Artist Bio

R. Jay Duckworth

(Bio as of June 2007)

R. Jay Duckworth most recently collaborated with the Goodman on In The Continuum during the 2006/2007 Season. He has been recently working with Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim on Do I Hear A Waltz with Penny Fuller, and with Chita Rivera on Mr. Laurents’ adaptation of Jorge Accame’s Venecia. Mr. Duckworth’s premiere New York design was for Terrence McNally’s Dedication or the Stuff of Dreams, starring Nathan Lane and Marian Seldes at Primary Stages. His designs have been seen at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival; Baxter Theatre in Cape Town, South Africa; Woolly Mammoth Theatre in Washington D.C.; Los Angeles Center Theatre Group; Yale Repertory Theatre and Goodman Theatre. He is currently working on the New York premiere of Christopher Durang and Peter Melnick’s musical Adrift in Macao. Other projects include ESPN International, YES Networks CenterStage, Disney’s Cinderella Kids and The Jungle Book, Wallace Shawn’s The Fever at the New Group, The Big Shoot at The Culture Project, Slag Heap, In The Continuum, Lips Together Teeth Apart, The Pillowman, Everything’s Turning Into Beautiful, A.R. Gurney’s world premiere of Indian Blood, The Right Kind of People, Gunmetal Blues, The Last Five Years, Proof and American Repertory Ballet’s Beauty and The Beast.