Category: Stage and screen

Congratulations Ed McCarthy!

Our own Ed McCarthy has received his third Emmy nomination!  Ed was part of the lighting team for the 71st Annual Tony Awards.  The team's work has been nominated for Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety Special.  Ed's previous nominations were for lighting of the Tony Awards in 2017 and 2014.  Congratulations, Ed!

David Zinn's SpongeBob Costumes

Our friend and classmate David Zinn designed the costumes and scenery for "SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical."  David's designs have been nominated for Tony Awards, and his costumes were profiled in Friday's New York Times.  Congratulations David!

EU Proposes Ban on Incandescent Lamps in Theatres

The Stage reported yesterday that "The European Union is considering banning tungsten halogen lamps in entertainment lighting, due to environmental concerns over their energy inefficiency."  There are so many reasons this is hopelessly misguided.  Let me list a few.

Tony Awards Tonight

This photo is from this morning's rehearsal of the Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall.  The show airs tonight on CBS and is hosted by Kevin Spacey.  Our own Ed McCarthy is the lighting director.  It's going to be a fun show.  Watch it!

Southern Comfort at the Public

Our own Ed McCarthy is the lighting designer for Southern Comfort, which is playing at the Public Theatre through March 27th.  Charles Isherwood says that "This cast is entirely winning."  So is Ed's lighting design!  Read Isherwood's review in The New York Times.

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