Todd Rosenthal is Chicago-based set designer and educator. Broadway credits include: August Osage: County (Tony Award), The Motherfu**er with the Hat (Outer Critic’s Circle and Tony nomination), Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Tony for Best Revival), Of Mice and Men (filmed by National Theatre Live), This is Our Youth, Fish in the Dark, Straight White Men, and Linda Vista. Select Off-Broadway: Red Light Winter (Barrow Street), Domesticated (Lincoln Center), Close Up Space (Manhattan Theatre Club), and The Qualms (Playwrights Horizons). He was the set designer for The Big Apple Circus for six years. International credits include: August: Osage County (National Theatre of Great Britain, London, and Sydney Theatre Company, Australia), The Beauty Queen of Leenane (Waterford, Ireland), Madama Butterfly (Irish National Opera, Dublin/Cork), Nice Fish (London’s West End), and Downstate (National Theatre of Great Britain, London). Regional work includes Steppenwolf Theatre Company (Over 30 productions), Goodman Theatre (Artistic Partner), Guthrie Theatre, Mark Taper Forum, Yale Repertory Theatre, American Repertory Theatre, Arena Stage, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Alliance Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theater, La Jolla Playhouse and many others. Todd has collaborated on many world-premiere plays including numerous collaborations with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwrights Tracy Letts and Bruce Norris. He has maintained ongoing collaborations with Tony Award-winning directors Anna D. Shapiro, Mary Zimmerman, Robert Falls, and Pam Mackinnon. Todd started the exhibition design firm XL Scenic with designer Kevin Depinet. Museum exhibitions include Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition, The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes, and Victoria the T-Rex. He has received many other accolades including the Laurence Olivier Award (first American set designer), the Helen Hayes Award, the LA Stage Alliance Ovation Award, the Backstage Garland Award, Suzi Bass Award, the Joseph Jefferson Award, the Bay Area Theater Critics Circle Award, the 2019 USITT Distinguished Achievement Award and the Michael Merritt Award for Excellence in Design and Collaboration. He has been nominated for four American Theater Wing Henry Hewes Design Awards for best set design. He exhibited at the Prague Quadrennial in 2007 and 2019. Todd is a professor at Northwestern University and a graduate of the Yale School of Drama.
Personal Website: toddrosenthalstudio.com.