Gender
Male
Born
Apr 07, 1929
Mount Vernon, New York, USA
Died
Jul 28, 2011
New York, New York, USA
Designer Production Staff
Comments
Ed Wittstein's career began in the early days of television designing operas for NBC. He designed the sets and costumes for The Fantasticks off-Broadway. He also designed early Woody Allen movies including "Bananas" and "Play it Again, Sam." He was twice nominated for an Emmy award for "The Adams Chronicles."
  • CREDITS
    King of Schnorrers (Nov 28, 1979 - Jan 13, 1980)
    • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
    MusicalOriginal
    Ulysses in Nighttown (Mar 10, 1974 - May 11, 1974)
    • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
    PlayOriginal
    Tough to Get Help (May 04, 1972 - May 04, 1972)
    • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Ring Around the Bathtub (Apr 29, 1972 - Apr 29, 1972)
    • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
    PlayOriginal
    Happy Birthday, Wanda June (Dec 22, 1970 - Mar 14, 1971)
    • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
    PlayOriginal
    Blood Red Roses (Mar 22, 1970 - Mar 22, 1970)
    • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
    MusicalDrama HistoryOriginal
    Celebration (Jan 22, 1969 - Apr 26, 1969)
    • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
    • Costume Design by Ed Wittstein
    • Lighting Design by Ed Wittstein
    MusicalOriginal
    The Man in the Glass Booth (Sep 26, 1968 - May 17, 1969)
    • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
    PlayOriginal
    Before You Go (Jan 11, 1968 - Feb 03, 1968)
    • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
    PlayOriginal
    • The Shock of Recognition
    • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
    PlayOne ActOriginal
    • The Footsteps of Doves
    • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
    PlayOne ActOriginal
    • I'll Be Home For Christmas
    • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
    PlayOne ActOriginal
    • I'm Herbert
    • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
    PlayOne ActOriginal
    The Natural Look (Mar 11, 1967 - Mar 11, 1967)
    • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Office (Never Officially Opened - Apr 30, 1966)
    • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
    PlayComedyFantasyOriginal
    The Yearling (Dec 10, 1965 - Dec 11, 1965)
    • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
    • Costume Design by Ed Wittstein
    MusicalOriginal
    And Things That Go Bump in the Night (Apr 26, 1965 - May 08, 1965)
    • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
    PlayOriginal
    The White House (May 19, 1964 - Jun 06, 1964)
    • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
    • Costume Design by Ed Wittstein
    PlayPlay with musicOriginal
    A Rainy Day in Newark (Oct 22, 1963 - Oct 26, 1963)
    • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
    PlayFarceOriginal
    Chips With Everything (Oct 01, 1963 - Feb 08, 1964)
    • Production Supervisor: Ed Wittstein
    PlayOriginal
    Enter Laughing (Mar 13, 1963 - Mar 14, 1964)
    • Production Design by Ed Wittstein
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Bravo Giovanni (May 19, 1962 - Sep 15, 1962)
    • Costume Design by Ed Wittstein
    MusicalOriginal
    Kean (Nov 02, 1961 - Jan 20, 1962)
    • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
    • Costume Design by Ed Wittstein
    MusicalComedy OperettaOriginal
    Transposed Heads (Feb 10, 1958 - Feb 17, 1958)
    • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
    • Costume Design by Ed Wittstein
    SpecialOperaOriginal
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

     

    Best Scenic Design

    1974 | Nominee  | Ulysses in Nighttown
    Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
King of Schnorrers (Nov 28, 1979 - Jan 13, 1980)
  • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
MusicalOriginal
Ulysses in Nighttown (Mar 10, 1974 - May 11, 1974)
  • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
PlayOriginal
Tough to Get Help (May 04, 1972 - May 04, 1972)
  • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
PlayComedyOriginal
Ring Around the Bathtub (Apr 29, 1972 - Apr 29, 1972)
  • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
PlayOriginal
Happy Birthday, Wanda June (Dec 22, 1970 - Mar 14, 1971)
  • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
PlayOriginal
Blood Red Roses (Mar 22, 1970 - Mar 22, 1970)
  • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
MusicalDrama HistoryOriginal
Celebration (Jan 22, 1969 - Apr 26, 1969)
  • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
  • Costume Design by Ed Wittstein
  • Lighting Design by Ed Wittstein
MusicalOriginal
The Man in the Glass Booth (Sep 26, 1968 - May 17, 1969)
  • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
PlayOriginal
Before You Go (Jan 11, 1968 - Feb 03, 1968)
  • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
PlayOriginal
  • The Shock of Recognition
  • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
PlayOne ActOriginal
  • The Footsteps of Doves
  • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
PlayOne ActOriginal
  • I'll Be Home For Christmas
  • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
PlayOne ActOriginal
  • I'm Herbert
  • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
PlayOne ActOriginal
The Natural Look (Mar 11, 1967 - Mar 11, 1967)
  • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
PlayComedyOriginal
The Office (Never Officially Opened - Apr 30, 1966)
  • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
PlayComedyFantasyOriginal
The Yearling (Dec 10, 1965 - Dec 11, 1965)
  • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
  • Costume Design by Ed Wittstein
MusicalOriginal
And Things That Go Bump in the Night (Apr 26, 1965 - May 08, 1965)
  • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
PlayOriginal
The White House (May 19, 1964 - Jun 06, 1964)
  • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
  • Costume Design by Ed Wittstein
PlayPlay with musicOriginal
A Rainy Day in Newark (Oct 22, 1963 - Oct 26, 1963)
  • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
PlayFarceOriginal
Chips With Everything (Oct 01, 1963 - Feb 08, 1964)
  • Production Supervisor: Ed Wittstein
PlayOriginal
Enter Laughing (Mar 13, 1963 - Mar 14, 1964)
  • Production Design by Ed Wittstein
PlayComedyOriginal
Bravo Giovanni (May 19, 1962 - Sep 15, 1962)
  • Costume Design by Ed Wittstein
MusicalOriginal
Kean (Nov 02, 1961 - Jan 20, 1962)
  • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
  • Costume Design by Ed Wittstein
MusicalComedy OperettaOriginal
Transposed Heads (Feb 10, 1958 - Feb 17, 1958)
  • Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein
  • Costume Design by Ed Wittstein
SpecialOperaOriginal

Tony Award®

 

Best Scenic Design

1974 | Nominee  | Ulysses in Nighttown
Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein

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