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David Gallo has designed over 30 Broadway production, including Memphis, First Date, The Drowsy Chaperone (Tony Award for Best Scenic Design), The Mountaintop, Reasons to Be Pretty, Xanadu, Company, and Thoroughly Modern Millie. Working with August Wilson from 1996 until his death, David designed the premire productions of Wilson's later works, including King Hedley II, Jitney, Gem of the Ocean, and Radio Golf, the latter two of with each garnered him Tony nominations. Other awards: Drama Desk, Lucille Lortel, Ovation, Obie, LA Drama Critics, Outer Critics Circle, NAACP.

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[US Tour, 2019]
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[Off-Broadway, 2019]
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[New York, 2018]
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[Off-Broadway, 2017]
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[Broadway, 2017]
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[West End, 2014]
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[Broadway, 2014]
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[Broadway, 2013]
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[Off-Broadway, 2012]
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[Broadway, 2011]
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[US Tour, 2011]
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[Broadway, 2010]
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[US Tour, 2007]
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[Los Angeles, 2007]
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[East Haddam, CT (Regional), 2006]
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[Los Angeles, 2005]
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[San Diego, CA (Regional), 2000]
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[Chester, CT (Regional), 1998]
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[Broadway, 1997]
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[Broadway, 1994]
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[Off-Broadway, 1990]
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David Gallo Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Set Design for a Play

David Gallo, Jitney

Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Scenic Design of a Play

David Gallo, August Wilson's Jitney

Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Set Design

David Gallo, The Mountaintop


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Kevin Kline Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Set Design

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Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Set Design of a Musical

David Gallo, A Catered Affair

Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Set Design of a Play

David Gallo, Radio Golf


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The Hewes Awards - 2007 - Scenic Design

David Gallo, Radio Golf

Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Scenic Design of a Play

David Gallo, Radio Golf


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Drama Desk Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Set Design of a Musical

David Gallo, The Drowsy Chaperone


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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Set Design

David Gallo, The Drowsy Chaperone


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Tony Awards - 2006 - Best Scenic Design of a Musical

David Gallo, The Drowsy Chaperone

Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Scenic Design of a Play

David Gallo, Gem of the Ocean


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The Hewes Awards - 2002 - Noteworthy/Unusual Effects

David Gallo, Wonder Of The World

The Lortels - 2002 - Outstanding Scenic Design

David Gallo, Wonder of the World


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Drama Desk Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Set Design of a Play

David Gallo, King Hedley II


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The Lortels - 2001 - Outstanding Scenic Design

David Gallo, Jitney


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Drama Desk Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Set Design - Musical

David Gallo, The Wild Party (Manhattan Theatre Club)


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Drama Desk Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Set Design - Play

David Gallo, Jitney


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The Hewes Awards - 2000 - Scenic Design

David Gallo, Jitney


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The Hewes Awards - 2000 - Scenic Design

David Gallo, The Wild Party


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The Lortels - 2000 - Outstanding Scenic Design

David Gallo, The Wild Party


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Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Set Design - Play

David Gallo, Bunny, Bunny


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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1997 - Best Set Design

David Gallo, Bunny Bunny


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The Lortels - 1997 - Outstanding Scenic Design

David Gallo, Bunny Bunny

Drama Desk Awards - 1990 - Outstanding Set Design

David Gallo, Machinal

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David Gallo FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What awards has David Gallo been nominated for?

David Gallo has been nominated for several awards throughout his career, including Outstanding Set Design for a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "Jitney," Best Scenic Design of a Play at the Tony Awards for August Wilson's "Jitney," and Outstanding Set Design at the Drama Desk Awards for "The Mountaintop." He has also received nominations for Outstanding Set Design of a Musical for "A Catered Affair," Outstanding Set Design of a Play for "Radio Golf," and Best Scenic Design of a Play for "Radio Golf." Other nominations include Outstanding Set Design of a Musical for "The Drowsy Chaperone," Best Scenic Design of a Musical for "The Drowsy Chaperone," and Outstanding Set Design of a Play for "Gem of the Ocean." Gallo has also been recognized with nominations for Noteworthy/Unusual Effects at The Hewes Awards for "Wonder Of The World," Outstanding Scenic Design at The Lortels for "Wonder of the World," and Outstanding Set Design of a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "King Hedley II." Additionally, he received nominations for Outstanding Set Design - Musical for "The Wild Party" and Outstanding Set Design - Play for "Jitney" at the Drama Desk Awards, as well as Scenic Design at The Hewes Awards for "Jitney" and "The Wild Party." Gallo's nominations also include Outstanding Scenic Design at The Lortels for "The Wild Party," Outstanding Set Design - Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "Bunny, Bunny," and Best Set Design at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Bunny Bunny." He has also been nominated for Outstanding Scenic Design at The Lortels for "Bunny Bunny" and Outstanding Set Design at the Drama Desk Awards for "Machinal."

What awards has David Gallo won?

David Gallo has won several awards for his outstanding set design work, including the Kevin Kline Award for High, The Hewes Award for Radio Golf, Drama Desk Award for The Drowsy Chaperone, Outer Critics Circle Award for The Drowsy Chaperone, Tony Award for The Drowsy Chaperone, The Hewes Award for Wonder Of The World, Drama Desk Award for King Hedley II, The Lortel Award for Jitney, Drama Desk Award for The Wild Party (Manhattan Theatre Club), Drama Desk Award for Jitney, The Hewes Award for Jitney, The Hewes Award for The Wild Party, The Lortel Award for The Wild Party, Drama Desk Award for Bunny, Bunny, Outer Critics Circle Award for Bunny Bunny, and The Lortel Award for Bunny Bunny.

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