing Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Anspacher Theater 11/02/2010 Set Designer
48 That Hopey Changey Thing Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Anspacher Theater 11/02/2010 Costume Designer
49 In the Wake Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Newman Theater 11/01/2010 Costume Designer
50 4PLAY Minetta Lane Theatre 08/09/2010 Costume Designer
51 The Book of Grace Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Anspacher Theater 03/16/2010 Costume Designer
52 4PLAY Minetta Lane Theatre 02/08/2010 Costume Designer
53 The Retributionists Playwrights Horizons 09/14/2009 Costume Designer
54 Our House Playwrights Horizons 06/09/2009 Costume Designer
55 Mourning Becomes Electra Acorn Theater 02/19/2009 Costume Designer
56 The Marriage of Bette and Boo Laura Pels Theatre (Current) 07/13/2008 Costume Designer
57 Drunk Enough To Say I Love You? Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Newman Theater 03/16/2008 Costume Designer
58 Conversations in Tusculum Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Anspacher Theater 03/11/2008 Costume Designer
59 Frank's Home Playwrights Horizons 01/30/2007 Costume Designer
60 Spring Awakening Linda Gross Theater 06/15/2006 Costume Designer
61 Fran's Bed Playwrights Horizons 09/25/2005 Costume Designer
62 Rodney's Wife Playwrights Horizons 12/01/2004 Set Designer
63 Rodney's Wife Playwrights Horizons 12/01/2004 Costume Designer
64 My Life with Albertine Playwrights Horizons 03/13/2003 Costume Designer
65 The General From America Lucille Lortel Theatre 11/21/2002 Costume Designer
66 Helen Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Martinson Hall 04/08/2002 Costume Designer
67 Franny's Way Linda Gross Theater 03/26/2002 Costume Designer
68 Necessary Targets Variety Arts Theatre 02/28/2002 Costume Designer
69 Sorrows and Rejoicings Second Stage Theatre 02/04/2002 Set Designer
70 Sorrows and Rejoicings Second Stage Theatre 02/04/2002 Costume Designer
71 Madame Melville Promenade Theatre 05/03/2001 Costume Designer
72 Crimes of the Heart Second Stage Theatre 04/16/2001 Costume Designer
73 A Skull in Connemara Gramercy Theatre 02/22/2001 Costume Designer
74 Jitney Union Square Theatre 09/19/2000 Costume Designer
75 Dirty Blonde New York Theatre Workshop 01/10/2000 Costume Designer
76 Goodnight Children Everywhere Playwrights Horizons 05/26/1999 Costume Designer
77 Tartuffe Theater at St. Clement's Church 05/20/1999 Costume Designer
78 The Captain's Tiger: A Memoir for the Stage New York City Center/ Stage II 01/19/1999 Set Designer
79 The Captain's Tiger: A Memoir for the Stage New York City Center/ Stage II 01/19/1999 Costume Designer
80 The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told New York Theatre Workshop 12/01/1998 Costume Designer
81 The Devils New York Theatre Workshop 05/02/1997 Costume Designer
82 Sharps, Flats & Accidentals New Victory Theater 11/29/1996 Costume Designer
83 Arts & Leisure Playwrights Horizons 05/19/1996 Costume Designer
84 Valley Song New York City Center/ Stage II 11/28/1995 Set Designer
85 Valley Song New York City Center/ Stage II 11/28/1995 Costume Designer
86 Iphigenia and Other Daughters East 13th Street/CSC Theatre 01/13/1995 Costume Designer
87 Playland New York City Center/ Stage II 05/18/1993 Set Designer
88 Playland New York City Center/ Stage II 05/18/1993 Costume Designer
89 One Shoe Off Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Anspacher Theater 03/16/1993 Costume Designer
90 Boesman and Lena New York City Center/ Stage I 01/14/1992 Set Designer
91 Boesman and Lena New York City Center/ Stage I 01/14/1992 Costume Designer
92 What a Man Weighs McGinn-Cazale Theatre 04/25/1990 Costume Designer
93 My Children! My Africa! Perry Street Theatre 12/02/1989 Set Designer
94 My Children! My Africa! Perry Street Theatre 12/02/1989 Costume Designer
95 Ubu Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater 05/23/1989 Costume Designer
96 Zero Positive Joseph Papp Public Theater/ LuEsther Hall 04/16/1988 Costume Designer
97 The Road to Mecca Promenade Theatre 04/12/1988 Costume Designer
98 Coastal Disturbances McGinn-Cazale Theatre 11/19/1986 Costume Designer
99 Cheapside Union Square Theatre 03/29/1986 Costume Designer
100 Sister and Miss Lexie McGinn-Cazale Theatre 06/25/1985 Costume Designer
101 Sister and Miss Lexie McGinn-Cazale Theatre 06/25/1985 Costume Designer
102 All Night Long McGinn-Cazale Theatre 03/06/1984 Costume Designer
103 Mensch Meier Stage 73 02/11/1984 Costume Designer
104 Skirmishes Stage 73 12/21/1982 Costume Designer
105 My Sister in this House Second Stage - Park Royal 11/18/1981 Costume Designer
106 Glasshouse Parish Hall at the Church of Heavenly Rest 03/22/1981 Costume Designer

Director
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 The Captain's Tiger: A Memoir for the Stage New York City Center/ Stage II 01/19/1999 Director
2 My Children! My Africa! Perry Street Theatre 12/02/1989 Assistant Director
Awards
Award Production Function
1 WON 2017 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Costume Design Love, Love, Love Costume Designer
2 NOMINATED 2016 AUDELCO Award, Costume Design Familiar Costume Designer
3 NOMINATED 2016 Hewes Design Award, Costume Design Familiar Costume Designer
4 NOMINATED 2015 Hewes Design Award, Costume Design Posterity Costume Designer
5 NOMINATED 2012 Hewes Design Award, Costume Design The Broken Heart Costume Designer
6 NOMINATED 2007 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Costume Design Spring Awakening Costume Designer
7 NOMINATED 2003 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Costume Design My Life with Albertine Costume Designer
8 NOMINATED 2002 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Costume Design Franny's Way Costume Designer
9 NOMINATED 2001 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Costume Design Jitney Costume Designer