DIANE PAULUS Director of Theater and Opera

 

 

 

2014

FINDING NEVERLAND at A.R.T.
Book by James Graham
Music and Lyrics by Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy
Directed by Diane Paulus
Choreography by Mia Michaels
Designers: Scott Pask (Scenic Design), Suttirat Larlarb (Costume Design), Philip Rosenberg (Lighting Design), Jonathan Deans (Sound Design), Gilles Papain (Projection Designer), Daniel Wurtzel (Air Sculptor), Paul Kieve (Illusions)
Orchestrations: Simon Hale
Music Supervisor: David Chase
Vocal Designer: AnnMarie Milazzo
Music Director: Mary-Mitchell Campbell

WITNESS UGANDA at A.R.T.
By Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews
Directed by Diane Paulus
Choreography by Darrell Grand Moultrie
Designers: Scott Pask (Scenic Design), ESosa  (Costume Design), Maruti Evans (Lighting Design), Jonathan Deans (Sound Design) Projection Design (Peter Nigrini)
Music Director: Remy Kurs

 

2013

PIPPIN on Broadway
Book by Roger O.Hirson
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Directed by Diane Paulus
Circus Creation by Gypsy Snider
Choreography by Chet Walker
Designers: Scott Pask (Scenic Design), Dominique Lemieux (Costume Design), Kenneth Posner (Lighting Design), Jonathan Deans & Garth Helm (Sound Design)
Orchestrations: Larry Hockman
Music Supervisor: Arrangements by Nadia DiGiallonardo

 

2012

PIPPIN at A.R.T.
Book by Roger O.Hirson
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Directed by Diane Paulus
Circus Creation by Gypsy Snider
Choreography Chet Walker
Designers: Scott Pask (Scenic Design), Dominique Lemieux (Costume Design), Kenneth Posner (Lighting Design), Clive Goodwin (Sound Design)Orchestrations: Larry Hochman
Music Supervisor: Nadia DiGiallonardo 

AMALUNA
A Production of Cirque du Soleil
Directed by Diane Paulus
Director of Creation Fernand Rainville
Music by Guy Dubuc & Marc Lessard
Choreography by Karole Armitage
Acrobatic Choreography by Debra Brown & Caitlan Maggs
Designers: Scott Pask (Set and Prop Design), Meredith Caron (Costume Design) Matthieu Larivee (Lighting design), Jacques Boucher (Sound Design) 

 

2011

THE GERSHWINS’ PORGY AND BESS on Broadway
By George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin
Adapted by Suzan-Lori Parks, and Diedre L. Murray  
Directed by Diane Paulus
Choreography Ronald K. Brown
Designers: Riccardo Hernandez (Scenic Design), Esosa (Costume Design), Christopher Akerlind (Lighting Design), ACME Sound Partners (Sound Design)
Orchestrations: William David Brohn & Christopher Jahnke

THE GERSHWINS’ PORGY AND BESS at A.R.T.
By George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward,  and Ira Gershwin
Adapted by Suzan-Lori Parks,  and Diedre L. Murray  
Directed by Diane Paulus
Choreography Ronald K. Brown
Designers: Riccardo Hernandez (Scenic Design), ESosa (Costume Design), Christopher Akerlind (Lighting Design), ACME Sound Partners (Sound Design)
Orchestrations: William David Brohn & Christopher Jahnke
Music Supervisor: David Loud

PROMETHEUS BOUND
Script and lyrics by Steven Sater  (from the play by Aeschylus)
Music composed by Serj Tankian
Directed by Diane Paulus
Choreography  Stephen Petronio
Designers: Riccardo Hernandez (Set Design), Emily Rebholz (Costume Design), Kevin Adams(Lighting Design), Clive Goodwin (Sound Design)
Orchestrations: Serj Tankian
Vocal Design: Ann Marie Milazzo
Music Supervisors: Debra Barsha and Lance Horne

THE MAGIC FLUTE
By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Johannes Debus
Director: Diane Paulus
Set and Costume Design: Myung Hee Cho

 

2010

DEATH AND THE POWERS: THE ROBOTS' OPERA
Music by Tod Machover
Libretto by Robert Pinsky
Story by Robert Pinsky and Randy Weiner
Conducted by Gil Rose
Production Design by Alex McDowell
Choreography by Karole Armitage
Lighting Design by Donald Holder
Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP)
MIT Media Lab in collaboration with American Repertory Theater, and Chicago Opera Theater
World Premiere: L'Opéra de Mote-Carlo - Salle Garnier
United States Premiere: American Repertory Theater, Cutler Majestic Theater
Midwest Premiere: Chicago Opera Theater, Harris Theater at Millennium Park

THE CAPEMAN
Music by Paul Simon
Lyrics by Paul Simon and Derek Walcott
Book by Derek Walcott and Paul Simon
Designers: Riccardo Hernandez (set), Emilio Sosa (costumes) Sergio Trujillo (Choreography) Peter Kaczorowski (Lights) Acme Sound Partners (Sound)

JOHNNY BASEBALL
Music by Robert Reale
Lyrics by Willie Reale
Book by Richard Dresser
Story by Richard Dresser  and Willie Reale
Designers: Scott Pask (set) Michael McDonald (Costumes) Donald Holder (lights) Acme Sound Partners(Sound) Peter Pucci (Choreographer) Wendy Bobbitt Cavett (Musical Director/Vocal Arrangements) Bruce Coughlin (Musical Arrangements)

IL MONDO DELLA LUNA
By Joesph Haydn
The Hayden Planetarium, Rose Center for Earth and Space; American Museum of Natural History
Gotham Chamber Opera and American Repertory Theater
Designers: Philip Bussmann (video and production), Anka Lupes (costume), Hagen Lines (hair and makeup)
Conductor: Neal Goren

 

2009

THE DONKEY SHOW
Conceived by Randy Weiner
Directed by Diane Paulus
OBERON, American Repertory Theater
Designers: Scott Pask (set), David C. Woolard (costumes), Evan Morris (lights), David Remedios (sound)

BEST OF BOTH WORLDS
Book and lyrics by Randy Weiner, music by Diedre Murray
Music directed by Michael Mitchell
American Repertory Theater
Designers: Riccardo Hernandez (set), Emilio Sosa (costumes), Aaron Black (lights), Brett Jarvis (sound) Movement: Tracy Jack

HAIR
Book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado, music by Galt MacDermot
Al Hirschfeld Theatre
Presented by the Public Theater, Oskar Eustis, artistic director; and Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, Gary Goddard Entertainment, Kathleen K. Johnson, Nederlander Productions, Fran Kirmser Productions/Jed Bernstein, Marc Frankel, Broadway Across America, Barbara Manocherian/Wencarlar Productions, J K Productions/Terry Schnuck, Andy Sandberg, Jam Theatricals, Weinstein Company/Norton Herrick, Jujamcyn Theaters; Joey Parnes, executive producer; by special arrangement with Elizabeth Ireland McCann.
Designers: Scott Pask (sets), Michael McDonald (costumes), Kevin Adams (lighting), ACME Sound Partners (sound), Choreography: Karole Armitage, Music Director/Conductor - Nadia DiGiallonardo

 

2008
LOST HIGHWAY
Based on the film by David Lynch
Music by Olga Neuwirth, libretto by Elfriede Jelinek and Olga Neuwirth
English National Opera and The Young Vic
Designers: Riccardo Hernandez (sets and costumes), Philip Bussmann (video), Mimi Jordan Sherin (lighting)
Conductor: Baldur Bronniman

DON GIOVANNI
By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Chicago Opera Theater
Designers: Riccardo Hernandez (sets), David Woolard (costumes), Aaron Black (lighting)
Conductor: Jane Glover

KISS ME, KATE
Music and lyrics by Cole Porter, book by Samuel and Bella Spewack
Glimmerglass Opera, Cooperstown, NY
Designers: John Conklin (sets), Anka Lupes (costumes), Jane Cox (lighting)
Choreography: Darren Lee, Conductor: David Charles Abell

HAIR
Book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado, music by Galt MacDermot
Public Theater, Delacorte Theatre, Central Park
Designers: Scott Pask (sets), Michael McDonald (costumes), Michael Chybowski (lighting), ACME Sound Partners (sound), The Joshua Light Show (Psychedelic Art)
Choreography: Karole Armitage, Musical Supervisor: Rob Fisher, Music Director/Conductor - Nadia DiGiallonardo

 

2007
IL RITORNO D’ULISSE IN PATRIA
by Claudio Monteverdi
Chicago Opera Theater
Designers: Rafael Vinoly (sets), Candice Donnelly (costumes), Aaron Black (lighting)
Conductor: Jane Glover

TURANDOT: RUMBLE FOR THE RING
by Randy Weiner
Bay Street Theater, Sag Harbor, NY
Designers: Scott Pask (sets), Emilio Sosa (costumes), Paul Miller (lighting)
Musical Director: Roger Butterley

FASHION 47
by Diane Paulus and Randy Weiner
The Children’s Theatre Company, Minneapolis
Designers: Anka Lupes (sets and costumes), Randy Weiner (lighting)

40TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT OF HAIR
by Gerome Ragni, James Rado, and Galt MacDermot
The Public Theater, Delacorte Theatre, Central Park
Designers: Scott Pask (sets), Michael McDonald (costumes), Michael Chybowski (lighting)
Choreography: Karole Armitage, Musical Director: Rob Fisher

ANOTHER COUNTRY
by James Baldwin, music by Diedre Murray
Columbia Stages, Riverside Church, NYC
Designers: Anka Lupes (sets and costumes), Aaron Black (lighting)

 

2006
.22 CALIBER
Music & lyrics by Lauren Robert
Premieres, The Ohio Theatre
Designers: Ilona Symogi (costumes), Randy Weiner (lighting)
Musical Director: Ray Fellman

A DREAM PLAY
by August Strindberg
Minor Latham Playhouse, Columbia University
Designers: Anka Lupes (sets and costumes), Ryan Schmidt (lighting), Darron West (sound), Bryna Lieberman (video)

 

2005
BEST OF BOTH WORLDS
By Diedre Murray (music), Randy Weiner (lyrics), and Diane Paulus (co-book)
The Women’s Project and Music-Theatre Group
Designers: Mark Wendland (sets), Gabriel Berry (costumes), Kevin Adams (lighting)
Choreography: Maria Torres, Musical Director: Richard Harper

LE NOZZE DI FIGARO
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Chicago Opera Theater
Designers: Robert Brill (sets), Myunghee Cho (costumes), Beverly Emmons (lighting)
Conductor: Jane Glover

THE GOLDEN MICKEYS
Original music by Matt Sklar & lyrics by Chad Beguelin
Disney Creative Entertainment, Hong Kong
Designers: Myunghee Cho (sets), Candice Donnelly (costumes), Matt Frey (lighting)
Choreographer: Maria Torres

 

2004
L’INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA
by Claudio Monteverdi
Chicago Opera Theater
Designers: Robert Brill (sets), David Woolard (costumes), Alan Hahn (lighting)
Conductor: Jane Glover

 

2003
TURN OF THE SCREW
by Benjamin Britten
Chicago Opera Theater
Designers: Mark Wendland (sets and costumes), Kevin Adams (lighting)
Conductor: Jane Glover

THE DONKEY SHOW
by Diane Paulus and Randy Weiner
Club Pacha, Madrid, Spain
Choreographer: Maria Torres

THE KARAOKE SHOW
By Diane Paulus and Randy Weiner
Jordan Roth Productions, The China Club
Designers: David Woolard (costumes)

 

2002
COSI FAN TUTTE
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Chicago Opera Theater
Designers: Scott Pask (sets), Meg Neville (costumes), Michael Chybowski (lighting)
Conductor: Maria Torres

SWIMMING WITH WATERMELONS
by Diane Paulus and Randy Weiner
Vineyard Theatre & Music-Theatre Group, NYC
Designers: Myunghee Cho (sets), Ilona Symogi (costumes), Michael Chybowski (lighting)

ORFEO
By Claudio Monteverdi
Brooklyn Academy of Music
Designers: Scott Pask (sets), Meg Neville (costumes), Michael Chybowski (lighting)
Conductor: Jane Glover

 

2001
ELI’S COMIN
music & lyrics by Laura Nyro, created by Bruce Buschel and Diane Paulus
Vineyard Theatre, NYC
Designers: G.W. Mercier (sets), Linda Cho (costumes), Jane Cox (lighting)
Musical Director: Joe Rubenstein

THE DONKEY SHOW
Escales Musicales, Evian, France

BRUTAL IMAGINATION
by Cornelius Eady , music by Diedre Murray
Vineyard Theatre, NYC
Designers: Mark Wendland (sets), Ilona Symogi (costumes), Kevin Adams (lighting)

 

2000
THE DONKEY SHOW
Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Designers: Scott Pask (sets), David Woolard (costumes), Kevin Adams (lighting)
Specialty Choreography: Maria Torres

THE DONKEY SHOW
Hanover Grand, London
Designers: Scott Pask (sets), David Woolard (costumes), Kevin Adams (lighting)
Specialty Choreography: Maria Torres

ORFEO
By Claudio Monteverdi
Chicago Opera Theater
Designers: Scott Pask (sets), Meg Neville (costumes), Michael Chybowski (lighting)
Conductor: Jane Glover

 

1999
RUNNING MAN
Music by Diedre Murray & lyrics by Cornelius Eady
Music Theatre Group, Prince Music Theater, Philadelphia
Musical Director: Linda Twine

THE DONKEY SHOW
By Diane Paulus and Randy Weiner
Jordan Roth Productions, Club El Flamingo, NYC
Designers: Scott Pask (sets), David Woolard (costumes), Kevin Adams (lighting)
Specialty Choreography: Maria Torres

 

1998
RUNNING MAN
Music by Diedre Murray & lyrics by Cornelius Eady
Music Theatre Group, HERE Arts Center
Designers: Myunghee Cho (sets), Christianne Myers (costumes), Peter Jakubowski (lighting)
Musical Director: Linda Twine