James Noone


James Noone has been a Scenic Designer in New York since 1983 and has worked for some of NYC’s most prestigious theatre companies including Playwrights Horizons, Manhattan Theatre Club, Lincoln Center Theatre, Roundabout Theatre Company and numerous others. Off Broadway he has designed the original productions of Terrance McNally’s Frankie and Johnnie in the Clair de Lune, Edward Albee’s Pulitzer Prize winning play Three Tall Women, the long running solo shows Full Gallop and Fully Committed. Other long running Off-Broadway shows include the original production of A Bronx Tale, the first revival of The Boys in the Band and the musical Ruthless. Broadway productions include Sunset Boulevard (revival), Lady Day at the Emerson Bar and Grill, the long running Jekyll and Hyde, Tony nominated best Musical A Class Act, among many others. Outside of NYC he has designed at many of the leading regional theatres in America as well as many national tours. His work in Opera has been seen at Glimmerglass Opera, New York Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Houston Grand Opera, LA Opera, Washington National Opera, English National Opera and Canadian Opera Co. For Television he has designed for Live from Lincoln Center, Great Performances, and The HBO production of Lady Day at Emerson Bar and Grill. Currently he is head of The Scenic Design department at Boston University, a position held since 2001.  His awards include Drama Desk Award and multiple nominations, Tony Award for Design, 2 Helen Hayes Awards, the LA Ovation Award, and 2 NAACP Theatre Design Awards.

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