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Joe Beumer

Joe Beumer has lit theatre, opera, dance, and television both nationally and internationally. Recent designs include Yardbird (Atlanta Opera); Peter and the Starcatcher (Playhouse on Park – Hartford, CT), Tosca (Long Island Lyric Opera), the national tour of With Love, Marilyn; Fellow Travelers (Prototype Festival – orig. design Thomas C. Hase); What We Wanted at the Clurman Theatre (Off Broadway), Piece by Piece (Dixon Place – NYC); West Side Story, Chicago, and A Raisin in the Sun (Summer Rep Theatre – Sonoma, CA); Dracula: Bloodlines, The Great Gatsby, and Swan Lake (Dayton Ballet); and Tosca (Permian Basin Opera – Midland, TX). Other highlights include La bohéme (Crested Butte Music Festival – CO), Mary Poppins (Syracuse Stage – NY), four productions for the New York Musical Festival, the Brazilian premiere of Ghost: The Musical (w/Paul Miller), Angela Johnson’s Mahalo & Good Night (Epix Films, filmed live in the Hawaii Theatre – Honolulu, HI), and the regional premiere of Considering Matthew Shepard (Cincinnati Opera/VAE). As scenic and lighting designer, recent projects include Next to Normal, Mr. Burns: A Post Electric PlayNoises Off!Buried ChildPeter/WendyTwelfth NightMacBeth, and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. Additional companies include Networks National Tours, The Public Theatre (NYC), Chicago Lyric Opera, Opéra de Montréal, Asolo Repertory Theatre, Philadelphia Theatre Company, and Cincinnati Shakespeare among others. Joe is a proud member of United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829.