Le Nozze di Figaro
December 17, 1991
Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie
- Mark Morris
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Le Nozze di Figaro
- Costume Design
- Martin Pakledinaz
- Scenic Design
- Adrianne Lobel
- Lighting Design
- James F. Ingalls
- Number of Dancers
MARTIN PAKLEDINAZ designed costumes for theater, opera, and dance. He has collaborated with Mark Morris on works for the Mark Morris Dance Group, San Francisco Ballet, and Boston Ballet, in addition to works by Tomasson, Stowell, Wheeldon, and Balanchine, among others. New York theater credits include Blithe Spirit and Gypsy with Patti Lupone; The Pirate Queen; The Pajama Game; The Trip to Bountiful; Thoroughly Modern Millie; Wonderful Town; The Wild Party; Kiss Me, Kate; Waste; and A Life. His work in opera includes Rodelinda and Iphigenie en Tauride for The Metropolitan Opera; Tristan und Isolde, Adriana Mater, and L’Amour de Loin for the Paris Opera/Bastille; and works in Salzburg, Seattle, Santa Fe, and Chicago. Other projects include Lend Me a Tenor, directed by Stanley Tucci on Broadway, The Glass Menagerie with Judith Ivey, Gordon Edelstein directing, off-Broadway, and two operas for the Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Eugene Onegin and The Golden Ticket, a world premiere based on Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. He has been awarded two Tony Awards, and the Drama Desk, Obie, and Lucille Lortel awards, among others.
Adrianne Lobel began working with Mark Morris in 1986 on Nixon in China. Since then she has designed his L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, The Hard Nut, The Marriage of Figaro, Orfeo ed Euridice, Platée, King Arthur, and Acis and Galatea. As a stage designer she has worked in opera, dance, Broadway, Off Broadway, and regional theater in America and in Europe for over 30 years. Some highlights (other than working with Morris) include An American Tragedy at The Met, The Magic Flute at Glyndebourne, Passion and A Year with Frog and Toad on Broadway, and Così fan tutte and The Marriage of Figaro, directed by Peter Sellars, at Pepsico Summerfare. She has been nominated for many awards and has won the Obie, the Lucille Lortel, The Jefferson, and Long Wharf's prestigious Murphy Award. For the last ten years she has been segueing into life as a painter. Both her theater and her painting work can be viewed at adriannelobel.com.
James F. Ingalls
James F. Ingalls' designs for Mark Morris include Orfeo ed Euridice (Metropolitan Opera); King Arthur (English National Opera); Sylvia, Sandpaper Ballet, Maelstrom, and Pacific (San Franciso Ballet); Platée (Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and New York City Opera); L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, Dido and Aeneas, and The Hard Nut (MMDG); Ein Herz (Paris Opera Ballet); and the initial White Oak Project tour. His work for Lincoln Center includes Zaide, Ainadamar, and Bach Cantatas, all directed by Peter Sellars, and Renaissance Muse, directed by Mark Lamos. At the Metropolitan Opera, Ingalls has also designed An American Tragedy, Salome, Benvenuto Cellini, The Gambler, War and Peace, and Wozzeck. Most recently, he designed A Flowering Tree and La Passion de Simone (New Crowned Hope Festival and the Barbican Centre, London), Doctor Atomic (Holland Festival/De Nederlandse Opera and San Francisco Opera), and The Cherry Orchard at Oregon Shakespeare Festival. He often collaborates with Saint Joseph Ballet in Santa Ana, California.
Mark Morris directed production
The mission of the Mark Morris Dance Group is to develop, promote, and sustain dance, music, and opera productions by Mark Morris and to serve as a cultural resource to engage and enrich the community.