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Dane Laffrey

 
Bio:
Broadway: set and costumes for Deaf West's Spring Awakening, set for Fool For Love. Recent off-Broadway: set and/or costumes for Rancho Viejo, Indian Summer, The Christians, Iowa (Playwrights Horizons), Sell.Buy.Date (Manhattan Theatre Club), Homos, or Everyone in America (Labyrinth), The Harvest, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: set and costumes for Deaf West's Spring Awakening, set for Fool For Love. Recent off-Broadway: set and/or costumes for Rancho Viejo, Indian Summer, The Christians, Iowa (Playwrights Horizons), Sell.Buy.Date (Manhattan Theatre Club), Homos, or Everyone in America (Labyrinth), The Harvest, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2022]
Scenic, Costume Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Set Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Scenic Consultant
 
[US Tour, 2019]
Scenic Design
 
[Regional (US), 2019]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Scenic Designer
 
[Milburn, NJ (Regional), 2019]
Scenic & Costume Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Set Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Set Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Set Designer
 
[San Diego, CA (Regional), 2017]
Costume Designer
Scenic Designer
 
[Chester, CT (Regional), 2017]
Scenic Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Set Designer
 
[Los Angeles, 2016]
Costume Designer
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Set Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Scenic and Costume Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Scenic Design
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Scenic and Costume Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Scenic Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Costumes Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Sets Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Lighting Designer

Photos

Michael Arden,  Dane Laffrey, and Sven Ortel Photo

Michael Arden, Dane Laffrey, and Sven Ortel

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Michael Arden, Dane Laffrey, Clint Ramos, and Andy Mientus Photo

Michael Arden, Dane Laffrey, Clint Ramos, and Andy Mientus

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01/09/2020
Michael Arden, Clint Ramos, Will Aronson, Hue Park, and Dane Laffrey Photo

Michael Arden, Clint Ramos, Will Aronson, Hue Park, and Dane Laffrey

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01/09/2020
Michael Arden and Dane Laffrey Photo

Michael Arden and Dane Laffrey

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01/09/2020

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2022]
Scenic, Costume Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Set Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Scenic Consultant

[US Tour, 2019]
Scenic Design

[Regional (US), 2019]
Scenic Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Scenic Designer

[Milburn, NJ (Regional), 2019]
Scenic & Costume Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Set Design

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Set Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Scenic Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Scenic Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Scenic Designer

[Broadway, 2017]
Set Designer

[San Diego, CA (Regional), 2017]
Costume Designer

Scenic Designer

[Chester, CT (Regional), 2017]
Scenic Design

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Set Designer

[Los Angeles, 2016]
Costume Designer

Scenic Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Set Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Scenic and Costume Design

[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Scenic Design

[Broadway, 2015]
Scenic Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Scenic Designer

[Broadway, 2015]
Scenic and Costume Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Scenic Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Scenic Design

[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Costumes Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Sets Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Scenic Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Lighting Designer

Dane Laffrey Biography

Broadway: set and costumes for Deaf West's Spring Awakening, set for Fool For Love. Recent off-Broadway: set and/or costumes for Rancho Viejo, Indian Summer, The Christians, Iowa (Playwrights Horizons), Sell.Buy.Date (Manhattan Theatre Club), Homos, or Everyone in America (Labyrinth), The Harvest, (Lincoln Center), The Glory of the World (B.A.M. Harvey), Cloud 9 (Atlantic) and other work at Roundabout, Second Stage, Vineyard Theatre, Lincoln Center Theatre, MCC, SoHo Rep, Rattlestick, Transport Group and many others. Regional work at The Humana Festival, Mark Taper Forum, Shakespeare Theatre, The Old Globe, Huntington Theatre Company, The Wallis Annenberg Center, Denver Center, Goodspeed, Woolly Mammoth, Center Stage, Dallas Theatre Center, New York Stage & Film, others. International work in Tokyo, Oslo, Osaka and throughout Australia. Dane won a 2017 OBIE Award for sustained excellence in set and costume design and has been nominated for a Drama Desk Award and 4 Henry Hewes Awards along with numerous regional accolades.

Dane Laffrey Awards and Nominations

 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2018 - Best Scenic Design Gold Star
Dane Laffrey, Once on this Island
 
Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Dane Laffrey, Once On This Island
 
Obie Awards - 2017 - Design Gold Star
Dane LaffreySustained Excellence of Set and Costume Design
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Dane Laffrey, The Boys in the Band

Dane Laffrey News

 A New Production of GUYS AND DOLLS  Directed By Michael Arden Opened in Tokyo Photo A New Production of GUYS AND DOLLS Directed By Michael Arden Opened in Tokyo
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2022

The new production of Guys and Dolls in Japan has opened its curtain to a house full of enthusiastic audience at the prestigious Imperial Theatre on Thursday, June 9th in Tokyo.

Geffen Playhouse Announces A WICKED SOUL IN CHERRY HILL Cast Photo Geffen Playhouse Announces A WICKED SOUL IN CHERRY HILL Cast
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2022

Geffen Playhouse announced the full cast for its world premiere production of A Wicked Soul in Cherry Hill, written by Matt Schatz (The Door You Never Saw Before, The Burdens) and directed by Mike Donahue (The Legend of Georgia McBride, Little Shop of Horrors).

Rodgers And Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA! Returns To Interlochen Photo Rodgers And Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA! Returns To Interlochen
by A.A. Cristi - May 5, 2022

The Interlochen Arts Academy Theatre Division will bring an iconic love story to life this spring with their new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Tony Award-winning musical Oklahoma! at Corson Auditorium. Performances will take place Friday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, May 7 at 2:00 and 7:30 p.m.

Interlochen Presents Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE With Free Accessibility Performa Photo Interlochen Presents Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE With Free Accessibility Performance This Week
by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2022

This April, the Interlochen Arts Academy Theatre Division will present William Shakespeare's genre-defying play, The Winter's Tale. 

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by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 9, 2022

Seattle Rep to Stage New Translation of Ibsen's GHOSTS Photo Seattle Rep to Stage New Translation of Ibsen's GHOSTS
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 4, 2022

This spring, Seattle Rep will produce Henrik Ibsen’s Ghosts, in a new translation by Paul Walsh. Directed by Carey Perloff (Seattle Rep: A Thousand Splendid Suns) and set to feature Academy Award-nominated actor David Strathairn (Good Night, and Good Luck; A League of Their Own; Nomadland), Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (Scarface), and Thom Sesma (Broadway: The Lion King), Ghosts will be performed on the Bagley Wright stage from April 1-May 1, 2022; single tickets and digital access may be purchased online.

Transport Group's THE PATSY Will Open in March Photo Transport Group's THE PATSY Will Open in March
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2022

Transport Group has announced that the revival of its acclaimed 2011 production of The Patsy, written by Barry Conners, performed by David Greenspan, and directed by Jack Cummings III, will begin performances Wednesday, March 30 at Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street. 

PIPPIN Will Be Performed by Interlochen Arts Academy This Week Photo PIPPIN Will Be Performed by Interlochen Arts Academy This Week
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2021

The 37th longest-running production in Broadway history, Pippin features music by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Roger Hinson (with additional material by Bob Fosse). The musical’s original 1972 production earned 11 Tony nominations, including nods for Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, and Best Original Score.

New Stage Theatre Streaming A CHRISTMAS CAROL Starring Jefferson Mays Through January Photo New Stage Theatre Streaming A CHRISTMAS CAROL Starring Jefferson Mays Through January 3
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 30, 2020

Experience¬†A Christmas Carol¬†unlike any other ‚Äď past, present or future. The timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge comes to thrilling new life as Jefferson Mays plays over 50 roles in a virtuosic, master class of a performance that must be seen to be believed.

VIDEO: The Forest of Arden Releases New Song 'Next Christmas' Photo VIDEO: The Forest of Arden Releases New Song 'Next Christmas'
by Stage Tube - Dec 26, 2020

The Forest of Arden has released a new video, Next Christmas, featuring members of its company. The song was written by Michael Arden, Jackson Teeley, and Andy Mientus, and sung by Dez Duron.

Dane Laffrey Videos

VIDEO: The Forest of Arden Releases New Song 'Next Christmas' VideoVIDEO: The Forest of Arden Releases New Song 'Next Christmas'
by Stage Tube - Dec 26, 2020

The Forest of Arden has released a new video, Next Christmas, featuring members of its company. The song was written by Michael Arden, Jackson Teeley, and Andy Mientus, and sung by Dez Duron.

VIDEO: Get A First Listen To Michael Arden Directed MAYBE HAPPY ENDING VideoVIDEO: Get A First Listen To Michael Arden Directed MAYBE HAPPY ENDING
by Alan Henry - Jan 8, 2020

BroadwayWorld has a first listen to the new musical MAYBE HAPPY ENDING. Written in two versions - English-language and Korean-language - the Korean-language version had its world premiere in Seoul, Korea, in 2016, where it won six Korean Musical Awards including the awards for Best Book, Lyrics, and Music.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At George Salazar, MJ Rodriguez, Kevin Chamberlin, & More In  VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At George Salazar, MJ Rodriguez, Kevin Chamberlin, & More In LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Pasadena Playhouse
by Alan Henry - Oct 10, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Pasadena Playhouse's Little Shop of Horrors which is now on stage through through October 20!

VIDEO: George Salazar and Mj Rodriguez Perform 'Suddenly Seymour' on THE LATE LATE SH VideoVIDEO: George Salazar and Mj Rodriguez Perform 'Suddenly Seymour' on THE LATE LATE SHOW
by Stage Tube - Oct 2, 2019

Pasadena Playhouse's Little Shop of Horrors is now on stage through through October 20! Last night, George Salazar (Seymour) and Mj Rodriguez (Audrey) appeared on The Late Late Show where they performed Suddenly Seymour.

VIDEO: First Look At HERCULES Starring Jelani Alladin, Krysta Rodriguez, James Monroe VideoVIDEO: First Look At HERCULES Starring Jelani Alladin, Krysta Rodriguez, James Monroe Iglehart And More!
by Stage Tube - Sep 6, 2019

The Public Theater's Public Works is putting the 'glad' in 'gladiator' with its glorious story of HERCULES! See footage from the show!

VIDEO: George Salazar Sings From LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS VideoVIDEO: George Salazar Sings From LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Alan Henry - Aug 20, 2019

In the video below hear George Salazar, Seymour in Pasadena Playhouse's upcoming production of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, sing the cult classic 'Grow for Me' accompanied by Emily Marshall (Music Director of BE MORE CHILL). 

VIDEO: First Look at Bryce Pinkham, Hannah Elless, and More in BENNY & JOON at Paper  VideoVIDEO: First Look at Bryce Pinkham, Hannah Elless, and More in BENNY & JOON at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Alan Henry - Apr 26, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the East Coast premiere of Benny & Joon with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, based on the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture written by Barry Berman and Leslie McNeil. Benny & Joon began performances Thursday, April 4, 2019, and will continue through Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). Benny & Joon is presented by special arrangement with Larry Hirschhorn. Opening Night is set for Sunday, April 14, 2019, at 7:00pm.

VIDEO: Watch Clips of Bryce Pinkham, Hannah Elless, and More in BENNY & JOON at Paper VideoVIDEO: Watch Clips of Bryce Pinkham, Hannah Elless, and More in BENNY & JOON at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the East Coast premiere of Benny & Joon with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, based on the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture written by Barry Berman and Leslie McNeil. Benny & Joon began performances Thursday, April 4, 2019, and will continue through Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). Benny & Joon is presented by special arrangement with Larry Hirschhorn. Opening Night is set for Sunday, April 14, 2019, at 7:00pm.

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of DAVE in DC VideoVIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of DAVE in DC
by Stage Tube - Jul 29, 2018

From a Tony and Pulitzer Prize award-winning creative team comes the world-premiere musical comedy DAVE, adapted from the Oscar-nominated film. DAVE tells the story ofhigh school teacher (and presidential lookalike) DAVE Kovic, who is hired by the Secret Service as a stand-in for the Commander-in-Chief. When the President falls ill under less than 'presidential' circumstances, DAVE is thrust into the Oval Office to avoid a national scandal, and must find a way to gain the trust and love of the American people...and the First Lady. Subscription packages, including DAVE, are currently available. Single tickets for DAVE go on sale March 28, 2018. Patrons may call the Arena Stage Sales Office at 202-488-3300or visit arenastage.org. DAVE runs July 13-August 19, 2018. For complete 2018/19 Season details, visit: arenastage.org/shows-tickets/the-season/index-18-19.shtml.

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Dane Laffrey VideoWATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Dane Laffrey
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 5, 2018

Watch below as Dane tells us all about want this nomination means to him, how he's preparing for the Tonys, and so much more!


Dane Laffrey Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Dane Laffrey been nominated for?
Best Scenic Design (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Once on this Island , Best Scenic Design of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Once On This Island Design (Obie Awards) for Sustained Excellence of Set and Costume Design and Outstanding Lighting Design (Drama Desk Awards) for The Boys in the Band .

What awards has Dane Laffrey won?
Best Scenic Design (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Once on this Islandand Design (Obie Awards) for Sustained Excellence of Set and Costume Design.