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Thomas Lynch
Thomas Lynch

Thomas Lynch
Set Designer


Thomas Lynch has designed sets for the Metropolitan Opera (Rodelinda and Iphigénie en Tauride), New York City Opera, San Francisco Opera, Royal Opera Covent Garden, Nederlandse Opera, and the Vienna Staatsoper. He made his Seattle Opera debut designing Gluck’s Orphée et Eurydice in 1988, and has returned for Der Fliegende Holländer, Lohengrin, Iphigénie en Tauride, Xerxes, Amelia, and Der Ring des Nibelungen. His more than 250 theater credits include designs for Arena Stage, Goodman Theatre, Guthrie Theater, Lincoln Center Theater, McCarter Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, ACT, Mark Taper Forum, and Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Lynch’s extensive Broadway and West End credits include Tony nominations for The Heidi Chronicles and The Music Man. Lynch has received an Obie Award for Sustained Excellence in New York Off-Broadway design, an Obie for the 2005 Woman Before a Glass, the Elliot Norton Award, two Joseph Jefferson Awards, and, for Seattle Opera’s 2001 Ring, an Eddy (Entertainment Design) award. Lynch won a Seattle Opera Artist of the Year award in 2008 for his work on Der Fliegende Holländer and Iphigénie en Tauride.

Last Updated: July 2013

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