On the Stage, Behind the Scenes and In the Audience
Hewes Design Awards - 2007
Award winning Scenic Designer, who was raised in Yuma Arizona, he received his Bachelor Of Architecture degree from the University of Arizona, and his Master of Fine Arts degree from the Yale School of Drama.
His Broadway credits, designing both scenery and costumes include: The Pillowman , with Billy Crudup and Jeff Goldblum, A Behanding in Spokane, starring Christopher Walken, and A Steady Rain with Daniel Craig and Hugh Jackman. He was Awarded his first Tony award for the Scenic design of Martin McDonagh’s The Pillowman, which he originally designed for the National Theatre in London.
His Broadway Scenic design credits also include the current hit revival of Neil Simon, Burt Bacharach and Hal David’s Promises Promises, starring Sean Hayes and Kristin Chenoweth, the Tony Award Winning Revival of HAIR (Drama Desk nomination Best Scenic Design), and Pal Joey starring Stockard Channing and Martha Plimpton (Tony nomination, Best Scenic Design of a Musical). His design of Jack O’Brien’s production of Tom Stoppard’s The Coast of Utopia won the Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Hewes Awards for Best Scenic Design, and the play received a record 8 Tony awards. He also designed David Mamet’s Speed the Plow, Les Liaisons Dangereuses starring Laura Linney and Ben Daniels (Tony nomination,Best Scenic Design of a Play) , 9 to 5 (Backstage Garland Award, Broadway World Theater Fan’s Choice Award), Impressionism, David Mamet’s November with Nathan Lane, Dylan Baker, and Laurie Metcalf, Cry Baby the musical, Terrence McNally’s The Ritz, Martin McDonagh’s The Lieutenant of Inishmore, David Hare’s The Vertical Hour, starring Julianne Moore and Bill Nighy, Richard Greenberg’s Take Me Out (Tony Award, Best Play), Nine, starring Antonio Banderas, Chita Rivera, Jane Krakowski, and Mary Stuart Masterson (Tony award, Best Musical Revival), Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me, Sweet Charity with Christina Applegate, Kiki and Herb: Alive on Broadway, La Cage Aux Folles (2005 Tony award, Best revival) , Little Shop of Horrors, The Wedding Singer, Michel LeGrand’s Amour, and Urinetown.