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Walt Spangler BIO

Broadway: Tuck Everlasting, A Christmas Story, Desire Under the Elms, Scandalous, Hollywood Arms. Walt has designed for theater, opera and dance for many theaters around the nation and around the globe.

Walt Spangler Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2023]
Scenic Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2022]
Set Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2020]
Scenic Design
 
[Washington, DC (Regional), 2018]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 2018]
Scenic Designer
 
[US Tour, 2017]
Scenic Designer
 
[Regional (US), 2017]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Scenic Design
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Scenic Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Scenic Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Scenic Designer
 
[US Tour, 2011]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Scenic Designer
 
[Arlington, VA (Regional), 2007]
Scenic Designer
 
[New York, 2006]
Scenery/Costumes
 
[Washington, DC (Regional), 2006]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Scenic Designer
 
[New York, 2005]
Scenic Designer
 
[Chester, CT (Regional), 2005]
Scenery/Costumes
 
[Milburn, NJ (Regional), 2004]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 2002]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1999]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1999]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1999]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1999]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1999]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Costume Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1997]
Scenic Designer

Walt Spangler Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 2023 - Outstanding Scenic Design of a Musical

Walt Spangler, Stranger Sings! The Parody Musical

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Scenic Design (Play or Musical)

Walt Spangler, Tuck Everlasting

The Lortels - 2015 - Outstanding Scenic Design

Walt Spangler, Between Riverside and Crazy

Helen Hayes Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Set Design, Resident Production

Walt SpanglerKing Lear

Drama Desk Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Set Design of a Play

Walt Spangler, Desire Under the Elms

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Set Design

Walt Spangler, Desire Under the Elms

Helen Hayes Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Set Design, Resident Production

Walt SpanglerThe Duchess of Malfi

Helen Hayes Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Set Design, Resident Production

Walt SpanglerTimon of Athens

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Walt Spangler News


EMPIRE: THE MUSICAL to Premiere at New World Stages in July

EMPIRE: The Musical, will premiere in its hometown, New York City at New World Stages. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.
Photos: Inside Opening Night of STALKER at New World Stages

Performances are now underway for Stalker, which just celebrated its opening night Off-Broadway at New World Stages. Check out photos from opening night here!
Kara Young Joins THE APIARY For Final Week of Performances

Kara Young will reunite with her Clyde’s director, Kate Whoriskey, when she joins the cast of Kate Douglas’ THE APIARY on Wednesday evening, February 28th for the production’s final week of performances.
MAKE ME GORGEOUS! Extended Off-Broadway Through Late March

​New Yorkers have four more weeks to see Make Me Gorgeous!, The True Story of Kenneth 'Mr. Madam' Marlowe starring Darius Rose (aka Jackie Cox). Learn how to purchase tickets.
Photos: Inside Opening Night of THE APIARY at Second Stage Theater

Second Stage Theater’s world premiere production of Kate Douglas’ The Apiary, directed by Kate Whoriskey, opened on February 13. BroadwayWorld was there for the show's opening. Check out photos here!
THE APIARY World Premiere Extends at Second Stage Theater

Second Stage Theater’s world premiere production of Kate Douglas’ THE APIARY, directed by Kate Whoriskey, has been extended one week. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets.
Photos: First Look At Darius Rose In MAKE ME GORGEOUS!, THE TRUE STORY OF KENNETH 'MR. MADAM' MARLOWE

Make Me Gorgeous!, The True Story of Kenneth 'Mr. Madam' Marlowe welcomes Darius Rose (aka Jackie Cox, a top-5 finalist from 'RuPaul's Drag Race,' Season 12). Rose has stepped into Mr. Madam's pumps for a 4 week engagement through 25. See photos from the production. 
Video: Go Inside The Guthrie Costume Shop For DIAL M FOR MURDER

Watch as DIAL M FOR MURDER Costume Designer Valérie Thérèse Bart walks us through her process of designing and collaborating within the boundaries of a period piece.
Video: Director Tracy Brigden On Bringing DIAL M FOR MURDER to the Guthrie

Jeffrey Hatcher's carefully crafted adaptation of DIAL M FOR MURDER and Director Tracy Brigden's directorial debut at the Guthrie go as well together as an olive and martini. Hear from both Jeffrey and Tracy on what it's like to work together in an all-new video.
Winners Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards

Winners have been announced for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards!  See who was selected audience favorite in Off-Broadway! Winners include SoHo Playhouse, Emering Artists Theatre and more!
THE PERFECT GAME: A SLAM DUNK NEW MUSICAL to Open Off-Broadway at Theatre Row

THE PERFECT GAME: A SLAM DUNK NEW MUSICAL will make its Off-Broadway Premiere this January for a limited engagement this month.
Cast & Creative Team Set for DIAL M FOR MURDER at The Guthrie Theater

The Guthrie Theater has revealed the cast and creative team for Dial M for Murder, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from the original play by Frederick Knott.
Last Chance to Vote for the BWW Off-Broadway Awards; Voting Ends 12/31

It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway 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 Off-Broadway Awards!

There's just two weeks left to vote and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 18th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards; TITANIQUE & More Lead

It's the final 3 weeks and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 11th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards December 5th Standings; Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

It's December, and the first standings of the month have been announced as of Tuesday, December 5th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
Review: BABBITT at La Jolla Playhouse

BABBITT, the world premiere adaption by Joe DiPietro of the novel of the same name by Sinclair Lewis brings the satirical struggle of the modern, middle-class man to the stage through December 10th at the La Jolla Playhouse.
Photos: First Look at MAKE ME GORGEOUS! at Playhouse 46 St. Luke's

triangle productions! presents the new York premiere of Make Me Gorgeous!, The True Story of Kenneth 'Mr. Madam' Marlowe, written and directed by Donnie, and starring Wade McCollum. Check out all new photos here!
Matthew Broderick Will Lead BABBITT at La Jolla Playhouse

Matthew Broderick will lead the cast of the world-premiere production of Babbitt, by Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro (Memphis), adapted from the novel by Sinclair Lewis, choreographed by Stephen Buescher, directed by Tony Award winner Christopher Ashley.
MAKE ME GORGEOUS!, The Story Of LGBTQ+ Trailblazer Kenneth Marlowe, To Open In NYC During Transgender Awareness Week

Discover the inspiring true story of Kenneth 'Mr. Madam' Marlowe and his impact on the LGBTQ+ community. Make Me Gorgeous! opens in NYC this November during Transgender Awareness Week, don't miss it!

Walt Spangler FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What awards has Walt Spangler been nominated for?

Walt Spangler has been nominated for several awards for his outstanding scenic and set design work in various Broadway productions. Some of his nominations include Outstanding Scenic Design of a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "Stranger Sings! The Parody Musical," Outstanding Scenic Design (Play or Musical) at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Tuck Everlasting," and Outstanding Set Design of a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "Desire Under the Elms." He has also been recognized with nominations at The Lortels and the Helen Hayes Awards for his exceptional set design in productions like "Between Riverside and Crazy," "King Lear," "The Duchess of Malfi," and "Timon of Athens."

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