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Bruno Poet

 
Bio:
Bruno Poet works extensively in opera, theatre, dance, and live music. Bruno has designed for many of the world’s leading opera houses, with Rusalka (Sydney Opera House) winning the Australian Green Room Award. He has won three Knight of Illumination Awards, one for USA Awards 2019 for ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Bruno Poet works extensively in opera, theatre, dance, and live music. Bruno has designed for many of the world’s leading opera houses, with Rusalka (Sydney Opera House) winning the Australian Green Room Award. He has won three Knight of Illumination Awards, one for USA Awards 2019 for ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[US Tour, 2022]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2022] [Replacement]
Lighting Designer[Replacement]
 
[West End, 2021]
Lighting Desin
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2020]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2019]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2019]
Lighting Design
 
[West End, 2018]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2018]
LIGHTING DESIGNER
 
[West End, 2018]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2017]
Lighting Design
 
[West End, 2017]
Lighting Design
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2014]
Lighting Design

Bruno Poet Biography

Bruno Poet works extensively in opera, theatre, dance, and live music. Bruno has designed for many of the world’s leading opera houses, with Rusalka (Sydney Opera House) winning the Australian Green Room Award. He has won three Knight of Illumination Awards, one for USA Awards 2019 for Festival/One-off lighting for Björk’s Cornucopia (with Richard White), one for the Sigur Rós 2013 world tour and one for Frankenstein at the National Theatre, for which he also won the Olivier Award for Best Lighting Design.

Credits include: Bjork’s Cornucopia (The Shed, New York); Billie Eilish at Steve Jobs Theatre; Apollo 11 (US Tour); TINA: The Musical (Broadway/West End/Broadway/Hamburg); The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Julius Caesar (Bridge Theatre); Stories, St George and the Dragon, Light Shining in Buckinghamshire, Treasure Island, London Road (National Theatre); Miss Saigon (West End/Broadway); Faith Healer (Donmar Warehouse); From Here to Eternity (West End); The Convert (Young Vic).

Opera includes: Carmen (Bregenz Festival); Aida, (Grand Th√©√Ętre de Gen√®ve) Otello, Don Giovanni, The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (ROH); The Merry Widow (ENO); Akhnaten (ENO/ LA Opera/ Met NY); Carmen (ENO/ Den Norske Opera); L‚Äôarbore di Diana (& Gran Teatre del Liceu), Il Trovatore, Das Liebesverbot (Teatro Real, Madrid); Die Dreigroschenoper (Theatre an der Wein); Amadeus, Der Freischutz, Cunning Little Vixen, The Snow Queen. (Royal Danish Opera); Mitridate, re di Ponto (Drottningholms Slottsteater); Rinaldo (Lyric Opera, Chicago); Macbeth (Opera National du Rhin/Opera Monte Carlo); Salome (Palau de les Arts, Valencia).

Bruno has also designed the lighting for 14 seasons at Garsington Opera.

Dance includes: The Unknown Soldier, Connectome (Alastair Marriott/ Royal Ballet); Material Men (Shobana Jeyasingh); Elsa Canasta (Javier de Frutos/ Scottish Ballet) and Other Stories (Royal Ballet).

Bruno Poet Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical
Bruno Poet, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
 
Tony Awards - 2020 - Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Bruno Poet, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical

Bruno Poet News

Tickets For TINA ‚Ä" The Tina Turner Musical at the Orpheum Theatre Are on Sale This  Photo Tickets For TINA ‚Ä" The Tina Turner Musical at the Orpheum Theatre Are on Sale This Week
by Stephi Wild - Nov 28, 2022

Hennepin Theatre Trust has announced that TINA ‚Äď THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL will make its Minnesota debut for 16 performances from Wednesday, March 1 to Sunday, March 12, 2023 at the historic Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Ave.) as part of the 2022-2023 Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin season.

Review: THE HOURS Goes by in Minutes as Met Gives Birth to Fascinating Opera by Puts  Photo Review: THE HOURS Goes by in Minutes as Met Gives Birth to Fascinating Opera by Puts and Pierce
by Richard Sasanow - Nov 25, 2022

The Met gave birth to a fascinating new opera on Tuesday and it wasn’t a moment too soon to unleash composer Kevin Puts’s THE HOURS on an audience that sometimes seems doomed to die inundated by too many AIDAs, BOHEMEs and CARMENs. The world premiere production of THE HOURS by Puts and Greg Pierce was directed by Phelim McDermott. The cast was a starry one, led by soprano Renee Fleming, soprano Kelli O’Hara and mezzo Joyce DiDonato.

Photos: First Look at Kelli O'Hara, Renée Fleming & Joyce DiDonato in THE HOURS at T Photo Photos: First Look at Kelli O'Hara, Renée Fleming & Joyce DiDonato in THE HOURS at The Metropolitan Opera
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2022

Get a first look at soprano Renée Fleming, actress and singer Kelli O'Hara and mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato in the world premiere staging of Kevin Puts's The Hours at The Metropolitan Opera.

Review: TINA, THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL at The Hippodrome Photo Review: TINA, THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL at The Hippodrome
by Timoth David Copney - Nov 16, 2022

Phrases of praise like ‚Äėtour de force‚Äô and ‚Äėvocal tsunami‚Äô get bandied about so often that they can begin to lose their impact. In the case of Ms. Villanueva, they are not enough.

Review: TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL at Shea's Buffalo Theatre Photo Review: TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL at Shea's Buffalo Theatre
by Michael Rabice - Nov 9, 2022

The beloved  diva took to the Shea's Buffalo stage as the Broadway musical TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL opened to wild audience approval last night. The icon of soul and later rock & roll has her life told through another one of those bio-musical retellings, using the Tina Turner catalog of hits as a score.

Kelli O'Hara, Renée Fleming & Joyce DiDonato to Star in World Premiere Staging of TH Photo Kelli O'Hara, Renée Fleming & Joyce DiDonato to Star in World Premiere Staging of THE HOURS at The Metropolitan Opera
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 4, 2022

The Metropolitan Opera will present the world-premiere staging of Pulitzer Prize‚Äďwinning composer Kevin Puts‚Äôs The Hours, November 22‚ÄďDecember 15. This marks the return of soprano Ren√©e Fleming, starring alongside actress and singer Kelli O‚ÄôHara and mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato as the opera‚Äôs trio of heroines.

Photos: Inside Media Night For TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Photo Photos: Inside Media Night For TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Oct 19, 2022

The hit production of¬†TINA ‚Äď THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL has released all new photos from its Media Night.¬†Elesha Paul Moses¬†led the cast last night (18 October 2022) as Tina Turner with¬†Caleb Roberts¬†playing Ike.¬† They were joined by VIP guests.

Cast Announced For SAVING GRACE at the Riverside Studios Photo Cast Announced For SAVING GRACE at the Riverside Studios
by Stephi Wild - Oct 18, 2022

Casting has been announced as rehearsals begin for the previously announced intimate first run of the new musical Saving Grace.

New Release of Tickets on Sale Tomorrow for TINA ‚Ä" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL at Theat Photo New Release of Tickets on Sale Tomorrow for TINA ‚Ä" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL at Theatre Royal Sydney
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2022

After breaking pre-sale records at the¬†Theatre Royal Sydney¬†box office last month, producers have announced a new release of tickets¬†to the critically acclaimed smash hit¬†TINA ‚Äď THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL¬†will go on sale Friday 14 October.

Review: TINA ‚Ä" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL at National Theatre Photo Review: TINA ‚Ä" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL at National Theatre
by Ken Kemp - Oct 12, 2022

TINA takes you behind the scenes of the icon's inspirational story, and recreates the power and energy of her live performances.

Bruno Poet Videos

VIDEO: Nkeki Obi-Melekwe & TINA Cast Perform on the WENDY SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Nkeki Obi-Melekwe & TINA Cast Perform on the WENDY SHOW

by Michael Major - Dec 9, 2021

Nkeki Obi-Melekwe and the cast of Tina: the Tina Turner Musical took to the stage on the Wendy Show this morning to perform 'Proud Mary'. Obi-Melekwe was later joined by guest-hosts Leah Remini and Michele Visage for an interview after the performance.

VIDEO: Nkeki Obi-Melekwe Performs TINA Medley on GOOD MORNING AMERICA Videoplay
VIDEO: Nkeki Obi-Melekwe Performs TINA Medley on GOOD MORNING AMERICA

by Michael Major - Oct 22, 2021

Watch Nkeki Obi-Melekwe make her national television debut as Tina Turner with the cast of TINA: The Musical, performing a medley of 'Nutbush City Limits' and 'Proud Mary' this morning on Good Morning America.

VIDEO: Adrienne Warren, Katori Hall, and More Talk Bringing TINA to Life on Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: Adrienne Warren, Katori Hall, and More Talk Bringing TINA to Life on Broadway

by Stephi Wild - Oct 4, 2021

PBS NewsHour correspondent Karla Murthy recently sat down with the show's writer and members of the cast, including Tony-award winner Adrienne Warren, to talk about the show and Tina Turner's journey to become one of the most celebrated recording artists in history.

VIDEO: Watch CINDERELLA'S Opening Night Curtain Call in the West End! Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch CINDERELLA'S Opening Night Curtain Call in the West End!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 19, 2021

The world premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella officially opened last night,18 August, resuming performances after a series of delays due to COVID-19.

VIDEO: The Cast of TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Performs 'Proud Mary' on GMA Videoplay
VIDEO: The Cast of TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Performs 'Proud Mary' on GMA

by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 6, 2019

Ahead of Tina - The Tina Turner Musical's official opening on Broadway November 7, the cast of the musical stopped by Good Morning America to give audiences a sneak peak!

VIDEO: Tina Turner Shouts Out TINA THE MUSICAL Ahead of Tonight's First Preview Videoplay
VIDEO: Tina Turner Shouts Out TINA THE MUSICAL Ahead of Tonight's First Preview

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 12, 2019

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical officially begins previews tonight on Broadway. Tina herself is giving the show a shoutout in an all new video.

VIDEO: TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Performs 'River Deep, Mountain High' at the Oli Videoplay
VIDEO: TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Performs 'River Deep, Mountain High' at the Olivier Awards

by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2019

It was just announced that Tina - The Tina Turner Musical is headed for Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre this fall!

VIDEO: Tina Turner Talks TINA The Musical Videoplay
VIDEO: Tina Turner Talks TINA The Musical

by Alan Henry - Feb 25, 2019

Last month over 200,000 new tickets were released for sale for TINA - THE Tina TURNER MUSICAL, the show based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, with bookings now being taken at the Aldwych Theatre to Saturday 21 December 2019.

VIDEO: Watch the Music Video For 'River Deep - Mountain High' From TINA - THE TINA TU Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Music Video For 'River Deep - Mountain High' From TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL

by Stage Tube - Feb 5, 2019

The first single from the upcoming TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL cast album is released today, to download and stream, by the Producers of Tina - The Tina Turner Musical and Ghostlight Records (5 February 2019) featuring Adrienne Warren performing the iconic song River Deep - Mountain High. Warren, who has played the role in the hit West End production since its world premiere, is featured on an accompanying music video of the single also released today. Click here to download and stream the single and watch the music video below!

VIDEO: TINA The Musical Performs 'River Deep' at the Royal Variety Performance Videoplay
VIDEO: TINA The Musical Performs 'River Deep' at the Royal Variety Performance

by Stage Tube - Dec 14, 2018

The cast of Tina the Musical performed yesterday at the Royal Variety Performance. Check out the cast's full performance of River Deep below!


Bruno Poet Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Bruno Poet been nominated for?
Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical and Best Lighting Design of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical .