DIANE PAULUS Director of Theater and Opera

 

 

 

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CROSSING at A.R.T.
Music & Libretto by Matthew Aucoin
Directed by Diane Paulus
Choreography by Jill Johnson
Designers: Tom Pye (Scenic Design), David Zinn (Costume Design), Jennifer Tipton (Lighting Designer), Finn Ross (Projection Designer), Aaron Mack (Sound Consultant)
Conducted by Matthew Aucoin
Presented by the American Repertory Theater in association with Music-Theatre Group.
Producing Director, Music-Theatre Group, Diane Wondisford

 

FINDING NEVERLAND on Broadway
Book by James Graham
Music and Lyrics by Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy
Directed by Diane Paulus
Choreography by Mia Michaels
Designers: Scott Pask (Scenic Design), Suttirat Larlarb (Costume Design), Kenneth Posner (Lighting Design), Jonathan Deans (Sound Design), Jon Driscoll (Projection Designer), Daniel Wurtzel (Air Sculptor), Paul Kieve (Illusions)
Orchestrations: Simon Hale
Music Supervisor: David Chase
Vocal Designer: AnnMarie Milazzo
Music Director: Mary-Mitchell Campbell

 

FINDING NEVERLAND at A.R.T.
Book by James Graham
Music and Lyrics by Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy
Directed by Diane Paulus
Choreography by Mia Michaels
Designers: Scott Pask (Scenic Design), Suttirat Larlarb (Costume Design), Philip Rosenberg (Lighting Design), Jonathan Deans (Sound Design), Gilles Papain (Projection Designer), Daniel Wurtzel (Air Sculptor), Paul Kieve (Illusions)
Orchestrations: Simon Hale
Music Supervisor: David Chase
Vocal Designer: AnnMarie Milazzo
Music Director: Mary-Mitchell Campbell

 

WITNESS UGANDA at A.R.T.
By Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews
Directed by Diane Paulus
Choreography by Darrell Grand Moultrie
Designers: Scott Pask (Scenic Design), ESosa  (Costume Design), Maruti Evans (Lighting Design), Jonathan Deans (Sound Design) Projection Design (Peter Nigrini)
Music Director: Remy Kurs

 

PIPPIN on Broadway
Book by Roger O.Hirson
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Directed by Diane Paulus
Circus Creation by Gypsy Snider
Choreography by Chet Walker
Designers: Scott Pask (Scenic Design), Dominique Lemieux (Costume Design), Kenneth Posner (Lighting Design), Jonathan Deans & Garth Helm (Sound Design)
Orchestrations: Larry Hockman
Music Supervisor: Arrangements by Nadia DiGiallonardo

 

PIPPIN at A.R.T.
Book by Roger O.Hirson
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Directed by Diane Paulus
Circus Creation by Gypsy Snider
Choreography Chet Walker
Designers: Scott Pask (Scenic Design), Dominique Lemieux (Costume Design), Kenneth Posner (Lighting Design), Clive Goodwin (Sound Design)Orchestrations: Larry Hochman
Music Supervisor: Nadia DiGiallonardo 

 

AMALUNA
A Production of Cirque du Soleil
Directed by Diane Paulus
Director of Creation Fernand Rainville
Music by Guy Dubuc & Marc Lessard
Choreography by Karole Armitage
Acrobatic Choreography by Debra Brown & Caitlan Maggs
Designers: Scott Pask (Set and Prop Design), Meredith Caron (Costume Design) Matthieu Larivee (Lighting design), Jacques Boucher (Sound Design) 

 

THE GERSHWINS’ PORGY AND BESS on Broadway
By George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin
Adapted by Suzan-Lori Parks, and Diedre L. Murray  
Directed by Diane Paulus
Choreography Ronald K. Brown
Designers: Riccardo Hernandez (Scenic Design), Esosa (Costume Design), Christopher Akerlind (Lighting Design), ACME Sound Partners (Sound Design)
Orchestrations: William David Brohn & Christopher Jahnke

 

THE GERSHWINS’ PORGY AND BESS at A.R.T.
By George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward,  and Ira Gershwin
Adapted by Suzan-Lori Parks,  and Diedre L. Murray  
Directed by Diane Paulus
Choreography Ronald K. Brown
Designers: Riccardo Hernandez (Scenic Design), ESosa (Costume Design), Christopher Akerlind (Lighting Design), ACME Sound Partners (Sound Design)
Orchestrations: William David Brohn & Christopher Jahnke
Music Supervisor: David Loud

 

PROMETHEUS BOUND
Script and lyrics by Steven Sater  (from the play by Aeschylus)
Music composed by Serj Tankian
Directed by Diane Paulus
Choreography  Stephen Petronio
Designers: Riccardo Hernandez (Set Design), Emily Rebholz (Costume Design), Kevin Adams(Lighting Design), Clive Goodwin (Sound Design)
Orchestrations: Serj Tankian
Vocal Design: Ann Marie Milazzo
Music Supervisors: Debra Barsha and Lance Horne

 

THE MAGIC FLUTE
By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Johannes Debus
Director: Diane Paulus
Set and Costume Design: Myung Hee Cho

 

DEATH AND THE POWERS: THE ROBOTS' OPERA
Music by Tod Machover
Libretto by Robert Pinsky
Story by Robert Pinsky and Randy Weiner
Conducted by Gil Rose
Production Design by Alex McDowell
Choreography by Karole Armitage
Lighting Design by Donald Holder
Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP)
MIT Media Lab in collaboration with American Repertory Theater, and Chicago Opera Theater
World Premiere: L'Opéra de Mote-Carlo - Salle Garnier
United States Premiere: American Repertory Theater, Cutler Majestic Theater
Midwest Premiere: Chicago Opera Theater, Harris Theater at Millennium Park


 

JOHNNY BASEBALL
Music by Robert Reale
Lyrics by Willie Reale
Book by Richard Dresser
Story by Richard Dresser  and Willie Reale
Designers: Scott Pask (set) Michael McDonald (Costumes) Donald Holder (lights) Acme Sound Partners(Sound) Peter Pucci (Choreographer) Wendy Bobbitt Cavett (Musical Director/Vocal Arrangements) Bruce Coughlin (Musical Arrangements)

 

IL MONDO DELLA LUNA
By Joesph Haydn
The Hayden Planetarium, Rose Center for Earth and Space; American Museum of Natural History
Gotham Chamber Opera and American Repertory Theater, 2010
Designers: Philip Bussmann (video and production), Anka Lupes (costume), Hagen Lines (hair and makeup)
Conductor: Neal Goren
Photos by Richard Termine

 

THE DONKEY SHOW
Conceived by Randy Weiner
Directed by Diane Paulus
OBERON, American Repertory Theater, 2009
Designers: Scott Pask (set), David C. Woolard (costumes), Evan Morris (lights), David Remedios (sound)
Photos by Marcus Stern

 

BEST OF BOTH WORLDS
Book and lyrics by Randy Weiner, music by Diedre Murray
Music directed by Michael Mitchell
American Repertory Theater, 2009
Designers: Riccardo Hernandez (set), Emilio Sosa (costumes), Aaron Black (lights), Brett Jarvis (sound) Movement: Tracy Jack
Photos by Marcus Stern

 

HAIR
Book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado, music by Galt MacDermot
Al Hirschfeld Theatre
Designers: Scott Pask (sets), Michael McDonald (costumes), Kevin Adams (lighting), ACME Sound Partners (sound), Choreography: Karole Armitage, Music Director/Conductor - Nadia DiGiallonardo

For images of HAIR, go to http://www.hairbroadway.com.

 

HAIR
Book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado, music by Galt MacDermot
Public Theater, Delacorte Theatre, Central Park, 2008
Designers: Scott Pask (sets), Michael McDonald (costumes), Michael Chybowski (lighting), ACME Sound Partners (sound), The Joshua Light Show (Psychedelic Art)
Choreography: Karole Armitage, Musical Supervisor: Rob Fisher, Music Director/Conductor - Nadia DiGiallonardo

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KISS ME, KATE
Music and lyrics by Cole Porter, book by Samuel and Bella Spewack
Glimmerglass Opera, Cooperstown, NY, 2008
Designers: John Conklin (sets), Anka Lupes (costumes), Jane Cox (lighting)
Choreography: Darren Lee, Conductor: David Charles Abell

 

DON GIOVANNI
By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Chicago Opera Theater, 2008
Designers: Riccardo Hernandez (sets), David Woolard (costumes), Aaron Black (lighting)
Conductor: Jane Glover

 

LOST HIGHWAY
Based on the film by David Lynch
Music by Olga Neuwirth, libretto by Elfriede Jelinek and Olga Neuwirth
English National Opera and The Young Vic, 2008
Designers: Riccardo Hernandez (sets and costumes), Philip Bussmann (video), Mimi Jordan Sherin (lighting)
Conductor: Baldur Bronniman

 

IL RITORNO D’ULISSE IN PATRIA
by Claudio Monteverdi
Chicago Opera Theater, 2007
Designers: Rafael Vinoly (sets), Candice Donnelly (costumes), Aaron Black (lighting)
Conductor: Jane Glover

 

TURANDOT: RUMBLE FOR THE RING
by Randy Weiner
Bay Street Theater, Sag Harbor, NY, 2007
Designers: Scott Pask (sets), Emilio Sosa (costumes), Paul Miller (lighting)
Musical Director: Roger Butterley

 

FASHION 47
by Diane Paulus and Randy Weiner
The Children’s Theatre Company, Minneapolis, 2007
Designers: Anka Lupes (sets and costumes), Randy Weiner (lighting)

 

ANOTHER COUNTRY
by James Baldwin, music by Diedre Murray
Columbia Stages, Riverside Church, NYC, 2007
Designers: Anka Lupes (sets and costumes), Aaron Black (lighting)

 

A DREAM PLAY
by August Strindberg
Minor Latham Playhouse, Columbia University, 2006
Designers: Anka Lupes (sets and costumes), Ryan Schmidt (lighting), Darron West (sound), Bryna Lieberman (video)
Photographs by Chad Nicholson

 

BEST OF BOTH WORLDS
By Diedre Murray (music), Randy Weiner (lyrics), and Diane Paulus (co-book)
The Women’s Project and Music-Theatre Group, 2005
Designers: Mark Wendland (sets), Gabriel Berry (costumes), Kevin Adams (lighting)
Choreography: Maria Torres, Musical Director: Richard Harper

 

LE NOZZE DI FIGARO
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Chicago Opera Theater, 2005
Designers: Robert Brill (sets), Myunghee Cho (costumes), Beverly Emmons (lighting)
Conductor: Jane Glover

 

THE GOLDEN MICKEYS
Original music by Matt Sklar & lyrics by Chad Beguelin
Disney Creative Entertainment, Hong Kong, 2005
Designers: Myunghee Cho (sets), Candice Donnelly (costumes), Matt Frey (lighting)
Choreographer: Maria Torres

 

L’INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA
by Claudio Monteverdi
Chicago Opera Theater, 2004
Designers: Robert Brill (sets), David Woolard (costumes), Alan Hahn (lighting)
Conductor: Jane Glover

 

TURN OF THE SCREW
by Benjamin Britten
Chicago Opera Theater, 2003
Designers: Mark Wendland (sets and costumes), Kevin Adams (lighting)
Conductor: Jane Glover

 

COSI FAN TUTTE
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Chicago Opera Theater, 2002
Designers: Scott Pask (sets), Meg Neville (costumes), Michael Chybowski (lighting)
Conductor: Maria Torres

 

BRUTAL IMAGINATION
by Cornelius Eady , music by Diedre Murray
Vineyard Theatre, NYC, 2001
Designers: Mark Wendland (sets), Ilona Symogi (costumes), Kevin Adams (lighting)

 

ORFEO
By Claudio Monteverdi
Chicago Opera Theater, 2000
Designers: Scott Pask (sets), Meg Neville (costumes), Michael Chybowski (lighting)
Conductor: Jane Glover

 

THE DONKEY SHOW
By Diane Paulus and Randy Weiner
Jordan Roth Productions, Club El Flamingo, NYC, 1999-2005
Designers: Scott Pask (sets), David Woolard (costumes), Kevin Adams (lighting)
Specialty Choreography: Maria Torres