Ming Cho Lee

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Ming Cho Lee (Chinese: 李名覺; pinyin: Lĭ Míngjué; October 3, 1930 – October 23, 2020)[1] was a Chinese-American theatrical set designer. He was a professor at the Yale School of Drama. He designed over 30 productions for Joseph Papp at The Public Theater, including the original Off-Broadway production of Hair. He won a Drama Desk Award. In 1983, he won a Tony Award.

His best known works were Mother Courage and Her Children, King Lear, The Glass Menagerie, The Shadow Box, and For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf.

Lee died on October 23, 2020 in New York City at the age of 90.[2]

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