Ming Cho Lee

Ming Cho Lee, an innovative and influential scenic designer whose career of more than 60 years included unforgettable creations for Broadway, Off Broadway, regional theater, opera and dance, died Oct. 23 at his Manhattan home. He was 90, and a cause of death has not been specified.

A cornerstone of the Yale School of Drama for 48 years beginning in 1969, Lee taught and mentored generations of students who would take their own places on Broadway. According to the school, Lee taught and mentored more than 300 designers by the time he retired in 2017.

NFT Credits

Credit Type Production Season
Set Designer for colored girls who have Considered Suicide/When The Rainbow Is Enuf 1975-76 Season