Michael Maggio Award

I was very honored this Monday to receive the 2012 Michael Maggio Emerging Designer Award.  All I can say is I love Chicago, I love this community. I couldn’t imagine a better place to have started my career.

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Houdini Summer

Death and Harry Houdini will return Summer 2016.  

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Hazards of Costume Designing with an androgynous first name

From a Miami review of “Death and Harry Houdini”: “Lee Keenan deserves special praise for her distinctive costuming.”

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Jeff Noms

I’m very honored to be nominated for Best Lighting for Spring Awakening, but I’m up against that Lee Keenan guy for Trestle at Pope Lick Creek.  I hate that guy.

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House Season X Announced

Cyrano by Matt Hawkins, I’ll be doing lights along side trust assistant Clare Roche. Nutcracker returns, same show, new lights! with the help of Co-Designer Sarah Hughey. – Death and Harry Houdini – Iron Stag King Death and Harry Houdini by Nate Allen- super awesome and Iron Stag King – the beginning of a new epic, I’m working on realm and...

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Spring Awakening

I’m really looking forward to working with Jon Barry on another great musical at Griffin Theatre. We’ll be opening Spring Awakening in December at the Theatre Wit space. “Serious sexy punk rock lighting time…” Jon’s words.

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fml

In February Steppenwolf for Young Adults will Present FML: HOW CARSON MCCULLERS SAVED MY LIFE By Sarah Gubbins  Directed by the awesomeness that is Joanie Schultz. I’m designing lights. Something to look forward in February is always a good thing. Its an original work, check out the description, its not messing around. Jo’s junior year of high school in...

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House initiation

Tonight I was initiated as a Company Member of the House Theatre of Chicago, and I can’t tell you what it means to me. It is rare to find a group of people so committed to the same goals and ethics as you, seeking to achieve them through the same means. — Fight Evil—-, Lee

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