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Michael Merritt

 
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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1988]
Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 1984]
Scenic Designer
 
[Regional (US), 1979]
Scenic Designer

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 1988]
Scenic Designer

[Broadway, 1984]
Scenic Designer

[Regional (US), 1979]
Scenic Designer






Michael Merritt News

New York Premiere of Bruce Norris' DOWNSTATE to be Presented at Playwrights Horizons  Photo New York Premiere of Bruce Norris' DOWNSTATE to be Presented at Playwrights Horizons in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2022

Playwrights Horizons will present the New York premiere of¬†Bruce Norris‚Äôs Downstate, directed by¬†Pam MacKinnon,¬†October 28‚ÄďDecember 11 (opening November 15). This provocative work surrounds a registered address in downstate Illinois, where four men convicted of sex crimes share a group home, living out their days post-incarceration.

VIDEO: Broadway Unites with Frontline Workers for Cover of 'Wait For Me' from HADESTO Photo VIDEO: Broadway Unites with Frontline Workers for Cover of 'Wait For Me' from HADESTOWN
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 1, 2022

Tilted Keyboard Studios (TKS) has just released a virtual cover of 'Wait for Me' from the hit musical Hadestown. The purpose is to support a cause that is near and dear to their hearts: the return of theatre. Tilted Keyboard has partnered with The Actors Fund to raise money to support those in the industry who were truly hit hardest by the pandemic.

Winners Announced For 2021 Michael Merritt Awards Photo Winners Announced For 2021 Michael Merritt Awards
by Stephi Wild - Apr 30, 2021

The Michael Merritt Award, a national award unique in its emphasis on excellence in both design and collaboration, is presented annually to professional theatrical designers.

Josh Groban, Alanis Morissette, and More Announced for THE CALL TO UNITE Livestream E Photo Josh Groban, Alanis Morissette, and More Announced for THE CALL TO UNITE Livestream Event
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 27, 2020

The Call to Unite is a 24-hour global livestream event that will unite people across the world to celebrate our shared humanity. 

Founding Director Of Weston Playhouse Malcolm Ewen Passes Away Photo Founding Director Of Weston Playhouse Malcolm Ewen Passes Away
by Julie Musbach - May 22, 2019

Weston Playhouse is deeply saddened to announce that ?Malcolm Ewen?, Weston Playhouse Theatre Company Founding Director, beloved colleague, and friend, has passed after a long battle with cancer.

The 24rth Annual Merritt Awards for Excellence in Design and Collaboration Announced Photo The 24rth Annual Merritt Awards for Excellence in Design and Collaboration Announced
by A.A. Cristi - May 7, 2019

The 24th Annual Merritt Awards for Excellence in Design and Collaboration will take place on  Monday, May 13th, 2019 at Columbia College Chicago. 72 E. 11th Street, Chicago IL, 60605.  5:00pm-10:00pm      

Stage Manager Malcolm Ewen Named Steppenwolf Ensemble Member Photo Stage Manager Malcolm Ewen Named Steppenwolf Ensemble Member
by Julie Musbach - Feb 15, 2019

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced today the addition of longtime stage managerMalcolm Ewen into the world-renowned Steppenwolf ensemble. Ewen has worked at Steppenwolf since 1987 and has stage managed more than 40 shows and taken four Steppenwolf productions to Broadway-including The Grapes of Wrath and Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? both of which won Tony Awards.

VIDEO: Meet the Cast of Berkeley Rep's METAMORPHOSES Photo VIDEO: Meet the Cast of Berkeley Rep's METAMORPHOSES
by Alan Henry - Jan 25, 2019

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Metamorphoses. This co-production with the Guthrie Theater is led by nationally and internationally renowned writer and director Mary Zimmerman.

Berkeley Rep Announces Full Cast For METAMORPHOSES Photo Berkeley Rep Announces Full Cast For METAMORPHOSES
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 12, 2018

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Metamorphoses. This co-production with the Guthrie Theater is led by nationally and internationally renowned writer and director Mary Zimmerman.

Remy Bumppo Announces New Associate Artists Photo Remy Bumppo Announces New Associate Artists
by Julie Musbach - Dec 4, 2018

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company is pleased to announce that Mike Durst, Yeaji Kim, Christopher Kriz, Joe Schermoly, and Ellen Willett have been the first to be named Associate Artists of the company. The newly created Associate Artist program honors the work of these talented collaborators and will give them more opportunities to work with the company on future projects.

Michael Merritt Videos

VIDEO: Meet the Cast of Berkeley Rep's METAMORPHOSES VideoVIDEO: Meet the Cast of Berkeley Rep's METAMORPHOSES
by Alan Henry - Jan 25, 2019

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Metamorphoses. This co-production with the Guthrie Theater is led by nationally and internationally renowned writer and director Mary Zimmerman.

STAGE TUBE: Flashback - Madonna in SPEED-THE-PLOW's 1988 Opening on Broadway
by Stage Tube - May 3, 2013

Pulitzer-Prize-winning author David Mamet's Speed-the-Plow premiered on Broadway in 1988 at the Royale Theatre, starring Madonna. This was the pop sensation's first theatrical role on the Great White Way. Below, watch interviews and more from opening night in 1988!