"On Monday, for the first time in its 138-year history and as it returned from an 18-month closure, the Metropolitan Opera presented a work by a Black composer: Terence Blanchard’s “Fire Shut Up in My Bones.” MET Debut for Greg Emetaz, Projection Designer.
Robert Wierzel, Lighting Designer - SONGBIRD; IL TROVOTORE; WAGNER CONCERT and Amith Chandrashaker, Lighting Designer, THE PASSION OF MARY CARDWELL DAWSON.
The magical powers of the furious Prospero are brilliantly suggested by...the lighting of Lucrecia Briceno.
"If the production — including Dede Ayite’s costumes and Cookie Jordan’s wigs — looks especially grand, that is part of the welcome too." Sound System designed by Jessica Paz
"To bring the setting alive, a few props were used: chairs, tables and a bar. The lighting, skillfully designed by Robert Wierzel, ran from blue and white to a rainbow of colors depending on the mood and the scene. All in all, it was a playful production, ably presented and perfect for a summer’s day. But, bring an umbrella."
Second Stage has announced production dates for its upcoming Broadway and Off-Broadway seasons. Linda Cho (Costumes/ TAKE ME OUT); Takeshi Kata (Set) and Cookie Jordan (Hair/Wigs) CLYDE'S and Montana Levi Blanco (Costumes/ TO MY GIRLS).
With Healing in Mind, Stage Collaborators Take a Dip Together The playwright Lynn Nottage chose to share her Signature Theater residency with other artists rocked by 2020. The immersive result: “The Watering Hole.” Montana Levi Blanco, Costume Designer Amith Chandrashaker, LIghting Designer
Yuki Nakase Link, Lighting Designer Storefronts Turned Stages for ‘Seven Deadly Sins’ "A live theatrical event in the Meatpacking district, featuring several playwrights..., “turns New York itself into the playhouse.”
CONGRATULATIONS to Summit's 2019 OBIE AWARD winners, COOKIE JORDAN, for sustained excellence in Hair, Wig, and Makeup Design, and LOUISA THOMPSON for sustained excellence in Scenic Design!
Explore the sartorial glory of ANASTASIA the Musical with Costume Designer LINDA CHO in the interview below –
TDF’s Jen Gushue talks the art of designing black hair for the stage with hair, wig, and make-up designer extraordinaire, COOKIE JORDAN.
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