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Mark Thompson

 
Bio:
Mark Thompson's work for the National Theatre includes The Alchemist, Once in a Lifetime, Henry IV Parts 1 & 2, Duchess of Malfi, Life x 3, The Wind in the Willows, The Madness of George III, Arcadia, Pericles, What the Butler Saw and The Day I Stood Still. Recent work elsewhere includes And Then ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Mark Thompson's work for the National Theatre includes The Alchemist, Once in a Lifetime, Henry IV Parts 1 & 2, Duchess of Malfi, Life x 3, The Wind in the Willows, The Madness of George III, Arcadia, Pericles, What the Butler Saw and The Day I Stood Still. Recent work elsewhere includes And Then ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2022]
Set Designer
 
[US Tour, 2021] [Replacement]
Original scenic and costume design[Replacement]
 
[West End, 2021]
Scenic Designer
Costume Designer
 
[West End, 2021]
Costume Designer
Set Designer
Costume Design
Set Design
 
[Broadway, 2019]
Set and Costume Design
 
[US Tour, 2018] [Replacement]
Set and Costume Design[Replacement]
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Scenic and Costume Designer
 
[West End, 2016] [Replacement]
Designer[Replacement]
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Set and Costumer Designer
 
[Las Vegas, 2014]
Production Designer
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Scenic Designer
 
[West End, 2013]
Set & Costume Designer
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Costume Designer
Set Designer
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Producer
 
[West End, 2011]
Designer
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Costume Designer
Scenic Designer
 
[West End, 2010]
Costume Designer
Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Scenic Designer
Costume Designer
 
[West End, 2007]
Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 2004]
Scenic Designer
Settings/Costumes
Costume Designer
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Scenic Designer
Costume Designer
 
[West End, 2002]
Production
 
[US Tour, 2002]
Scenic Designer
Costume Designer
 
[Broadway, 2001]
Scenic Designer
Costume Designer
 
[Broadway, 2001]
Scenic Designer
Settings/Costumes
Costume Designer
 
[Broadway, 2001]
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Lighting Designer
Scenic Designer
 
[Toronto, 2000]
Settings/Costumes
 
[New York, 1999]
Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 1998]
Costume Designer
Scenic Designer
 
[West End, 1998]
Scenery/Costumes
 
[Broadway, 1998]
Scenic Designer
Costume Designer
 
[West End, 1995]
Settings/Costumes
 
[Broadway, 1995]
Costume Designer
Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 1993]
Costume Designer
Scenic Designer
Settings/Costumes
 
[West End, 1991]
Settings/Costumes
 
[Broadway, 1990]
Costume Designer
Scenic Designer
 
[West End, 1989]
Settings/Costumes
 
[West End, 1986]
Scenery/Costumes

Photos

Cush Jumbo and set and costume designer Mark Thompson Photo

Cush Jumbo and set and costume designer Mark Thompson

From: 
Date:
04/27/2016

 

Stage

Productions

[West End, 2022]
Set Designer

[US Tour, 2021] [Replacement]
Original scenic and costume design[Replacement]

[West End, 2021]
Scenic Designer

Costume Designer

[West End, 2021]
Costume Designer

Set Designer

Costume Design

Set Design

[Broadway, 2019]
Set and Costume Design

[US Tour, 2018] [Replacement]
Set and Costume Design[Replacement]

[Broadway, 2017]
Scenic and Costume Designer

[West End, 2016] [Replacement]
Designer[Replacement]

[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Set and Costumer Designer

[Las Vegas, 2014]
Production Designer

[Broadway, 2014]
Scenic Designer

[West End, 2013]
Set & Costume Designer

[Broadway, 2012]
Costume Designer

Set Designer

[Broadway, 2012]
Producer

[Broadway, 2011]
Producer

[West End, 2011]
Designer

[Broadway, 2010]
Costume Designer

Scenic Designer

[West End, 2010]
Costume Designer

Scenic Designer

[Broadway, 2009]
Scenic Designer

Costume Designer

[West End, 2007]
Scenic Designer

[Broadway, 2004]
Scenic Designer

Settings/Costumes

Costume Designer

[Broadway, 2003]
Scenic Designer

Costume Designer

[West End, 2002]
Production

[US Tour, 2002]
Scenic Designer

Costume Designer

[Broadway, 2001]
Scenic Designer

Costume Designer

[Broadway, 2001]
Scenic Designer

Settings/Costumes

Costume Designer

[Broadway, 2001]
Scenic Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Lighting Designer

Scenic Designer

[Toronto, 2000]
Settings/Costumes

[New York, 1999]
Scenic Designer

[Broadway, 1998]
Costume Designer

Scenic Designer

[West End, 1998]
Scenery/Costumes

[Broadway, 1998]
Scenic Designer

Costume Designer

[West End, 1995]
Settings/Costumes

[Broadway, 1995]
Costume Designer

Scenic Designer

[Broadway, 1993]
Costume Designer

Scenic Designer

Settings/Costumes

[West End, 1991]
Settings/Costumes

[Broadway, 1990]
Costume Designer

Scenic Designer

[West End, 1989]
Settings/Costumes

[West End, 1986]
Scenery/Costumes

Mark Thompson Biography

Mark Thompson's work for the National Theatre includes The Alchemist, Once in a Lifetime, Henry IV Parts 1 & 2, Duchess of Malfi, Life x 3, The Wind in the Willows, The Madness of George III, Arcadia, Pericles, What the Butler Saw and The Day I Stood Still. Recent work elsewhere includes And Then There Were None (Gielgud); Bombay Dreams (London and Broadway); The Lady in The Van (Queen's), Follies (New York (set only); Dr Dolittle & Blast! (Apollo Hammersmith).

For the RSC: Hamlet, Measure for Measure, The Wizard of Oz, Much Ado About Nothing, The Comedy of Errors and The Unexpected Man; at the Royal Court: Piano/Forte, The Woman Before, Wild East, Mouth to Mouth, Six Degrees of Separation, Hysteria, The Kitchen, and Never Land; for the Donmar: Twelfth Night, Uncle Vanya (costumes only), The Blue Room, Insignificance, Company (also Albery), and The Front Page; for the Almeida: Volpone, Betrayal, Party Time and Butterfly Kiss.

Other theatre includes Art, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Shadowland. Opera: Falstaff (Scottish Opera), Peter Grimes (Opera North), Ariadne Auf Naxos (Salzburg), Il Viaggio à Reims (ROH), Hansel and Gretel (Sydney), The Two Widows (ENO), Queen of Spades (New York), and Montag aus licht (costumes; Milan). Ballet: Don Quixote (Royal Ballet).

Film: Costume Design for The Madness of King George.

Mark Thompson Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Costume Design for a Musical
Mark Thompson, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Costume Design Gold Star
Mark Thompson, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
 
Tony Awards - 2020 - Best Costume Design of a Musical
Mark Thompson, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
 
Tony Awards - 2020 - Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Mark Thompson, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
 
Olivier Awards - 2014 - Best Costume Design Gold Star
Mark ThompsonCharlie And The Chocolate Factory
 
Olivier Awards - 2014 - Best Set Design
Mark ThompsonCharlie And The Chocolate Factory
 
Olivier Awards - 2012 - Best Set Design
Mark Thompson, One Man, Two Guvnors
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Costume Design of a Play
Mark Thompson, One Man, Two Guvnors
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Scenic Design of a Play
Mark Thompson, One Man, Two Guvnors
 
Olivier Awards - 2011 - Best Costume Design
Mark Thompson, London Assurance
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Costume Design of a Play
Mark Thompson, La Bête
 
Olivier Awards - 2010 - Best Set Design
Mark ThompsonEngland People Very Nice
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Costume Design Gold Star
Mark Thompson, Bombay Dreams
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Set Designs - Musical Gold Star
Mark Thompson, Bombay Dreams
 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Costume Design
Mark Thompson, Bombay Dreams
 
Olivier Awards - 2003 - Best Costume Design
Mark Thompson, Bombay Dreams
 
The Lortels - 2001 - Outstanding Scenic Design
Mark Thompson, The Unexpected Man
 
Olivier Awards - 1999 - Best Set Designer
Mark ThompsonThe Blue Room
 
Olivier Awards - 1997 - Best Set Designer
Mark ThompsonArt
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1995 - Outstanding Set Design
Mark Thompson, Arcadia
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1995 - Outstanding Set Design
Mark Thompson, Arcadia
 
Tony Awards - 1995 - Best Scenic Design
Mark Thompson, Arcadia
 
Olivier Awards - 1994 - Best Set Designer Gold Star
Mark ThompsonHysteria
 
Olivier Awards - 1992 - Best Costume Designer Gold Star
Mark ThompsonThe Comedy Of Errors
 
Olivier Awards - 1992 - Best Set Designer Gold Star
Mark ThompsonThe Comedy Of Errors, RSC
 
Olivier Awards - 1991 - Best Costume Designer
Mark ThompsonThe Wind In The Willows
 
Olivier Awards - 1991 - Best Set Designer Gold Star
Mark ThompsonThe Wind In The Willows
 
Olivier Awards - 1988 - Designer of the Year
Mark Thompson, The Wizard Of Oz
 
Olivier Awards - 1988 - Designer of the Year
Mark ThompsonMeasure For Measure

Mark Thompson News

Contact Marks Black History Month With HALO Photo Contact Marks Black History Month With HALO
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2022

To celebrate and mark Black History Month 2022, Contact is delighted to announce that its Artistic Director Keisha Thompson is teaming up with the acclaimed Contact Young Company to direct their brand new show, Halo from October 24-26. This will mark Thompson's directorial debut at Contact since taking over the leadership reigns in June of this year.

Royal Shakespeare Company Appoints Daniel Evans And Tamara Harvey As Co-Artistic Dire Photo Royal Shakespeare Company Appoints Daniel Evans And Tamara Harvey As Co-Artistic Directors
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 20, 2022

The RSC has announced that Daniel Evans and Tamara Harvey, will be the Co-Artistic Directors of the Royal Shakespeare Company taking up the post from June 2023. 

TINA ‚Ä" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Breaks Box Office Record at Theatre Royal Sydney Photo TINA ‚Ä" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Breaks Box Office Record at Theatre Royal Sydney
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 20, 2022

Tickets to TINA ‚Äď THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL¬†went on sale last week and broke box office records!¬†¬† The show sold more tickets in the pre-sale period than any other show at¬†Theatre Royal Sydney¬†since it reopened.¬†

TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL On Sale At Durham Performing Arts Center, September 22 Photo TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL On Sale At Durham Performing Arts Center, September 22
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 19, 2022

DPAC¬†has¬†announced that TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL is on stage for eight performances beginning January 3 ‚Äď 8, 2023, as part of Truist Broadway at DPAC.

Photos: First Look! TINA: THE THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Hits The Road Photo Photos: First Look! TINA: THE THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Hits The Road
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2022

See first look photos from the North American tour of TINA - THE Tina Turner MUSICAL, which hit the road this summer for a 30-city tour!

TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Is Coming To Detroit Opera House December 6 - 18 Photo TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Is Coming To Detroit Opera House December 6 - 18
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 13, 2022

Broadway In Detroit has announced that tickets for TINA ‚Äď THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL will go on sale Friday, September 30 at 10:00 a.m. for 16 performances from December 6 - 18.

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.

TINA ‚Ä" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Sets On Sale Dates For Sydney Run Photo TINA ‚Ä" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Sets On Sale Dates For Sydney Run
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2022

Last month the Australian production of the critically acclaimed smash hit TINA ‚Äď THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL was announced to a rapturous response, with the season confirmed at Theatre Royal Sydney from May 2023.¬†

TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL On Sale At Hippodrome Theatre Today! Photo TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL On Sale At Hippodrome Theatre Today!
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 1, 2022

The Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center is delighted to announce that tickets for TINA ‚Äď THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL will go on sale Friday, September 2 for eight performances from Tuesday, November 15 to Sunday, November 20. ¬†

DYNASTY Star Elaine Hendrix to Receive Celebrity Activist Award at Last Chance for An Photo DYNASTY Star Elaine Hendrix to Receive Celebrity Activist Award at Last Chance for Animals' Compassion Gala
by Michael Major - Aug 10, 2022

Past celebrity honorees and VIP participants have included Kim Basinger, Priscilla Presley, Donna D'Errico, Pamela Anderson, Mena Suvari, Virunga National Park's Prince Emmanuel de Merode and Anthony Caere, Kenya Kinski-Jones, Joe Mantegna, Chrissy Metz, Katie Cleary, Rick Springfield, Alexandra Paul, Cindy Landon, and more.

Mark Thompson Videos

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: Nkeki Obi-Melekwe & TINA Cast Perform on the WENDY SHOW VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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: 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. 

VIDEO: The Cast of TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Performs 'Proud Mary' on GMA VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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: Adrienne Warren Premieres 'River Deep ‚Ä" Mountain High' from TINA - THE TINA  VideoVIDEO: Adrienne Warren Premieres 'River Deep ‚Ä" 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 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. Watch the music video below!


Mark Thompson Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Mark Thompson been nominated for?
Outstanding Costume Design for a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical , Outstanding Costume Design (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical , Best Costume Design of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical , Best Scenic Design of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical , Best Costume Design (Olivier Awards) for Charlie And The Chocolate Factory , Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for Charlie And The Chocolate Factory , Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for One Man, Two Guvnors , Best Costume Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for One Man, Two Guvnors , Best Scenic Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for One Man, Two Guvnors , Best Costume Design (Olivier Awards) for London Assurance , Best Costume Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for La Bête , Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for England People Very Nice , Outstanding Costume Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Bombay Dreams , Outstanding Set Designs - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Bombay Dreams , Best Costume Design (Tony Awards) for Bombay Dreams , Best Costume Design (Olivier Awards) for Bombay Dreams , Outstanding Scenic Design (The Lortels) for The Unexpected Man , Best Set Designer (Olivier Awards) for The Blue Room , Best Set Designer (Olivier Awards) for Art , Outstanding Set Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Arcadia , Outstanding Set Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Arcadia , Best Scenic Design (Tony Awards) for Arcadia , Best Set Designer (Olivier Awards) for Hysteria , Best Costume Designer (Olivier Awards) for The Comedy Of Errors , Best Set Designer (Olivier Awards) for The Comedy Of Errors, RSC , Best Costume Designer (Olivier Awards) for The Wind In The Willows , Best Set Designer (Olivier Awards) for The Wind In The Willows Designer of the Year (Olivier Awards) for The Wizard Of Oz and Designer of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Measure For Measure .

What awards has Mark Thompson won?
Outstanding Costume Design (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, Best Costume Design (Olivier Awards) for Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, Outstanding Costume Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Bombay Dreams, Outstanding Set Designs - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Bombay Dreams, Best Set Designer (Olivier Awards) for Hysteria , Best Costume Designer (Olivier Awards) for The Comedy Of Errors Best Set Designer (Olivier Awards) for The Comedy Of Errors, RSCand Best Set Designer (Olivier Awards) for The Wind In The Willows.