Christine Jones (scenic designer)

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Christine Jones is a scenic designer on Broadway. Her best-known designs include Spring Awakening and American Idiot. In 2010, she created an experimental, two-week project called Theatre for One[1] in which one actor performs for one audience member. It was repeated in 2010.[2] She is a professor at New York University and a Lecturer at Princeton University.[3]


Jones earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design for Theatre at Concordia University in 1989.[3][4] She later earned her Master of Fine Arts at New York University.[3]

Off-Broadway work[edit]

Jones has designed for many productions off Broadway,:[3]


Jones made her Broadway scenic design debut in 2000 with her design for The Green Bird, directed by Julie Taymor.[3] Jones designed the set for the 2007 Tony Award winning musical Spring Awakening. She was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Scenic Design but lost to Bob Crowley for Mary Poppins.[5] Jones designed the set for the 2010 musical American Idiot,[6] for which she earned her first Tony Award. Jones has said "It's just great to be recognized for doing something that you love, with people you love." [7] Jones also designed the set for the 2011 musical revival of "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever" starring Harry Connick Jr.[8][9] and the 2016 production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in London's West-End.[10][11]

Personal life[edit]

Jones is married to actor Dallas Roberts. They have two children.[12]

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