Archives for September 2013

Rehearsals begin for Antony and Cleopatra

After nearly 2 years of planning between the RSC ,Miami Gable Stage and the Public Theater NY, we are finally all gathered in a basement room in Clapham to start rehearsal. An exciting mix of jet jagged American, and perhaps more rested UK actors who … [Read more...]

Design for Antony and Cleopatra

Tarell McCraney, the adapter and director of this production for the RSC ,has given a very strong historical context for the play and introduced me to an event i knew very little about. He felt that the piece needed to be treated as a History play … [Read more...]

World Stage Design Exhibition Open

Great articles in the Telegraph  ,which pleasingly features a large image of Richard III,and Western Mail about the show . Good to get some recognition of the range of theatre designers work and an understanding of the constraints we work  under ! … [Read more...]

More Nominations in Atlanta

Zorro by Gypsy Kings and Stephen Clark directed by Chris Renshaw, Design by Tom Piper, lighting by Ben Ormerod

Well the Zorro showcase has gone down well with the judges of the Suzi awards in Atlanta. The show has been short-listed for set,  costume and lighting design results in early November. Viva el Zorro ! … [Read more...]

World Stage Design Exhibition

Just set up my Pictures of Richard III at Cardiff. A symmetrical display for a symmetrical design! … [Read more...]

Rep100 Exhibition

I have been working with Lily Arnold to create some exhibits for front of house display for the reopening of Birmingham Rep.Fun with big frames suspended costume and tree made of the detritus of all the different craft activities that go into theatre … [Read more...]