Stage Design in a Pandemic

(Harvard GSD): With Fidelio, Barkow Leibinger grapples with translating the immersive experience of theater to a 2D screen… When renowned US-German architecture firm Barkow Leibinger was approached by the Oscar-winning actor Christoph Waltz to help realize the stage design for Beethoven’s opera, Fidelio, in honor of the composer’s 250th birthday, the set they conceived for Vienna’s Theater an der Wien was bold and innovative. But on the eve of its premiere, the live production became yet another victim of the global pandemic. READ HERE>>