Rick Fisher’s most recent opera productions include Madama Butterfly (Los Angeles); The Daughter of the Regiment, Rigoletto, and Salome (all in Santa Fe); and Theodore Morrison’s Oscar (Philadelphia). Fisher’s work has also been seen at Japan’s Saito Kinen Festival, New York City Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Spoleto USA, Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre, Venice’s Teatro La Fenice, and London’s Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. He returned to San Francisco Opera earlier this season for Sweeney Todd. The American designer has worked extensively in British theaters, where recent highlights have included Sunny Afternoon, The Audience, Chariots of Fire, Billy Elliot, the Musical in London’s West End; Waste, Honour, Blue/Orange, and Jerry Springer at London’s National Theatre (the latter two also in the West End); Hamlet at the Edinburgh International Festival (seen also in Birmingham and Barcelona); A Number and Via Dolorosa at London’s Royal Court Theatre (the latter also on Broadway). Fisher’s designs for David Hare’s The Judas Kiss, previously acclaimed in Toronto, will be seen again later this season at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Lyric debut: The King and I (2015|16)
Last updated: April 29, 2016