The wonderfully cluttered set by Josh Shaw is clearly a writer’s workroom, crammed with folders, manuscripts, newspapers, and clippings and full of wonderful detail.   --backstage.com

The action takes place on Josh Shaw’s most appropriate set depicting Ruth’s Greenwich Village apartment.   The space is a clutter of overflowing bookcases, piles of newspapers scattered on the floor, notebooks and notepads piled up on her desk and coffee table - truly the home of someone more interested in creativity than good housekeeping.  --LASplash.com

Designed by Josh Shaw, this Todd works wonders with a small stage, and the large chorus, like the orchestra, helps give it a big-production feel.  --blogcritics.org

Shaw’s stage set is resourceful and practical in the small space.  Shaw neatly solves the logistics problem with a foldable hospital gurney and a children’s playground chute to whisk the victims from the barbershop loft to the basement of the meat-pie establishment below.  --LA Splash

Così fan tutte

Set and costume design

Don Giovanni

Set and costume design

La traviata

Set design

Sweeney Todd

Set design

Trouble in Tahiti

Set and costume design

La bohème

Set and costume design

More Operas

The telephone, La voix humaine, Lucia di Lammermoor, Carmen , Tosca, Dido and Aeneas




November 2020

COVID fan tutte at POP

La Corona & Il Parnaso Confuso at POP

December 2020

La boheme Drive In at POP

January 2021

La Boheme at Gulfshore Opera

March 2021

Die Fledermaus at Gulfshore Opera

June 2021

Il Barbiere di Siviglia and Tosca at the Southern Illinois Music Festival

October 2021

Carmen at Salt Marsh Opera


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