The celebrated American designer’s work has been hailed at TDO in eight productions, beginning with Hansel and Gretel (1990/91). His designs for Madama Butterfly were previously seen here in 2000/01, 2009/10, and 2016/17. Yeargan’s acclaimed designs for plays and musicals include Broadway productions of Seascape, The Light in the Piazza (for which Yeargan received a Tony Award in 2005), South Pacific, Awake and Sing, Ah, Wilderness, and Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (the latter two originated at Yale Repertory Theatre). He has designed numerous productions off-Broadway and in major regional theaters throughout North America, such as the Long Wharf (New Haven), the Guthrie (Minneapolis), the Goodman, and Steppenwolf (both in Chicago), and the Stratford Festival (Canada). Yeargan’s work in opera has been seen at the Metropolitan Opera and the major opera companies of Seattle, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Houston, as well as in London, Paris, Frankfurt, and Sydney, among many other venues. For many years he has been the longtime resident set designer of Yale Repertory Theatre and Professor of Stage Design at Yale School of Drama.