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Boris Aronson (1898–1980)


Famous set designer of Broadway plays and musicals. See more trivia »


(age 82)

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Known For

Pacific Overtures
Pacific Overtures Art Department
The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker Production Designer
The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show Art Department
Breakfast with the Arts
Breakfast with the Arts Art Department


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 1997 Breakfast with the Arts (TV Series) (set designer - 1 episode)
- The Nutcracker (1997) ... (set designer - archive footage)
 1976 Pacific Overtures (TV Movie) (set designer)
 1970 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (set designer - 1 episode)
- Episode #24.10 (1970) ... (set designer - segment "Zorba")
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 1977/I The Nutcracker (TV Movie)

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Other Works:

The Rose Tattoo (1951). Drama. Written by Tennessee Williams. Incidental music by David Diamond. Scenic Design by Boris Aronson. Costume Design by Rose Bogdanoff. Lighting Design by Charles Elson. Directed by Daniel Mann. Martin Beck Theatre: 3 Feb 1951- 27 Oct 1951 (306 performances). Cast: Maureen Stapleton (as "Serafina ... See more »

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Only one of the stage musicals that he worked on with producer-director Harold Prince - "Pacific Overtures" - has been televised complete with the original Aronson set designs, and Aronson did not work on the film versions of these musicals. See more »

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