MARA BLUMENFELD Court credits include The Secret Garden, The Chairs, The Learned Ladies, Nora, and The Cherry Orchard. Elsewhere in Chicago, she has designed numerous productions for Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, and Lookingglass Theatre Company, where she is an ensemble member. New York credits include Mary Zimmerman’s Tony Award-winning Metamorphoses at Circle in the Square and Second Stage, The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci at Second Stage, and the premiere of the Stephen Flaherty/Lynn Ahrens musical The Glorious Ones for Lincoln Center Theatre. Opera credits include Mary Zimmerman’s productions of Lucia di Lammermoor and La Sonnambula for the Metropolitan Opera, and The Merry Widow and Oklahoma! for Lyric Opera of Chicago. Regional credits include designs for Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Stratford Shakespeare Festival, Berkeley Rep, McCarter, Asolo Rep, Weston Playhouse, and many others. Her work has been seen internationally in the UK, France, Italy, Australia, China, and Japan. She received the 2012 Michael Merritt Award, four Joseph Jefferson Awards and has been honored with nominations for two Drama Desk Awards and London’s Oliver Award.
Bio as of 5/2016