Marcus Doshi

Lighting & Set Designer

The Connecticut-born lighting and set designer is a frequent collaborator with New York’s Theatre for a New Audience, where his work has been seen in 11 plays, including Othello (2009 – Lucille Lortel Award) and Hamlet (2011 – Drama Desk Award). Other New York credits include productions for Juilliard Opera (Les mamelles de Tirésias, Der Kaiser von Atlantis, La Calisto), Lincoln Center Theatre, the Public Theater, the Vineyard Theatre, and New York Theatre Workshop. His work has been seen at virtually every important regional theater nationwide, including in Chicago at Steppenwolf (Linda Vista and Mary Page Marlowe in their premieres, also BLKS, You Got Older, Visiting Edna, Familiar, and Pass Over), the Goodman Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, and Court Theatre. Internationally he has designed for Paris’s Comédie Française (the first American to do so), the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg, La Monnaie in Brussels, the Royal Opera House Linbury Studio, the National Theater of Sarajevo, the Sydney Festival, and the festivals of Edinburgh, Venice, Cairo, and Amsterdam, among many other venues. He has also designed exhibition lighting for many major American museums. Doshi is a tenured associate professor of theater at Northwestern University. Marcus Doshi is supported by the MaryLouise and James S. Aagard Lighting Director Endowed Chair.

Previously at Lyric: (Lighting Designer/La traviata (2018/19, 2013/14).

Last updated: February 16, 2019