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Todd Rosenthal is a Chicago based theater/ museum exhibition designer. Broadway: August Osage County (Tony Award), The Motherfucker with the Hat (Tony Award Nomination), Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (Tony Award Best Revival), Of Mice and Men, This is Our Youth, and Fish in the Dark. Off Broadway: Premiere of Red Light Winter at the Barrow Street, Domesticated at Lincoln Center, Qualms at Playwrights Horizons. Todd has designed six seasons for the Big Apple Circus. International credits include: August Osage County (National Theatre, London, Sydney Theater, Australia), The Beauty Queen of Leenane (Theatre Royal, Ireland). Regional: Steppenwolf (33 productions), Goodman (artistic partner), Guthrie, Alliance, Mark Taper Forum, La Jolla Playhouse, Arena Stage, Berkeley Rep, Cincinnati Playhouse, Alley, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Oregon Shakespeare Festival and many others. Museum Exhibitions (Lead Designer): Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition, The Interna!tional Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes. Other Awards include: Laurence Olivier, Helen Hayes, Ovation, Back Stage Garland, Joseph Jefferson, Michael Merritt Award for Excellence in Design and Collaboration. Associate Professor, Northwestern University. Graduate, Yale Drama.

Todd Rosenthal Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2023]
Scenic Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2022]
Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 2019]
Scenic Design
 
[Broadway, 2018]
Scenic Design
 
[Chicago, 2018]
Scenic Designer
 
[San Francisco (Regional), 2017]
Scenic Designer
 
[West End, 2016] [Replacement]
Set[Replacement]
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Scenic Design
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Scenic Design
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Scenic Design
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Set Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Set Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Scenic Designer
 
[US Tour, 2009]
Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1997]
Scenic Designer

Todd Rosenthal Awards and Nominations


winner
Helen Hayes Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Set Design, Resident Production

Todd RosenthalRed

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Set Design

Todd Rosentha, The Motherf**cker With the Hat

Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Scenic Design of a Play

Todd Rosenthal, The Motherf**ker with the Hat


winner
Olivier Awards - 2009 - Best Set Design

Todd RosenthalAugust: Osage County


winner
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Scenic Design of a Play

Todd Rosenthal, August: Osage County

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AN ILIAD Returns To Court Theatre June 2025

Court Theatre has announced the return of AN ILIAD in June 2025, offering audiences a chance to experience this powerful adaptation of Homer's epic poem.
Steppenwolf Theatre to Open 49th Season with NOISES OFF

Steppenwolf Theatre Company will open its 49th season with a revival of Michael Frayn’s classic comedy Noises Off, directed by Tony Award-winning ensemble member Anna D. Shapiro. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Review: THE MATCHBOX MAGIC FLUTE at Shakespeare Theatre/Klein Theatre

What did our critic think of THE MATCHBOX MAGIC FLUTE at Shakespeare Theatre/Klein Theatre?
Shakespeare Theatre Company Welcomes The Cast Of THE MATCHBOX MAGIC FLUTE

Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced the cast of THE MATCHBOX MAGIC FLUTE.
Steppenwolf Theatre's PURPOSE Extends Through Mid May

Steppenwolf Theatre Company will present two additional weeks of performances for its world premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ epic family drama Purpose. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Video: Get a First Look at Steppenwolf Theatre's PURPOSE

Steppenwolf Theatre Company is continuing its 48th season with the world premiere of Purpose. Check out footage!
Recap the Many Plays of THE OUTSIDERS Book Writer Adam Rapp

The Outsiders marks Adam Rapp's first book of a musical that he has written, but he's no stranger to writing for the stage, having written several plays throughout his career. In honor of Rapp's first musical coming to Broadway, we're taking a walk down memory lane and revisiting some of his plays.
Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of PURPOSE at Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Check out photos from opening night of Purpose at Steppenwolf Theatre Company.
Photos: First Look at Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' PURPOSE at Steppenwolf

Steppenwolf Theatre Company is continuing its 48th season with the world premiere of Purpose, an epic family drama by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Get a first look at photos.
Video: Watch a Trailer for Steppenwolf's PURPOSE, Directed by Phylicia Rashad

Steppenwolf Theatre Company has released a trailer for their production of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' PURPOSE. Watch video footage here!
Steppenwolf Theatre's PURPOSE World Premiere Extends Through Late April

Steppenwolf Theatre Company's world premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ epic family drama Purpose has added one additional week of performances. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Review: THE MATCHBOX MAGIC FLUTE at Goodman Theatre

Director Mary Zimmerman returns to the Goodman with the whimsical and inventive THE MATCHBOX MAGIC FLUTE. Zimmerman’s adaptation of Mozart’s iconic opera is lively and accessible; this would be a great introduction for those new to the opera.
Photos: Phylicia Rashad Directs the World Premiere of PURPOSE By Branden Jacobs- Jenkins At Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Steppenwolf Theatre Company will continue its 48th season with the world premiere of Purpose, an epic family drama by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashad. See photos of the company! Purpose will play March 14 – April 21, 2024 in Steppenwolf’s Downstairs Theater.
Video: Glenn Davis on PURPOSE at Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Watch as Steppenwolf Artistic Director Glenn Davis talks about bringing Purpose to Steppenwolf. 'That's what Steppenwolf does best!' Davis can’t say enough about the world premiere of PURPOSE and the incredible lineup of artists assembling to create this incendiary theatrical event.
Video: Phylicia Rashad on PURPOSE at Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashad returns to Steppenwolf to direct the world premiere of PURPOSE, a epic family drama by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. In all new video, Rashad discusses this powerful show, the exciting process and why she's glad to be back at Steppenwolf.
Last Chance to Vote for the BWW Milwaukee, WI Awards; Voting Ends 12/31

It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Milwaukee, WI Awards! Voting ends on 12/31 at midnight. Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
2 Weeks to Vote for the BWW Milwaukee, WI Awards; BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, Lake Country Playhouse & More Lead!

There's just two weeks left to vote and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 18th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Milwaukee, WI Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
VIDEO: Meet the Cratchits from Alliance Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Meet the family bringing all of the holiday cheer to A CHRISTMAS CAROL in this video from the Alliance Theatre below!
Harry Lennix and Tamara Tunie Join the Cast of Steppenwolf's PURPOSE

Harry Lennix (The Blacklist, The DC Universe) and Tamara Tunie (Law & Order: SVU, I Wanna Dance with Somebody) will join the cast of its world premiere of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's Purpose.
BroadwayWorld Milwaukee, WI Awards; BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, Lake Country Playhouse & More Lead!

It's the final 3 weeks and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 11th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Milwaukee, WI Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Todd Rosenthal FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What awards has Todd Rosenthal been nominated for?

Todd Rosenthal has been nominated for several awards for his outstanding set designs, including: - Outstanding Set Design, Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for "Red" - Outstanding Set Design (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for "The Motherf**cker With the Hat" - Best Scenic Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for "The Motherf**ker with the Hat" - Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for "August: Osage County" - Best Scenic Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for "August: Osage County"

What awards has Todd Rosenthal won?

Todd Rosenthal has won the following awards: Outstanding Set Design, Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Red, Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for August: Osage County, and Best Scenic Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for August: Osage County.

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