Assassins' Fisher and Eisenhauer Among Design Award Winners

News   Assassins' Fisher and Eisenhauer Among Design Award Winners The American Theatre Wing has announced the winners of the annual Henry Hewes Design Awards, which honor designers for their work on Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off Off-Broadway.

Originally titled the Maharam Awards and later known as the American Theatre Wing Design Awards, the awards were renamed in 1999 to honor founder Henry Hewes. Seventy-four designers were nominated for their work in 49 productions during the 2003-2004 season.

The complete list of award winners follows:

Scenic Design
David Korins for Blackbird

Costume Design
Catherine Zuber for Intimate Apparel

Lighting Design
Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer for Assassins Notable Effects
James Schuette (scenery and costumes)
Brian H. Scott (lighting)
Darron L. West (sound) for bobrauschenbergamerica

Winners will be presented with their awards during a luncheon at the famed Sardi's Restaurant on Oct. 15. This year's Awards Committee included theatre critics Jeffrey Eric Jenkins, chair; Tish Dace; Glenda Frank; Mario Fratti; Randy Gener; Mel Gussow; Henry Hewes; and Joan Ungaro.

For more information about the American Theatre Wing, visit www.americantheatrewing.org.

Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer
Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer
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