Broadway: Cyrano de Bergerac with Kevin Kline and Jennifer Garner, Tony Award nomination, Henry Hewes Design Award nomination, also seen on PBS Great Performances; Rock of Ages (plus London, Las Vegas, U.S. National Tour, Toronto, Australia), Tony Award nomination, Henry Hewes Design Award nomination; Arcadia; The Wedding Singer (and U.S. National Tour), Drama Desk nomination; Urinetown, Lucille Lortel nomination (also U.S. tour, Toronto); Band in Berlin.
Off-Broadway: world premieres of Douglas Carter Beane’s To Wong Foo, Robin Hood and Fairycakes (AADA, plus Scranton Shakespeare); What We Wanted (Clurman Theater); Gigantic (Vineyard); The Voysey Inheritance, Lucille Lortel Award, Henry Hewes Design Award nomination (Atlantic); The Milliner, Lucille Lortel nomination, The Third Story, Henry Hewes Design Award nomination (MCC); The Tribute Artist (Primary Stages); Now. Here. This. and Gigantic (Vineyard); Country Club (Drama Desk Nomination), The Torch-Bearers, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, As Thousands Cheer, The Downtown Plays, The Dark Kalamazoo, Free to be You and Me, Rude Entertainment, Hope is the Thing With Feathers, Mondo Drama, and The Cartells (Drama Dept); Romance Language (Ars Nova); Mary Stuart, The Infernal Machine, Night of the Tribades, The Stronger, and The Prince of Homburg (Jean Cocteau Rep).
Opera: World premiere of The Prince of Players for Houston Grand Opera; La Rondine (Opera Theater of St. Louis); The Magic Flute (Chicago Opera Theater); Camelot (Virginia Opera).
International: Singapura, sets and costumes (Capitol Theater Singapore); Rock of Ages (West End, Toronto, Australia, U.K. Tour, Norwegian Cruise Line).
Regional: Thoroughly Modern Millie directed and choreographed by Denis Jones, Connecticut Critics Circle nomination (Goodspeed Musicals); Private Lives (Geva); Hood (Dallas Center Theater). Roof of the World (world premiere Kansas City Rep); The Last Ship, Cowgirls, and Spelling Bee (Pioneer Theater Company); Analog and Vinyl (world premiere Weston Playhouse); Getting the Band Back Together (world premiere George Street Playhouse); Johnny Baseball, A Flea in Her Ear (Williamstown Theater Festival); The Man Who Came to Dinner (Alley); Rich and Famous (ACT); How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, High Button Shoes, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, The Pajama Game, and The Fabulous Lipitones (Goodspeed Musicals); I Hate Hamlet (Dorset Playhouse); Merton of the Movies (Geffen); Bombshells (Milwaukee Rep); Crush the Infamous Thing (Coconut Grove Playhouse); Lives of the Saints (Berkshire Theater Festival); Rhinoceros (New Jersey Shakespeare); Two For the Show (Seattle 5th Avenue Theater); Oklahoma (Ordway Music Theater); Zorro (Theater of the Stars, Houson).Las Vegas: Surf, the Musical (Planet Hollywood); Rock of Ages (The Venetian).
Dance: Glimpsed Through Birches, Four-->one a new full length ballet with commissioned score and arrangements by Paul Kerekes and Le Revue de Cuisine all choreographed by Christopher Caines (92Y).
Special Events: Sex and the City DVD Release Party (Paradigm Shift Worldwide); Papal Mass at Yankee Stadium (Opening Ceremony); FIFA World Conference 2009 (Opening Ceremony); Chocolate Fashion Show, also seen on Food Network’s Will Work for Food.
Upcoming: Blinded by Ed (Feature Film written and directed by Chris Fetchko); An American Soldier (World Premiere Opera by Huang Ruo and David Henry Hwang at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis); Your Alice (BAM and Edinburgh Festival Fringe); i (World Premiere play at Pioneer Theater Company); Hood (Broadway).
Irene Sharaff Young Master Award