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Wendall K. Harrington

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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 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’s 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’s 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’s Dream, The Nutcraker and The Firebird for Miami City Ballet, Sylvia for Houston Ballet. Concerts: The Talking Heads “Stop Making Sense,” Pete Townshend’s “Psychoderelict,” 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 “Men’s Magazine of the 90’s.” Later, as editor-at-large for Esquire, she conceived and edited Randy Shilts’s “My Life on the AIDS Tour,” 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’s and is the head of the Projection Design Concentration at the Yale School of Drama.



Wendall K. Harrington 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]
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[Broadway, 1998]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 1998]
Projection Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 1997]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 1997]
Projection Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1996]
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[Off-Broadway, 1996]
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[Broadway, 1995]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 1995]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 1995]
Projection Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1995]
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[Off-Broadway, 1994]
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[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
 
[Broadway, 1992]
Projection Designer
 
[Broadway, 1991]
Projection Designer
 
[Regional (US), 1990]
Projection Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1989]
Projection Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1989]
Projection Designer
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[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 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


winner
Obie Awards - 1995 - Sustained excellence of projection

Wendall K. Harrington

Drama Desk Awards - 1993 - Outstanding Set Design

Wendall K. Harrington, The Who's Tommy


winner
The Hewes Awards - 1993 - Noteworthy/Unusual Effects Design

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David Geffen School of Drama at Yale to Present 2023 Design Showcase in New York City

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Wendall K. Harrington FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What awards has Wendall K. Harrington been nominated for?

Wendall K. Harrington has been nominated for several awards in the theater industry, including Outstanding Projection Design at the Drama Desk Awards for "Old Hats," Outstanding Set Design - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "Steel Pier," Sustained Excellence of Projection at the Obie Awards, Outstanding Set Design at the Drama Desk Awards for "The Who's Tommy," and Noteworthy/Unusual Effects Design at The Hewes Awards for "Tommy."

What awards has Wendall K. Harrington won?

Sustained excellence of projection at the Obie Awards and Noteworthy/Unusual Effects Design at The Hewes Awards for Tommy.

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