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Palmer Hefferan

 
Birth Place:
United States
Bio:
Palmer Hefferan is a sound designer and composer for theater, podcasts and new music. In 2019, she received a 2019 Obie Award for ‚ÄúSustained Excellence in Sound Design.‚ÄĚ Select New York credits include: BROADWAY: Grand Horizons, The Lifespan of a Fact; Select OFF-BROADWAY: Fefu and Her Friends ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: United States

Bio:
Palmer Hefferan is a sound designer and composer for theater, podcasts and new music. In 2019, she received a 2019 Obie Award for ‚ÄúSustained Excellence in Sound Design.‚ÄĚ Select New York credits include: BROADWAY: Grand Horizons, The Lifespan of a Fact; Select OFF-BROADWAY: Fefu and Her Friends ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2022]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2020]
Sound Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Sound Design
 
[Regional (US), 2019]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Sound Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Original Compositions & Sound
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2018]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Sound Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Original Music and Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Sound Design and Composition
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Assistant Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Assistant Sound Designer

Photos

Palmer Hefferan Photo

Palmer Hefferan

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Date:
05/17/2022
Montana Levi Blanco, Gabby Beans, Lileana Blain-Cruz, Palmer Hefferan and Adam Rigg Photo

Montana Levi Blanco, Gabby Beans, Lileana Blain-Cruz, Palmer Hefferan and Adam Rigg

From: 
Date:
05/17/2022
Palmer Hefferan Photo

Palmer Hefferan

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Date:
05/13/2022
Cookie Jordan, Beowulf Boritt, Palmer Hefferan Photo

Cookie Jordan, Beowulf Boritt, Palmer Hefferan

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Date:
05/21/2019
Palmer Hefferan Photo

Palmer Hefferan

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Date:
05/21/2019

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2022]
Sound Designer

[Broadway, 2020]
Sound Design

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Sound Design

[Regional (US), 2019]
Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Sound Design

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Original Compositions & Sound

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Sound Designer

[Broadway, 2018]
Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Sound Design

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Original Music and Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Sound Design and Composition

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Assistant Sound Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Assistant Sound Designer

Palmer Hefferan Biography

Palmer Hefferan is a sound designer and composer for theater, podcasts and new music. In 2019, she received a 2019 Obie Award for ‚ÄúSustained Excellence in Sound Design.‚ÄĚ Select New York credits include: BROADWAY: Grand Horizons, The Lifespan of a Fact; Select OFF-BROADWAY: Fefu and Her Friends (TFANA); Marys Seacole (Lincoln Center); Do You Feel Anger? (Vineyard Theatre); Merry Wives, Shipwreck, Wild Goose Dreams (The Public); The New Englanders, Sugar In Our Wounds, and Important Hats of the Twentieth Century (Manhattan Theatre Club); Something Clean, Bobbie Clearly (Roundabout Theatre); Nollywood Dreams, Seared, BLKS, Collective Rage, Charm, School Girls (MCC Theater); Pride and Prejudice (Primary Stages); Fabulation, Death of the Last Black Man In The Whole Entire World (Signature Theatre); Friend Art (Second Stage); Samara, Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again (Henry Hewes nomination, Soho Rep.); Today is My Birthday (Drama Desk nomination, Henry Hewes Award, Page 73). Select REGIONAL: Teenage Dick, Baby Screams Miracle, Guards At The Taj, Cherokee (Woolly Mammoth); Love In Hate Nation (Two River); You Lost Me (Denver Center); Girls (Yale Rep); Tell Me I'm Not Crazy, Grand Horizons, Dangerous House, Seared, Romance Novels For Dummies (Williamstown Theatre Festival);

Palmer Hefferan Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2022 - Best Sound Design of a Play
Palmer Hefferan, The Skin of Our Teeth
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Sound Design for a Play
Palmer Hefferan, Fefu and Her Friends
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Sound Design in a Play
Palmer HefferanToday is My Birthday

Palmer Hefferan News

Deirdre O'Connell & More to Star in Sarah Ruhl's BECKY NURSE OF SALEM at Lincoln Cent Photo Deirdre O'Connell & More to Star in Sarah Ruhl's BECKY NURSE OF SALEM at Lincoln Center Theater This Fall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2022

Lincoln Center Theater has announced its upcoming production of Becky Nurse of Salem, a new play by Sarah Ruhl, directed by Rebecca Taichman. Becky Nurse of Salem will begin previews Thursday, October 27 and open on Thursday, November 21 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater.

...WHAT THE END WILL BE by Mansa Ra Begins Final Two Weeks at Roundabout's Laura Pels Photo ...WHAT THE END WILL BE by Mansa Ra Begins Final Two Weeks at Roundabout's Laura Pels Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude the world premiere of …what the end will be by Mansa Ra, directed by Margot Bordelon on Sunday, July 10.

2022 Tony Awards Winners- Full List! Photo 2022 Tony Awards Winners- Full List!
by Team BWW - Jun 12, 2022

The best of Broadway gathered on June 12 at Radio City Music Hall to celebrate the 75th Annual Tony Awards. We've got the complete list of winners for the Tony Awards!

How/When/Where to Watch the 2022 Tony Awards and Other Questions Answered! Photo How/When/Where to Watch the 2022 Tony Awards and Other Questions Answered!
by Team BWW - Jun 11, 2022

The 75th Annual Tony Awards are back this year at Radio City Music Hall to celebrate the best of Broadway for the 2021/22 theatre season. Need a refresher on how to watch and when? We've got you covered!

Broadway By Design: Adam Rigg, Montana Levi Blanco, Yi Zhao, and Palmer Hefferan Brin Photo Broadway By Design: Adam Rigg, Montana Levi Blanco, Yi Zhao, and Palmer Hefferan Bring THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH from Page to Stage
by Team BWW - Jun 8, 2022

In Broadway by Design, BroadwayWorld is shining a spotlight on the stellar designs of this Broadway season, show by show. Today, we continue the series with Adam Rigg, Montana Levi Blanco, Yi Zhao, and Palmer Hefferan, who acted as scenic, costume, lighting, and sound designers for Lincoln Center Theater's revival of The Skin of Our Teeth.

Alley Theatre Announces The Cast & Creative Team Of Cult Classic CLUE Photo Alley Theatre Announces The Cast & Creative Team Of Cult Classic CLUE
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 7, 2022

The Tony Award-winning Alley Theatre announces the cast and creative team of its 76th season kick-off production ‚Äď Clue, with screenplay by Jonathan Lynn, written by Sandy Rustin with additional material by Hunter Foster and Eric Price.

Video: Go Inside Opening Night of ...WHAT THE END WILL BE at Roundabout's Laura Pels  Photo Video: Go Inside Opening Night of ...WHAT THE END WILL BE at Roundabout's Laura Pels Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 3, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company is presenting the world premiere of ...what the end will be by Mansa Ra, directed by Margot Bordelon. Last night, the show celebrated its opening night at the Laura Pels Theater in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre. Check out video from opening night!

Photos: Roundabout Celebrates ...WHAT THE END WILL BE On Opening Night! Photo Photos: Roundabout Celebrates ...WHAT THE END WILL BE On Opening Night!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 2, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the world premiere of ...what the end will be by Mansa Ra, directed by Margot Bordelon. Tonight, the show celebrated its opening night at at the Laura Pels Theater in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre! Go inside the festivities!

...WHAT THE END WILL BE to Open Tomorrow at Roundabout's Laura Pels Theater Photo ...WHAT THE END WILL BE to Open Tomorrow at Roundabout's Laura Pels Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company will present the world premiere of …what the end will be by Mansa Ra, directed by Margot Bordelon which opens tomorrow, June 2.

Guthrie Theater to Present Kate Hamill's World-Premiere Adaptation of EMMA Photo Guthrie Theater to Present Kate Hamill's World-Premiere Adaptation of EMMA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2022

The Guthrie Theater announced the cast and creative team for Kate Hamill’s world-premiere adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel Emma, directed by Meredith McDonough. 

Palmer Hefferan Videos

Video: Go Inside Opening Night of ...WHAT THE END WILL BE at Roundabout's Laura Pels  VideoVideo: Go Inside Opening Night of ...WHAT THE END WILL BE at Roundabout's Laura Pels Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 3, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company is presenting the world premiere of ...what the end will be by Mansa Ra, directed by Margot Bordelon. Last night, the show celebrated its opening night at the Laura Pels Theater in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre. Check out video from opening night!

Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH's Montana Levi Blanco, Palmer Heff VideoMeet the 2022 Tony Nominees: THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH's Montana Levi Blanco, Palmer Hefferan & Adam Rigg
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 31, 2022

The countdown to the Tony Awards has a officially begun! On June 12, the brightest stars of the 2021-22 season will shine even brighter as they gather at the iconic Radio City Music Hall to celebrate Broadway's biggest night. Leading up to the 75th Annual Tony Awards, BroadwayWorld is getting up close and personal with the nominees. Today we're studying up on Montana Levi Blanco, Palmer Hefferan, and Adam Rigg.

VIDEO: First Look at THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH, Opening Tonight at Lincoln Center Theater VideoVIDEO: First Look at THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH, Opening Tonight at Lincoln Center Theater
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 25, 2022

Lincoln Center Theater's production of the Thornton Wilder Pulitzer Prize-winning classic THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, opens tonight, Monday, April 25 at 6:45pm at the Vivian Beaumont Theater.

VIDEO: Get to Know YOU LOST ME at the Ricketson Theatre With Playwright Bonnie Metzga VideoVIDEO: Get to Know YOU LOST ME at the Ricketson Theatre With Playwright Bonnie Metzgar and Director Margot Bordelon
by Stage Tube - Jan 18, 2020

Get to know the DCPA Theatre Company's world-premiere play 'You Lost Me' through our series of quick conversations between playwright Bonnie Metzgar and director Margot Bordelon taking questions fished out of a fishbowl.

VIDEO: Sing Along to Holiday Songs With Raul Esparza and Krysta Rodriguez VideoVIDEO: Sing Along to Holiday Songs With Raul Esparza and Krysta Rodriguez
by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2019

Tis the season to sing holiday songs with your favorite Broadway stars! Raul Esparza and Krysta Rodriguez, stars of Seared at MCC, joined Taylor Peckham (Music Director for MCC's The Wrong Man) for a holiday sing-along!

VIDEO: First Look at Clips From Joe Iconis' LOVE IN HATE NATION in All New Trailer VideoVIDEO: First Look at Clips From Joe Iconis' LOVE IN HATE NATION in All New Trailer
by Stage Tube - Nov 21, 2019

Performances began on November 9 for Love in Hate Nation, an original rock romance set in a 1960s Juvie Hall that features book, music and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Joe Iconis, directed by John Simpkins.

VIDEO: Watch the Music Video For 'Oh Well' From Joe Iconis' LOVE IN HATE NATION VideoVIDEO: Watch the Music Video For 'Oh Well' From Joe Iconis' LOVE IN HATE NATION
by Stage Tube - Nov 2, 2019

Performances begin on November 9 for Love in Hate Nation, an original rock romance set in a 1960s Juvie Hall that features book, music and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Joe Iconis, directed by John Simpkins. Watch the music video for 'Oh Well'!

VIDEO: Director John Simpkins Talks LOVE IN HATE NATION at Two River VideoVIDEO: Director John Simpkins Talks LOVE IN HATE NATION at Two River
by Stage Tube - Oct 17, 2019

Rehearsals have begun and it feels like sha la la for Love in Hate Nation, an original rock romance set in a 1960s Juvie Hall that features book, music and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Joe Iconis, directed by John Simpkins. Love in Hate Nation has music direction and vocal arrangements by Annastasia Victory, music supervision and orchestrations by Charlie Rosen, and choreography by Mayte Natalio. Performances will begin in Two River's Rechnitz Theater, 21 Bridge Avenue, on Saturday, November 9 and continue through Sunday, December 1. The opening night performance is Friday, November 15 at 8pm. Tickets are available from 732.345.1400 or tworivertheater.org.

VIDEO: Get a Sneak Peek at Yale Rep's GIRLS VideoVIDEO: Get a Sneak Peek at Yale Rep's GIRLS
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2019

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of GIRLS, after The Bacchae by Euripides, by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, with choreography by Raja Feather Kelley, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, October 4-26, 2019, at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, October 10.

VIDEO: Get a First Look at CYRANO in the All New Official Trailer VideoVIDEO: Get a First Look at CYRANO in the All New Official Trailer
by Stage Tube - Sep 28, 2019

Two River Theater (Artistic Director John Dias, Managing Director Michael Hurst) presents Cyrano by Jason O'Connell and Brenda Withers, adapted from the play Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand, directed by Meredith McDonough in a co-production with Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival. Cyrano opens to the press on Friday, September 27 at 7pm and continues through Sunday, October 13 in Two River's Rechnitz Theater, 21 Bridge Avenue, Red Bank, NJ.


Palmer Hefferan Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Palmer Hefferan been nominated for?
Best Sound Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Skin of Our Teeth Outstanding Sound Design for a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Fefu and Her Friends and Outstanding Sound Design in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Today is My Birthday .