The (enter superlatives here) Designers of A MARRIAGE MINUET

Artisitic Director Tracy Brigden has brought together the A-Team of designers and collaborators for A MARRIAGE MINUET.  A few of the luminaries include lighting designer Howell Binkley, scenic designer Jeff Cowie, costume designer Markas Henry, and choreographer Peter Pucci.

Here is a bit about each:

Howell Binkley (Lighting Design):  If you have seen a musical on Broadway in the last few years it was probably lit by Howell.  Working alongside some of the hottest directors in New York, on the hottest productions, Howell currently has four shows on the boards or just opening on Broadway: Crybaby, the revival of Gypsy, In the Heights and Xanadu.  He is the recipient of a 2006 Tony Award for Jersey Boys.

 

For a great article on Howell, link here:  http://livedesignonline.com/mag/lighting_simply_howell_binkley/

For a list of his work link here to the ibdb (Internet Broadway Database): http://www.ibdb.com/person.asp?ID=25554

Jeff Cowie (Scenic Design):  At City Theatre he has designed The Clearing and Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge.  A Drama Desk nominated designer, Recent New York work includes, The Carpetbaggers Children at the Lincoln Center Theater, What Didn’t Happen at Playwrights Horizons, & Colder Than Here & Letter From Ethel Kennedy at MCC.  His very slick web-site, where you can see images from many of his productions, can be found at www.jeffcowie.com .

Peter Pucci (Choreographer):  Was just nominated for a Lucille Lortell Award (the off-Broadway equivalent of the Tony) for his work on Charles Mee’s play Queen’s Boulevard. For nine years Peter was a member of Pilobolus Dance Theatre, where he served as principal dancer, co-choreographer, and rehearsal director. He now choreographs work for his own company, Peter Pucci Plus as well as work for theatre, musical theatre, contemporary dance, and ballet on New York stages as well as across the country.
For video samples of Peter’s work click here:  http://www.pucciplus.com/reels.html 

Markas Henry (Costume Design): A professor of costume design at Colorado Markas\' design for THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICALUniversity, Markas has designed costumes and scenery for Broadway, Off-Broadway and regionally.  Some awards include; Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Theatre Company: The Barrow Group (Resident Designer); Drama Desk Award Nomination for Outstanding Production of a Play (Pentecost, The Barrow Group); Outstanding Costume Design 2003 NYC Fringe Festival; Drama-Logue Award; Backstage West Garland Award; Ovation Award Nomination; American Theatre Wing Award Nomination; Audelco Award Nomination; Kennedy Center/ ACTF Meritorious Achievement Award.

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