Artist Bio

Eugene Lee

(Bio as of February 2010)

Eugene Lee most recently collaborated with the Goodman on The Long Red Road during the 2009/2010 Season. Mr. Lee’s other Goodman credits include Hughie/Krapp’s Last Tape, A Moon for the Misbegotten, Bounce and Hughie. Other Chicago credits include Passion at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre and Wicked at the Oriental Theater. He is currently represented on Broadway by the musical Wicked. Other recent work includes Wallace Shawn’s Grasses of a Thousand Colors at the Royal Court Theatre; Will Ferrell’s You’re Welcome America, A Final Night with George W. Bush on Broadway; The Fantasticks at Arena Stage; Athol Fugard’s new play Have You Seen Us? at Long Wharf Theatre; Compulsion at Yale Repertory Theatre; and The Book of Grace at Public Theater. Mr. Lee’s film credits include Francis Ford Coppola’s Hammett, Danny Huston’s Mr. North and Louis Malle’s Vanya on 42nd Street. He has been the production designer at NBC’s Saturday Night Live since 1974. He has received the Tony Award, the American Theatre Wing’s Design Award, Outer Critics’ Circle Award, Drama Desk Award, Lucille Lortel Award, Elliott Norton Prize for Sustained Achievement and the Pell Award. He was recently inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame in New York. Mr. Lee holds BFA degrees from the Art Institute of Chicago and Carnegie Mellon, an MFA from Yale University and three honorary doctorates.

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