Live Design Awards For Design Achievement

(Billy Joel in concert at Madison Square Garden, designed by Steve Cohen)

Live Design announces that its first Awards For Design Achievement are going to the design team for Hamilton, lighting designer/production designer Steve Cohen, scenic designer Derek McLane, sound designers Darron L West and Charles Coes, and Luz Studio. These awards will be presented at the Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts at The Gallatin School at NYU as part of Live Design’s New York Master Classes at NYU, June 2-6, 2015.

Hamilton. Photo: Joan Marcus


Kudos to all of the winners:

The design team for Hamilton, the musical that has taken the theatre world by storm:

     Lighting designer Howell Binkley

     Scenic designer David Korins

     Sound designer Nevin Steinberg

     Costume designer Paul Tazewell

Steve Cohen: For sustained achievement in lighting and production design for Billy Joel, culminating in the Madison Square Garden residency

Darron L West and Charles Coes: for the spirit of collaboration and excellence in sound design

Luz's Light Therapy. Photo: Cindy Boyce

Luz Studio: for creativity of concepts in visual imagery and projection design 

Derek McLane: for excellence in set design, from Broadway to the Academy Awards


scenic designer Derek McLane


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