Theatrical Production Design

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Services:

  • Scenic Design
  • Lighting Design



Credentials:

Paul Wonsek has been designing in New York and regional theaters for thirty-five years. He has been resident designer at the Repertory Theater of St. Louis, the Starlight Theater in Kansas City, the Walnut Street Theater in Philadelphia and the Hudson Guild Theater in New York City. He was also Art Director and Production Manager for twelve years at The Muny in St. Louis, the largest outdoor theater in the United States. His design credits range from An Evening with Mikhail Baryshnikov, to Dorothy Hamill in Fantasy on Ice, to Franco Zefferelli’s Swan Lake, to the national tour of The Wizard of Oz with Cathy Rigby, winner of the Hollywood Dramalog Award. He has designed most of the major American musicals, with such performers as Richard Harris, Howard Keel, Joel Grey, Tommy Tune, Ginger Rogers, and Mickey Rooney. His New York productions include the award-winning musical Brownstone with Maureen McGovern; The Love Talker with Laura San Giacomo; Knuckle, nominated for the Maharam Scene Design Award; and Blood Relations, winner of the Villager Lighting Design Award. He is a Design-Director Member of the United Scenic Artists, with professional certification in scenery, lighting, costume design and scenic painting.

Performer Credits




Representative Scenic and Lighting Projects:

A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol
Renderings
Alabama Shakespeare Festival
Scenic Design
2008, 2014, 2015
Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia
2011
Fallen Angels
Fallen Angels
Rendering
Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia
2010
Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia
2009
Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Montgomery, AL
2008
Henry VIII
Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Montgomery, AL
2007
Enchanted April
Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia
2007
Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Montgomery, AL
2006
Lost in Yonkers
Coconut Grove Playhouse, Miami
2006
Trying
Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia
2006
Man of La Mancha
Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Montgomery, AL
Scenic Design
2006
The Constant Wife
Coconut Grove Playhouse, Miami
2005
Finian's Rainbow
Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia
2005
Hello Dolly!
Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia
2004
Halpern and Johnson*
with Hal Linden and Brian Murray
Coconut Grove Playhouse, Miami
2004
The Voysey Inheritance
Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia
2003
Damn Yankees
Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia
2002
Gaslight
Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia
2001
The Heiress
Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia
2000
The Miracle Worker
Pioneer Theatre, Salt Lake City
1997
Into The Woods
Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, PA
1996
The Valentine Touch
Broadway Preview Series, NC
Scenic Design
1996
Twice Removed*
with Carol Kane and Estelle Parsons
Sharon Stage, CT
Scenic Design
1995
Gigi
North Shore Music Theatre, Boston
Scenic Design
1995
Miami Stories*
American Jewish Theatre, NYC
1995
The Doom of Frankenstein*
Portland Repertory Theatre, OR
1994
The Business of Murder
Studio Arena theatre, Buffalo
1994
Into The Woods
with Leslie Uggams
Long Beach Civic Light Opera
Scenic Design
1993
Me and My Girl
Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia
1993
Another Time*
with Malcolm McDowell
American Jewish Theatre, NYC
1993
South Pacific
with Howard Keel
The Muny, St. Louis
1992
George M
with Joel Grey
The Muny, St. Louis
1992
Little Shop of Horrors
Theatre Under the Stars, Houston
Scenic Design
1991
Jesus Christ Superstar
The Muny, St. Louis
1991
Bye, Bye, Birdie
with Tommy Tune
Meadowbrook Music Festival, Detroit
1990
Theme and Variation*
Chelsea Stage Company, NYC
1990

*indicates a premiere

Theatrical Design Before 1990