Check out Joan Marcus' images from Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical on Broadway, featuring set and costume design by Rob Howell, a faculty member at the Broadway Scenic Master Classes, lighting design by Hugh Vanstone, and sound design by Simon Baker.
"The Old Man and the Old Moon" set. Patricia said she loved the style of this for the play. It might be a little too rustic for a NYC apartment but I get the 'storytelling' style of it. It would work well in our black box theater.