Elaine J. McCarthy

Elaine J. McCarthy(Arlington, Massachusetts)

2018-19 Season: Projection Designer for It's a Wonderful Life

Projection designer Elaine J. McCarthy’s international career spans 24 years in nearly every area of live performance. Making her San Francisco Opera debut in 2012 with Moby-Dick, her other opera credits include Great Scott, Iolanta, La Wally/Everest, and Tristan und Isolde at the Dallas Opera; Mazeppa at the Metropolitan Opera; Dead Man Walking at New York City Opera; War and Peace at the Metropolitan Opera and Kirov Opera; Tosca at Opera Festival of New Jersey; and Tan Dun and Peter Sellars’ The Peony Pavilion at the Wiener Festwochen. Additional career highlights include Wicked, Spamalot, The People in the Picture, Assassins, Man of La Mancha, Into the Woods, Thurgood, and Judgment at Nuremberg (Broadway); Tan Dun’s The Gate with the NHK Symphony (live concert); and the 2008 documentary film Secrecy.