Set and Costume Designer
Christopher Oram



Christopher Oram has collaborated with Michael Grandage on numerous productions since 1996, including this production of Madame Butterfly, also seen at HGO in 2010 and 2015, and The Marriage of Figaro in 2016 and 2023. Last season for HGO, he also designed sets and costumes for the company’s new production of Dame Ethel Smyth’s The Wreckers. Other opera credits include Billy Budd (Glyndebourne, Brooklyn Academy of Music) and Don Giovanni (Metropolitan Opera). His theater credits include Red (Donmar Warehouse and NYC); Henry VA Midsummer Night’s Dream, and The Cripple of Inishmaan (NYC); Peter and Alice and Privates on Parade (Michael Grandage Company and West End); Macbeth (Manchester International Festival and Park Avenue Armory, NYC); Frozen (St. James Theatre, Theatre Royal Drury Lane, NYC, Japan); Company (Sheffield Crucible); OthelloKing LearPassionParade, and Frost/Nixon (Donmar); Hamlet,Madame de SadeTwelfth Night, and Ivanov (Donmar and Wyndham’s); SummerfolkDanton’s DeathStuff Happens, and Power (National Theatre); Backbeat (Glasgow Citizen’s); Evita (Adelphi and NYC); Guys and Dolls (Piccadilly); King Lear and The Seagull (Royal Shakespeare Company and world tour); Wolf HallBring up the Bodies, and The Mirror & The Light (RSC, London and NYC); A Winter’s TaleRomeo and Juliet, and The Entertainer (Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company and Garrick). Oram is a recipient of the Tony, Drama Desk, Olivier, Evening Standard, Critic’s Circle, Garland, Falstaff, and Ovation Awards for his work in both the United Kingdom and the United States. 


Scenic and Costume Designer:

MADAME BUTTERFLY 2010-11, 2014-15

THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO 2015-16, 2022-23