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Ben Stanton

 
Bio:
LCT: Junk, Kill Floor, The Coward (LCT3). Broadway: Six Degrees of Separation, Fully Committed, Fun Home (Tony nomination), Deaf West's Spring Awakening (Tony nom.), An Enemy of the People, Seminar. Recent Off-Broadway: Napoli, Brooklyn (Roundabout); Derren Brown: Secret (Atlantic Theater); Marjorie ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
LCT: Junk, Kill Floor, The Coward (LCT3). Broadway: Six Degrees of Separation, Fully Committed, Fun Home (Tony nomination), Deaf West's Spring Awakening (Tony nom.), An Enemy of the People, Seminar. Recent Off-Broadway: Napoli, Brooklyn (Roundabout); Derren Brown: Secret (Atlantic Theater); Marjorie ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2020]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2019]
Lights
 
[Broadway, 2019]
Lighting Designer
 
[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, 2018]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Lighting Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Lighting Design
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Lighting Designer
 
[US Tour, 2016]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Lighting Design
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Lighting Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Lighting Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2008] Cancelled
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
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[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
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[Off-Broadway, 2007]
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[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
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[Off-Broadway, 2007]
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[Milburn, NJ (Regional), 2006]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Lighting Designer
 
[New York, 2005]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2004]
Associate Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Assistant Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2002]
Assistant Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2002]
Assistant Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2001]
Assistant Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2001]
Associate Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2001]
Assistant Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2001]
Assistant Lighting Designer

Photos

Paul Slade Smith, Erin Noel Grennan, Todd Schmidt and Ben Stanton Photo

Paul Slade Smith, Erin Noel Grennan, Todd Schmidt and Ben Stanton

From: 
Date:
01/29/2018
Todd Schmidt, Ben Stanton (Lighting Design) and Mark S. Hoebee Photo

Todd Schmidt, Ben Stanton (Lighting Design) and Mark S. Hoebee

From: 
Date:
01/29/2018
Vassi Spanos, Patricia McGregor, Ben Stanton Photo

Vassi Spanos, Patricia McGregor, Ben Stanton

From: 
Date:
02/25/2013

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2020]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2019]
Lights

[Broadway, 2019]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
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[Off-Broadway, 2018]
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[Off-Broadway, 2018]
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[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Lighting Design

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
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[Broadway, 2017]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
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[Off-Broadway, 2017]
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[Off-Broadway, 2017]
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[Broadway, 2017]
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[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Lighting Designer

[US Tour, 2016]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Lighting Design

[Broadway, 2016]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2015]
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[Broadway, 2015]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2015]
Lighting Design

[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2014]
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[Off-Broadway, 2014]
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[Off-Broadway, 2014]
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[Off-Broadway, 2013]
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[Off-Broadway, 2012]
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[Broadway, 2012]
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[Off-Broadway, 2012]
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[Off-Broadway, 2011]
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[Broadway, 2011]
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[Off-Broadway, 2011]
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[Off-Broadway, 2011]
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[Off-Broadway, 2011]
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[Off-Broadway, 2010]
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[Off-Broadway, 2010]
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[Off-Broadway, 2010]
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[Off-Broadway, 2010]
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[Off-Broadway, 2009]
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[Off-Broadway, 2009]
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[Off-Broadway, 2009]
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[Broadway, 2008] Cancelled
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
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[Off-Broadway, 2008]
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[Off-Broadway, 2007]
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[Off-Broadway, 2007]
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[Off-Broadway, 2007]
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[Off-Broadway, 2007]
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[Off-Broadway, 2007]
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[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Lighting Designer

[Milburn, NJ (Regional), 2006]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Lighting Designer

[New York, 2005]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2004]
Associate Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2003]
Assistant Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2002]
Assistant Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2002]
Assistant Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2001]
Assistant Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2001]
Associate Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2001]
Assistant Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2001]
Assistant Lighting Designer

Ben Stanton Biography

LCT: Junk, Kill Floor, The Coward (LCT3). Broadway: Six Degrees of Separation, Fully Committed, Fun Home (Tony nomination), Deaf West's Spring Awakening (Tony nom.), An Enemy of the People, Seminar. Recent Off-Broadway: Napoli, Brooklyn (Roundabout); Derren Brown: Secret (Atlantic Theater); Marjorie Prime, The Christians (Playwrights Horizons); Yen, The Legend of Georgia McBride, The Nether (Lortel noms.; MCC); Fun Home (Lortel nom.; The Public); Piece of My Heart, Our Lady of Kibeho (Drama Desk nom.), Kung Fu, Angels in America (Signature); Incognito, Murder Ballad (Lortel nom.; MTC); Belleville (Lortel nom.; New York Theatre Workshop); Into the Woods (Delacorte); The Whipp ng Man (Lortel Award, DD nom.; MTC). Concert designs for Regina Spektor, Sufjan Stevens, St. Vincent. Awards: 2015 Obie Award for Sustained Excellence in Lighting Design.


Ben Stanton Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2018 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Ben Stanton, The Low Road
 
Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Lighting Design of a Play
Ben Stanton, Junk
 
The Lortels - 2017 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Ben Stanton, YEN
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical
Ben Stanton, Spring Awakening
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Lighting Design (Play or Musical)
Ben Stanton, Spring Awakening
 
The Lortels - 2016 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Ben Stanton, The Legend of Georgia McBride
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Ben Stanton, Spring Awakening
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Ben StantonOur Lady of Kibeho
 
Obie Awards - 2015 - Sustained Excellence of Lighting Design Gold Star
Ben Stanton
 
The Lortels - 2015 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Ben Stanton, The Nether
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Ben Stanton, Fun Home
 
The Lortels - 2014 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Ben Stanton, Fun Home
 
The Lortels - 2013 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Ben Stanton, Belleville
 
The Lortels - 2013 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Ben Stanton, Murder Ballad
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Ben Stanton, The Whipping Man
 
The Lortels - 2011 - Outstanding Lighting Design Gold Star
Ben Stanton, The Whipping Man

Ben Stanton News

Jordan Tyson, Joy Woods, John Cardoza, Ryan Vasquez & More to Star in THE NOTEBOOK Wo Photo Jordan Tyson, Joy Woods, John Cardoza, Ryan Vasquez & More to Star in THE NOTEBOOK World Premiere Musical
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announced the cast and creative team for the highly anticipated world premiere of The Notebook, a new musical based on the bestselling novel by Nicholas Sparks that inspired the iconic film.

Christy Altomare, Adam Kantor & Morgan Marcell to Lead World Premiere of Duncan Sheik Photo Christy Altomare, Adam Kantor & Morgan Marcell to Lead World Premiere of Duncan Sheik & Kyle Jarrow's NOIR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022

The Tony Award-winning Alley Theatre has announced¬†the cast and creative team of its 75th¬†season finale production -¬†Noir.¬†This world premiere musical is directed by¬†Tony Award¬†winner¬†Darko Tresnjak¬†and runs June 2 ‚Äď July 3, 2022 in the¬†Hubbard Theatre.

Extension Announced for GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR Starring Sean Hayes Photo Extension Announced for GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR Starring Sean Hayes
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 21, 2022

Chicago loves Oscar Levant! Six performances have been added of the world premiere of Good Night, Oscar by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Doug Wright (War Paint, I Am My Own Wife), directed by Lisa Peterson.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Announces Global Talkback Event With Jefferson Mays, Michael Arden  Photo A CHRISTMAS CAROL Announces Global Talkback Event With Jefferson Mays, Michael Arden and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 22, 2020

Today, producer¬†Hunter Arnold¬†announced that the film version of¬†A Christmas Carol¬†will host a global streaming talkback on Saturday, December 26 at 9:30 PM ET / 6:30 PM PT featuring¬†Tony Award¬ģ-winning star¬†Jefferson Mays, two-time Tony Award nominated director¬†Michael Arden, screenwriter¬†Susan Lyons,¬†and more.

Babylon's Argyle Theatre Streams Jefferson Mays' A CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo Babylon's Argyle Theatre Streams Jefferson Mays' A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 11, 2020

The Argyle Theatre and producer Hunter Arnold unofficially kicked off the holiday season early by announcing that a special filmed version of Charles Dickens’ beloved holiday classic A Christmas Carol starring one of the finest stage actors of our time, Tony Award winner Jefferson Mays, was released worldwide on Saturday, November 28.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Starring Jefferson Mays Announces Worldwide Digital Lottery Photo A CHRISTMAS CAROL Starring Jefferson Mays Announces Worldwide Digital Lottery
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 8, 2020

Today, the worldwide digital lottery was announced for A Christmas Carol, the special filmed version of Charles Dickens’ beloved holiday classic starring Tony Award winner Jefferson Mays, directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Michael Arden.

BWW Review:  Jefferson Mays Plays 50+ Characters In A Beautifully Realized Adaptation Photo BWW Review: Jefferson Mays Plays 50+ Characters In A Beautifully Realized Adaptation A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Michael Dale - Nov 29, 2020

As virtuosic Broadway stars go, Jefferson Mays be the provider of the most congenially-natured performances of his era.

Filmed Production of  A CHRISTMAS CAROL Starring Jefferson Mays Begins Tonight From G Photo Filmed Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL Starring Jefferson Mays Begins Tonight From George Street Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Nov 28, 2020

George Street Playhouse and producer Hunter Arnold are unofficially kicking off the Christmas season with a special filmed version of Charles Dickens’ beloved holiday classic A CHRISTMAS CAROL starring one of the finest stage actors of our time, Tony Award winner Jefferson Mays.

BWW Feature: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Coachella Valley Repertory Photo BWW Feature: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Coachella Valley Repertory
by Kay Kudukis - Nov 27, 2020

Jefferson Mays is Scrooge again, and he's right on time.

Cinnabar Theater and Producer Hunter Arnold Announce Special Filmed Version Of A CHRI Photo Cinnabar Theater and Producer Hunter Arnold Announce Special Filmed Version Of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 25, 2020

Cinnabar Theater and producer¬†Hunter Arnold¬†unofficially kicked off the holiday season early by announcing that a special filmed version of Charles Dickens‚Äô beloved holiday classic¬†A Christmas Carol¬†starring one of the finest stage actors of our time, Tony Award¬ģ¬†winner¬†Jefferson Mays, will be released worldwide on¬†Saturday, November 28.

Ben Stanton Videos

VIDEO: Current Broadway Star Derren Brown Performs on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN VideoVIDEO: Current Broadway Star Derren Brown Performs on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN
by Stage Tube - Oct 14, 2019

Mentalist Derren Brown, who currently stars on Broadway in Derren Brown: Secret, stopped by Live with Kelly and Ryan on Monday to demonstrate some mind-blowing tricks with Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest.

VIDEO: Lenny Wolpe Stars in THE OUTSIDER at Paper Mill Playhouse VideoVIDEO: Lenny Wolpe Stars in THE OUTSIDER at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Jan 26, 2018

In politics, the less you know, the higher you'll go! At once a razor-sharp satire and an inspirational tribute to democracy, The Outsider is a timely and hilarious send-up of modern American politics, written by Paul Smith and directed by David Esbjornson.

VIDEO: FULLY COMMITTED's Jesse Tyler Ferguson Calls Out Drunk Couple in Audience!
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 12, 2016

Jesse Tyler Ferguson stopped by today's LIVE WITH KELLY to chat about his one man Broadway show, FULL COMMITTED, in which he plays 40 different characters. The actor shared a story about what he said to a drunk couple that sat in the front row.

STAGE TUBE: FUN HOME Celebrates Pride with Compilation of Fans Singing 'Ring of Keys'
by Stage Tube - Jun 25, 2016

In honor of LGBT Pride Month, FUN HOME took to Twitter to post a compilation video, featuring a wide variety of performers covering the show's 'Ring of Keys.' Watch the video below!

VIDEO: FULLY COMMITTED's Jesse Tyler Ferguson Takes On 'Modern Family' Characters
by Caryn Robbins - May 4, 2016

How would the five-time Emmy Award nominee do at impersonating characters from his ABC comedy MODERN FAMILY? PEOPLE puts him to the test below!

VIDEO: FULLY COMMITTED's Jesse Tyler Ferguson Reveals His Method of Memorizing Lines for 40 Characters
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 19, 2016

Ferguson talks about playing 40 different characters in his new Broadway play, FULLY COMMITTED. 'I started memorizing the script in October,' he explains

VIDEO: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Shows Off Some of His 40 FULLY COMMITTED Characters on 'Tonight'
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 16, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Jesse Tyler Ferguson gave Jimmy a sample of some of the 40 characters he plays in his Broadway play FULLY COMMITTED.

BWW TV: Meet the Company of MTC's INCOGNITO - Charlie Cox, Geneva Carr, and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 9, 2016

Charlie Cox, Heather Lind, Geneva Carr, and Morgan Spector will soon star in Nick Payne's new play INCOGNITO at Manhattan Theatre Club. Tony winner Doug Hughes (THE FATHER, DOUBT, OUTSIDE MULLINGAR) will take the helm. INCOGNITO will begin its limited run on Tuesday, May 3 ahead of an official opening night of May 24 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge dropped by the rehearsal studio to meet the company - check out the footage here!

VIDEO: FUN HOME's Alison Bechdel, Michael Cerveris & Judy Kuhn Visit 'Charlie Rose'
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 11, 2016

The stars and creative team behind Broadway's FUN HOME stopped by CHARLIE ROSE: THE WEEK on Friday, January 8th.

STAGE TUBE: FUN HOME Cast Carols for a Cure in 'Home's With You' Video!
by Stage Tube - Dec 15, 2015

The cast of FUN HOME made a created a video of the song 'Home's With You' for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Carols for a Cure 2015. The song was written by Joel Perez and Marrick Smith. 


Ben Stanton Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Ben Stanton been nominated for?
Outstanding Lighting Design (The Lortels) for The Low Road , Best Lighting Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for Junk , Outstanding Lighting Design (The Lortels) for YEN , Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Spring Awakening , Outstanding Lighting Design (Play or Musical) (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Spring Awakening , Outstanding Lighting Design (The Lortels) for The Legend of Georgia McBride , Best Lighting Design of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Spring Awakening , Outstanding Lighting Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Our Lady of Kibeho , Sustained Excellence of Lighting Design (Obie Awards) , Outstanding Lighting Design (The Lortels) for The Nether , Best Lighting Design of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Fun Home , Outstanding Lighting Design (The Lortels) for Fun Home , Outstanding Lighting Design (The Lortels) for Belleville , Outstanding Lighting Design (The Lortels) for Murder Ballad Outstanding Lighting Design (Drama Desk Awards) for The Whipping Man and Outstanding Lighting Design (The Lortels) for The Whipping Man .

What awards has Ben Stanton won?
Sustained Excellence of Lighting Design (Obie Awards)and Outstanding Lighting Design (The Lortels) for The Whipping Man.