Mark McCullough

Lighting Designer

The lighting designer’s most notable achievements include productions at the Metropolitan Opera (The Marriage of Figaro), Vienna Staatsoper (Macbeth, to be reprised there this season), Bolshoi Theatre (La traviata), Beijing’s National Centre for the Performing Arts (Les contes d’Hoffmann), La Scala (Cyrano de Bergerac), Madrid’s Teatro Real (Luisa Miller), and London’s Royal Opera (The Queen of Spades); the major companies of Washington, Boston, Miami, Seattle, Dallas, San Diego, and St. Louis; and Bard College’s Fisher Center and the Glimmerglass Festival. Among McCullough’s extensive theater credits internationally are the revival of Jesus Christ Superstar (Broadway and U.K. tour); Whistle Down the Wind (Aldwych Theatre, London); The White Devil and Don Carlos (Royal Shakespeare Company); Der Besuch der alten Dame (Ronacher Theatre, Vienna); Artus (St. Gallen, Switzerland) and Rebecca (St. Gallen, Stuttgart’s Palladium Theater); and numerous off-Broadway productions. McCullough’s regional theater work has been seen at many of this country’s most distinguished companies. Mark McCullough is supported by the Mary-Louise and James S. Aagard Lighting Director Endowed Chair.

Previously at Lyric: Luisa Miller (2019|20); West Side Story (2018|19); Porgy and Bess (2014|15, 2008|09); Show Boat (2011|12).

Last updated: October 12, 2019