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Gallo, Paul

Gallo, Paul

PERSONAL

Married Jodi Martin (a scenic artist); children: one daughter. Education: Ithaca College, B.F.A., design, 1974.

Career:

Lighting designer. Folger Theatre Group, Washington, DC, lighting designer, 1978-79; Philadelphia Drama Guild, Philadelphia, PA, lighting designer, 1980-81; Hartford Stage Company, Hartford, CT, lighting designer, 1983; Arena Stage, Washington, DC, lighting designer, 1983-86. New York University, New York City, guest lecturer at the Tisch School of the Arts; Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY, visiting associate professor of lighting design.

Member:

International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Machine Operators of the United States and Canada.

Awards, Honors:

Joseph Maharam Award, lighting design, American Theatre Wing, 1984, for The Garden of Earthly Delights; Obie Award, sustained excellence of lighting design, Village Voice, 1986; Joseph Maharam Award, collaborative design achievement—lighting designer, 1986, for Vienna: Lusthaus; Outer Critics Circle Award, best lighting design, and Drama Desk Award nomination, outstanding lighting design, both 1986, for The Mystery of Edwin Drood; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best lighting design, 1986, for The House of Blue Leaves; Obie Award, lighting design, 1987, for The Hunger Artist; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best lighting design, and Drama Desk Award nomination, outstanding lighting design, both 1988, for Anything Goes; Drama Desk Award nomination, outstanding lighting design, 1988, for Wenceslas Square; Drama Desk Award nominations, outstanding lighting design, both 1989, for Lend Me a Tenor and Miracolo d'Amore; Outer Critics Circle Award (with others), best lighting design, Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best lighting design, and Drama Desk Award nomination, outstanding lighting design, all 1990, for City of Angels; Outer Critics Circle Award (with others), best lighting design, and Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best lighting design, both 1992, for Crazy for You; Drama Desk Award, outstanding lighting design, and Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best lighting design, both 1992, for Guys and Dolls; Drama Desk Award nomination, outstanding lighting design, 1995, for Blade to the Heat; Outer Critics Circle Award, best lighting design, 1997, for Titanic; Outer Critics Circle Award, best lighting design, and Drama Desk Award nomination, outstanding lighting design, both 1999, for The Civil War; Antoinette Perry Award nomination and Outer Critics Circle Award nomination, both best lighting design, 2001, for 42nd Street; Bay Area Critics Circle Award nomination, best lighting design, 2001, for Frank Loesser's "Hans Christian Andersen"; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best lighting designer, 2002, for The Crucible; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best lighting design of a play, 2006, for Three Days of Rain; Drama Desk Award nomination, outstanding lighting design, and Henry Hewes Design Award nomination, best lighting design, both 2007, for Blackbird.

CREDITS

Stage Lighting Designer:

Photograph, Theatre at Open Space in Soho, New York City, 1977.

The Offering, Negro Ensemble Company, St. Mark's Playhouse, New York City, 1977-78.

Black Body Blues, Negro Ensemble Company, St. Mark's Playhouse, 1978.

Conjuring an Event, American Place Theatre, New York City, 1978.

Absurd Person Singular, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Indianapolis, IN, 1979.

Bonjour, la, Bonjour, Hartford Stage Company, Hartford, CT, 1979.

Damn Yankees (musical), Hartford Stage Company, 1979.

The Vienna Notes, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, New York City, 1979.

The Winter Dancers, Phoenix Theatre, Marymount Manhattan College, New York City, 1979.

Tintypes (musical revue), American National Theatre and Academy (ANTA) Playhouse, York Theatre at St. Peter's, New York City, 1979-80, and John Golden Theatre, New York City, 1980-81.

Coming Attractions, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, New York City, 1980.

The Inspector General, American Repertory Theatre, Loeb Stage, Cambridge, MA, 1980.

Lulu, American Repertory Theatre, Loeb Stage, 1980.

A Midsummer Night's Dream, American Repertory Theatre, Loeb Stage, 1980.

Passione, Morosco Theatre, New York City, 1980.

Terry by Terry, American Repertory Theatre, Loeb Stage, 1980.

John Gabriel Borkman, Circle in the Square Theatre, New York City, 1980-81.

Candida, Circle in the Square Theatre, 1981.

The Little Foxes, Martin Beck Theatre, New York City, 1981, and Center Theatre Group, Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, 1982.

Kingdoms, Cort Theatre, New York City, 1981-82.

Grown Ups, Lyceum Theatre, New York City, 1981-82, and Center Theatre Group, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, 1982.

Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All for You [and] The Actor's Nightmare, Playwrights Horizons, Westside Arts Theatre (Downstairs), New York City, 1981-84.

Beyond Therapy, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, 1982.

Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean, Martin Beck Theatre, 1982.

The Hasty Heart, Center Theatre Group, Ahmanson Theatre, 1982.

On Borrowed Time, Hartford Stage Company, 1982.

Paper Angels, New Federal Theatre, New York City, 1982.

Red River, Goodman Theatre, Chicago, IL, 1982.

Equity Library Theatre Informals, Lincoln Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York City, 1982-83.

The Comedy of Errors, Goodman Theatre, 1982, also produced at the Los Angeles Olympic Arts Festival, 1984.

The Lady and the Clarinet, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1983.

Heartbreak House, Circle in the Square Theatre, 1983-84.

Cinders, New York Shakespeare Festival, Joseph Papp Public Theater, LuEsther Hall, New York City, 1984.

The Garden of Earthly Delights (dance piece), Theatre at St. Clement's Church, New York City, 1984.

Henry V, New York Shakespeare Festival, Joseph Papp Public Theater, Delacorte Theater, New York City, 1984.

La Boheme (opera), New York Shakespeare Festival, Joseph Papp Public Theater, Anspacher Theater, New York City, 1984.

Mr. and Mrs., Workshop of the Performing Arts Theatre, New York City, 1984.

Terra Nova, Playwrights Horizons, American Place Theatre, 1984.

The Foreigner, Astor Place Theatre, New York City, 1984-86.

Crossing the Bar, Playhouse 91, New York City, 1985.

The Marriage of Bette and Boo, New York Shakespeare Festival, Joseph Papp Public Theater, Estelle Newman Theater, New York City, beginning 1985.

Salonika, New York Shakespeare Festival, Joseph Papp Public Theater, Estelle Newman Theater, 1985.

South Pacific (musical), Theatre at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, 1985.

The Mystery of Edwin Drood (musical), New York Shakespeare Festival, Joseph Papp Public Theater, Delacorte Theater, 1985, and Imperial Theatre, New York City, 1985-87.

Orchards: Seven American Playwrights Present Stories by Chekhov (also known as Orchards), The Acting Company, Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York City, 1986.

Vienna: Lusthaus, New York Shakespeare Festival, Joseph Papp Public Theater, 1986.

The House of Blue Leaves, Lincoln Center, Vivian Beaumont Theater, New York City, 1986, and Plymouth Theatre, New York City, 1986-87.

The Front Page, Lincoln Center, Vivian Beaumont Theater, 1986-87.

Smile (musical), Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York City, 1986-87.

The Comedy of Errors, Lincoln Center, Vivian Beaumont Theater, 1987.

The Garden of Earthly Delights (dance piece), Minetta Lane Theatre, New York City, 1987.

The Hunger Artist, Theatre at St. Clement's Church, 1987.

Anything Goes (musical), Lincoln Center, Vivian Beaumont Theater, 1987-89.

Macbeth, Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, 1988.

Miracolo d'Amore, Spoleto Festival USA, Charleston, SC, and New York Shakespeare Festival and New York International Festival of the Arts, Joseph Papp Public Theater, Martinson Hall, New York City, both 1988.

Spoils of War, Music Box Theatre, New York City, 1988.

Wenceslas Square, New York Shakespeare Festival, Joseph Papp Public Theater, Martinson Hall, 1988.

Lend Me a Tenor, Royale Theatre, New York City, 1989-90.

City of Angels (musical), Virginia Theatre, New York City, 1989-92.

Square One, McGinn-Cazale Theatre, New York City, 1990.

Assassins (musical), Playwrights Horizons Theatre, 1990-91.

Six Degrees of Separation, Lincoln Center, Vivian Beaumont Theater, 1990-92.

I Hate Hamlet, Walter Kerr Theatre, New York City, 1991.

Guys and Dolls (musical), Dodger Theatricals, Martin Beck Theatre, 1992-95.

Crazy for You (musical), Shubert Theatre, New York City, 1992-96.

Face Value, Cort Theatre, New York City, 1993.

Blade to the Heat, Joseph Papp Public Theater, Anspacher Theater, 1994.

Dancing on Moonlight, Joseph Papp Public Theater, Anspacher Theater, 1995.

The Tempest, New York Shakespeare Festival, Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 1995.

Big (musical), Shubert Theatre, New York City, 1996.

Skylight, Royale Theatre, 1996.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (musical), St. James Theatre, New York City, 1996-98.

Triumph of Love (musical), Royale Theatre, 1997-98.

On the Town (musical), New York Shakespeare Festival, Joseph Papp Public Theater, Delacorte Theater, 1997, Gershwin Theatre, New York City, 1998-99.

Titanic (musical), Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 1997-99.

The Mystery of Irma Vep (also known as The Mystery of Irma Vep (a penny dreadful)), Westside Arts Theatre (Downstairs), 1998-99.

The Sound of Music (musical), Martin Beck Theatre, 1998-99, and Pantages Theater, Hollywood, CA, beginning 2000.

The Civil War (musical), St. James Theatre, 1999.

Epic Proportions, Helen Hayes Theatre, New York City, 1999.

Family Week, Century Center for the Performing Arts, New York City, 2000.

Frank Loesser's "Hans Christian Andersen" (musical; also known as Hans Christian Andersen), American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco, CA, 2000.

The Man Who Came to Dinner, Roundabout Theatre Company, American Airlines Theatre, New York City, 2000.

The Rocky Horror Show (musical), Circle in the Square Theatre, 2000-2002.

Dreamgirls (benefit production of musical), Ford Center for the Performing Arts, New York City, 2001.

45 Seconds from Broadway, Richard Rodgers Theatre, New York City, 2001-2002.

Vienna: Lusthaus (revisited), New York Theatre Workshop, New York City, 2001-2002.

42nd Street (musical), Ford Center for the Performing Arts, 2001-2005.

The Crucible, Virginia Theatre, 2002, also produced as a benefit, 2002.

Man of La Mancha (musical), Martin Beck Theatre, 2002-2003.

A Bad Friend, Lincoln Center, Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, New York City, 2003.

Never Gonna Dance (musical), Broadhurst Theatre, 2003-2004.

The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial, Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, New York City, 2006.

Losing Louie, Biltmore Theatre, New York City, 2006.

Mother Courage and Her Children, New York Shakespeare Festival, Joseph Papp Public Theater, Delacorte Theater, 2006.

Three Days of Rain, Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, New York City, 2006.

Blackbird, Manhattan Theatre Club Stage I, 2007.

Mauritius, Biltmore Theatre, 2007.

A Bronx Tale (solo show), Walter Kerr Theatre, 2007-2008.

November, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 2007—.

Also lighting designer for other productions, including The Importance of Being Earnest, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Cincinnati, OH.

Stage Lighting Consultant:

The It Girl (musical), York Theatre at St. Peter's, New York City, 2001.

Major Tours; Lighting Designer:

Orchards: Seven American Playwrights Present Stories by Chekhov (also known as Orchards), The Acting Company, c. 1986.

Macbeth, U.S. cities, c. 1988.

Lighting designer for Smokey Joe's Cafe (musical revue), U.S. cities.

Film Work:

Theatrical lighting, O. C. & Stiggs (also known as Black Cats and O. C. and Stiggs), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1987.

Theatrical lighting: additional photography, Chicago (also known as Chicago: The Musical), Miramax, 2002.

Television Work; Specials:

Lighting technician, The Comedy of Errors, 1985.

Original stage lighting, "The House of Blue Leaves," American Playhouse, PBS, 1987.

Lighting designer, "The Gershwins' ‘Crazy for You’" (musical; also known as "Crazy for You"), Great Performances, PBS, 1999.

Stage lighting designer, "The Man Who Came to Dinner," Stage on Screen, PBS, 2000.

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