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Wendall K. Harrington

Also Credited As: Wendall Harrington
 
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Bio:
Broadway: All The Way, Driving Miss Daisy, Grey Gardens, They’re Playing Our Song, The Elephant Man, My One and Only, The Heidi Chronicles, The Will Rogers Follies, Having Our Say, Company, Racing Demon, Ragtime, John Leguizamo’s Freak, The Capeman, Putting It Together and The Who’s Tommy. Off ... (read complete bio)
 
Wendall K. Harrington Headshot

Bio:
Broadway: All The Way, Driving Miss Daisy, Grey Gardens, They’re Playing Our Song, The Elephant Man, My One and Only, The Heidi Chronicles, The Will Rogers Follies, Having Our Say, Company, Racing Demon, Ragtime, John Leguizamo’s Freak, The Capeman, Putting It Together and The Who’s Tommy. Off ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2022] [Replacement]
Projection Design[Replacement]
 
[Off-Off-Broadway, 2018]
Projection Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Projection Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Projection Designer
 
[West End, 2011]
Projection Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Projection Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Projection Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Projection Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Projection Designer
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 2004]
Video Designer
 
[Broadway, 2004]
Video Designer
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Projection Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 1999]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 1999]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 1999]
Projection Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Scenic Designer
Projection Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Projection Designer
 
[Los Angeles, 1998]
Projection Designer
 
[Houston, TX (Regional), 1998]
Projection Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Projection Designer
 
[Off-Off-Broadway, 1998]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 1998]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 1998]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 1998]
Projection Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 1997]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 1997]
Projection Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Projection Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 1995]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 1995]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 1995]
Projection Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1995]
Projection Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1994]
Projection Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1994]
Projection Designer
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 1994]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 1994]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 1994]
Projection Effects
 
[Off-Broadway, 1994]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 1993]
Projection Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1992]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 1992]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 1991]
Projection Designer
 
[Regional (US), 1990]
Projection Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1989]
Projection Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1989]
Projection Designer
Projection Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1986]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 1983]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 1981]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 1979]
Projection Designer
 
[US Tour, 2008]
Projection Designer
 
[West End, 2008]
Projection Designer

Wendall K. Harrington Biography

Broadway: All The Way, Driving Miss Daisy, Grey Gardens, They‚Äôre Playing Our Song, The Elephant Man, My One and Only, The Heidi Chronicles, The Will Rogers Follies, Having Our Say, Company, Racing Demon, Ragtime, John Leguizamo‚Äôs Freak, The Capeman, Putting It Together and The Who‚Äôs Tommy. Off Broadway: Sunday in the Park with George, Angels in America, Hapgood, Merrily We Roll Along (four times!) and Whistle Down the Wind. Opera: Werther at the MET, Julie Taymor‚Äôs The Magic Flute in Florence, Italy, A View from the Bridge at Chicago Lyric, Die Gezeichhneten at LA Opera, The Photographer at BAM, Transatlatic, The Grapes of Wrath, Rusalka for Minnesota Opera, Nixon in China for OTSL. Ballet: The Fairy‚Äôs Kiss, Pictures at an Exhibition, Anna Karenina, Firebird, Cinderella and Opera for Alexei Ratmansky, Othello for Lar Lubovich, Ballet Mechanique for Doug Varone, A Midsummer Night‚Äôs Dream, The Nutcraker and The Firebird for Miami City Ballet, Sylvia for Houston Ballet. Concerts: The Talking Heads ‚ÄúStop Making Sense,‚ÄĚ Pete Townshend‚Äôs ‚ÄúPsychoderelict,‚ÄĚ as well as tours for Chris Rock and Simon and Garfunkel. Recipient of the Drama Desk Award, the Outer Critics Circle Award, the American Theatre Wing Award, the TCI Award for Technical Achievement and the OBIE Award for Sustained Excellence of Projections, the Michael Merrit Award for collaboration, Ruth Morley Women in Design Award, USITT Education and Digital technology awards and Lifetime Recognition from the Knights of Illumination. As design director of Esquire magazine, Ms. Harrington was responsible for the re-design and re-launch of the ‚ÄúMen‚Äôs Magazine of the 90‚Äôs.‚ÄĚ Later, as editor-at-large for Esquire, she conceived and edited Randy Shilts‚Äôs ‚ÄúMy Life on the AIDS Tour,‚ÄĚ nominated for a National Magazine Award and published in Best American Essays of 1990. Ms. Harrington has been lecturing on Projection Design for Theatre since the early 90‚Äôs and is the head of the Projection Design Concentration at the Yale School of Drama.

Wendall K. Harrington Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Projection Design
Wendall K. Harrington, Old Hats
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Set Design - Musical
Wendall K. Harrington, Steel Pier
 
Obie Awards - 1995 - Sustained excellence of projection Gold Star
Wendall K. Harrington
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1993 - Outstanding Set Design
Wendall K. Harrington, The Who's Tommy
 
The Hewes Awards - 1993 - Noteworthy/Unusual Effects Design Gold Star
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Wendall K. Harrington News

Portland Opera Presents DvoŇô√°k's RUSALKA For The First Time Photo Portland Opera Presents DvoŇô√°k's RUSALKA For The First Time
by Stephi Wild - Mar 28, 2023

Portland Opera continues the 2022/23 season with Anton√≠n DvoŇô√°k's Rusalka, performing this piece for the first time in the company's history. With haunting melodies and spellbinding visuals, Rusalka is a story that speaks to the timeless themes of love, sacrifice, and self-discovery.

Video: Brian Stokes Mitchell Talks RAGTIME Reunion Concert Decades In the Making Photo Video: Brian Stokes Mitchell Talks RAGTIME Reunion Concert Decades In the Making
by Michael Major - Mar 22, 2023

Following his performance with Audra McDonald on the TODAY Show this morning, Brian Stokes Mitchell revealed what part of the upcoming Ragtime reunion concert he is most looking forward to. Watch the complete video, in which Mitchell speaks about the Ragtime reunion concert and how more people can help the Entertainment Community Fund, now!

Video: Audra McDonald & Brian Stokes Mitchell Perform 'Wheels of a Dream' From RAGTIM Photo Video: Audra McDonald & Brian Stokes Mitchell Perform 'Wheels of a Dream' From RAGTIME on THE TODAY SHOW
by Michael Major - Mar 22, 2023

Audra McDonald and Brian Stokes Mitchell reunited to perform 'Wheels of a Dream' from Ragtime ahead of The Entertainment Community Fund's one-night-only benefit reunion concert of the classic musical. The concert will also feature Peter Friedman, Kelli O'Hara, Lea Michele, and more. Watch the new video performance now!

Lea Michele Joins The Entertainment Community Fund's RAGTIME Benefit Concert Photo Lea Michele Joins The Entertainment Community Fund's RAGTIME Benefit Concert
by Stephi Wild - Mar 13, 2023

Lea Michele will make a special appearance in¬†The¬†Entertainment Community Fund's one-night-only benefit reunion concert of¬†Ragtime. Michele¬†originated the role of ‚ÄúLittle Girl‚ÄĚ in Ragtime on Broadway. Learn more about the concert here!

Walter Russell III, Cedric Lemar & More to Lead SLIPPIN' THROUGH THE CRACKS Developme Photo Walter Russell III, Cedric Lemar & More to Lead SLIPPIN' THROUGH THE CRACKS Developmental Reading
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 1, 2023

A developmental reading of Slippin’ Through the Cracks, the new musical about the legendary bluesman, Bobby Rush, will be presented to an invitation-only industry audience in New York City in March. See who is starring!

Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell & Kelli O'Hara to Star in RAGTIME Reunion Conce Photo Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell & Kelli O'Hara to Star in RAGTIME Reunion Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 31, 2023

The Entertainment Community Fund's one-night-only benefit reunion concert of Ragtime, originally scheduled for 2020, will take place on Monday, March 27, 2023 at the Minskoff Theatre. Learn who is starring in the concert, and how to purchase tickets!

Listen: PARADISE SQUARE Composer Shares Cast Album Tracks Amid the Show's Legal Battl Photo Listen: PARADISE SQUARE Composer Shares Cast Album Tracks Amid the Show's Legal Battles
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2023

The Broadway musical Paradise Square had announced that it would be releasing an original Broadway cast recording this past summer. Amid the delayed release of the cast album, Paradise Square's composer Jason Howland released 13 tracks on his Instagram.

NUTCRACKER to Return to San Francisco Ballet in December Photo NUTCRACKER to Return to San Francisco Ballet in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 18, 2022

This winter, from December 8‚Äď27, San Francisco Ballet will return to the stage with thirty-three performances of Helgi Tomasson‚Äôs Nutcracker, a Bay Area tradition of the past eighteen years.

PARADISE SQUARE Will Play Final Broadway Performance Photo PARADISE SQUARE Will Play Final Broadway Performance
by Team BWW - Jul 11, 2022

Barring a dramatic upturn in business, the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Paradise Square will conclude its run with the 3:00 pm matinee on Sunday, July 17 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). At the time of closing, the production will have played 23 previews and 108 performances. 

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of PARADISE SQUARE Perform 'Turn My Life Around' Photo VIDEO: Watch the Cast of PARADISE SQUARE Perform 'Turn My Life Around'
by Show Highlights - Jun 1, 2022

Paradise Square, which has been nominated for 10 Tony Awards including Best Musical, has released an excerpt featuring Tony Award nominee¬†Bill T. Jones‚Äô exhilarating choreography for the show-stopping ‚ÄúTurn My Life Around.‚Ä̬†

Wendall K. Harrington Videos

Video: Brian Stokes Mitchell Talks RAGTIME Reunion Concert Decades In the Making Videoplay
Video: Brian Stokes Mitchell Talks RAGTIME Reunion Concert Decades In the Making

by Michael Major - Mar 22, 2023

Following his performance with Audra McDonald on the TODAY Show this morning, Brian Stokes Mitchell revealed what part of the upcoming Ragtime reunion concert he is most looking forward to. Watch the complete video, in which Mitchell speaks about the Ragtime reunion concert and how more people can help the Entertainment Community Fund, now!

Video: Audra McDonald & Brian Stokes Mitchell Perform 'Wheels of a Dream' From RAGTIM Videoplay
Video: Audra McDonald & Brian Stokes Mitchell Perform 'Wheels of a Dream' From RAGTIME on THE TODAY SHOW

by Michael Major - Mar 22, 2023

Audra McDonald and Brian Stokes Mitchell reunited to perform 'Wheels of a Dream' from Ragtime ahead of The Entertainment Community Fund's one-night-only benefit reunion concert of the classic musical. The concert will also feature Peter Friedman, Kelli O'Hara, Lea Michele, and more. Watch the new video performance now!

VIDEO: Joaquina Kalukango Discusses Being Grateful to Be Back on Stage in PARADISE SQ Videoplay
VIDEO: Joaquina Kalukango Discusses Being Grateful to Be Back on Stage in PARADISE SQUARE Post-Show Speech

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 20, 2022

Paradise Square officially resumed performances last night, April 19, after briefly going dark due to COVID cases within the cast. Joaquina Kalukango gave a speech after last night's performance, where she talked about being grateful to be back on stage.

VIDEO: Get A First Listen To 'I'd Be A Soldier' From PARADISE SQUARE Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Listen To 'I'd Be A Soldier' From PARADISE SQUARE

by BWW Staff - Oct 15, 2021

BroadwayWorld has a first listen to 'I'd Be A Soldier' from Paradise Square -which begins previews February 22, 2022 at Broadway's Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street), where it opens March 20, 2022.

VIDEO: Watch a Trailer for OLD HATS, Starring Bill Irwin and David Shiner, Airing on THIRTEEN's THEATER CLOSE-UP
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

OLD HATSTheater Close-Up - the unique collaboration between THIRTEEN and the large community of New York City area Off-Broadway and regional theaters - presents Tony Award winners Bill Irwin and David Shiner in their award-winning, critically acclaimed production of Old Hats from Signature Theatre, Tuesday, June 13 at 8 p.m. on THIRTEEN, with an encore presentation on early Thursday morning, June 15 at 1:30 a.m. Watch a trailer for the show below!

STAGE TUBE: ANNIE's Jane Lynch Talks Broadway, GLEE and More on THE VIEW
by Stage Tube - May 21, 2013

Jane LynchEmmy Award-winning actress Jane Lynch, who stars in the hit FOX television show 'Glee' as ruthless cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester and who made her Broadway debut last week as tyrannical orphanage matron Miss Hannigan in ANNIE, was a guest on 'The View' today. Click below to watch the interview!

BWW TV: Chatting with the Cast of BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S at the Black & White Bash- Emilia Clarke & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 23, 2013

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for opening night to chat with Clarke, Smith and the rest of the cast, plus some of the evening's guests, including Sir Ian McKellen. Check out all of the interviews below!

STAGE TUBE: Songs from ANNIE at American Airlines' JFK Concert Series!
by Stage Tube - Jan 3, 2013

American Airlines is the official airline of the new critically acclaimed new production of the Tony Award-winning musical Annie. Cast members from the production performed a selection of songs from the show at Terminal 8 at John F. Kennedy International Airport as part of American Airlines' JFK concert series on Friday, December 21. Check out 'You're Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile', 'Little Girls' and 'Tomorrow' below!

STAGE TUBE: Shenkman, Mantello, et al. on ANGELS IN AMERICA's Relevance
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 24, 2011

In the following videow, Oskar Eustis, George C. Wolff, Marcia Gay Harden, Stephen Spinella, Ellen McLaughlin, Ben Shenkman and Joe Mantello talk about the continuing relevance of Angels in America. Click below to check it out!

STAGE TUBE: James Earl Jones Talks DRIVING MISS DAISY on the Today Show
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 3, 2011

Yesterday, Driving Miss Daisy star James Earl Jones visited Kathie Lee and Hoda during the fourth hour of the Today Show. Click below for the spot.


Wendall K. Harrington Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Wendall K. Harrington been nominated for?
Outstanding Projection Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Old Hats , Outstanding Set Design - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Steel Pier , Sustained excellence of projection (Obie Awards) Outstanding Set Design (Drama Desk Awards) for The Who's Tommy and Noteworthy/Unusual Effects Design (The Hewes Awards) for Tommy .

What awards has Wendall K. Harrington won?
Sustained excellence of projection (Obie Awards)and Noteworthy/Unusual Effects Design (The Hewes Awards) for Tommy.