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Miriam Buether

Set Designer

Miriam Buether is an award-winning stage designer working internationally in theatre, opera and dance. Originally from Berlin, she trained in theatre design at Central Saint Martin’s, London. She won the Linbury Prize for Stage Design in 1999, has been twice Tony-nominated, and received the Evening Standard Best Design Award in 2010 for Earthquakes in London (RNT) and Sucker Punch (Royal Court), and again in 2018 for The Jungle.

Previously for ENO: La fanciulla del West (also for Santa Fe Opera), Wozzeck, Turandot.

Career Highlights

Opera credits elsewhere: Aida, Boris Godunov, Anna Nicole, Suor Angelica (ROH); The Sacrifice (WNO); Carmen (Salzburg Festival).

Recent work includes Prima Facie (West End); Patriots, Spring Awakening, Albion(Almeida); The 47th(Old Vic); To Kill a Mockingbird (Broadway, West End); The Jungle (Young Vic, West End, New York); Akram Khan’s The Jungle Book; Caryl Churchill’s What If If Only,Glass. Kill. Bluebeard. and Imp.(Royal Court); Three Tall Women, King Lear (Broadway); The Effect (RNT).

Last updated: 21st March 2023