Threepenny Opera Watercolor Set Sketch By Lloyd Evans

Original set sketch by Lloyd R. Evans believed to be from the Hofstra University production of "The Threepenny Opera", May, 1964, with Susan Sullivan as Mrs. Peachum. Watercolor on 16" x 22". Evans (1934-1989) designed sets and costumes for the New York City Opera and for television serials. His association with the City Opera began in 1966 with a production of "Il Barbiere di Siviglia," and continued through the 1970's with designs for "Madama Butterfly","Pelleas et Melisande", "Ariadne auf Naxos" and other productions. Mr. Evans won an Emmy Award in 1979 for designs for the CBS soap opera "Love of Life" and also as art director for "As the World Turns". He was born in Mount Morris, Mich., and attended the University of Michigan. After military service in Japan, where he was introduced to stage design, he studied at the Yale School of Drama.

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