Michael McGarty

Set Designer

Michael McGarty set designs for Dead Man Walking have been seen previously at New York City Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Opera Pacific, and most recently the Teatro Real (Madrid). McGarty also designed the world premiere of Jake Heggie’s The End of the Affair (Houston, subsequently Kansas City, Seattle). Broadway productions include Master Class, Wait Until Dark (revival), and Julia Sweeney’s God Said Ha! McGarty has worked extensively in New York and in regional theater nationwide. He has a 36-year association with Trinity Repertory Company in Providence, Rhode Island (where he is a resident designer) and is a resident designer at the Gamm Theatre (Warwick, Rhode Island), where he recently designed Festen (New England premiere) and The Night Watch (American premiere). Recent world premieres include The 27th Man (New York’s Public Theater) and A Tale of Two Cities. McGarty headed the design program at Brown University for 14 years and teaches at Rhode Island School of Design.

Lyric debut: Set Designer/Dead Man Walking (2019|20)

Last updated: November 2, 2019