Tony Straiges designs

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Description
Tony Straiges (born 1942) is a New York City-based set designer, working in theatre and ballet. He is known for his designs for the original Broadway productions of Sunday in the Park with George (1984) and Into the Woods (1987). The Tony Straiges designs date from 1970 to 1994 and contain set designs, renderings, and set models from theatre and ballet productions throughout Straiges's career.
Names
Straiges, Tony (Creator)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1970 - 1994
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *T-Vim 1996-019
Topics
Costume design -- United States
Theaters -- Stage-setting and scenery
Genres
Set design drawings
Models (representations)
Renderings (drawings)
Notes
Biographical/historical: Tony Straiges (born 1942) is a New York City-based set designer, working in theatre and ballet. After studying design at the Yale School of Drama, Straiges's first designs for the Broadway stage appeared in the 1978 production of Timbuktu!. He won both a Tony Award and Drama Desk Award for his scenic designs for Sunday in the Park with George (1984), and was nominated for a Tony Award and Drama Desk Award for his sets for Into the Woods (1987).
Content: The Tony Straiges designs date from 1970 to 1994 and contain set designs (including rough sketches, ground plans, elevations, and sections), renderings, and set models. Shows represented include Broadway, Off-Broadway, touring, and regional theatre productions, as well as ballet productions from throughout Straiges's career. The collection contains designs from the Yale Repertory Theatre production of The Rise And Fall Of The City Of Mahogony (1974), as well as the original Broadway productions of Timbuktu! (1978), Copperfield (1981), Sunday in the Park with George (1984), and Into the Woods (1987). Also included are Straiges's set designs and costume sketches from his studies at the Yale School of Drama.
Physical Description
Extent: 2.03 linear feet 1 box, 3 oversized folders, 5 tubes
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Other local Identifier: *T-Vim 1996-019
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20599823
MSS Unit ID: 22749
Archives collections id: archives_collections_22749
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6ba7aa80-838e-0134-a882-00505686d14e
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