Robert Brill

Robert Brill(Salinas, California)

2018-19 Season: Set Designer of It's a Wonderful Life

Robert Brill’s set designs have been seen at the Metropolitan Opera, English National Opera, and in 2010, his design for the world premiere of Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer’s Moby-Dick was presented by the Dallas Opera. His recent opera credits include Cold Mountain at the Santa Fe Opera; Doubt and The Manchurian Candidate at Minnesota Opera; and Everest at the Dallas Opera. Brill is a two-time Tony Award nominee for Broadway, where his credits include Assassins, as well as the set and club design for the critically-acclaimed revival of Cabaret, at both the Kit Kat Klub and Studio 54. His other Broadway credits include Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, the recent revivals of Jesus Christ Superstar and Guys and Dolls, A Streetcar Named Desire, Design for Living, Buried Child, and the upcoming Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations. Brill’s other credits include Wozzeck at San Diego Opera; the musical spectacular Frozen, produced by Disney Creative Entertainment; Christopher Plummer’s A Word or Two; The Wiz at La Jolla Playhouse; An American in Paris at Boston Ballet; and The Laramie Project, presented throughout the U.S., including the Brooklyn Academy of Music.