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Michael Yeargan

Michael Yeargan

Background

Born, USA. Faculty member - Design Department at Yale University School of Drama; Resident Designer at the Yale Repertory. Designs for The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (NY Shakespeare Festival) received the 1979 Maharam Award in Set Design

OA repertoire

Rigoletto, Barber of Seville, Werther, La traviata, Beatrice and Benedict

Other Companies

Opera productions include Rigoletto, Madama Butterfly (Houston Grand Opera); Barber's Antony and Cleopatra, Nabucco, Susannah (Lyric Opera of Chicago); Streetcar Named Desire, Rigoletto, Madama Butterfly, Carmen (San Francisco Opera); La finta giardiniera, Madama Butterfly, Tosca (Glimmerglass Opera); set/costume designs for Eugene Onegin, Rodelinda, Beatrice and Benedict, I puritani, Cavalleria rusticana, Pagliacci (WNO); The Magic Flute (Nancy); Così fan tutte (Frankfurt Opera); Carmen, La bohème, Force of Destiny (Scottish Opera); Attila, Simon Boccanegra, Aida, Stifelio (Royal Opera House, Covent Garden); Otello, Ariadne on Naxos, Così fan tutte, Susannah (Metropolitan Opera, NY); Madama Butterfly (Grand Théâtre de Génève)

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