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Brian Tovar

 

Birth Place: Los Angeles

Bio:
New York City based lighting designer. (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Lighting Designer

Brian Tovar Biography

New York City based lighting designer.

Brian Tovar Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Brian Tovar, Tamar of the River

Brian Tovar News

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by BWW - Dec 27, 2022

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by BWW - Dec 19, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 19th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards;  at Edmonds Driftwoo Photo Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards; at Edmonds Driftwood Plyers Leads Best Ensemble Performance!
by BWW - Dec 12, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 12th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Photos: First Look at The Chase Brock Experience's BIG SHOT at Theatre Row Photo Photos: First Look at The Chase Brock Experience's BIG SHOT at Theatre Row
by Blair Ingenthron - Dec 11, 2022

Following a two-year hiatus as a result of the global pandemic, The Chase Brock Experience (CBE) - the critically acclaimed New York City-based contemporary dance company from esteemed Broadway and contemporary choreographer, Chase Brock (Be More Chill, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hercules) - has returned to NYC’s Theatre Row to debut an all-new dance-narrative inspired by Brock’s personal family history. Titled Big Shot, the new work features direction and choreography by Chase Brock and CBE company member Travante S. Baker, and runs through Monday, December 12. Check out photos from the production here!

Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards; Can Can Culinary Photo Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards; Can Can Culinary Cabaret Leads Favorite Local Theatre!
by BWW - Dec 5, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards; Reboot Theater's CABARET L Photo First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards; Reboot Theater's CABARET Leads Best Musical
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022

The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

The Chase Brock Experience Returns To Theatre Row This December With The NYC Debut Of Photo The Chase Brock Experience Returns To Theatre Row This December With The NYC Debut Of BIG SHOT
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 27, 2022

Following a two year hiatus as a result of the global pandemic, The Chase Brock Experience (CBE) - the critically acclaimed New York City based contemporary dance company from esteemed Broadway and contemporary choreographer, Chase Brock (Be More Chill, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hercules) - will return to NYC's Theatre Row this December to debut an all-new dance-narrative inspired by Brock's personal family history.

Pioneer Theatre Company to Present All-New Adaptation of Molière's SCAPIN in Septemb Photo Pioneer Theatre Company to Present All-New Adaptation of Molière's SCAPIN in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2022

Pioneer Theatre Company will present Molière’s Scapin in an all-new adaptation by director Stephen Wrentmore. Wrentmore’s take on the 17th-century classic farce puts women at the forefront by changing the trouble-making servant Scapin into a female character. The production opens PTC’s 22/23 Season from September 16 through October 1.

MasterVoices Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring CARMEN, a Daniel Rein World Premiere  Photo MasterVoices Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring CARMEN, a Daniel Rein World Premiere & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2022

MasterVoices has announced details of the chorus’ 81st season, celebrating the power of the human voice to unite, inspire and connect since 1941. The 2022-23 season opens on October 25 at the Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center with Mr. Sperling leading a concert staging of Bizet’s Carmen in its original Opéra Comique version.

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! at Village Theatre Photo BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! at Village Theatre
by Jay Irwin - Jun 11, 2022

I am aware, Dear Readers, that for some the ABBA jukebox musical “Mamma Mia” is not for them. Maybe they aren’t fans of ABBA or maybe they just don’t like fun but whatever the case, I can unabashedly state that I am NOT one of them.  

Brian Tovar Videos

SEX TIPS FOR STRAIGHT WOMEN FROM A GAY MAN Extends Through the Summer at Greenhouse T Videoplay
SEX TIPS FOR STRAIGHT WOMEN FROM A GAY MAN Extends Through the Summer at Greenhouse Theater Center

by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

Here for a good time, and a long time, Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man has announced the production will extend its run at Chicago’s Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Avenue, through July 23, 2022.

Exclusive Video: Get A First Look at Aaron Tveit in COMPANY at Barrington Stage Videoplay
Exclusive Video: Get A First Look at Aaron Tveit in COMPANY at Barrington Stage

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 25, 2017

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at Barrington Stage Company's production of Company, led by Aaron Tveit as Bobby. Check out the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes with Costume Designer of FRANKENSTEIN at DCPA
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2016

In Part 4 of 4 on 'Frankenstein,' go behind the scenes with Costume Designer Kevin Copenhaver, whose challenge includes that the two leading actors alternate nightly in the roles of Dr. Frankenstein and his Creature.  Check out the video below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of the Reimagined FRANKENSTEIN at DCPA
by Stage Tube - Oct 5, 2016

The U.S. premiere of Nick Dear's adaptation Frankenstein will be directed by Sam Buntrock, returning to the DCPA Theatre Company after directing the 2013 World Premiere of Ed, Downloaded. Buntrock's directing credits include Sunday in the Park with George (Broadway, West End, Menier and 5th Avenue Seattle). The production won 5 Olivier Awards including Outstanding Musical Production and was nominated for 9 Tony Awards including Best Director. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at New Version of FRANKENSTEIN at DCPA
by Stage Tube - Aug 25, 2016

The U.S. premiere of Nick Dear's adaptation Frankenstein will be directed by Sam Buntrock, returning to the DCPA Theatre Company after directing the 2013 World Premiere of Ed, Downloaded. Buntrock's directing credits include Sunday in the Park with George (Broadway, West End, Menier and 5th Avenue Seattle). The production won 5 Olivier Awards including Outstanding Musical Production and was nominated for 9 Tony Awards including Best Director.  BroadwayWorld brings you a sneak peek below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Desiree Davar, Stephen DeRosa and More in Goodspeed's ANYTHING GOES
by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2016

Below, check out a sneak peek inside the dress rehearsal for ANYTHING GOES!  Set sail on a cruise through some of Cole Porter's most famous songs in a 'de-lovely' new revival of the tap-happy musical comedy. Now playing through June 16, 2016! goodspeed.org

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of Signature Theatre's SOON
by TV - On the Road - Mar 17, 2015

Virginia's Signature Theatre presents the world premiere production of Soon, a new musical by Nick Blaemire (Glory Days, A Little More Alive). Directed by Matthew Gardiner(Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Really Really), the ensemble piece will feature Alex Brightman (Jonah; Broadway's Matilda, Big Fish, Wicked), Natascia Diaz(Adrienne; Signature's The Threepenny Opera, Broadway's Man of La Mancha), Jessica Hershberg (Charlie; Broadway's Cinderella, Baby It's You), and Joshua Morgan (Steven; Woolly Mammoth's A Bright New Boise, Arena Stage's Fiddler on the Roof). Soon is produced in association with Tricia Small. Check out a first look at highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Rehearsal for Playwrights Realm's CITY OF, Beginning This Month
by Stage Tube - Jan 7, 2015

The Playwrights Realm's world premiere of City Of by Anton Dudley, directed by Stephen Brackett (Buyer & Cellar) runs January 27th through February 21st, 2015 with a February 5th opening at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 W. 42nd Street, NYC). Below, check out a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal!

STAGE TUBE: Creative Team Opens Up About CITY OF, Beginning This Month at Playwrights Realm
by Stage Tube - Jan 5, 2015

The Playwrights Realm's world premiere of City Of by Anton Dudley, directed by Stephen Brackett (Buyer & Cellar) runs January 27th through February 21st, 2015 with a February 5th opening at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 W. 42nd Street, NYC). Below, check out a video in which Dudley, Brackett, and Artistic Director Katherine Kovner discuss the show!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Prospect Theater Company's THE UNDERCLASSMAN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 8, 2014

Prospect Theater Company presents The Underclassman, an original musical that explores F. Scott Fitzgerald's coming of age as a writer on the eve of World War I, and his first romance with the elusive debutante Ginevra King. Performances ran through November 30 at The Duke on 42nd Street, located at 229 W. 42nd Street, NYC.


Brian Tovar Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Brian Tovar been nominated for?
Outstanding Lighting Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Tamar of the River .