Arabian Nights Painted floor- 22 ft. X 40 ft. Central Square Theater [puppets, painted canvas and silk]
The set for this co-production of the Nora Theater and the Underground Railway Theater was a large painted floor with patterns and silk drops hung over an upstage cyc. Puppets were primarily for the Sinbad story and inlcuded a large mythic bird called a Rukh, which transformed from a Persian tent.
Arabian Nights set design (painted floor and silk drops)
The Rukh - a giant bird puppet in the Sinbad story of Arabian Nights
Car Talk the Musical 8 ft. X 6ft. The Modern Theater [Car parts and foam rubber]
Car Talk: the Musical was presented by the Suffolk University Theater Department, who commissioned The Wizard of Cahs, which is a large scale talking puppet with the voices of Tom and Ray Magliozzi. It was designed and painted by David Fichter and constructed by Will Cabell.
The Wizard of Cahs (David Fichter- design and Will Cabell-construction
Amahl and the Night Visitors (opera) Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio [set, puppets, costumes, projections]
Amahl (set, puppets, costumes, shadow puppets, projections and cutouts) was designed for a co-production of Madcap Puppets and the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra and performed in December 2012 at Xavier University (Gallagher Student Center Theater) in Cincinnati, Ohio. This was an innovative production of Amahl which was directed and conceived by Irina Niculescu. The story is set in a contemporary homeless shelter.
Life of Galileo 20 ft. X 40 ft. Central Square Theater [Acrylic on wall]
Set was a raised thrust platform painted with patterns representing the Copernican solar system, as well as a simple scaffolding with catwalk walkover. The surrounding walls of the theater are painted with enormous murals representing the solar system, with views of Jupiter and the moon. Space debris from different civilizations and time periods floats by the planets and references specific locations and themes in the play.