Press Releases

Purchase Scenic Designers and Lighting Teams Work on Broadway Shows

Date Released: 12/4/2008

Professor Brian MacDevitt is once again serving as lighting designer on several New York shows including 13 the musical, Speed The Plow, and American Buffalo on Broadway, Dr. Atomic at the Met, and  Puncture at the Chocolate Factory in Queens.

All the shows, according to him, involved Purchase students and graduates in myriad ways.

For the musical 13, Jennifer Schriever was associate lighting designer, Peter Hoerburger was assistant lighting designer, student Zach Blane was lighting intern, Josh Zangen was set design associate, student Tiffany Dalin was design intern, and technical supervisors were Mary Duffe and Coleen Houlihan.

MacDevitt says "There isn't a Broadway show that doesn't have Purchase people on it."  He is the recipient of Tonys, Obie, Bessie Outer Critics, Drama Desk and Hewes Awards, in addition to his teaching assignment at Purchase.