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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

 

Stage

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

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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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†

Renée Fleming and Rod Gilfry to Close LA Opera Season With THE BRIGHTNESS OF LIGHT Photo Renée Fleming and Rod Gilfry to Close LA Opera Season With THE BRIGHTNESS OF LIGHT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022

 LA Opera's 2021/22 season will come to a close on Saturday, June 18, with a 7:30pm concert featuring soprano Renée Fleming and baritone Rod Gilfry, with Gemma New conducting the LA Opera Orchestra.

David Geffen School Of Drama At Yale Announces Inaugural Design Showcase in New York  Photo David Geffen School Of Drama At Yale Announces Inaugural Design Showcase in New York City
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2022

David Geffen School of Drama at Yale is pleased to announce its inaugural Design Showcase in New York City. The Design Showcase will introduce scenic, costume, lighting, sound, and projection designers from the classes of 2020 and 2022 on May 19 and 20 at The Public Theater Studios (440 Lafayette Street).

VIDEO: Joaquina Kalukango Discusses Being Grateful to Be Back on Stage in PARADISE SQ Photo 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.

Portland Opera Announces 2022/23 Season Photo Portland Opera Announces 2022/23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2022

¬†Portland Opera‚Äôs 2022/23 season will feature the cultural touchstone¬†Carmen;¬†Thumbprint,¬†a powerful new opera inspired by the story of Mukhtar Mai, a¬†trailblazing Pakistani human rights activist; the company‚Äôs first production of the iconic and magical DvoŇô√°k opera¬†Rusalka and more.

PARADISE SQUARE Will Release An Original Broadway Cast Recording This Spring Photo PARADISE SQUARE Will Release An Original Broadway Cast Recording This Spring
by Stephi Wild - Apr 18, 2022

The new Broadway musical Paradise Square will produce an original Broadway cast recording, The cast and Broadway orchestra are gathering at Power Station at BerkleeNYC for four days of sessions. Get the school on the album's release. 

PARADISE SQUARE Will Now Resume Performances On Tuesday, April 19 Photo PARADISE SQUARE Will Now Resume Performances On Tuesday, April 19
by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2022

The new Broadway musical Paradise Square will now resume performances on Tuesday, April 19 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street), rather than Saturday, April 16 as previously announced. The change is due to additional COVID cases within the company.

PARADISE SQUARE to Resume Performances on April 16th Photo PARADISE SQUARE to Resume Performances on April 16th
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 11, 2022

After previously announcing that performances would resume on Tuesday, April 12, the original new Broadway musical Paradise Square will definitely resume performances on Saturday, April 16, with performances at 2:00 and 8:00 pm at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). The production, which opened April 3, halted performances on Thursday, April 7 after positive COVID cases were experienced in the company.

Chilina Kennedy Tests Positive For COVID-19; Will Miss Preview Performances of PARADI Photo Chilina Kennedy Tests Positive For COVID-19; Will Miss Preview Performances of PARADISE SQUARE
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2022

BroadwayWorld has learned that Paradise Square principal cast member Chilina Kennedy will miss upcoming preview performances of the production due to testing positive for COVID. She is currently set to return on Saturday, April 2.

Wendall K. Harrington Videos

VIDEO: Joaquina Kalukango Discusses Being Grateful to Be Back on Stage in PARADISE SQ VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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.

STAGE TUBE: Christian Borle Talks ANGELS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 21, 2010

Signature Theatre Company's production of Tony Kushner's ANGELS IN AMERICA: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, began performances Tuesday, September 14. The first New York revival of Kushner's Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning play is directed by Michael Greif. The production, originally slated to run through December 19, has been extended a second time through February 20, 2011. Previously, BroadwayWorld has brought you clips of the creative team members discussing their experience with the production. Today, we bring you the latest from the Signature's web series. In this clip, Christian Borle - Signature's 'Prior Walter' - talks his pre-show rituals and what it's like to play 'Prior.'

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Opening Night of ANGELS IN AMERICA!
by Robert Diamond - Oct 30, 2010

Signature Theatre Company presents the first New York revival of Tony Kushner's ANGELS IN AMERICA: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, directed by Michael Greif. ANGELS IN AMERICA opened Thursday, October 28 at the Peter Norton Space (555 West 42nd Street) and Broadway Beat was there! The play began previews on September 14. Millennium Approaches and Perestroika, the two parts of ANGELS IN AMERICA, alternate in repertory.


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.