Design Teams

Unknown Soldier Design

Mark Wendland (Scenic Designer). Playwrights: The Pain of My Belligerence, The Great God Pan, The World Over. With Director Cullman: The Rose Tattoo, Six Degrees of Separation, Significant Other (Broadway), The Mother (Atlantic Theater), Moscow Moscow Moscow..., Yen, Punk Rock (MCC), The Layover, Lonely I’m Not and Some Men, (Second Stage), Murder Ballad (MTC). Other Broadway: Heisenberg, If/Then, Merchant of Venice (Tony nom.),
 Next to Normal (Tony nom.), Talk Radio, An Almost Holy Picture, Death of a Salesman.

Clint Ramos (Costume Designer). Playwrights: Mankind, Bootycandy, After the Revolution, Familiar. Broadway: Grand HorizonsSlave Play, Burn This, Torch Song (Tony nom), Once On This Island (Tony nom), In Transit, Sunday In The Park With George, Eclipsed (Tony award), Elephant Man. Film: Respect (MGM/Universal), tick…tick…Boom! (Netflix) Awards: Tony, Obie (2), Henry Hewes (3), Lucille Lortel (3). Head of Design at Fordham University. Upcoming: The Outsiders (Goodman), Sunday in the Park with George (West End). @clintramos

Jacob A. Climer (Costume Designer). Playwrights debut. Off-Broadway: Relevance (MCC), Uncommon Sense (Tectonic), Kid Victory (Vineyard), Raw Bacon From Poland (Abrons), Fondly, Colette Richland (NYTW); Informed Consent (Primary Stages). Opera: Shining Brow (Arizona Opera), Rusalka (Des Moines Metro Opera), The Flying Dutchman (Atlanta Opera/Cincinatti Opera/ Houston Grand Opera) Orphee (Des Moines Metro Opera/Portland Opera), Ariadne auf Naxos (The Curtis Institute), Abduction from the Seraglio (Des Moines Metro Opera, Atlanta Opera) La Traviata (Boston Lyric Opera).

Ben Stanton (Lighting Designer). Playwrights: The Pain of My Belligerence, Marjorie Prime, The Christians, Your Mother’s Copy of the Kama Sutra, Assistance. Recent Broadway: The Rose TattooDerren Brown: SecretRegina Spektor: Live at the Lunt FontanneJunkSix Degrees of SeparationFully Committed, Deaf West’s Spring Awakening, Fun Home.Concerts and Tours: Regina Spektor, St. Vincent, Sufjan Stevens, The National. Ben is a three-time Tony nominee, and an Obie, Lortel, and Ovation Award winner.  

Leon Rothenberg (Sound Designer). Playwrights: Rancho Viejo, All The Rage. Broadway: Hillary and Clinton; The Waverly Gallery; Mike Birbiglia’s The New One; The Boys In The Band; A Doll’s House, Part 2. Off-Broadway: Classic Stage Company, 59E59, NYCC, Primary Stages, Second Stage, Manhattan Theatre Club, Public Theater. Regional: Arizona Theatre Company, Huntington, Arena Stage. International: Cirque du Soleil, National Theatre of Cyprus, Dijon International Festival. Tony Award for Sound Design: The Nance.

Lucy Mackinnon (Projection Designer). Playwrights: The Treasurer.Broadway: Jagged Little Pill, The Rose Tattoo, Lifespan of a FactSix Degrees of Separation, Deaf West’s Spring Awakening. Off-Broadway: A Bright Room Called Day, White Noise (The Public); The Mother (Atlantic), After the Blast (LCT3), Yen (MCC), Blue Man Group’s Speechless Tour(North American). Graphic artist contributions: The New York Historical Society and The National Center for Civil and Human Rights.

J. Jared Janas (Hair, Wig, and Make-up Designer). Playwrights debut. Broadway: Jagged Little PillFrankie and Johnny in the Claire de Lune, Gettin' the Band Back Together, Bandstand, Indecent, Sunset Boulevard, The Visit, The Real Thing, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, Motown, Peter and the Starcatcher, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, All about Me, Next to Normal. Recent Off-Broadway: Sing Street (NYTW), Toni Stone (Roundabout), Alice by Heart (MCC),Yours Unfaithfully (Mint Theatre, Drama Desk nomination).

Marco Paguia (Orchestrator). Playwrights debut. Broadway: Girl From the North Country, Peter and the Starcatcher, Everyday Rapture, SpongeBob SquarePants, Sunday in the Park with George (2017), Tuck Everlasting, If/Then, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, The Addams Family, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Off-Broadway: Girl From the North Country, Here’s Hoover, Peter and the Starcatcher. National tour: Disney’s On the Record. Regional: Poster Boy, Unknown Soldier (Williamstown). Arrangements performed at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall. Music Director/Arranger/Pianist for LaChanze, Lindsay Mendez.

Julie McBride (Music Director). Playwrights debut. Broadway: SpongeBob SquarePants (music director and conductor), Ink (music director), Head Over Heels (music director), Pretty Woman (associate conductor), Amazing Grace (associate conductor), Finding Neverland (assistant conductor). Off-Broadway/regional: Next to Normal (Second Stage), These Paper Bullets!, Deathless, Miss You Like Hell, Daddy Long Legs. Love to Ivan.

Tomoko Akaboshi (Music Coordinator). Playwrights: Bella (viola/fiddle), A Strange Loop (Music Coordinator). Tomoko has worked with a wide range of artists and organizations such as Alan Silvestri, Alicia Keys, Coldplay, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Google, and Disney through performances and coordinating orchestral sessions across four continents. Additional theater credits include Amazing Grace, Sweeney Todd, Spring Awakening (Tokyo), West Side Story(Tokyo). Her versatility extends to playing jazz with big bands, orchestral concerts or chamber music at The White House, Carnegie Hall, and various venues throughout the world. 

Lisa Ann Chernoff (Production Stage Manager). Playwrights: Pocatello; Detroit; Rapture, Blister, Burn; Prayer for My Enemy. Broadway: The Great Society, My Fair LadyOslo, The King & I, The Bridges of Madison County, Golden BoyCatch Me If You CanWomen on the Verge.., RagtimeShrek. Off Broadway: Mary Jane (NYTW), Kingdom Come (Roundabout). National Tour: Spamalot.

Ben Freedman (Assistant Stage Manager) Playwrights: Marjorie Prime. Broadway: Torch Song; Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812; Angels in America; On Your Feet; Lobby Hero. Tour: Disney’s The Lion King, Elf the Musical. Off-Broadway: Second Stage, MTC. Regional: Williamstown Theatre Festival, Pittsburgh CLO. UNCSA.