John Arnone

John Arnone is a Tony Award and two-time Obie Award winner. Productions with the Undermain Theatre include Endgame, The Black Monk, Port Twilight, The Dog Problem, Easter, Ages of the Moon, Time in Kafka, The Birthday Party, The Ghost Sonata, An Iliad, Profanity, Abraham Zobell’s Home Movie: Final Reel…, Tomorrow Come Today, The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls, The Testament of Mary, Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Jonah, so go the ghosts of méxico, part one, Galileo, so go the ghosts of méxico, part two, Three Sisters, and How is it That We Live or Shakey Jake + Alice. He began his career in New York City in 1976, designing critically acclaimed productions at New York’s Public Theater for the legendary producer Joseph Papp. He was Garland Wright’s principal designer at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis and Des McAnuff’s designer at La Jolla Playhouse and on Broadway. Broadway designs include: The Who’s TOMMY (Tony Award), How to Succeed in Business… (with Matthew Broderick); Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992; Sacrilege, Tommy Tune’s productions of Best Little Whore House Goes Public and Grease; Sex and Longing (with Sigourney Weaver); The Goat, or Who is Sylvia (Edward Albee’s final original play); Fortune’s Fool (with Alan Bates); The Full Monty; Marlene; The Deep Blue Sea; LoneStar/Pvt Wars; Patio/Porch; Minnelli on Minnelli; The Best Man (with Spalding Grey); The Ride Down Mt. Morgan (Arthur Miller’s last play on Broadway); and Lennon the Musical (Yoko Ono artistic supervisor). A native of Dallas and graduate of SMU, he has designed for Patrick Kelly at the University of Dallas, SMU and the Undermain; Kevin Moriarty and Joel Ferrell at The Dallas Theater Center, and for Katherine Owens and Stan Wojewodski Jr. at the Undermain Theatre.