To kick off his 20th Anniversary Season as artistic director of Chicago’s Goodman Theatre, Robert Falls pulled out all the stops to mount an intense and intensely violent version of Shakespeare’s King Lear. The same production with much the same design has taken the stage at Washington’s Sidney Harman Hall.
Quick – how can you catch a matinee in an historic Italian venue and that evening see a show in a former Scottish opera house? Try Sarasota on the west coast of Florida, where the Asolo Repertory Theatre seems to have a specialty in such things
We often talk (and write) about Broadway designs being adapted to go on the road to tour—but the opposite happens as well. 33 Variations, the new show at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre on West 49th Street in Manhattan features a design developed in regional theatres that transferred to Broadway
It didn’t sound like a typical project even from the start: any time-traveling play that skips back and forth from the seventeenth to the twenty-first century would give designers plenty of opportunity to be creative
At the 2014 Broadway Projection Master Classes in the session "Focus On Broadway II," video designer Ben Pearcy of 59 Productions (War Horse) discusses 59 Productions’ work on this season’s productions of Big Fish, Hedwig And The Angry Inch, and Les Miserables....More
2014 Tony nominee Peter Hylenski—whose prior Tony Award nominations were for Motown, The Scottsboro Boys, and Rock Of Ages—discusses his sound design for three current Broadway musicals: Bullets Over Broadway, Rocky, and After Midnight (for which he received this year's Tony nomination)....More