SELECTED SCENIC DESIGNS

 
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They Promised Her the Moon
by Laurel Ollstein
 
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
2020

Director - Giovanna Sardelli
Scenic Designer - Christopher Fitzer
Costume Designer - Cathleen Edwards

Lighting Designer - Steven B. Mannshardt

"Christopher Fitzer’s barrel-like, multilevel set, lit with vertical bands of light and a starry

sky above by Steven B. Mannshardt, creates a sense of spacious possibilities and the

rigorous discipline required to reach them."

-Steven Winn, San Francisco Chronicle Datebook

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A Doll's House, Part 2
by Lucas Hnath
 
Palo Alto Players
2020

Director - Jeffrey Lo
Scenic Designer - Christopher Fitzer
Costume Designer - Melissa Sanchez

Lighting Designer - Carolyn Guggemos

"[A] commandingly large door descends the wall of the mostly empty stage filling room- the white walls decorated in gigantic flowers and bows all same cornflower blue color as the door (part of Christopher Fitzer's simple but stunning set design.)"

-Eddie Reynolds, Talkin' Broadway

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The Great Leap
by Lauren Yee
 
San Jose Stage Company
2021

Director - Jeffrey Lo
Scenic Designer - Christopher Fitzer
Costume Designer - Brooke Jennings

Lighting Designer - Michael Palumbo
Projections Designer - Christopher Fitzer

"Lo... puts the action on a slick and shiny set designed by Christopher Fitzer, which feels bigger than most sets that fit into San Jose Stage’s intimate space."

-David John Chávez, Bay Area Plays

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The Santaland Diaries
by David Sedaris
adapted by Joe Mantello
 
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
2017

Director - Jeffrey Lo
Scenic Designer - Christopher Fitzer
Costume Designer -Jill C. Bowers

Lighting Designer - Mia Kumamoto

"The scenic design of Christopher Fitzer is a real winner with its big Santa throne consisting of brightly colored candy canes, gingerbread men, and gumdrops."

-Eddie Reynolds, Talkin' Broadway

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Marie & Rosetta
by George Brant
 
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
2019

Director - Robert Kelley
Scenic Designer - Christopher Fitzer
Costume Designer - Jill C. Bowers

Lighting Designer - Steven B. Mannshardt

"The funeral home where they rehearse... is redolent of sadness to come, thanks to Christopher Fitzer’s set design, all plush blues and pinks and browns, and it’s lovingly lit... with a crepuscular glow that suggests ghosts behind the walls, under the coffins."

-Lily Janiak, San Francisco Chronicle Datebook

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Laughter on the 23rd Floor
by Neil Simon
 
Hillbarn Theatre
2020

Director - Jeffrey Lo
Scenic Designer - Christopher Fitzer
Costume Designer - Melissa Sanchez

Lighting Designer - Michael Palumbo
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1/11
Peter & the Starcatcher

by Rick Elice


Hillbarn Theatre
2018

Director - Jeffrey Lo
Scenic Designer - Christopher Fitzer
Costume Design - Y. Sharon Peng
Lighting Design - Michael Palumbo

"Christopher Fitzer’s robust, moveable set is an excellent backdrop for the majority of the action, [as] scenes take place in ship cabins, the bowels of the ship and, for the mermaid scene... underwater."

-Joanne Engelhardt, The Mercury News

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Hold These Truths
by Jeanne Sakata
 
San Francisco Playhouse
Captial Stage (Sacramento)
2021

Director - Jeffrey Lo
Scenic Designer - Christopher Fitzer
Costume Designer - Christopher Fitzer
Lighting Designer (SF Playhouse) -       
       Heather Kenyon
Lighting Designer (Capital Stage) - 
       Michael Palumbo

Projections Designer - Teddy Hulsker
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Oslo
by J. T. Rogers
 
Los Altos Stage Company
2020

Director - Gary Landis
Scenic Designer - Christopher Fitzer
Costume Designer - Lisa Rozman
Lighting Designer - Carson Duper

"Scenic designer Christopher Fitzer put together a set that can be quickly transformed from Mona's dining room, to her living room, to the negotiation room and more."

-Joanne Engelhardt, The Mercury News

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The Three Musketeers
by Ken Ludwig
adapted from the novel by Alexandre Dumas
 

Douglas Morrisson Theatre

2019

 

Director - Steve Muterspaugh

Scenic Designer - Christopher Fitzer

Costume Designer - Y. Sharon Peng

Lighting Designer - Kevin Landesman

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Yellow Face
by David Henry Hwang
 
Los Altos Stage Company
2017

Director - Jeffrey Lo
Scenic Designer - Christopher Fitzer
Costume Designer -
Mae Haegerty-Matos
Lighting Designer - Tanya Finkelstein
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Between Riverside & Crazy
by Stephen Adly Guirgis

San Jose Stage Company
2018

Director - Jeffrey Lo
Scenic Designer - Christopher Fitzer
Costume Designer - Ashley Garlick
Lighting Designer - Michael Johnson

"The set, by Christopher Fitzer, is very involved and effective, given the odd open space of The

Stage. The dog poop on a newspaper next to an ottoman was a particularly amusing detail, even though we never actually see the dog."

-John Orr, Regarding Arts