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Howard Harrison

 
Bio:
Howard’s current work on Broadway includes Tom Stoppard’s Rock ’n’ Roll, Mary Poppins (2007 Tony nomination) and Mamma Mia! (also London and worldwide). In the West End: Macbeth, Glengarry Glen Ross, Guys and Dolls, Donkeys’ Years and Edward Scissorhands. Previous work in New York/on ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Howard’s current work on Broadway includes Tom Stoppard’s Rock ’n’ Roll, Mary Poppins (2007 Tony nomination) and Mamma Mia! (also London and worldwide). In the West End: Macbeth, Glengarry Glen Ross, Guys and Dolls, Donkeys’ Years and Edward Scissorhands. Previous work in New York/on ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2022]
Lighting designer
 
[West End, 2021]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2020]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2017]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2017]
Lighting
 
[West End, 2017]
Lighting
 
[West End, 2016]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2016]
Lighting Designer
 
[Las Vegas, 2014]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2012]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2012]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2011]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2011]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2011]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2010]
Lighting Designer
 
[US Tour, 2009]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Lighting Designer
 
[US Tour, 2006]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2005]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2005]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2004]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2003]
Lighting Designer
 
[US Tour, 2002]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2001]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2000]
Lighting Designer
 
[Toronto, 2000]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 1999]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 1999]
Lighting Designer
 
[UK Tour, 1998]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 1997]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 1995]
Lighting Designer

Photos



Roy E. Disney, Howard Harrison and Bob Crowley (Set & Costume Design)

From: 
Date:
11/17/2006


Howard Harrison

From: 
Date:
11/17/2006

 

Stage

Productions

[West End, 2022]
Lighting designer

[West End, 2021]
Lighting Designer

[West End, 2020]
Lighting Designer

[West End, 2017]
Lighting Designer

[West End, 2017]
Lighting

[West End, 2017]
Lighting

[West End, 2016]
Lighting Designer

[West End, 2016]
Lighting Designer

[Las Vegas, 2014]
Lighting Designer

[West End, 2012]
Lighting Designer

[West End, 2012]
Lighting Designer

[West End, 2011]
Lighting Designer

[West End, 2011]
Lighting Designer

[West End, 2011]
Lighting Designer

[West End, 2010]
Lighting Designer

[US Tour, 2009]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2008]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2007]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2006]
Lighting Designer

[US Tour, 2006]
Lighting Designer

[West End, 2005]
Lighting Designer

[West End, 2005]
Lighting Designer

[West End, 2004]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2003]
Lighting Designer

[West End, 2003]
Lighting Designer

[US Tour, 2002]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2001]
Lighting Designer

[West End, 2000]
Lighting Designer

[Toronto, 2000]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 1999]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 1999]
Lighting Designer

[UK Tour, 1998]
Lighting Designer

[West End, 1997]
Lighting Designer

[West End, 1995]
Lighting Designer

Howard Harrison Biography

Howard’s current work on Broadway includes Tom Stoppard’s Rock ’n’ Roll, Mary Poppins (2007 Tony nomination) and Mamma Mia! (also London and worldwide). In the West End: Macbeth, Glengarry Glen Ross, Guys and Dolls, Donkeys’ Years and Edward Scissorhands. Previous work in New York/on Broadway includes Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Putting It Together and The Makropulos Case and Nabucco for the Metropolitan Opera.

Howard Harrison Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2015 - Best Lighting Design Gold Star
Howard HarrisonCity of Angels
 
Olivier Awards - 2012 - Best Lighting Design
Howard Harrison, Anna Christie
 
Olivier Awards - 2008 - Best Lighting Design Gold Star
Howard HarrisonMacbeth
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Lighting Design of a Play
Howard Harrison, Macbeth
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Howard Harrison, Mary Poppins
 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Howard Harrison, Mary Poppins
 
Olivier Awards - 2006 - Best Lighting Design
Howard Harrison, Guys And Dolls
 
Olivier Awards - 2005 - Best Lighting Design
Howard Harrison, Mary Poppins
 
Olivier Awards - 2004 - Best Lighting Design
Howard Harrison, Ragtime
 
Olivier Awards - 2002 - Best Lighting Designer
Howard HarrisonCat On A Hot Tin Roof
 
Olivier Awards - 2001 - Best Lighting Designer
Howard HarrisonTo The Green Fields Beyond
 
Olivier Awards - 2000 - Best Lighting Designer
Howard HarrisonPrivate Lives
 
Olivier Awards - 1998 - Best Lighting Designer
Howard Harrison, The Fix

Howard Harrison News

MAMMA MIA! Announces New Cast and Extends Booking Period Photo MAMMA MIA! Announces New Cast and Extends Booking Period
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2022

The new cast has been announced for the global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! from Monday 10 October 2022 and the extension of its booking period to Saturday 30 September 2023 at London's Novello Theatre, with ticket prices frozen and now on sale.

Photos: First Look at SOUTH PACIFIC, Starring Gina Beck Photo Photos: First Look at SOUTH PACIFIC, Starring Gina Beck
by Stephi Wild - Jul 26, 2022

New production images have been released for the UK and Ireland tour of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s SOUTH PACIFIC, ahead of its London run at Sadler’s Wells. Check out the photos here!

Photos: Inside Rehearsals For SOUTH PACIFIC at Manchester Opera House Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsals For SOUTH PACIFIC at Manchester Opera House
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2022

All new photos have been released from rehearsals for Rodgers & Hammerstein’s SOUTH PACIFIC. Check them out here!

VIDEO: The Cast of SOUTH PACIFIC Sings a Medley at The Ivy Photo VIDEO: The Cast of SOUTH PACIFIC Sings a Medley at The Ivy
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 5, 2022

A brand-new video has been released of some of the cast of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s SOUTH PACIFIC singing a special medley at The Ivy.

Full Cast Announced for SOUTH PACIFIC Starring Julian Ovenden, Gina Beck, Rob Houchen Photo Full Cast Announced for SOUTH PACIFIC Starring Julian Ovenden, Gina Beck, Rob Houchen & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022

The full cast has been announced for the Sadler’s Wells season and UK and Ireland Tour of the Chichester Festival Theatre production of RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN’S SOUTH PACIFIC.

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA!, Birmingham Hippodrome Photo BWW Review: MAMMA MIA!, Birmingham Hippodrome
by Laura Lott - May 5, 2022

There aren't many places in the UK where you can experience the charms and sunshine of a Greek island, but the Mamma Mia! tour is one of them. Read our critic's review.

Photos: The West End's MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 23rd Birthday Photo Photos: The West End's MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 23rd Birthday
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 8, 2022

Producer Judy Craymer is delighted to announce, on the day that the global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! celebrates its 23rd birthday in London, the extension of its booking period to Sunday 5 March 2023 at London’s Novello Theatre, with tickets now on sale.

MAMMA MIA! Announces Booking Extension On Its London Birthday Photo MAMMA MIA! Announces Booking Extension On Its London Birthday
by Stephi Wild - Apr 6, 2022

On the day that the global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! celebrates its 23rd birthday in London, the extension of its booking period to Sunday 5 March 2023 at London's Novello Theatre, with tickets now on sale.

VIDEO: MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 9000 Performances in London Photo VIDEO: MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 9000 Performances in London
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 3, 2022

Today marks the 9000th performance in London's West End of MAMMA MIA! To celebrate the occasion, an all new video has been released.

Julian Ovenden, Gina Beck, Rob Houchen, and More Will Lead SOUTH PACIFIC at Sadler's  Photo Julian Ovenden, Gina Beck, Rob Houchen, and More Will Lead SOUTH PACIFIC at Sadler's Wells and UK Tour
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2022

Julian Ovenden will star as 'Emile de Becque' throughout the Sadler's Wells season and UK and Ireland Tour of the critically acclaimed, landmark Chichester Festival Theatre production of RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S SOUTH PACIFIC alongside the previously announced Gina Beck as 'Ensign Nellie Forbush'.

Howard Harrison Videos

VIDEO: The Cast of SOUTH PACIFIC Sings a Medley at The Ivy VideoVIDEO: The Cast of SOUTH PACIFIC Sings a Medley at The Ivy
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 5, 2022

A brand-new video has been released of some of the cast of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s SOUTH PACIFIC singing a special medley at The Ivy.

VIDEO: MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 9000 Performances in London VideoVIDEO: MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 9000 Performances in London
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 3, 2022

Today marks the 9000th performance in London's West End of MAMMA MIA! To celebrate the occasion, an all new video has been released.

VIDEO: Go Inside MAMMA MIA!'s Re-Opening Night at The Novello Theatre! VideoVIDEO: Go Inside MAMMA MIA!'s Re-Opening Night at The Novello Theatre!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 27, 2021

MAMMA MIA! is back on stage! The production began performances on 25 August 2021 at London's Novello Theatre. MAMMA MIA!, now in its 23rd year, is currently booking until 2 April 2022. 

#TBT: "Step [Back] In Time" With The Opening Night of MARY POPPINS On Broadway! Video#TBT: "Step [Back] In Time" With The Opening Night of MARY POPPINS On Broadway!
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - Dec 13, 2018

With Mary Poppins Returns coming to movie theaters in a week, I thought the perfect  #TBT would be a look back at the Opening Night of Mary Poppins on Broadway. So I dove back into the BroadwayWorld archives and found the 2006 video (when we were formerly known as BroadwayBeat) with Ashley Brown, straight from starring as 'Belle' Beauty and the Beast on Broadway! And lets not forget Gavin Lee who made his Broadway debut with Mary Poppins.

VIDEO: Original ABBA Members Reunite for Premiere of MAMMA MIA-Inspired Restaurant
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 21, 2016

Agnetha Faltskog, Bjorn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid (Frida) Lyngstad, the original members of ABBA, made a rare group appearance last night at the opening of an ABBA-inspired restaurant, Mamma Mia! The Party in Stockholm.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at New Trailer for HARVEY at Theatre Royal Haymarket
by Stage Tube - Feb 26, 2015

The new production of Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy HARVEY directed by Lindsay Posner and starring James Dreyfus as Elwood P. Dowd and Maureen Lipman as Veta Louise Simmons, will play a limited season at London's Theatre Royal Haymarket from Tuesday 17 March until Saturday 2 May, with a Gala Night on Monday 23 March. The production will first open at Birmingham Repertory Theatre on 6 February, running until 21 February, with a national press night on Tuesday 17 February. After Birmingham, the production will play in Malvern from 24 to 28 February and Richmond from 3 to 7 March. Check out the trailer below!

BWW TV: Scenes from the New Cast of West End's MAMMA MIA!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 6, 2012

The new cast of West End's MAMMA MIA! appeared at the Prince of Wales Theatre, and has now moved to its new home at the Novello Theatre from 6 September 2012. The new cast includes Gary Milner, real-life wife Sally Ann Triplett, Neil Roberts as Harry Bright, James Gaddas as Bill Austin, Charlotte Wakefield as Sophie Sheridan, Andreas Gyllander as Sky, Abiola Ogunbiyi as Ali, Tasha Taylor Johnson as Lisa, Steven Oliver as Pepper and Liam Doyle as Eddie. At certain performances, the role of 'Donna Sheridan' will be played by Claire Poyzer. Joanna Monro and Kim Ismay will continue as Rosie and Tanya respectively. Check out the video below, featuring the new cast!

STAGE TUBE: The Story Behind MARY POPPINS' 'Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious'
by Stage Tube - Aug 17, 2012

Watch the video below for the inside story of how Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman dreamed up the lyrics for 'Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious' in Disney's classic film, Mary Poppins. For the theatre, George Stiles and Anthony Drewe expanded the song to make it 'a stage excursion for the whole cast.' Check out the interview, featuring lots of great footage from the touring production, below!

BWW TV: Interview with Nicolas Dromard and Rachel Wallace of MARY POPPINS at the Ahmanson Theatre
by Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans - Aug 16, 2012

The award-winning musical "Mary Poppins", which opened Friday, August 10th at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles has once again been declared a spectacular hit with Los Angeles audiences. BWW TV's Los Angeles correspondent Michael Sterling and JLE Media Producer Jerry Evans spent the day and evening with the stars of the North American National touring company... Rachel Wallace (Mary Poppins) and Nicholas Dromard (Bert), an original Broadway company member. Check out the interview below!

STAGE TUBE: MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 10th Anniversary!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 13, 2011

MAMMA MIA! opened at Broadway's Winter Garden Theatre on October 18, 2001, and has become one of the most successful musicals of all time anywhere in the world, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. In September of this year, MAMMA MIA! becomes the 10th longest running show in Broadway history and MAMMA MIA! The Movie is the most successful live musical film of all time.


Howard Harrison Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Howard Harrison been nominated for?
Best Lighting Design (Olivier Awards) for City of Angels , Best Lighting Design (Olivier Awards) for Anna Christie , Best Lighting Design (Olivier Awards) for Macbeth , Best Lighting Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for Macbeth , Outstanding Lighting Design (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Mary Poppins , Best Lighting Design of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Mary Poppins , Best Lighting Design (Olivier Awards) for Guys And Dolls , Best Lighting Design (Olivier Awards) for Mary Poppins , Best Lighting Design (Olivier Awards) for Ragtime , Best Lighting Designer (Olivier Awards) for Cat On A Hot Tin Roof , Best Lighting Designer (Olivier Awards) for To The Green Fields Beyond Best Lighting Designer (Olivier Awards) for Private Lives and Best Lighting Designer (Olivier Awards) for The Fix .

What awards has Howard Harrison won?
Best Lighting Design (Olivier Awards) for City of Angelsand Best Lighting Design (Olivier Awards) for Macbeth.