elisa_rolle (elisa_rolle) wrote,

Philipp Jung (June 10, 1949 - December 10, 1992)

Philipp C. Jung was a set designer for theater, opera and dance productions, best known for Broadway's Eastern Standard, Mastergate, and Closer Than Ever. He died on December 10, 1992, at age 43.

Jung died of AIDS complications at General Hospital in San Luis Obispo, where he had lived the past two years while teaching theater design at California Polytechnic Institute.

Among Jung's best-known work were the set designs for Broadway's "Eastern Standard,""Mastergate" and "Closer Than Ever."

He also worked in New York on "Major Barbara,""The Dark at the Top of the Stairs" and "The Madwoman of Central Park West," and on productions in Boston and Santa Fe, N.M.

Born June 10, 1949, in Cleveland, he graduated from Yale School of Drama and studied in London.

Source: http://www.variety.com/article/VR102139?refcatid=25&printerfriendly=true

Further Readings:

Theatre Profiles 10: The Illustrated Guide to America's Nonprofit Professional Theatres by Steven Samuels
Paperback: 240 pages
Publisher: Theatre Communications Group; 1st edition (January 1, 1993)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1559360402
ISBN-13: 978-1559360401
Amazon: Theatre Profiles 10: The Illustrated Guide to America's Nonprofit Professional Theatres

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