Stephen Carmody is a New York-based scenic designer. He is currently the Associate Scenic Designer for the new Broadway production Escape to Margaritaville, directed by Christopher Ashley, as well as the Scenic Coordinator for the new musical, Havana, produced by Norwegian Cruise Lines and directed by Warren Carlyle.
Recent designs include the world premiere and off-Broadway productions of A Twist of Water, The Astronaut's Tale at BAM, Aladdin Jr. at Bucks County Playhouse, Carrie the Musical for Bailiwick, Around the World in 80 Days for Fox Valley Rep, and Pippin for The Music Theatre Company.
Most recently, Stephen was the Associate Scenic Designer on the three-city tour for Escape to Margaritaville. Additional assistant design credits include the world tour of Disney on Ice Rockin’ Ever After, Anastasia on Broadway, Tuck Everlasting at the Boston Colonial, A Christmas Story at Paper Mill Playhouse, Scandalous on Broadway, Don Giovanni for the Chicago Lyric, and the 2015 tour of Big Apple Circus.
Stephen has served as an adjunct professor at Long Island University, teaching Design Fundamentals and Scenic Design, and as a lecturer for The New School. He was also a guest teaching artist for Opera for All, an educational youth program where children participate in production and performance.
Stephen was awarded the John Murbach Scholarship for Collaborative Design, presented at the Michael Merrritt Awards in Chicago. Stephen's design for Broadsword at The Gift earned him an Equity Jeff Award nomination for Best Scenic Design, and he won the 2014 Broadwayworld.com Chicago Award for Best Scenic Design of a Musical for his work on Sweeney Todd at the Rau Center for the Arts. In 2011, a selection of Stephen's work was showcased at the Prague Quadrennial.
Originally from Chicago, Stephen lives on the Upper West Side with his wife and is a member of United Scenic Artists local 829.