The ESTA Foundation announces its 2012 Behind the Scenes Holiday Cards, created by an impressive lineup of all-star designers—John Lee Beatty, Michael Curry, Ralph Funicello, Andrew Hefter, Cindy White, and David Zinn.
John Lee Beatty is nominated for a 2012 Tony Award for Other Desert Cities. His other Broadway shows this season include Venus in Fur, The Columnist, and Don’t Dress for Dinner. He has designed almost one hundred Broadway shows and been nominated for 14 Tony Awards.
Michael Curry has created puppetry and theatrical designs for global brands including Disney, Cirque du Soleil, Universal Studios, and The Olympics, as well as leading artists such as Julie Taymor, William Friedkin, Robery LePage, and Mark Fisher.
Ralph Funicello has designed more than 250 productions throughout North America. He is an associate artist at the Old Globe Theatre and has worked extensively with the Mark Taper Forum, South Coast Rep, Seattle Rep, and the American Conservatory Theatre where he was Director of Design.
Annual favorite, and recent Savannah College of Art and Design graduate, Andrew Hefter is back with a stunning new photograph of the Winspear Opera House chandelier shot especially for Behind the Scenes.
Cindy White’s theme park conceptual design, illustration, and art direction has been featured in top attractions in Disney parks, Universal Studios, Radio City Music Hall, Busch Gardens, and more.
Costume and scenic designer David Zinn’s work has graced the Broadway stage in Seminar, Other Desert Cities, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, and In the Next Room, among others as well as many Off-Broadway, regional, and opera productions.
Three card ordering options are offered this year, including personalized cards with a company logo and custom message, card packs of 10 with a standard greeting, and electronic versions for delivery by email. Orders will be taken until September 7 to arrive by early November. All proceeds benefit The ESTA Foundation’s Behind the Scenes program.