Artist Bio

Linda Buchanan

Linda Buchanan

(Bio as of December 2021)

Linda Buchanan (Set Designer) returns to the Goodman, where she has designed many productions, including American MariachiHaving Our Say, Two Trains Running, Race, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Crumbs from the Table of Joy, House and GardenBlack Snow, the musical adaptation of Wings and the world premiere production of Marvin’s Room, plus subsequent regional and commercial productions in New York and London. Recent Chicago credits include Stick Fly (Writers Theatre) and Blues for an Alabama Sky (Court Theatre).  Regional work includes Murder on The Orient Express, Inherit the Wind (Resident Ensemble Players); Pride and Prejudice (Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Great Lakes Theatre) and You Can’t Take It with You (Indiana Repertory Theatre). Buchanan has received the Michael Merritt Award for Design and Collaboration, multiple Jeff Awards and a Helen Hayes Award. She has designed more than 100 environments for corporate theater and special events. Buchanan is Professor Emeritus from DePaul University, where she headed the Scenic Design program. buchananscenedesign.com

 

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