Boholano wins Tony award for Best Costume Design

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BOHOLANO SHINES. Boholano Clint Boiser Ramos is the latest Filipino to win a Tony award. He won for Best Costume Design of a Play for 'Eclipsed'. His mother is a native of Talibon town.
BOHOLANO SHINES. Boholano Clint Boiser Ramos is the latest Filipino to win a Tony award. He won for Best Costume Design of a Play for ‘Eclipsed’. His mother is a native of Talibon town.

Filipino costume designer Clint Ramos won a Tony Award for Best Costume Design on Sunday, June 12 for his work on the play “Eclipsed.”

“Eclipsed,” which stars Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o, is about five women struggling to rise above hard times in their homeland Liberia.

The Cebuano Ramos is the son of Mr. & Mrs. Eduardo Ramos. His mother, top notch Cebu based lawyer Erlinda Boiser Ramos is a native of Talibon, Bohol. She personally attended the awarding night in New York last Monday.

His biography lists a number of awards, including the Ani ng Dangal presidential medal for dramatic arts from the President of the Philippines. He is a board member of FIERCE NY, an organization dedicated to developing leadership and power among the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer) youth of color.

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Ramos has previously received an award in 2014, particularly the Lucille Lortel Award for costume design for the musical “Here Lies Love.”

A graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, Ramos also won the Obie Award for Sustained Excellence of Costume Design in 2013.

He also did costume design for the Off-Broadway play “The Village Bike” and the “The Elephant Man,” which starred two-time Academy Award nominee Bradley Cooper.

This year’s Tony Awards was held at the Beacon Theatre in New York. Jessica Lange won an award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress for her performance in “Long Day’s Journey Into Night.” —KG, GMA News

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