Resident Scenic Designer
Eugene Lee was the production designer of Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and Late Night with Seth Meyers. He was represented on Broadway and internationally by the musical Wicked. Other Broadway credits: Bright Star, Ragtime, Show Boat, and Sweeney Todd. Film credits: Coppola’s Hammett, Huston’s Mr. North, Malle’s Vanya on 42nd Street, and Demme’s A Master Builder. This was his 50th year designing productions at Trinity Rep. BFA from The Art Institute of Chicago, Carnegie Mellon. MFA from Yale School of Drama. Three honorary PhDs. Awards: Tony, Drama Desk, Lucille Lortel, Emmy, Elliot Norton Award for Sustained Excellence, Pell Award, and DesignxRI Lifetime Achievement Award. An inductee into the New York Theater Hall of Fame, he lived in Providence, RI with his wife, Brooke. Eugene passed away in February of 2023.