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Howard Harrison, Lighting Designer, MAMMA MIA!

Howard Harrison

Lighting Designer

Current and recent theatre credits includes: MAMMA MIA! (Worldwide); Mary Poppins (Broadway); The Importance of Being Earnest; Harvey; Neville’s Island; The Pajama Game; Dirty Rotten Scoundrels; VIVA FOREVER!; Loserville; Abigail’s Party; Relatively Speaking; Backbeat; Butley; Glengarry Glen Ross; Love Story; Guys and Dolls; Ragtime; The Witches of Eastwick; Oleanna; Donkey’s Years and Heroes; Macbeth (Broadway) and Rag Time, Rock ‘n’ Roll (Royal Court and Broadway).

For the Donmar Warehouse: City of Angels; Anna Christie; Creditors (NY) and Tales from Hollywood.

Opera and Ballet incudes: The Barber of Seville (Lyric Opera Chicago); Die Fledermaus (Welsh National Opera); Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker! and Edward Scissorhands (Sadler’s Wells, UK and US tours); Strictly Gershwin, Romeo and Juliet and Swan Lake (English National Ballet at the Royal Albert Hall).

For Chichester Festival Theatre: Damsel in Distress; Mac and Mabel; An Ideal Husband; Neville’s Island; The Music Man; The Circle; Twelfth Night; Love Story; Macbeth; The Pajama Game and The Way of the World.

For The Old Vic: The Playboy of the Western World; Inherit the Wind and Complicit (The Old Vic).

Other Theatre includes: Dinner with Sadam, Abigail’s Party (The Menier Chocolate Factory); Earthquakes in London (National Theatre); The Bomb (Tricycle Theatre); Oliver! (Sheffield Crucible); Me and My Girl (Sheffield Crucible); King Lear (Liverpool and Young Vic); In a Dark Dark House (Almeida Theatre) and The Last Days of Judas Iscariot (Almeida Theatre).

Howard has been nominated 9 times and has been twice awarded the Olivier Award for Best Lighting Designer in 2008 and again in 2015. In 2012 he received the Knight of Illumination Award for his work on Anna Christie at the Donmar. He has been nominated twice for Broadway’s Tony Awards.

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