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Wendall Harrington

Wendall Harrington on the red carpet for the Knights of Illumination, leaning on a sword

About

Opera design: Werther at Metropolitan Opera, Julie Taymor’s The Magic Flute in Florence, Italy; A View from the Bridge, Die Gezeichneten, Nixon in China, The Photographer, Brundibar, Transatlantic, Grapes of Wrath, Rusalka. Next, Intelligence at Houston Grand Opera.

Broadway: Paradise Square, Driving Miss Daisy, Gray Gardens, They’re Playing Our Song, My One and Only, The Heidi Chronicles, The Will Rogers Follies, Having Our Say, Company, Ragtime, The Capeman, and The Who’s Tommy.

Off-Broadway: Sunday in the Park with George, Angels in America, Hapgood, Merrily We Roll Along.

Ballet: The Fairy’s Kiss, Pictures at an Exhibition, Anna Karenina, Firebird, Cinderella, and Opera for Alexei Ratmansky; Othello for Lar Lubovitch, Ballet Mécanique for Doug Varone. The Nutcracker and The Firebird for Miami City Ballet; Sylvia for Houston Ballet.

Concert: Kevin Puts’s The Brightness of Light, the Talking Heads’ Stop Making Sense, Pete Townshend’s Psychoderelict, and tours for Chris Rock and Simon and Garfunkel.

Harrington is the recipient of the Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, American Theatre Wing Award, TCI Award for Technical Achievement, Obie Award for Sustained Excellence of Projections, Michael Merrit Award for collaboration, Ruth Morely Women in Design Award, USITT Education and Digital Technology Awards, and Lifetime Recognition from the Knights of Illumination. Harrington is the head of the projection design concentration at the Yale School of Drama.

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