Much Ado About Nothing

About the Designers

Constance Hoffman (Costume Designer) has designed costumes for opera, dance and theatre regionally, internationally, and in New York City. Her credits include collaborations with theatre artists such as Mark Lamos, Julie Taymor, Eliot Feld, and Mikhail Baryshnikov, opera directors Robert Carsen, David Alden, Christopher Alden, Keith Warner, and entertainer Bette Midler. Her work has been seen on many stages in New York City, including Theatre for a New Audience, the Public Theatre, The New Victory Theatre, The Second Stage, Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, The Joyce, and The New York City Opera. On her Broadway debut, she earned a Tony nomination and an Outer Critics Circle Award for her designs for The Green Bird, directed by Julie Taymor.

DONALD HOLDER (Lighting Designer) Theatre for a New Audience:Oroonoko, Sore Throats, Richard II/III, Henry VI  Pts 1 and 2Titus Andronius, The Green Bird, The Changeling, many others.  Broadway: Golden Boy, Annie (2012 Revival), Spiderman-Turn Off The Dark, South Pacific (2008 Tony Award), The MotherF**er With The Hat, Promises, Promises, Arcadia, Come Fly Away, Ragtime, Les Liasons Dangereuses, A Streetcar Named Desire, Gem of The Ocean, Movin’ Out, The Lion King (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle Awards), Juan Darien, Cyrano de Bergerac, Radio Golf, The Little Dog Laughed, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Prelude to a Kiss, The Boy From Oz, many others. Off Broadway: Blood and Gifts, Happiness, Man of No Importance, Observe The Sons of Ulster(LCT), The Blue Flower, Birdie Blue, Jitney, Saturday Night (Second Stage) Yellowface, Romeo and Juliet, Caucasian Chalk Circle, Spunk(Public), many others.  Television:  “Smash” Seasons One and Two:  NBC-Dreamworks.

RICCARDO HERNANDEZ (Scenic Designer) Broadway: The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess (Tony 2012 Best Musical Revival), The People in the Picture (Studio 54), Caroline, or Change,Topdog/UnderdogElaine Stritch at LibertyNoise/Funk (also National Tour and Japan), Parade (Tony/Drama Desk Noms), Hal Prince director, The TempestBells are Ringing. Recent: La MouetteJan Karski, Mon Nom Est Une Fiction (both for Avignon Festival: Cour d’Honneur, Opera Theatre, France), The Dead (Abbey Theater, Dublin)  Il Postino (L.A. Opera, PBS Great Performances), Philip Glass’ Appomattox (SFO), Lost Highway (London’s ENO/Young Vic) Over 200 Productions US/Internationally: NYSF/Public, BAM, LCT, ART, Guthrie, Lyric Opera Chicago, NYCO, HGO, OTSL,Theatre du Chatelet, Festival Automne, Paris; Vienna’s Theater an der Wien, Opera de Nice, Oslo National Theater, MXAT Moscow, Teatr Polski, Warsaw; London’s National, Old Vic, Royal Court. Princeton Lecturer.