EDWARD PIERCE is a TONY® Award nominated designer and operates a NYC-based design studio specializing in the production design of Broadway, touring, and international live stage productions.
Notable productions include: the TONY® Award nominated scenic design for the revival of Angels in America; the TONY® Award winning scenic design for the hit musical Wicked with Eugene Lee [all Worldwide productions]; international design adaptation and supervision for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera – World Tour and Love Never Dies; international design adaptation and supervision for Billy Elliot.
Broadway scenic designs for Amazing Grace, Holler If Ya Hear Me, and The Other Place; lighting design for the Broadway revival of A Streetcar Named Desire; Alice By Heart (Off-Broadway); NBC’s variety show Maya & Marty; the Broadway presentation of Shatner’s World: We Just Live In It; Universal Kid’s Emmy-nominated daytime series Sprout House; the national tour of The Gazillion Bubble Show; Pope Benedict XVI Pastoral Visit to New York – the Mass at Yankee Stadium; NBC’s Primetime Upfronts at Radio City Music Hall; designs at the McCarter Theater for Bathing in Moonlight, Piano Lesson, Baby Doll, Five Mile Lake, and Antony & Cleopatra; The Long Red Road (Goodman Theatre), The Lark (Stratford Festival), Hughie with Brian Dennehy; and Tell Me on a Sunday (Kennedy Center).
Design supervision for the Best Musical Broadway Revival of Pippin; the Broadway scenic design for 9 to 5 – The Musical; the Broadway scenic design for Boublil & Schönberg’s The Pirate Queen; Bright Star; Chaplin; Glengarry Glen Ross; Dead Accounts; The Homecoming; You’re Welcome America. A Final Night with George W. Bush; the TONY® Award winning lighting design for Disney’s Aida; the lighting design for Ragtime (TONY® nomination); the lighting design for Cabaret (TONY® nomination); the designs for Bring in ‘da Noise / Bring in ‘da Funk and The Tempest.
Edward represents designers as a trustee on the Executive Board of the United Scenic Artists Local 829 Union and supports the industry as a member on the Advisory Board of the American Theatre Wing and the Tony Award Administration Committee. Edward balances his professional life with the joy of raising three children with his wife in New Jersey.