Eugene Lee Biography

Gender: Male

Is resident designer at Trinity Rep and a resident artist at Long Wharf Theatre. He is the production designer of “Saturday Night Live,” “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” and “Late Night With Seth Meyers.” Other Broadway credits: Bright Star, Ragtime, Show Boat and Sweeney Todd. Film credits: Coppola’s Hammett, Huston’s Mr. North, Malle’s Vanya on 42nd Street and Demme’s A Master Builder. BFA: Art Institute of Chicago, Carnegie Mellon. MFA: Yale School of Drama. Three honorary PhDs. Awards: Tony, Drama Desk, Lucille Lortel, Emmy Awards; Elliot Norton Award for Sustained Excellence; Pell Award; and DesignxRI Lifetime Achievement Award. A recent inductee into the New York Theater Hall of Fame, he lives in Providence, RI, with his wife, Brooke.

Eugene Lee Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Set Design, Resident Production
Eugene LeeOklahoma
 
Olivier Awards - 2007 - Best Set Design
Eugene Lee, Wicked
 
The Lortels - 2007 - Outstanding Scenic Design
Eugene Lee, The Hairy Ape
 
The Lortels - 2006 - Outstanding Scenic Design
Eugene Lee, The Ruby Sunrise
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2004 - Best Scenic Design
Eugene Lee , Wicked
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Set Design
Eugene Lee, Wicked
 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Scenic Design
Eugene Lee, Wicked
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Set Designs - Musical
Eugene Lee, Wicked
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1998 - Outstanding Revival-Musical
Eugene Lee, Ragtime
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1998 - Outstanding Set Design - Musical
Eugene Lee, Ragtime
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - Best Set Design
Eugene Lee, - Ragtime
 
The Hewes Awards - 1998 - Scenic Design
Eugene Lee, Ragtime
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Scenic Design
Eugene Lee , Ragtime
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1996 - Outstanding Set Design
Eugene LeeShowboat
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1995 - Outstanding Set Design
Eugene LeeShowboat
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1982 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Eugene Lee, The Hothouse
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1982 - Outstanding Set Design
Eugene Lee, The Hothouse
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1979 - Outstanding Set Design
Eugene Lee, Sweeney Todd
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1974 - Oustanding Set Designer
Eugene Lee, Candide
 
The Hewes Awards - 1974 - Scenic Design
Eugene Lee, Candide
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1971 - Most Promising Set Design
Eugene LeeAlice in Wonderland