Kenneth Posner Biography

Gender: Male

Has more than 40 Broadway play and musical credits. He designs extensively Off-Broadway, in resident theatres throughout the United States as well as internationally. He is the recipient of Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards. Broadway (selected): Other Desert Cities, Relatively Speaking, Catch Me If You Can, The Merchant of Venice, Mrs. Warren's Profession, The Royal Family, Lend Me a Tenor, The Coast of Utopia(Shipwreck), Wicked, Tom Sawyer, The Homecoming, Legally Blonde, Hairspray, The Odd Couple, Glengarry Glen Ross, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Frogs, The Goat, Imaginary Friends, Side Man, ...Charlie Brown and The Little Foxes.

Kenneth Posner Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Lighting Design (Play or Musical)
Kenneth Posner, On Your Feet
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2015 - Best Lighting Design
Kenneth Posner, Finding Neverland
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Kenneth Posner, Pippin
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Kenneth Posner, Cinderella
Kenneth Posner, Pippin
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Kenneth Posner, Kinky Boots
Kenneth Posner, Pippin
Kenneth Posner, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Kenneth Posner, Death Takes a Holiday
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Lighting Design of a Play
Kenneth Posner, Other Desert Cities
Kenneth Posner, The Merchant of Venice
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2010 - Best Original Lighting Design
Kenneth PosnerThe Toxic Avenger
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Lighting Design in a Musical
Kenneth Posner, 9 to 5
 
Olivier Awards - 2008 - Best Lighting Design
Kenneth Posner, Hairspray
 
Olivier Awards - 2007 - Best Lighting Design
Kenneth Posner, Wicked
 
The Hewes Awards - 2007 - Special Achievement in Design
Kenneth Posner, The Coast of Utopia
 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Lighting Design of a Play
Kenneth Posner, The Coast of Utopia
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Kenneth Posner, The Coast of Utopia
 
Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Kenneth Posner, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Kenneth Posner, Wicked
 
The Lortels - 2004 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Kenneth Posner, Valhalla
 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Lighting Design
Kenneth Posner, Wicked
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Kenneth Posner, Wicked
 
Obie Awards - 2003 - Sustained excellence of lighting design
Kenneth Posner
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Kenneth Posner, Hairspray
 
Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Lighting Design
Kenneth Posner, Hairspray
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Kenneth Posner, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Kenneth Posner, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
 
Tony Awards - 2001 - Best Direction of a Play
Kenneth Posner, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Kenneth Posner, The Wild Party (Manhattan Theatre Club)
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Kenneth Posner, The Wild Party
 
The Lortels - 2000 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Kenneth PosnerGive Me Your Answer, Do! and The Wild Party
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Kenneth Posner
 
The Lortels - 1998 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Kenneth PosnerPride’s Crossing and Side Man
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Kenneth Posner, Pride's Crossing / A View from the Bridge
Kenneth Posner, Machinal

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