In Memoriam: Jocelyn Herbert

Noted British stage designer Jocelyn Herbert passed away on May 6 at the age of 86. Her obituary in The New York Times praised her “austere, intelligently illuminated and evocative stage settings.”

Herbert was educated in England, including at the Slade School of Design where she studied stage design. She began her career as a scenic painter at London's Royal Court Theatre but quickly began to design on her own. Outstanding productions from the early years of her career include

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