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Encyclopedia > Tony Award for Best Lighting Design

The Tony Award for Best Lighting Design has been given since 1970. What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ...


In 2005, the award was split into Best Lighting Design of a Play and Best Lighting Design of a Musical. In previous years, there was only one award.

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2000s

Brian MacDevitt is a prolific, award winning lighting designer for theatrical productions. ... Kenneth Posner is a professional theatrical lighting designer working, most notably, on Broadway. ... Natasha Katz is a well known lighting designer in the theatre industry, having designed over 50 productions on Broadway since 1985. ... The Coast of Utopia is a 2002 trilogy of plays by Tom Stoppard, focused on the philosophical debates in pre-revolutionary Russia between 1833 and 1866. ... KEVIN ADAMS (b. ... Spring Awakening is a Tony Award-winning musical which premiered Off-Broadway at the Atlantic Theatre Company on May 19, 2006 and closed August 17, 2006. ... Mark Henderson was a convict on work release made famous for a controversial game between the New England Patriots and the Miami Dolphins. ... The History Boys is a six-time Tony Award winning play (and later movie) by English playwright Alan Bennett. ... Howell Binkley is a professional lighting designer in New York City. ... Jersey Boys is a documentary-style musical based on the lives of one of the most successful 60s rock n roll groups, the Four Seasons. ... Brian MacDevitt is a prolific, award winning lighting designer for theatrical productions. ... The Pillowman is a play by Martin McDonagh. ... Christopher Akerlind is an American lighting designer. ... The Light in the Piazza is a musical drama by Adam Guettel (music and lyrics) and Craig Lucas (book). ... Jules Fisher (born November 12, 1937) in Norristown, Pennsylvania is a prolific, award-winning, lighting designer and producer. ... Peggy Eisenhauer is a prolific, award winning American lighting designer. ... Assassins is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Weidman and was based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr. ... La Bohème, French for The Bohemian Life, is an opera in four acts by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa, based on La Vie de Bohème by Henri Murger. ... Brian MacDevitt is a prolific, award winning lighting designer for theatrical productions. ... Into the Woods is an award-winning musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. ... Peter Kaczorowski (born 1956) in Buffalo, New York is an award-winning lighting designer. ... This article is about the 2001 stage musical. ... Natasha Katz is a well known lighting designer in the theatre industry, having designed over 50 productions on Broadway since 1985. ... This article is about the opera. ...

1990s

Andrew Bridge is a Broadway lighting designer, who has worked on many Broadway productions, including The Phantom of the Opera. ... Fosse A Broadway musical based on the music & choreography of Bob Fosse (1927-1987) in the form of a review. ... Donald Holder is a theatrical lighting designer in New York. ... This article is about Disneys 1994 film. ... Ken Billington is an american lighting designer. ... Chicago is a Kander and Ebb musical set in prohibition era Chicago. ... Jules Fisher (born November 12, 1937) in Norristown, Pennsylvania is a prolific, award-winning, lighting designer and producer. ... Peggy Eisenhauer is a prolific, award winning American lighting designer. ... Bring in Da Noise, Bring in Da funk was a musical that debuted in 1996 and closed in 1999 after running three years. ... Andrew Bridge is a Broadway lighting designer, who has worked on many Broadway productions, including The Phantom of the Opera. ... Sunset Boulevard is a musical with book and lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. ... An Inspector Calls is a play written in 1945 by the British dramatist J. B. Priestley. ... CHRIS PARRY ( b. ... Tommy (1969) is the first of The Whos two full-scale rock operas (the second being Quadrophenia), and the first musical work explicitly billed as a rock opera. ... Jules Fisher (born November 12, 1937) in Norristown, Pennsylvania is a prolific, award-winning, lighting designer and producer. ... Jellys Last Jam is a Broadway musical based on the life of jazz musician Jelly Roll Morton. ... Jules Fisher (born November 12, 1937) in Norristown, Pennsylvania is a prolific, award-winning, lighting designer and producer. ... Will Rogers Follies is a musical about the famed humorist, Will Rogers. ... Jules Fisher (born November 12, 1937) in Norristown, Pennsylvania is a prolific, award-winning, lighting designer and producer. ... Grand Hotel is a musical with music and lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest, with additional music by Maury Yeston and Wally Harper, additional lyrics by Maury Yeston, and a book by Luther Davis. ...

1980s

Jennifer Tipton is a prolific, award-winning lighting designer. ... Jerome Robbins Broadway is a broadway production that were an anthology of songs taken from past shows that were either directed or choreographed by Jerome Robbins. ... Andrew Bridge is a Broadway lighting designer, who has worked on many Broadway productions, including The Phantom of the Opera. ... This article is about the Gaston Leroux novel. ... David Hersey David Hersey (born November 30, 1939) is a lighting designer who has designed the lighting for over 250 plays, musicals, operas, and ballets. ... Les Misérables (pronunciation ), colloquially known as Les Mis, is a musical composed in 1980 by French composer Claude-Michel Schönberg on a libretto by Alain Boublil. ... PAT COLLINS is a prolific award winning american lighting designer. ... Im Not Rappaport is a movie about two old men on a bench experiencing everyday life in central park and the challenges that senior life brings, avoiding their worriful children, and staying out of a rest home. ... Big River may refer to: Up to seven rivers named the Big River in Alaska in the United States The Big River in California in the United States. ... Poseidon is a movie remake of the classic disaster film The Poseidon Adventure, based on the novel by Paul Gallico. ... Sunday in the Park with George is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. ... David Hersey David Hersey (born November 30, 1939) is a lighting designer who has designed the lighting for over 250 plays, musicals, operas, and ballets. ... Cats is an award-winning musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber based on Old Possums Book of Practical Cats and other poems by T. S. Eliot. ... Tharon Musser (born 1925) in city, state is a Tony Award winning lighting designer having worked on over 40 Broadway shows. ... Dreamgirls is a Broadway musical, which opened on December 20, 1981 at the Imperial Theatre. ... John Bury (January 27, 1925 - November 12, 2000) was a British costume designer who worked for a long time with directors Joan Littlewood and Sir Peter Hall. ... Playbill, 1981 For other uses, see Amadeus (disambiguation). ... David Hersey David Hersey (born November 30, 1939) is a lighting designer who has designed the lighting for over 250 plays, musicals, operas, and ballets. ... The cover of the 1979 American Broadway Original Cast Recording of Evita starring Patti Lupone as Eva Perón, Mandy Patinkin as Che Guevara, and Bob Gunton as Juan Peron. ...

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Tony Awards @ Filmbug (404 words)
Awarded by a panel of approximately 700 judges from various areas of the industry, it is generally regarded as the theatre's closest equivalent to the Oscars.
While the award was founded in 1947, it was at the third awards ceremony in 1949 that the first actual Tony medallion was given to award winners.
Eligibility for the awards is restricted to shows playing on Broadway during the season in question.
Tony Award - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (614 words)
What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater.
Awarded by a panel of approximately 700 judges from various areas of the industry and press, it is generally regarded as the theatre's equivalent to the Oscars, Grammys and Emmys.
The award was founded in 1947 by a committee of theatrical producers headed by Brock Pemberton, but not until the third awards ceremony in 1949 was the first Tony medallion actually given to award winners.
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