Design Teams

The Light Years Design Team

LAURA JELLINEK (Scenic Designer). Playwrights Horizons: A LifeMarjorie PrimeYour Mother’s Copy... With The Debate Society: Jacuzzi, Blood Play, Buddy Cop 2. Other Off-Broadway: Everybody (Signature), The Nether (MCC, Lortel nomination), Buzzer (The Public), Small Mouth Sounds (Ars Nova, Signature Center), The Wolves (Playwrights Realm), The Village Bike (MCC).  Regional:  Bard Summerscape, Cincinnati Playhouse, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Williamstown, Southcoast Rep. Opera: Boston Lyric Opera, Opera Philadelphia, Atlanta Opera, Juilliard. Obie for Sustained Excellence in Design. 

MICHAEL KRASS (Costume Designer). Playwrights Horizons: Driving Miss DaisySophistryLucky StiffThe Credeaux CanvasBetty’s Summer VacationLobby HeroThe Busy World Is HushedA Feminine Ending, others. Broadway: Noises OffMachinalConstant Wife (all Tony nominated), HeisenbergThe Cherry Orchard, Charlie Brown, The Lyons, more. Other Off-Broadway: Wakey WakeyHadestownFull GallopThe Landing, world premieres by Lonergan, Albee, Guare, Rebeck, Eno, Silver. Film: Campbell Scott’s Hamlet. Opera: Mariinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg, Russia. He teaches at Brown University in the Graduate School. 

RUSSELL H. CHAMPA (Lighting Designer). Playwrights Horizons: The Qualms, CompletenessThe Patron Saint of Sea Monsters. Current and recent: Picasso at the Lapin Agile (Old Globe), The Hard Problem (ACT), Thresh|Hold (Pilobolus). Broadway: China Doll (Schoenfeld); In the Next Room, or the vibrator play (Lyceum/LCT); Julia Sweeney’s God Said “Ha!” (Lyceum). New York: Lincoln Center, The Public, Second Stage, MTC, Vineyard, Atlantic, NYSAF. Regional: Steppenwolf, Arena, The Wilma, Long Wharf, Trinity Rep, Mark Taper Forum. Thanks J+J. PEACE.

LEE KINNEY (Sound Designer). Playwrights Horizons debut.  Recent New York: Homos, Or Everyone in America (Labyrinth); The Tomb of King Tot (Clubbed Thumb); A Doll’s HouseThe Father (TFANA); Wolf in the River (The Flea); The Convent of Pleasure (Cherry Lane).

DANIEL KLUGER (Original Music). Playwrights Horizons: Antlia Pneumatica, Marjorie Prime, Iowa, Your Mother’s Copy… Other Off-Broadway: The Effect, Hit the Wall (Barrow Street); The Mystery of Love and Sex, Nikolai and the Others (LCT); Significant Other, The Common Pursuit (Roundabout);  Lost Girls, The Nether (MCC); I’m Gonna Pray for You…, Women or Nothing (Atlantic); You Got Older (P73); Somewhere Fun, The North Pool (Vineyard). Regional: Ford’s Theater, Shakespeare Theater Company, Old Globe, Mark Taper, La Jolla, Long Wharf, Pig Iron, Two River Theater, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley.

RYAN GOHSMAN (Production Stage Manager). Playwrights Horizons: Antlia PneumaticaDetroitMaple and VineThe Shaggs…, Kin, After the Revolution, proud fellowship alumnus.  Other Off-Broadway: The Death of the Last Black Man…Chéri (Signature); Here Lies Love (The Public, also consultant for the National Theatre, London production); Pretty Filthy (Civilians); DreamWorks Theatricals; Atlantic; Cherry Lane; Clubbed Thumb; Target Margin; Rattlestick; HERE.  Opera: The Last Hotel (Edinburgh International Festival, London’s Royal Opera House, St. Ann’s Warehouse, Sky Arts TV); Ouroboros Trilogy (Beth Morrison Projects); anatomy theater, Thumbprint, Sumeida’s Song (PROTOTYPE). Thanks Carol, The Debate Society, AR, and Bryan.