Howard Harrison

Lighting Designer

The British lighting designer’s operatic work has been seen at the Metropolitan Opera and the major companies of London, Cardiff, Sydney, and Madrid. Among his credits in London’s West End are Mamma Mia! (also Broadway and worldwide), The Pajama Game, Guys and Dolls, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Mary Poppins (also Broadway), The Importance of Being Earnest, Butley, Macbeth (also Broadway), and Glengarry Glen Ross. Harrison’s work has been seen in City of Angels, Anna Christie, Creditors, and Tales from Hollywood (London’s Donmar Warehouse); Romeo and Juliet (Royal Shakespeare Company); and at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, Almeida Theatre, the National Theatre, Old Vic, Royal Court Theatre, Chichester Festival Theatre, Sheffi eld Crucible, and English National Ballet. A two-time Tony Award nominee, he has been nominated nine times and has been twice awarded the Olivier Award for Best Lighting Designer. Howard Harrison is supported by the Mary-Louise and James S. Aagaard Lighting Director Endowed Chair. 

Previously at Lyric: The Barber of Seville (2018|19, 2013|14).

Last updated: September 29, 2019