Once upon a time, Sarah Rothenberg, artistic director of Da Camera of Houston, Sven Ortel, the gifted projection and media designer, and I (on sets and lights) created a piece called In the Garden of Dreams. This winter we present a revised version in Houston called Vienna 1900: In the Garden of Dreams. An imagined […]
Next up at Lyric Opera of Chicago – La Traviata, redux! This production originated at The Lyric in 2013, was presented at Canadian Opera Company in 2015, Houston Grand Opera in 2017, and now it is back in Chicago. This production is directed by Arin Arbus, with set design by Riccardo Hernandez, and Costume Design […]
Next up in Los Angeles – Linda Vista by Tracy Letts at the Mark Taper Forum. This production is transferring from Steppenwolf and is directed by Dexter Bullard, with Scenic Design by Todd Rosenthal, Costume Design by Laura Bauer, and Sound Design by Richard Woodbury. No, God, look, you haven’t done anything, I told you, […]
Next up, a new production of Familiar by Danai Gurira, and directed by Danya Taymor, at Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago. The production features Scenic Design by Kristen Robinson, Costume Design by Ntokozo Kunene, and Sound Design by Justin Ellington. From the Steppenwolf website: It’s winter in Minnesota and a Zimbabwean-American family is preparing for the […]
A great video produced by Steppenwolf Theatre Co. featuring Antoinette Nwandu, the playwright of my most recent project, Pass Over. The production is directed by Danya Taylor and features set design by Wilson Chin, costume design by Dede M Ayite, and sound design by Ray Nardelli.
Yesterday, faculty, staff, and students of the Theatre Department at Northwestern, along with the staff of the Wirtz Center for Performing Arts, where we produce our work, took part in the Ghostlight Project along side thousands of theatre-makers and audience members at hundreds of locations around the country. From the Ghostlight Project website: ON JANUARY […]
Party People, my latest project, is now running at The Public Theatre in NYC. The piece is by Universes and was directed and developed by Liesl Tommy. I designed the Set and Lighting, Sven Ortel designed the Projections and Video, Meg Neville designed the Costumes, and the Sound Design and Composition was by The Broken […]
This Spring I will be reuniting with director Arin Arbus and set designer Riccardo Hernandez to tackle the classic Thornton Wilder play, The Skin of Our Teeth for Theatre for a New Audience at the Polonski Shakespeare Center. Previews begin February 12th. More info and tix here.