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Jane Cox

 
Bio:
Lighting designer for theatre, dance and opera. Broadway credits include True West, King Lear, Jitney, Machinal, Amelie, Color Purple. Other recent NYC theatre includes Secret Life of Bees, Assassins and Fefu. Jane has also designed for the Barbican Theater, Sydney Opera House, San Francisco Opera ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Lighting designer for theatre, dance and opera. Broadway credits include True West, King Lear, Jitney, Machinal, Amelie, Color Purple. Other recent NYC theatre includes Secret Life of Bees, Assassins and Fefu. Jane has also designed for the Barbican Theater, Sydney Opera House, San Francisco Opera ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2023]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2022] [Replacement]
Lighting Design[Replacement]
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Lighting Design
 
[US Tour, 2019]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2019]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2018] [Replacement]
Lighting Design[Replacement]
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Lighting Designer
 
[US Tour, 2017]
Lighting Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Lighting Design
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Co-Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Lighting Designer
 
[Los Angeles, 2016]
Co-Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Lighting Designer
 
[Los Angeles, 2015]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2015]
Lighting Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Lighting Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Lighting Designer
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2004]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2002]
Associate Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2000]
Assistant Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1999]
Lighting Designer

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2023]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2022] [Replacement]
Lighting Design[Replacement]

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Lighting Design

[US Tour, 2019]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2019]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2018] [Replacement]
Lighting Design[Replacement]

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Lighting Designer

[US Tour, 2017]
Lighting Design

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Lighting Design

[Broadway, 2017]
Co-Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2017]
Lighting Designer

[Los Angeles, 2016]
Co-Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2015]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2015]
Lighting Designer

[Los Angeles, 2015]
Lighting Designer

[West End, 2015]
Lighting Design

[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Lighting Design

[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2014]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2014]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2013]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2008]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Lighting Designer

Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2004]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2002]
Associate Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2000]
Assistant Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 1999]
Lighting Designer

Jane Cox Biography

Lighting designer for theatre, dance and opera. Broadway credits include True West, King Lear, Jitney, Machinal, Amelie, Color Purple. Other recent NYC theatre includes Secret Life of Bees, Assassins and Fefu. Jane has also designed for the Barbican Theater, Sydney Opera House, San Francisco Opera and is a member of the Monica Bill Barnes Dance Company. Jane is a Professor of the Practice and Director of the Theater Program at Princeton University.

Jane Cox Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2022 - Best Lighting Design of a Play
Jane Cox, Macbeth
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical
Jane Cox, The Secret Life of Bees
 
The Lortels - 2017 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Jane Cox, Othello
 
Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Lighting Design of a Play
Jane Cox, August Wilson's Jitney
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical
Jane Cox, The Color Purple
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Jane Cox, Machinal
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Lighting Design of a Play
Jane Cox, Machinal
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Jane Cox, Passion
 
The Hewes Awards - 2013 - Hewes Design Award Gold Star
Jane Cox, The Flick
 
The Lortels - 2013 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Jane Cox, The Flick
 
The Lortels - 2006 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Jane Cox, Apparition

Jane Cox News

2022 Tony Awards Winners- Full List! Photo 2022 Tony Awards Winners- Full List!
by Team BWW - Jun 12, 2022

The best of Broadway gathered on June 12 at Radio City Music Hall to celebrate the 75th Annual Tony Awards. We've got the complete list of winners for the Tony Awards!

How/When/Where to Watch the 2022 Tony Awards and Other Questions Answered! Photo How/When/Where to Watch the 2022 Tony Awards and Other Questions Answered!
by Team BWW - Jun 11, 2022

The 75th Annual Tony Awards are back this year at Radio City Music Hall to celebrate the best of Broadway for the 2021/22 theatre season. Need a refresher on how to watch and when? We've got you covered!

San Francisco Opera Livestreams Summer Season Performances Photo San Francisco Opera Livestreams Summer Season Performances
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2022

San Francisco Opera announces livestreams of select performances from the 2022 Summer Season. Opera lovers around the world have the opportunity to livestream Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Don Giovanni, Bright Sheng and David Henry Hwang's Dream of the Red Chamber and the Eun Sun Kim Conducts Verdi concert, featuring Nicole Car, Arturo Chacón-Cruz, Etienne Dupuis and Soloman Howard.

2022 Tony Awards Nominations - Show by Show! Photo 2022 Tony Awards Nominations - Show by Show!
by Team BWW - May 9, 2022

The nominations are in! Below, check out how each show fared individually for 2022 Tony Nominations in BroadwayWorld's list of nominations by show.

A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, PARADISE SQUARE, MJ & More Lead The 2022 Tony Awards Nominat Photo A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, PARADISE SQUARE, MJ & More Lead The 2022 Tony Awards Nominations
by Team BWW - May 9, 2022

This year's Tony Awards nominations were announced this morning by Adrienne Warren and Joshua Henry and here they are, celebrating the best of the 2021-22 theatre season and we've got the full list of all of this year's 2022 Tony nominees. Check out the full list!

San Francisco Opera's New Production Of DON GIOVANNI Opens 2022 Summer Season, June 4 Photo San Francisco Opera's New Production Of DON GIOVANNI Opens 2022 Summer Season, June 4
by A.A. Cristi - May 6, 2022

San Francisco Opera opens its 2022 Summer Season with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Don Giovanni from June 4‚ÄďJuly 2 at the War Memorial Opera House. Director Michael Cavanagh's new production is the third and final chapter of San Francisco Opera's multi-year Mozart-Da Ponte Trilogy, presenting all three operatic collaborations by Mozart and poet Lorenzo Da Ponte within the same American house setting at different points over a 300-year span.

Photos: The Cast of MACBETH Walks the Red Carpet on Opening Night Photo Photos: The Cast of MACBETH Walks the Red Carpet on Opening Night
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 29, 2022

Last night marked the official opening of Tony Award winner Sam Gold's Macbeth on Broadway, starring Daniel Craig in his return to Broadway as Macbeth and Ruth Negga's Broadway debut as Lady Macbeth. Check out photos of the cast on the opening night red carpet here!

Photos: Daniel Craig, Ruth Negga, and the Cast of MACBETH Take Opening Night Bows Photo Photos: Daniel Craig, Ruth Negga, and the Cast of MACBETH Take Opening Night Bows
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 29, 2022

Last night marked the official opening of Tony Award winner Sam Gold's Macbeth on Broadway, starring Daniel Craig in his return to Broadway as Macbeth and Ruth Negga's Broadway debut as Lady Macbeth.

Photos: Get a First Look at Daniel Craig and Ruth Negga in MACBETH Photo Photos: Get a First Look at Daniel Craig and Ruth Negga in MACBETH
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2022

Check out new production photos for Tony Award winner Sam Gold's Macbeth on Broadway, starring Daniel Craig in his return to Broadway as Macbeth and Ruth Negga's Broadway debut as Lady Macbeth.

Director Sam Gold Takes the Stage in MACBETH After Cast Members Test Positive For COV Photo Director Sam Gold Takes the Stage in MACBETH After Cast Members Test Positive For COVID-19
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2022

Performances officially resumed on April 12 after the show was on a brief hiatus due to members of the cast testing positive for COVID-19. At this time, both Daniel Craig, and his co-star Ruth Negga, are performing in the show.

Jane Cox Videos

VIDEO: Judy Kuhn Shares A Message From ASSASSINS at Classic Stage Company VideoVIDEO: Judy Kuhn Shares A Message From ASSASSINS at Classic Stage Company
by Stage Tube - Apr 2, 2020

Broadway star Judy Kuhn has released a short message on behalf of John Doyle's star-studded production of Stephen Sondheim's Assassins at Classic Stage Company.

VIDEO: First Look at JITNEY at Seattle Rep VideoVIDEO: First Look at JITNEY at Seattle Rep
by Stage Tube - Mar 5, 2020

Seattle Rep will present the Broadway production of August Wilson's Jitney, beginning February 28 in the Bagley Wright Theater. Directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Jitney was the last of Wilson's plays to premiere on Broadway, where it won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play.

VIDEO: Go Inside the Student Matinee of JITNEY at the Mark Taper Forum VideoVIDEO: Go Inside the Student Matinee of JITNEY at the Mark Taper Forum
by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2019

Center Theatre Group is currently presenting August Wilson's 'Jitney' at the Mark Taper Forum. Performances will continue through December 29. The production recently held a student matinee, and you can experience the event alongside first-time high school theatregoers from across SoCal.

Exclusive: Get A First Listen To The Tour Cast Of THE COLOR PURPLE VideoExclusive: Get A First Listen To The Tour Cast Of THE COLOR PURPLE
by Alan Henry - Oct 3, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first listen to the  2019-20 North American tour cast of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE. Preview performances will begin October 19, 2019 in Largo, Maryland at The Center for the Performing Arts at Prince George's Community College. The tour will have its official opening October 25, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana at The Mahalia Jackson Theatre.

BWW TV: Sing It, Celie! Watch THE COLOR PURPLE Tour Bring Down the House in Rehearsal VideoBWW TV: Sing It, Celie! Watch THE COLOR PURPLE Tour Bring Down the House in Rehearsal
by TV - On the Road - Sep 21, 2017

The first North American tour of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE will launch on October 7, 2017 in Schenectady, New York at Proctors and the tour will have its official opening October 17, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland at The Hippodrome Theatre. The tour will visit more than 30 cities in its first year on tour.

Tony Sheldon, Manoel Felciano & More Join Phillipa Soo in AMELIE; Full Broadway Cast Announced!
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 26, 2017

Producers today announced complete casting for the upcoming Broadway production of AMELIE, A NEW MUSICAL.

VIDEO: THE COLOR PURPLE's Danielle Brooks Talks Performing In Front of Oprah Winfrey
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 28, 2016

Danielle Brooks (ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK) stopped by last night's THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT to talk about performing in the hit Broadway show THE COLOR PURPLE in front of Oprah Winfrey

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson & Cast of THE COLOR PURPLE Perform 'Push Da Button' on 'Colbert'
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 8, 2015

On last night's LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT, Jennifer Hudson and the cast of Broadway's THE COLOR PURPLE performed the number 'Push Da Button'.

VIDEO: THE COLOR PURPLE's Jennifer Hudson, Cynthia Erivo Perform Title Song on GMA
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 24, 2015

On this morning's GMA, THE COLOR PURPLE's Jennifer Hudson and Cynthia Erivo took to the stage with a powerful performance of the title song. Later, the actors discuss the stage adaptation of the classsic novel.

STAGE TUBE: Oprah Surprises THE COLOR PURPLE Cast, Sings in Rehearsal!
by Stage Tube - Oct 15, 2015

THE COLOR PURPLE producer Oprah stopped by a recent rehearsal for the show's upcoming Broadway run and joined in on a song after hugging some of the cast members, among them Danille Brooks, Jennifer Hudson and Cynthia Erivo. Check out a clip from the surprise visit below!


Jane Cox Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Jane Cox been nominated for?
Best Lighting Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for Macbeth , Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Secret Life of Bees , Outstanding Lighting Design (The Lortels) for Othello , Best Lighting Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for August Wilson's Jitney , Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Color Purple , Outstanding Lighting Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Machinal , Best Lighting Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for Machinal , Outstanding Lighting Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Passion , Hewes Design Award (The Hewes Awards) for The Flick Outstanding Lighting Design (The Lortels) for The Flick and Outstanding Lighting Design (The Lortels) for Apparition .

What awards has Jane Cox won?
Hewes Design Award (The Hewes Awards) for The Flick.