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This edition: Heidi Ettinger

Episode Details

Original tape date: November 22, 2002.

In 1985, Heidi Ettinger became the first female set designer to win a Tony Award (for “Big River”), and she went on to win another in 1991 (“The Secret Garden”). She discusses being a pioneer in the male-dominated area of set design, the process of creating a set for the stage, as well as the pressure on designers for the stage to compete with the innovative visuals of film.

Guest List

Heidi Ettinger Set Designer

Linda Winer Critic, Newsday