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This edition: Design (Fall 2001)

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Episode Details

Original tape date: October 18, 2001.

The panelists -- lighting designer Ken Billington, costume and set designer Robert Jones, costume designer William Ivey Long, scenery designer Thomas Lynch, costume and scenery designer Tony Walton, and costume designer David C. Woolard -- discuss the fields of study that led them to design; perceptible styles; the design of "Six Degrees of Separation"; how actors are effected by design details; how lighting influences audience reaction; contemporary audiences' expectations for brighter, quicker-moving shows; and creating The Yellow Dress in "Contact" through costume and lighting.

Guest List

Ken Billington Lighting Designer

Theodore Chapin Moderator

Robert Jones

William Ivey Long Costume Designer

Thomas Lynch Production Designer

Isabelle Stevenson Host, American Theater Wing

Tony Walton Production Designer

David Woolard Costume Designer