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Riccardo Hernandez

RICCARDO HERNANDEZ (Scenic Designer). Broadway: The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess (2012 Tony Award Best Musical Revival), The People in the Picture (Studio 54), Tony Kushner’s Caroline, or Change (also Royal National Theater London - 2007 Olivier Award for Best New Musical/2006 London’s Evening Standard Award for Best Musical), TopDog/UnderDog (2002 Pulitzer Award Best Play-also Royal Court, London), Elaine Stritch at Liberty (also West End’s Old Vic & National Tour), Parade (Hal Prince director, Tony and Drama Desk Nominations), Bells Are Ringing, Bring in ‘Da Noise, Bring in ‘Da Funk (also National Tours and Japan), The Tempest. Recent: The Dead (Abbey Theater, Dublin), Il Postino Sets and Costumes (Los Angeles Opera, Theatre du Chatelet Paris, Theater an der Wien, PBS Telecast), Die Entfuhrung Aus Dem Serail (Opera de Nice, France), Sweeney Todd (Opera Theater of Saint Louis), The Lost Highway Sets and Costumes (Diane Paulus director, London’s English National Opera/Young Vic), La Mouette (Cour D’Honneur, Avignon Festival), Jan Karski, Mon Nom Est Fiction (Opera Theatre, Avignon Festival), Abigail’s Party (Oslo National Theater), Philip Glass’ Appomatox (Robert Woodruff director, San Francisco Opera). Over twenty productions at New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater: The America Play, One Flea Spare, Stuff Happens, Mother Courage (starring Meryl Streep), BAM, Lincoln Center, Atlantic Theater (collaborations with film director Ethan Cohen), Second Stage, NYTW, MTC, MCC, Playwrights Horizons, etc. Regional: American Repertory Theater (collaborations with Diane Paulus, Ron Daniels, Robert Woodruff, Janos Szasz, Arthur Nauzyciel, Robert Brustein), Guthrie, Goodman, Taper, La Jolla, Steppenwolf, McCarter, etc. Opera: Don Giovanni (Diane Paulus director, Chicago Opera), Charles Wuorinen’s Haroun (Mark Lamos director, New York City Opera), Amistad (George C. Wolfe director, Lyric Opera of Chicago), Houston Grand Opera, FGO, Santa Fe Opera, Gotham Opera NYC, etc.  Also: Festival Automne Paris, Orleans CDN France, Det Norske Teatret Oslo Norway, MXAT (Moscow Art Theater) Upcoming: Il Tabarro/I Pagliacci for Opera Theater of Saint Louis, Il Postino for Teatro Real de Madrid, directed by Ron Daniels, La Traviata for Lyric Opera of Chicago, directed by Arin Arbus. Princess Grace Statue Award. Princeton University Lecturer. Yale School of Drama.