EDITH LEAVIS BOOKSTEIN (Costume Designer) has designed costumes for over 140 productions, for regional theatre and opera, commercial and public television. She has worked with both small SPT theatres, assuming complete responsibility for the design and construction, and with large LORT theatres, integrating with a full shop staff.

Recent awards include the Detroit (MI) Free Press Theatre Excellence Award for Costume Design, the Oakland Press Design Award and the Outstanding Achievement Award from Michigan Allied Theatres. 

Recent regional credits:

  • The Shattered Mirror  (World Première)
  • Grapes of Wrath
  • Don't Dress for Dinner
  • University of Michigan
  • School of Music
  • Death on the Nile
  • Witness for the Prosecution
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • MeadowBrook Theatre
  • Taking Leave
  • Elizabeth Rex (U.S. Première)
  • The White Rose
  • Man of La Mancha
  • Three Penny Opera
  • Performance Network 
  • Keely and Du
  • Escanaba in da Moonlight (World Première)
  • Beast on The Moon (Midwest Première)
  • Purple Rose Theatre Company
  • Talley's Folly 
  • Torch Song Trilogy
  • Never The Sinner
  • Dirty Story
  • The Jewish Ensemble Theatre
  • The Cripple of Inishmaan 
  • (Director - Douglas Campbell)
  • Gross Indecency
  • BoarsHead Public Theatre

          Contact information:
Email: edeb@costumedesign.org
Phone: (206) 200-9990

Ede Bookstein is a member of United Scenic Artists, Local #829.

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