Howell Binkley

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Binkley's Broadway credits includeSummer: The Donna Summer Musical, Escape to Margaritaville, Come From Away (2017 Tony nomination), A Bronx Tale, Hamilton (2016 Tony winner/2018 Olivier winner), After Midnight (2014 Tony nomination), How to Succeed... (2011 Tony nomination), West Side Story (2009 Tony nomination), In the Heights (2008 Tony nomination), Jersey Boys (2006 Tony winner), Avenue Q, Parade, Kiss of the Spider Woman (1993 Tony nomination).
He is also the Co-Founder/Resident Lighting Designer for Parsons Dance. 1993 Sir Laurence Olivier and Canadian Dora Awards for Kiss of the Spider Woman. 2006 and 2016 Henry Hewes Design Awards for Jersey Boys and Hamilton.
He is also a five-time Helen Hayes Award recipient, 1993 Laurence Olivier Award and Canadian Dora Award for Spider Woman, 2006 Henry Hewes Design Award and Outer Critics Circle Award for Jersey Boys.

Howell Binkley Productions

 
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[Arlington, VA (Regional), 2020]
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[Washington, DC (Regional), 2020]
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[US Tour, 2019]
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[Chicago (Regional), 2019]
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[Off-Broadway, 2019]
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[US Tour, 2018] [Replacement]
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Howell Binkley Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Lighting Design of a Musical

Howell Binkley, Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations

BroadwayWorld Awards - 2011 - Best Lighting Design

Howell Binkley, How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Lighting Design of a Musical

Howell Binkley, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

The Hewes Awards - 2006 - Lighting Design

Howell Binkley, Jersey Boys

Olivier Awards - 1993 - Best Lighting Designer

Howell Binkley, Kiss Of The Spider Woman

Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Lighting Design

Howell Binkley , Kiss of the Spider Woman

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COME FROM AWAY Is On Sale Now At Playhouse Square

COME FROM AWAY, the Tony & Olivier Award-winning 'must-see musical' (NPR), is now on sale! Don't miss your chance to experience this incredible show.

HAMILTON To Return To Fort Worth at Bass Performance Hall

That tickets are on sale now for HAMILTON, returning to Bass Hall in a limited engagement this summer.

HAMILTON is Coming to Winspear Opera House in May

Single tickets for HAMILTON at Winspear Opera House will go on sale to the public on Thursday, February 8 at 10 a.m. See performance dates and learn how to purchase tickets!

HAMILTON to Launch #HAM4HAM Lottery for Atlanta Engagement

Enter the #HAM4HAM Lottery in Atlanta for a chance to win $10 tickets to HAMILTON. Limited availability for every performance. Student Rush Tickets also available.

HAMILTON Will Return For The 2024-2025 Broadway Season at The Fox

The national tour of the Broadway musical HAMILTON will return to the Fabulous Fox Theatre as part of the 2024-2025 Broadway season, as announced today in celebration of Alexander Hamilton's birthday by producer Jeffrey Seller and the Fabulous Fox Theatre.

Video: Lin-Manuel Miranda Makes Surprise Appearance During HAMILTON Curtain Call

Lin-Manuel Miranda made a surprise appearance on stage during the curtain call of Hamilton. Miranda gave a speech to bid farewell to Miguel Cervantes, who played his final performance in the title role, as well as Alysha Deslorieux, a member of the original Broadway company, who played her final show as Eliza. Watch the video here!

Winners Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Austria Awards

Winners have been announced for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Austria Awards! Winners include Ronacher Wien and more!

Trey Curtis to Star as Alexander Hamilton in HAMILTON on Broadway

Trey Curtis will star as Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton on Broaday. Learn more about the show here!

Last Chance to Vote for the BWW Austria Awards; Voting Ends 12/31

It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Austria 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 Austria Awards; ROCK ME AMADEUS, KASIMIR UND KAROLINE, Raimund Theater Wien & More Lead!

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

State Theatre New Jersey to Present COME FROM AWAY in January

State Theatre New Jersey will present the Broadway musical, Come From Away on Friday, January 5 at 8pm; Saturday, January 6 at 2pm and 8pm.

HAMILTON Goes On Sale At Eccles Theater December 13

PUBLIC ON SALE WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13. Get ready for the highly anticipated performances of HAMILTON at Eccles Theater from July 31 to September 1. Single tickets now available.

BroadwayWorld Austria Awards; ROCK ME AMADEUS, KASIMIR UND KAROLINE, Raimund Theater Wien & More Lead!

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

Review: AIN'T TOO PROUD at Ed Mirvish Theatre

Ain't Too Proud, playing at the Ed Mirvish Theatre for a limited engagement, brings the life and times of Motown's finest, The Temptations, to the Toronto stage in a toe-tapping 'Behind the Music'-style spectacular that will leave audiences jaw-dropped.

BroadwayWorld Austria Awards December 5th Standings; ROCK ME AMADEUS Leads Best Musical!

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

Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Austria Awards; KASIMIR UND KAROLINE Leads Best Play!

Happy Holidays! The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 27th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Austria Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Tickets Go On Sale Next Week For HAMILTON at BBMann

Single tickets for HAMILTON at BBMann will go on sale to the public on Tuesday, December 5 at 10AM. Tickets will be available for performances April 23 – May 5, 2024. 

Police Called to HAMILTON Performance in Manchester After Fight Breaks Out in Audience

According to various reports, police were called to the Palace Theatre in Manchester after a fight broke out during a performance of Hamilton on Friday, November 24th.

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of HAMILTON UK and Ireland Tour

Check out photos from the opening night of the UK and Ireland tour of HAMILTON at the Manchester Palace Theatre on Tuesday 21 November 2023!

Photos: First Look at the UK and Ireland Tour of HAMILTON

All new production photos have been released for the first ever UK and Ireland tour of the award-winning HAMILTON, which currently plays at the Manchester Palace until 24 February 2024.  Check out the photos here!

Howell Binkley FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Howell Binkley has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. Some of his notable nominations include Best Lighting Design of a Musical at the Tony Awards for "Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations," the White Light Award for Best Lighting Design at the Olivier Awards for "Hamilton," and Best Lighting Design at the BroadwayWorld Awards for "Allegiance." He has also received nominations for his work on "Come From Away," "Hamilton," "After Midnight," "How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," "West Side Story," "In The Heights," "LoveMusik," "Jersey Boys," "Cyrano," "Sweeney Todd," "Sunday in the Park With George," "Radiant Baby," "The Full Monty," "Sweet Bird of Youth," "Peer Gynt," "Tempest," "Mourning Becomes Electra," "Macbeth," "Henry V," "Henry IV," "Kiss Of The Spider Woman," "King Lear," and "Richard III." Binkley's talent in lighting design has been recognized by various awards organizations, including the Tony Awards, Olivier Awards, Drama Desk Awards, Outer Critics Circle Awards, Helen Hayes Awards, and The Lortels.

Howell Binkley has won several awards for his lighting design work in various Broadway shows. Some of his notable wins include the White Light Award for Best Lighting Design at the Olivier Awards for "Hamilton," the Best Lighting Design at the BroadwayWorld Awards for "Allegiance," the Best Lighting Design of a Musical at the Tony Awards for "Hamilton," and the Outstanding Lighting Design at The Lortels for "Hamilton." He has also won awards for his lighting design in shows like "How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," "Jersey Boys," "Sweeney Todd," "The Full Monty," "Tempest," "Macbeth," and "Richard III." Binkley's talent and creativity in lighting design have been recognized and celebrated by various award organizations in the theater industry.

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