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This edition: Design (Fall 1998)

Episode Details

Original tape date: October 22, 1998.

In this edition, the American Theatre Wing hosts a panel of the winners of the 1998 Design Award. The panel of lighting designers Jules Fisher (Ragtime) and Donald Holder (The Lion King), scenic designers Eugene Lee (Ragtime) and Ming Cho Lee (The Public Theater), and The Lion King associate costume designer Mary Peterson discuss the challenges of designing their current shows, how sets, lighting, and costumes complement each other, display and detail a costume from The Lion King, and present a model of one of the Ragtime sets.

Guest List

Ming Cho Lee Chairman Design Dept., Colombia University

Tish Dace Professor/Critic

Beverly Emmons Lighting Designer

Jules Fisher Lighting Designer

Donald Holder Lighting Designer

Eugene Lee Production Designer

Mary Paterson Associate Costum Designer