Artist Bio

David Lander

(Bio as of January 2016)

David Lander returns to the Goodman, where he previously designed lighting for The Little FoxesOther Desert Citiesand I Am My Own Wife. Other Chicago credits include Muscle by James Lapine and William Finn (Pegasus Players) and the workshop production of I Am My Own Wife (About Face Theatre). Broadway credits include The Heiress with Jessica Chastain and Dan Stevens, The Lyons with Linda Lavin, Master Class with Tyne Daly, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo with Robin Williams (Drama Desk, Tony and Outer Circle Critics Award nominations), 33 Variations with Jane Fonda (Tony and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations), A Man for All Seasons with Frank Langella, I Am My Own Wife (Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations), Dirty Blonde (Drama Desk Award nomination) and David Henry Hwang’s Golden Child. Off-Broadway credits include The Lady from Dubuque with Jane Alexander, King Lear with Kevin Kline, Macbeth with Liev Schreiber and Jennifer Ehle, Address Unknown with Jim Dale and Modern Orthodox with Molly Ringwald and Jason Biggs. Regional credits include Master Class (Berkeley Repertory Theatre with Rita Moreno); Venecia (George Street Playhouse with Chita Rivera, directed by Arthur Laurents) and Fiddler on the RoofFunny Girl and Dear World (Sundance Theatre). His designs have been seen at the St. Louis Muny, The Old Globe, Long Wharf Theatre, the Alley Theatre, Huntington Theatre Company, Arena Stage, Kennedy Center and La Jolla Playhouse. International credits include productions in London, Dublin, Caracas, Sydney, Melbourne, Singapore and Japan.

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