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.