Todd Rosenthal | Set Designer

Set Designer

Todd Rosenthal

This Season

Madama Butterfly


Chicago-based set designer Todd Rosenthal’s work includes: on Broadway, August Osage County (Tony Award), The Motherfucker with the Hat (Tony and Outer Critics Circle Nomination), Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (Tony Award Best revival), Of Mice and Men, This is Our Youth, Fish in the Dark, and Straight White Men; off Broadway, Red Light Winter (Barrow Street Theater), Domesticated (Lincoln Center), Qualms (Playwrights Horizons), Nice Fish (St Ann’s Warehouse). He was also set designer for six years for the Big Apple Circus.

His international work includes: August Osage County (London, Australia); The Beauty Queen of Leenane (Theatre Royal, Waterford); Nice Fish, (West End, London); and Downstate (National Theatre, London). His US regional work has been produced by Steppenwolf (33 productions), Goodman (artistic partner), Guthrie, Mark Taper Forum, American Repertory Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, Arena Stage, Berkeley Rep, Alley Theater, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Oregon Shakespeare Festival and many others. Museum Exhibitions: Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition and The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes. Other awards include 2019 United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) Distinguished Achievement Award, Laurence Olivier, Helen Hayes, Los Angeles Ovation, Bay Area Theater Critics Circle, Joseph Jefferson (Chicago), Suzi Bass (Atlanta), and the Michael Merritt Award for Excellence in Design and Collaboration. He is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama and is Professor of Theater at Northwestern University.