Todd Andrew Rosenthal

Todd Rosenthal (Set Designer) received the 2008 Tony Award for August: Osage County and a 2011 Tony Award nomination for The Motherfu**er with the Hat. He designs on Broadway and at regional theaters across the country and abroad including: The National Theatre (London), Sydney Theatre Company (Australia), Manhattan Theatre Club, The Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, The Guthrie, Alliance Theatre, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Theatre Royal (Ireland), Arena Stage, Berkeley Rep, Centerstage, Mark Taper Forum, Yale Rep, The Alley Theatre, Dallas Theater Center, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Chicago Shakespeare, Barrow Street Theatre, Atlantic Theater Company, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Chicago Opera Theater and others. Current/ upcoming designs: Roman Holiday, the Guthrie and Broadway; The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Theatre Royal Waterford, Ireland; August: Osage County, Sydney Theatre Company, National Theatre in London; Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Broadway; Good People, Arena Stage; A Parallelogram, Clybourne Park, Steppenwolf Theatre; Red, The Seagull, Goodman Theater; As You Like It, Oregon Shakespeare; Stephen King/ John Mellencamp’s Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, Alliance Theater and Broadway. Exhibitor, 2007 Prague Quadrennial. Lead designer for Mythbusters, the Explosive Exhibition, and Sherlock Holmes, the Science of Deduction (exhibition).Awards:2009 Lawrence Olivier Award, 2011 Los Angeles Times Ovation Award, 2010 Los Angeles Backstage Garland Award, 2007 Joseph Jefferson Award, 2009 Michael Merritt Award for Excellence in Design and Collaboration, 2012 United States Artists Fellowship Nomination. Graduate, Yale School of Drama. Personal Website: toddar.com.

Education

MFASet/Lighting Design, Yale University
BAEnglish/ Theater, Colgate University


Recent Awards and Honors

2009 LAWRENCE OLIVIER AWARD FOR BEST SET DESIGN for August Osage County, London, 3/2009. First American to win this award.
2008 ANTOINETTE PERRY AWARD (TONY AWARD) FOR BEST SCENIC DESIGN OF A PLAY for August: Osage County , 6/2008.
2008 AMERICAN THEATRE WING HENRY HEWES DESIGN AWARD NOMINATION for August Osage County, New York City, 2008.
BEST SCENIC DESIGN NOMINATION (SUZI BASS AWARD) for Doubt, The Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, 3/08.
BEST SCENIC DESIGN AWARD for August: Osage County by the Joseph Jefferson Award Committee, Chicago, IL, 2007.
2006 AMERICAN THEATRE WING HENRY HEWES DESIGN AWARD NOMINATION for Red Light Winter, New York City, 2006.
AFTER DARK AWARD (BEST SET DESIGN) for The Clean House, Chicago, IL, 2006.
BEST SCENIC DESIGN NOMINATION for The Clean House by the Joseph Jefferson Committee, Chicago, IL, 2006.
BEST SCENIC DESIGN NOMINATION for Take Me Out by The Barrymore Awards Committee, Philadelphia, PA, 2005.
AFTER DARK AWARD (BEST PRODUCTION) for A Skull in Connemara, 2002.
BEST SCENIC DESIGN NOMINATION for The Weir by The Joseph Jefferson Award Committee, 2001.
BEST SCENIC DESIGN NOMINATION for Experiment with an Airpump by The Joseph Jefferson Award Committee, 2001.
AFTER DARK AWARD (BEST SET DESIGN) for An Experiment with an Airpump, Chicago, IL, 2001.
NEW CITY "SET DESIGN OF THE YEAR" for Schoolgirl Figure, Chicago, IL, 2000.
BEST SCENIC DESIGN NOMINATION for The Barber of Seville by The Joseph Jefferson Award Committee, 1997.
AFTER DARK AWARD (BEST SET DESIGN) for The Barber of Seville, Chicago, IL, 1997.

Courses

240-2Stagecraft: Scenery
241-1Design Process: Scene design
343-0Scene Design II
356-1,2,3Graphic Arts for the Stage Designer
442-0Studies in Theatre Practice: Research for Designers
463-1,2,3Advanced Studies in Scenic Design

 

Todd Andrew Rosenthal

Associate Professor

Department:

Theatre

Office:

The Wirtz Center
1949 Campus Drive
Room 210
Evanston , IL 60208-2430

Phone:

847-491-3137

Graduate Programs:

Theatre and Drama