Design At "The O’Neill"? Yes, Indeed!

Design At "The O’Neill"? Yes, Indeed!

Designing sets for staged readings at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center in Waterford, CT

George White, founder of the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford, CT, said of its first efforts to mount new plays in 1968, “While it was found possible to have actors ‘off book’ [approximating the playwrights’ words], 125 light cues, and elaborate sets all in three days, the loser was the playwright, and the text.” And, so, they devised a different approach.

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