Gender
Male
Born
Jan 22, 1915
New York, New York, USA
Died
Aug 14, 1955
New York, New York, USA
Producer Designer Director Production Staff
  • CREDITS
    The Pajama Game (May 13, 1954 - Nov 24, 1956)
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Kismet (Dec 03, 1953 - Apr 23, 1955)
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
    MusicalOriginal
    Oklahoma! (Aug 31, 1953 - Oct 03, 1953)
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Camino Real (Mar 17, 1953 - May 09, 1953)
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Misalliance (Mar 06, 1953 - Jun 27, 1953)
    • Production Supervised by Lemuel Ayers
    • Production Supervisor: Lemuel Ayers
    PlayComedyRevival
    The Merchant of Venice (Mar 04, 1953 - Mar 15, 1953)
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
    PlayComedyRevival
    Love's Labour's Lost (Feb 04, 1953 - Feb 15, 1953)
    • Production Supervisor: Lemuel Ayers
    PlayComedyOriginal
    See the Jaguar (Dec 03, 1952 - Dec 06, 1952)
    • Produced by Lemuel Ayers
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
    PlayOriginal
    My Darlin' Aida (Oct 27, 1952 - Jan 10, 1953)
    • Production Design by Lemuel Ayers
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
    MusicalOriginal
    Kiss Me, Kate (Jan 08, 1952 - Jan 13, 1952)
    • Produced by Lemuel Ayers
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Music in the Air (Oct 08, 1951 - Nov 24, 1951)
    • Production Design by Lemuel Ayers
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Oklahoma! (May 29, 1951 - Jul 28, 1951)
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Out of This World (Dec 21, 1950 - May 05, 1951)
    • Produced by Lemuel Ayers
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Kiss Me, Kate (Dec 30, 1948 - Jul 28, 1951)
    • Produced by Lemuel Ayers
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Inside U.S.A. (Apr 30, 1948 - Feb 19, 1949)
    • Production Design by Lemuel Ayers
    MusicalRevueOriginal
    Bloomer Girl (Jan 06, 1947 - Feb 15, 1947)
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    • Lighting Design by Lemuel Ayers
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Cyrano de Bergerac (Oct 08, 1946 - Mar 22, 1947)
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
    PlayDramaRevival
    St. Louis Woman (Mar 30, 1946 - Jul 06, 1946)
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
    MusicalOriginal
    Bloomer Girl (Oct 05, 1944 - Apr 27, 1946)
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    • Lighting Design by Lemuel Ayers
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Harriet (Sep 27, 1944 - Oct 05, 1944)
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    PlayRevival
    Song of Norway (Aug 21, 1944 - Sep 07, 1946)
    • Production designed by Lemuel Ayers
    MusicalOperettaOriginal
    Peepshow (Feb 03, 1944 - Feb 26, 1944)
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    PlayOriginal
    Oklahoma! (Mar 31, 1943 - May 29, 1948)
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Harriet (Mar 03, 1943 - Apr 01, 1944)
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    PlayOriginal
    The Willow and I (Dec 10, 1942 - Jan 02, 1943)
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    PlayOriginal
    Lifeline (Nov 30, 1942 - Dec 05, 1942)
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    PlayOriginal
    The Pirate (Nov 25, 1942 - Apr 27, 1943)
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Autumn Hill (Apr 13, 1942 - Apr 18, 1942)
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    PlayOriginal
    Plan M (Feb 20, 1942 - Feb 23, 1942)
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    PlayOriginal
    Angel Street (Dec 05, 1941 - Dec 30, 1944)
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
    PlayThrillerOriginal
    Macbeth (Nov 11, 1941 - Feb 28, 1942)
    • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
    PlayTragedyRevival
    As You Like It (Oct 20, 1941 - Oct 25, 1941)
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
    PlayComedyRevival
    They Walk Alone (Mar 12, 1941 - Mar 29, 1941)
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    PlayOriginal
    Eight O'Clock Tuesday (Jan 06, 1941 - Jan 18, 1941)
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    PlayOriginal
    They Knew What They Wanted (Oct 02, 1939 - Oct 21, 1939)
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    PlayComedyRevival
    Journey's End (Sep 18, 1939 - Sep 30, 1939)
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Kiss Me, Kate (Sep 17, 1951 - Jan 05, 1952)
    • Produced by Lemuel Ayers
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Kiss Me, Kate (Jul 11, 1949 - Jun 02, 1951)
    • Produced by Lemuel Ayers
    • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
    • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
    MusicalComedyOriginal
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

    Best Costume Design

    1949 | Winner  | Kiss Me, Kate
    Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers

    Producer (Musical)

    1949 | Winner  | Kiss Me, Kate
    Produced by Lemuel Ayers
The Pajama Game (May 13, 1954 - Nov 24, 1956)
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
  • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
MusicalComedyOriginal
Kismet (Dec 03, 1953 - Apr 23, 1955)
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
  • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
MusicalOriginal
Oklahoma! (Aug 31, 1953 - Oct 03, 1953)
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
MusicalComedyRevival
Camino Real (Mar 17, 1953 - May 09, 1953)
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
PlayDramaOriginal
Misalliance (Mar 06, 1953 - Jun 27, 1953)
  • Production Supervised by Lemuel Ayers
  • Production Supervisor: Lemuel Ayers
PlayComedyRevival
The Merchant of Venice (Mar 04, 1953 - Mar 15, 1953)
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
  • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
PlayComedyRevival
Love's Labour's Lost (Feb 04, 1953 - Feb 15, 1953)
  • Production Supervisor: Lemuel Ayers
PlayComedyOriginal
See the Jaguar (Dec 03, 1952 - Dec 06, 1952)
  • Produced by Lemuel Ayers
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
  • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
PlayOriginal
My Darlin' Aida (Oct 27, 1952 - Jan 10, 1953)
  • Production Design by Lemuel Ayers
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
  • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
MusicalOriginal
Kiss Me, Kate (Jan 08, 1952 - Jan 13, 1952)
  • Produced by Lemuel Ayers
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
  • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
MusicalComedyRevival
Music in the Air (Oct 08, 1951 - Nov 24, 1951)
  • Production Design by Lemuel Ayers
MusicalComedyRevival
Oklahoma! (May 29, 1951 - Jul 28, 1951)
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
MusicalComedyRevival
Out of This World (Dec 21, 1950 - May 05, 1951)
  • Produced by Lemuel Ayers
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
  • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
MusicalComedyOriginal
Kiss Me, Kate (Dec 30, 1948 - Jul 28, 1951)
  • Produced by Lemuel Ayers
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
  • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
MusicalComedyOriginal
Inside U.S.A. (Apr 30, 1948 - Feb 19, 1949)
  • Production Design by Lemuel Ayers
MusicalRevueOriginal
Bloomer Girl (Jan 06, 1947 - Feb 15, 1947)
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
  • Lighting Design by Lemuel Ayers
MusicalComedyRevival
Cyrano de Bergerac (Oct 08, 1946 - Mar 22, 1947)
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
  • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
PlayDramaRevival
St. Louis Woman (Mar 30, 1946 - Jul 06, 1946)
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
  • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
MusicalOriginal
Bloomer Girl (Oct 05, 1944 - Apr 27, 1946)
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
  • Lighting Design by Lemuel Ayers
MusicalComedyOriginal
Harriet (Sep 27, 1944 - Oct 05, 1944)
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
PlayRevival
Song of Norway (Aug 21, 1944 - Sep 07, 1946)
  • Production designed by Lemuel Ayers
MusicalOperettaOriginal
Peepshow (Feb 03, 1944 - Feb 26, 1944)
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
PlayOriginal
Oklahoma! (Mar 31, 1943 - May 29, 1948)
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
MusicalComedyOriginal
Harriet (Mar 03, 1943 - Apr 01, 1944)
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
PlayOriginal
The Willow and I (Dec 10, 1942 - Jan 02, 1943)
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
PlayOriginal
Lifeline (Nov 30, 1942 - Dec 05, 1942)
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
PlayOriginal
The Pirate (Nov 25, 1942 - Apr 27, 1943)
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
PlayComedyOriginal
Autumn Hill (Apr 13, 1942 - Apr 18, 1942)
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
PlayOriginal
Plan M (Feb 20, 1942 - Feb 23, 1942)
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
PlayOriginal
Angel Street (Dec 05, 1941 - Dec 30, 1944)
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
  • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
PlayThrillerOriginal
Macbeth (Nov 11, 1941 - Feb 28, 1942)
  • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
PlayTragedyRevival
As You Like It (Oct 20, 1941 - Oct 25, 1941)
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
  • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
PlayComedyRevival
They Walk Alone (Mar 12, 1941 - Mar 29, 1941)
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
PlayOriginal
Eight O'Clock Tuesday (Jan 06, 1941 - Jan 18, 1941)
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
PlayOriginal
They Knew What They Wanted (Oct 02, 1939 - Oct 21, 1939)
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
PlayComedyRevival
Journey's End (Sep 18, 1939 - Sep 30, 1939)
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
PlayDramaOriginal
Kiss Me, Kate (Sep 17, 1951 - Jan 05, 1952)
  • Produced by Lemuel Ayers
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
  • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
MusicalComedyOriginal
Kiss Me, Kate (Jul 11, 1949 - Jun 02, 1951)
  • Produced by Lemuel Ayers
  • Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers
  • Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
MusicalComedyOriginal

Tony Award®

Best Costume Design

1949 | Winner  | Kiss Me, Kate
Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers

Producer (Musical)

1949 | Winner  | Kiss Me, Kate
Produced by Lemuel Ayers

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