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Well, my "little vacation" ended up lasting two and a half years... funny how life steers your life in directions you weren't planning on. I'll start off with occasional posts, but I fully plan to resume this blog to full speed by the new year.

I hope you'll come back for frequent visits, to see new reviews, to share opinions, to take a survey (or two), and to celebrate the shows and show people that have made the TheatreScene!

Jeff

Friday, May 17, 2013

Broadway Ladies: Ms. May 2013: Anna Louizos


MS. BROADWAY MAY 2013
ANNA LOUIZOS

WHY SHE'S MS. BROADWAY: With some 18 Broadway credits, plus several off-Broadway, regional, and television credits to her name, one can certainly say Anna Louizos is a versatile set designer.  Whether she's creating an initmate play set (To Be Or Not to Be, Golda's Balcony), a traditional Broadway musical extravaganza (White Christmas, Curtains), or an expansive cityscape (In the Heights, Avenue Q), Louizos has been critically acclaimed.  National audiences have seen her work with the tours of White Christmas, Avenue Q and London audiences saw her Avenue Q as well.  TV audiences have seen her work on Sex and the City and The 46th Annual Tony Awards (1993 Emmy Award nomination).  This season alone, she designed the sets for The Performers, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, and The Mystery of Edwin Drood, for which she earned her third Tony Award nomination.  The season has been a good one for Ms. Broadway May 2013.

OTHER INFORMATION
  • Birthdate: Born on June 24th
  • Education: Mills College; NYU Tisch School of the Arts, MFA Scenic Design
  • Awards: 3 Tony nominations, 4 Drama Desk nominations, 3 Lucille Lortel nominations, 1 Emmy nomination
  • Where You Might Have Seen Her Work: Broadway: The Scarlet Pimpernel, To Be or Not to Be, In the Heights, Avenue Q, High Fidelity, Steel Magnolias, Curtains, Baby, It's You!, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, The Performers, The Mystery of Edwin Drood; London: Avenue Q; Off-Broadway/Regional:  Sons of the Prophet, Altar Boyz, Minsky's, Vanities: The Musical, Crimes of the Heart, Tick, Tick...BoomTelevision: Sex and the City, The 46th Annual Tony Awards


IN PHOTOS
Headshots and Candids

Anna Louizos (left)
Anna Louizos and her partner, Robyn Goodman

Opening Night at Cinderella

On the Set of In the Heights

Regional/Off-Broadway


The Pirates of Penzance

Vanities: The Musical

Minsky's

Altar Boyz

Broadway

Avenue Q Set Model

Avenue Q Broadway Set

The Avenue Q Set as rendered by Ace of Cakes

Steel Magnolias



High Fidelity (Tony Nomination)


Irving Berlin's White Christmas


In the Heights (Tony Nomination)


Curtains

To Be or Not to Be



Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella

The Performers




The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Tony Nomination)

Jeff
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