An Interview with Set Designer Christine Jones

Set designer Christine Jones has been nominated for a 2018 Tony Award for her imaginative, elegant set, full of secrets and illusions, upon which the play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” occurs. We speak with Christine about her approach to designing the set for the well-known and beloved wizarding world, how her kids have impacted and shared in her experience of Harry Potter, her impressions of the ways in which the field of set design has changed for young women who are just starting out, and more.

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The Woman Behind the Images: Paula Scher on Creating Brand Identities for New York’s Cultural Institutions

Paula Scher is one of the leading graphic designers in the country. She’s responsible for the branding of a number of major theatre and performing arts organizations, including the iconic Public Theater posters and logos. We sat down with her to discuss how she branded The Public Theater and other institutions, how she thinks theatre marketing can be improved, and her design process.

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