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Peter Mumford

 
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Bio:
Work in the US includes King Kong, The Children, The Seagull, Private Lives (Broadway); King Lear, Long Day√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Journey into Night, Escaped Alone, Ghosts (BAM); Love and Information (NYTW); Cock (Duke on 42nd), Drunk Enough to Say I Love You? (Public Theater); Manon Lescaut, Madama Butterfly, ... (read complete bio)
 
Peter Mumford Headshot

Bio:
Work in the US includes King Kong, The Children, The Seagull, Private Lives (Broadway); King Lear, Long Day√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Journey into Night, Escaped Alone, Ghosts (BAM); Love and Information (NYTW); Cock (Duke on 42nd), Drunk Enough to Say I Love You? (Public Theater); Manon Lescaut, Madama Butterfly, ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2020]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2020]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2018]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2018]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2018]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Lighting Design
 
[West End, 2017]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2017]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2017]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2017] [Replacement]
Lighting[Replacement]
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2017]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2016]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2013]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2012]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2012]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2007]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2005]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2002]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 1997]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 1997]
Lighting Designer

Peter Mumford Biography

Work in the US includes King Kong, The Children, The Seagull, Private Lives (Broadway); King Lear, Long Day√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Journey into Night, Escaped Alone, Ghosts (BAM); Love and Information (NYTW); Cock (Duke on 42nd), Drunk Enough to Say I Love You? (Public Theater); Manon Lescaut, Madama Butterfly, Werther, Carmen (The Met). Current West End: 42nd Street. Awards include two Olivier Awards, South Bank Award for Opera which he directed and designed (Ring Cycle), Helpmann and Green Room Award for Lighting (King Kong in Australia).

Peter Mumford Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Peter Mumford, King Kong
 
Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Peter Mumford, King Kong
 
Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Lighting Design of a Play
Peter Mumford, The Ferryman
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Peter Mumford, King Lear
 
Olivier Awards - 2014 - Best Lighting Design
Peter MumfordGhosts
 
Evening Standard Awards - 2013 - Best Design
Peter MumfordGhosts
 
The Lortels - 2008 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Peter Mumford, Drunk Enough to Say I Love You?
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Lighting Design Gold Star
Peter Mumford, Vincent in Brixton
 
Olivier Awards - 2003 - Best Lighting Design Gold Star
Peter MumfordThe Bacchai
 
Olivier Awards - 2002 - Best Lighting Designer
Peter MumfordHamlet
 
Olivier Awards - 2000 - Best Lighting Designer
Peter MumfordCollected Stories
 
Olivier Awards - 1996 - Best Lighting Designer
Peter MumfordRichard II
 
Olivier Awards - 1995 - Outstanding Achievement in Dance Gold Star
Peter MumfordThe Royal Ballet's Fearful Symmetries

Peter Mumford News

Greek National Opera Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring World Premiere of New GNO Pro Photo Greek National Opera Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring World Premiere of New GNO Production of Verdi's FALSTAFF
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022

The Greek National Opera’s 2022-23 season curated by GNO Artistic Director Giorgos Koumendakis will feature ten new opera and ballet productions, one newly commissioned opera, five revivals of past productions, music concerts, major co-productions with some of the world’s foremost opera houses, collaborations with leading conductors and more.

BWW Feature: ONLINE VIRTUAL OPERA TOUR at Home Computer Screens Photo BWW Feature: ONLINE VIRTUAL OPERA TOUR at Home Computer Screens
by Maria Nockin - May 15, 2021

For her Los Angeles Opera Signature Recital, mezzo-soprano Susan Graham, accompanied by Jeremy Frank, sings a collection of¬†her favorite songs. They perform works¬† by 20th-century composer Kurt Weill, including 'Lonely House,' 'I'm a Stranger Here Myself,‚ÄĚ and 'September Song.‚ÄĚ LAO will stream the recital until July 1, 2021

BWW Feature: ONLINE VIRTUAL OPERA TOUR No.43 at Home Computer Screens Photo BWW Feature: ONLINE VIRTUAL OPERA TOUR No.43 at Home Computer Screens
by Maria Nockin - Jan 30, 2021

The unforgettable world of Ellen Reid’s      p  r  i  s  m returns to LA Opera for two weeks. This time, the Pulitzer Prize-winning piece is streaming on your home screen.  Composer Reid and librettist Roxie Perkins' sobering story follows a mother and daughter as they explore the trauma of sexual abuse and the elasticity of memory that follows.

BWW Feature: ONLINE VIRTUAL OPERA TOUR  No. 40 at Home Computer Screens Photo BWW Feature: ONLINE VIRTUAL OPERA TOUR No. 40 at Home Computer Screens
by Maria Nockin - Jan 8, 2021

Los Angeles Opera‚Äôs Modulation, presented in collaboration with the Prototype Festival,¬†adapts opera and theater to a new interactive format. The voices of extraordinary artists show us the irrepressible power of music to provide comfort and instigate contemplation of ourselves, our art, our world.¬†Access to Modulation, available January 8‚Äď16, 2021, costs $25 per viewing household.¬†Access will enable you to enjoy Modulation for one week.

BWW Feature: ONLINE OPERA VIRTUAL TOUR OCT. 31-NOV 7 at Home Computer Screens Photo BWW Feature: ONLINE OPERA VIRTUAL TOUR OCT. 31-NOV 7 at Home Computer Screens
by Maria Nockin - Oct 31, 2020

This weekend, tenor Frederick Ballentine returns to the L A Opera virtual stage for a spooky Halloween-themed ‚ÄúLiving Room Recital.‚ÄĚ He partners with mezzo-soprano Fleur Barron and pianist Kunal Lahiry to perform some of opera's most mysterious and scary songs‚ÄĒincluding the murder scene from Carmen.

BWW Feature: ONLINE OPERA VIRTUAL TOUR AUG 29-SEPT 5 at Home Computer Screens Photo BWW Feature: ONLINE OPERA VIRTUAL TOUR AUG 29-SEPT 5 at Home Computer Screens
by Maria Nockin - Aug 29, 2020

This week on the Los Angeles Opera website soprano¬†Ana Mar√≠a Mart√≠nez performs the famous 'Song to the Moon' from Anton√≠n DvoŇô√°k's Rusalka, along with a selection of captivating Spanish songs. They include a?oeLa Peteneraa?? by Federico Moreno-Torroba, the a?oePoema en Forma de Cancionesa?? by Joaqu√≠n Turina, and a?oeMu√Īequita Lindaa?? by Mar√≠a Grever.

Photo Flash: First Look at Caryl Churchill's A NUMBER at Bridge Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Caryl Churchill's A NUMBER at Bridge Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2020

Polly Findlay directs Roger Allam and Colin Morgan in Caryl Churchill's play A Number at the Bridge Theatre running to 14 March 2020. Designs are by Lizzie Clachan with lighting by Peter Mumford, sound by Carolyn Downing, music by Marc Tritschler and casting by Robert Sterne.

BWW Review: FAR AWAY, Donmar Warehouse Photo BWW Review: FAR AWAY, Donmar Warehouse
by Gary Naylor - Feb 13, 2020

In just 45 minutes, Caryl Churchill's Far Away walks a tightrope between tricksy surrealism and dystopian warning but stays upright due to its sheer theatricality.

Anthony Minghella's Staging of MADAM BUTTERFLY Will Return to the London Coliseum Photo Anthony Minghella's Staging of MADAM BUTTERFLY Will Return to the London Coliseum
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 4, 2020

Anthony Minghella's production of Madam Butterfly returns to the Coliseum. Premiered 15 years ago at English National Opera (ENO) and now onto its seventh revival, this popular production is back to entrance audiences with its mix of stunning cinematic imagery, traditional Japanese theatre and Puccini's powerful music.

Wake Up With BWW 1/15: MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON Opens on Broadway, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 1/15: MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON Opens on Broadway, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 15, 2020

Today's top stories: My Name is Lucy Barton officially opens tonight, and more!

Peter Mumford Videos

VIDEO: Laura Linney Discusses the Challenges of Her One-Woman Show Videoplay
VIDEO: Laura Linney Discusses the Challenges of Her One-Woman Show

by Stage Tube - Dec 3, 2019

Laura Linney was a guest on Tuesday's episode of Live with Kelly and Ryan to talk about her one-woman play My Name Is Lucy Barton.

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Peter Nigrini Videoplay
WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Peter Nigrini

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 5, 2019

The Tony Awards are like Christmas in June for theatre lovers, and that makes this year's nominees the reason for the season. This year's Tony nominees transported us with the magic of theatre, and we're saluting their work by taking a closer look at their extraordinary accomplishments. Today we're studying up on Peter Nigrini!

VIDEO: Watch the All New TV Spot For KING KONG Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the All New TV Spot For KING KONG

by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 19, 2019

King Kong has just dropped an all new TV spot! The commercial features footage from the show, including, of course, the iconic puppet.

BWW TV: Get a First Look at THE FERRYMAN on Broadway Videoplay
BWW TV: Get a First Look at THE FERRYMAN on Broadway

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 20, 2018

The Ferryman opens tomorrow, Sunday, October 21, at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 W. 45th Street) on Broadway. Get a first look at the cast in action in the clips below!

VIDEO: Going Behind the Scenes With The Talented Team of KING KONG Videoplay
VIDEO: Going Behind the Scenes With The Talented Team of KING KONG

by Stage Tube - Mar 6, 2018

The classic story King Kong, will open at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway) on November 8, 2018. Check out the talented team of professionals in the video below and see how they brought the most famous primate in cinema history to life on the stage.

BWW TV: Jim Broadbent-Led A CHRISTMAS CAROL Enters Final Week of Performances
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 26, 2016

Last chance to see Academy Award-winner Jim Broadbent's triumphant return to the stage in A Christmas Carol at the Noel Coward Theatre. Must end its limited run on Saturday 30 January.

BWW TV: First Look at David Suchet, John O'May, George Spartels and More in Highlights of THE LAST CONFESSION
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 6, 2014

Internationally acclaimed British actor David Suchet will reprise his role on stage in the conspiracy thriller, 'THE LAST CONFESSION', in Australia in 2014. The international production will play in Toronto and Los Angeles before arriving in Australia in August. Seasons in Perth and Brisbane were announced late last year and now dates have been confirmed for seasons at Adelaide's Her Majesty's Theatre from August 27 and Melbourne's Comedy Theatre from September 3. Tickets on sale from Friday February 7. Check out a first look at highlights below!

BWW TV: First Look at Jonas Kaufmann Singing 'O Nature' From WERTHER at The Met
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 25, 2014

Tenor Jonas Kaufmann stars in the title role of the tortured poet in the Met's new production of Massenet's Werther, running through March 15, 2014. Check out the video below of Jonas singing 'O Nature.'

STAGE TUBE: Andrew Lloyd Webber Discusses the Sex, Lies, and Espionage of STEPHEN WARD
by Stage Tube - Dec 17, 2013

Stephen Ward, which has music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and book and lyrics by playwright Christopher Hamptonand lyricist Don Black, opens on 19 December 2013 at the Aldwych Theatre. The production, directed by Richard Eyre, is currently previewing with booking to 1 March 2014. Set and Costume designs are by Rob Howell, with lighting byPeter Mumford, sound by Paul Groothuis, projection design by Jon Driscoll and choreography by Stephen Mear. Stephen Ward is produced by Robert Fox Limited and The Really Useful Group. In the video below, Andrew Lloyd Webber discusses the sex, lies, and espionage of the story!

STAGE TUBE: Andrew Lloyd Webber Talks STEPHEN WARD on Graham Norton Show
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2013

Andrew Lloyd Webber just stopped by the Graham Norton Show, where he chatted about creating the new show and the possibility of changing the ending. Check out the full interview below!


Peter Mumford Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Peter Mumford been nominated for?
Outstanding Lighting Design (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for King Kong , Best Lighting Design of a Musical (Tony Awards) for King Kong , Best Lighting Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Ferryman , Outstanding Lighting Design (Drama Desk Awards) for King Lear , Best Lighting Design (Olivier Awards) for Ghosts , Best Design (Evening Standard Awards) for Ghosts , Outstanding Lighting Design (The Lortels) for Drunk Enough to Say I Love You? , Outstanding Lighting Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Vincent in Brixton , Best Lighting Design (Olivier Awards) for The Bacchai , Best Lighting Designer (Olivier Awards) for Hamlet , Best Lighting Designer (Olivier Awards) for Collected Stories Best Lighting Designer (Olivier Awards) for Richard II and Outstanding Achievement in Dance (Olivier Awards) for The Royal Ballet's Fearful Symmetries .

What awards has Peter Mumford won?
Outstanding Lighting Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Vincent in Brixton Best Lighting Design (Olivier Awards) for The Bacchaiand Outstanding Achievement in Dance (Olivier Awards) for The Royal Ballet's Fearful Symmetries.