Artist Bio

Mara Blumenfeld

Mara Blumenfeld

(Bio as of September 2010)

Ms. Blumenfeld most recently collaborated with the Goodman on Candide during the 2010/2011 Season. Previous Goodman designs include Mary Zimmerman’s Mirror of the Invisible World (Jeff Award), Pericles, Silk, The Trojan Women, Galileo Galilei and The Odyssey; Robert Falls’ productions of Dollhouse, House, Garden and Griller; and Frank Galati’s Oedipus Complex. Her Chicago credits include numerous designs for Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Court Theatre and Lookingglass Theatre Company, where she is an ensemble member. Her New York credits include Mary Zimmerman’s Tony Award-winning Metamorphoses at Circle in the Square Theatre, The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci at Second Stage Theatre and the premiere of the Stephen Flaherty/Lynn Ahrens musical The Glorious Ones at Lincoln Center Theater. Her opera credits include Mary Zimmerman’s productions of Lucia di Lammermoor and La Sonnambula for The Metropolitan Opera and The Merry Widow for Lyric Opera of Chicago. Her regional credits include designs for Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Stratford Shakespeare Festival, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center, Seattle Repertory Theatre and Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, among many others. She is the recipient of three Jeff Awards and has been honored with nominations for two Drama Desk Awards and London’s Laurence Olivier Award.

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