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BARBARA SAMUELS is a New York based lighting designer for Live Performance. Select NY: In The Green (LCT3), The Mother of Us All (MetMuseum), Hurricane Diane (NYTW/WP), Rags Parkland... (Ars Nova, Lucille Lortel and Drama Desk Noms.), Acquanetta (Summerscape, Prototype), Dance Nation (Playwrights Horizons, Hewes Nom.),  The Things That Were There and Singlet (The Bushwick Starr), The Rape of The Sabine Women (Playwrights Realm), Orange Julius (Rattlestick/P73, Hewes Nom.), …Great Lakes (New Georges/WP); Caught (PlayCo), O, Earth (Foundry Theatre, Henry Hewes Nomination); Regional: KC Rep, Shakespeare Theater Company, American Conservatory Theater, Pig Iron, Long Wharf, Playmakers Rep, The Alley, and Trinity Rep. Proud USA829 Member. BA, Fordham; MFA, NYU. www.barbarasamuels.com

Barbara Samuels Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2023]
Lighting Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Lighting Design

Barbara Samuels Awards and Nominations

The Lortels - 2023 - Outstanding Lighting Design

Barbara Samuels, Wolf Play

Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical

Barbara SamuelsRags Parkland Sings the Songs of the Future

Barbara Samuels Videos

Barbara Samuels News


Spotlight: PIPELINE FESTIVAL at WP Theater

WP Theater's Pipeline Festival Begins April 4

Full Casts & Creative Teams Set for PIPELINE FESTIVAL at WP Theater

WP Theater has revealed the full casts and teams for the fifth biennial Pipeline Festival. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets.

Soho Rep Gala to Honor Berwin Lee Brown New York / London Playwrights & Celebrate Raja Feather Kelly

Soho Rep’s 2024 Spring Fête will honor Berwin Lee Brown New York / London Playwrights. The evening also celebrates Raja Feather Kelly. Learn more about the event!

National Asian American Theatre Co. Announces New National Partners and Upcoming Productions for 2024-'25

NAATCO partners with new organizations to increase Asian American representation in the arts and has announced upcoming Off-Broadway productions.

WP Theater Reveals 2024 Lineup for The Pipeline Festival

WP Theater has revealed the 2024 lineup for The Pipeline Festival, the fifth biennial showcase of the artists in its celebrated WP Lab for playwrights, directors, and producers. Learn more about the lineup and see how to purchase tickets.

Taylor Mac, Janice Amaya & More to Star in Sarah Ruhl's ORLANDO at Signature Theatre

Signature Theatre has revealed the cast of Spotlight Resident Sarah Ruhl’s Orlando, adapted from Virginia Woolf’s novel and directed by Will Davis.

PUBLIC OBSCENITIES Extends for One Week at Theatre For A New Audience

Theatre for a New Audience is extending the run of Shayok Misha Chowdhury's 'Public Obscenities' at Polonsky Shakespeare Center

Ryan J Haddad, William Jackson Harper, Marla Mindelle, and More Win Obie Awards - Full List of Winners!

The American Theatre Wing has announced the recipients of The 67th Obie Awards. Check out the full list of winners here!

REMEMBER THIS TRICK Comes to Target Margin Theater in February

The Obie award-winning Target Margin Theater will present the world premiere of Remember This Trick, an exploration of American antisemitism, stories of Jewish survival, troubling conspiracy theories, and the trickster spirit that will save us all. Learn more about the production and find out how to get tickets here!

Last Chance to Vote for the BWW Off-Broadway Awards; Voting Ends 12/31

It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards! Voting ends on 12/31 at midnight. Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

2 Weeks to Vote for the BWW Off-Broadway Awards!

There's just two weeks left to vote and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 18th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards; TITANIQUE & More Lead

It's the final 3 weeks and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 11th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

PUBLIC OBSCENITIES to Return to NYC at Theatre for a New Audience This Winter

The acclaimed production of Shayok Misha Chowdhury's 'Public Obscenities' returns to NYC. Learn how to purchase tickets!

BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards December 5th Standings; Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

It's December, and the first standings of the month have been announced as of Tuesday, December 5th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

World Premiere of SNATCH ADAMS & TAINTY MCCRACKEN PRESENT IT'S THAT TIME OF THE MONTH Extended at Soho Rep

Soho Rep extends the world premiere of 'Snatch Adams & Tainty McCracken Present It's That Time of the Month'. Directed by Jess Barbagallo, this original queer spectacle features puppets, prizes, and perversity.

Review Roundup: Hansol Jung's MERRY ME at NYTW

New York Theatre Workshop just celebrated opening night of Merry Me by 2050 Artistic Fellow & NYTW Usual Suspect Hansol Jung (Wolf Play), directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and Tony Award nominee Leigh Silverman. Let's see what the critics had to say...

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of MERRY ME at NYTW

New York Theatre Workshop just celebrated opening night of Merry Me by 2050 Artistic Fellow & NYTW Usual Suspect Hansol Jung (Wolf Play), directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and Tony Award nominee Leigh Silverman. Check out photos from inside the festivities!

PUBLIC OBSCENITIES to be Presented at Woolly Mammoth Theatre in November and December

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company and Theatre for a New Audience will present the Soho Rep and NAATCO National Partnership Project production of Public Obscenities. Learn how to purchase tickets!

INTO THE WOODS, SWEENEY TODD, and More Nominated For 2023 Hewes Design Awards

The Henry Hewes Design Awards Committee has announced the 2023 Henry Hewes Design Awards Honorees who will be recognized at the 59th annual ceremony on October 23 in New York. Find out who will be honored here!

New York Theatre Workshop Reveals Full Cast & Creative Team for Hansol Jung's MERRY ME

Get the latest updates on the full cast and creative team for Hansol Jung's MERRY ME at New York Theatre Workshop. Don't miss this captivating production.

Barbara Samuels FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What awards has Barbara Samuels been nominated for?

Barbara Samuels has been nominated for Outstanding Lighting Design at The Lortels for "Wolf Play" and for Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "Rags Parkland Sings the Songs of the Future."

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