Peggy Eisenhauer Biography

Gender: Female

Ms. Eisenhauer and collaborator Jules Fisher have collectively been awarded Broadway's Tony Award for Best Lighting Design eight times, including Stephen Sondheim's Assassins (revival); Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk; Jelly's Last Jam; The Will Rogers Follies; Grand Hotel; Bob Fosse's Dancin'; Pippin; and Ulysses in Nighttown. Together, they have been honored with nearly 30 Tony Award nominations. Their inventive lighting designs for Broadway include The Ritz; Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life; Caroline, or Change; Gypsy; Jane Eyre; The Wild Party; Cabaret; Ragtime; Victor/Victoria; Angels in America; and Fosse's Big Deal in 1985, their first collaboration. For motion pictures, Fisher and Eisenhauer designed theatrical lighting for Rob Marshall's Chicago, Mel Brooks' The Producers, Richard Linklater's School of Rock and Bill Condon's Dreamgirls. Their studio, Third Eye, conceives and designs lighting for all forms of entertainment.

Peggy Eisenhauer Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical
Peggy Eisenhauer, Shuffle Along Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Peggy Eisenhauer, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Lighting Design of a Play
Peggy Eisenhauer, Lucky Guy
 
The Lortels - 2005 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Peggy Eisenhauer, Dessa Rose
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Peggy Eisenhauer , Assassins
 
The Hewes Awards - 2004 - Lighting Design
Peggy Eisenhauer, Assassins
 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Lighting Design
Peggy Eisenhauer, Assassins
Peggy Eisenhauer , Jane Eyre
Peggy Eisenhauer, The Wild Party
Peggy Eisenhauer, Marie Christine
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1998 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Peggy Eisenhauer, Cabaret
Peggy Eisenhauer, Ragtime
Peggy Eisenhauer, Cabaret
Peggy Eisenhauer, Ragtime
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - Best Lighting Design
Peggy EisenhauerCabaret
Peggy Eisenhauer , Ragtime
 
The Hewes Awards - 1998 - Lighting Design
Peggy Eisenhauer, Ragtime
Peggy Eisenhauer, Street Corner Symphony
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Lighting Design
Peggy Eisenhauer, Cabaret
Peggy Eisenhauer, Ragtime
Peggy Eisenhauer, Bring in 'da Noise/Bring in 'da Funk

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