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Biography

For Opera and Ballet his designs include: Strapless, The Winter’s Tale, Pavane, Anastasia, The Knot Garden, La traviata and Alice in Wonderland (Royal Opera House) Great Scott (Dallas Opera), Don Carlos (Metropolitan Opera), The Cunning Little Vixen (Châtelet).

Recent theatre productions: Alys Always, My Name is Lucy Barton and Allelujah! (The Bridge Theatre), The Moderate Soprano (West End). The Inheritance (Young Vic and West End), An American in Paris (Broadway, London and Paris), Skylight (London and Broadway), Aladdin (Disney – Toronto & Broadway), The Glass Menagerie (American Rep Theatre, USA & Broadway), The Audience (London and Broadway), Once (London, Broadway & US Tour), People (National Theatre), The Dark Earth & Light Sky (Almeida).

He has designed numerous productions for the National Theatre: including: Pinocchio, Travelling Light, Collaborators, King James Bible, Juno & the Paycock (Abbey Theatre, Dublin), The Habit of Art, The Power of Yes, Phèdre, Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, Gethsemane, and Fram (which he also co-directed with Tony Harrison), The History Boys (Broadway), His Girl Friday and Mourning Becomes Electra, plus more than twenty-five productions for the RSC, including: Les Liaisons Dangereuses and The Plantagenets. For the Donmar Warehouse: Into the Woods and Orpheus Descending.

Other theatre credits include: Mary Poppins (Prince Edward Theatre, UK Tour & Broadway), Disney’s Aida (Broadway), Disney’s Tarzan which he also directed (Broadway, Germany & The Netherlands), and The Year of Magical Thinking (Broadway & NT), The Coast of Utopia (New York), Carousel (New York), The Seagull (Public Theatre New York), Paul Simon’s The Capeman, The Sweet Smell Of Success.

Film includes: Othello, Tales of Hollywood starring Jeremy Irons and Alec Guinness, Suddenly Last Summer directed by Richard Eyre and starring Maggie Smith for the BBC, plus Costume Design for the film of The Crucible starring Daniel Day-Lewis and Winona Ryder.

He is the recipient of seven Tony awards, two Olivier awards, the Royal Designer for Industry Award and Robert L. B. Tobin Award for Lifetime Achievement in Theatrical Design at the TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards in New York.
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