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Rob Howell

 
Bio:
Rob Howell has designed sets and costumes extensively in the theatre and opera in the UK and abroad including at The Royal Court, The Donmar Warehouse, The Old Vic, The National Theatre, The Royal Shakespeare Company, The Royal Opera House and The Metropolitan Opera and on Broadway. He has received ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Rob Howell has designed sets and costumes extensively in the theatre and opera in the UK and abroad including at The Royal Court, The Donmar Warehouse, The Old Vic, The National Theatre, The Royal Shakespeare Company, The Royal Opera House and The Metropolitan Opera and on Broadway. He has received ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2021]
Scenic Designer
Costume Designer
 
[West End, 2020]
Set & Costume
 
[Off-Broadway, 2020]
Set and Costume Designer
 
[West End, 2019]
Set and Costume
 
[Broadway, 2019]
Scenic and Costume Designer
 
[West End, 2019]
Set & Costume Design
 
[West End, 2019]
Set and Costume Designer
 
[Broadway, 2018]
Scenic & Costume Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Costume Designer
Set Designer
 
[West End, 2018]
Costume Designer
Set Designer
 
[West End, 2017]
Designer
 
[West End, 2017]
Designer
 
[West End, 2017]
Designer
 
[West End, 2017]
Designer
 
[West End, 2017]
Designer
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Scenic and Costume Designer
 
[West End, 2016]
Designer
 
[West End, 2016]
Set and Costume Designer
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Costume Designer
Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Costume Designer
Scenic Designer
 
[West End, 2011]
Set and Costume Designer
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Scenic Designer
Costume Designer
 
[West End, 2011]
Costume Designer
Scenic Designer
 
[West End, 2010]
Costume Designer
Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Scenic Designer
Costume Designer
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Scenic Designer
Costume Designer
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Costume Designer
Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Scenic Designer
Costume Designer
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Scenic Designer
Costume Designer
 
[West End, 2007]
Scenery/Costumes
 
[Toronto, 2006]
Settings/Costumes
 
[Broadway, 2002]
Costume Designer
Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 2000]
Costume Designer
Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 2000]
Costume Designer
Scenic Designer
 
[West End, 1997]
Scenic Designer

Photos

From left, British costume designer Rob Howell and choreographer Lizzi Gee arrives fo Photo

From left, British costume designer Rob Howell and choreographer Lizzi Gee arrives for the opening night performance of ?A Christmas Carol? at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre on Dec. 1, 2021, in

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Date:
12/02/2021

 

Stage

Productions

[West End, 2021]
Scenic Designer

Costume Designer

[West End, 2020]
Set & Costume

[Off-Broadway, 2020]
Set and Costume Designer

[West End, 2019]
Set and Costume

[Broadway, 2019]
Scenic and Costume Designer

[West End, 2019]
Set & Costume Design

[West End, 2019]
Set and Costume Designer

[Broadway, 2018]
Scenic & Costume Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Costume Designer

Set Designer

[West End, 2018]
Costume Designer

Set Designer

[West End, 2017]
Designer

[West End, 2017]
Designer

[West End, 2017]
Designer

[West End, 2017]
Designer

[West End, 2017]
Designer

[Broadway, 2017]
Scenic and Costume Designer

[West End, 2016]
Designer

[West End, 2016]
Set and Costume Designer

[Broadway, 2013]
Costume Designer

Scenic Designer

[Broadway, 2012]
Costume Designer

Scenic Designer

[West End, 2011]
Set and Costume Designer

[Broadway, 2011]
Scenic Designer

Costume Designer

[West End, 2011]
Costume Designer

Scenic Designer

[West End, 2010]
Costume Designer

Scenic Designer

[Broadway, 2009]
Scenic Designer

Costume Designer

[Broadway, 2009]
Scenic Designer

Costume Designer

[Broadway, 2009]
Costume Designer

Scenic Designer

[Broadway, 2009]
Scenic Designer

Costume Designer

[Broadway, 2008]
Scenic Designer

Costume Designer

[West End, 2007]
Scenery/Costumes

[Toronto, 2006]
Settings/Costumes

[Broadway, 2002]
Costume Designer

Scenic Designer

[Broadway, 2000]
Costume Designer

Scenic Designer

[Broadway, 2000]
Costume Designer

Scenic Designer

[West End, 1997]
Scenic Designer

Rob Howell Biography

Rob Howell has designed sets and costumes extensively in the theatre and opera in the UK and abroad including at The Royal Court, The Donmar Warehouse, The Old Vic, The National Theatre, The Royal Shakespeare Company, The Royal Opera House and The Metropolitan Opera and on Broadway. He has received numerous Olivier and Tony nominations, including a current Olivier nomination for The Ferryman, and was awarded Oliviers for Best Set Designer in the years 2000, 2006 and 2012 and a Tony for Best Set Designer in 2013.

Rob Howell Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Scenic Design Gold Star
Rob Howell, A Christmas Carol
 
Tony Awards - 2020 - Best Costume Design of a Play Gold Star
Rob Howell, A Christmas Carol
 
Tony Awards - 2020 - Best Scenic Design of a Play Gold Star
Rob Howell, A Christmas Carol
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Costume Design
Rob Howell, The Ferryman
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Scenic Design
Rob Howell, The Ferryman
 
Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Costume Design of a Play Gold Star
Rob Howell, The Ferryman
 
Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Scenic Design of a Play Gold Star
Rob Howell, The Ferryman
 
Olivier Awards - 2018 - Blue-i Theatre Technology Award For Best Set Design
Rob Howell , The Ferryman
 
Olivier Awards - 2017 - Best Costume Design
Rob Howell, Groundhog Day
 
Olivier Awards - 2017 - Best Set Design
Rob Howell, Groundhog Day
 
Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Rob Howell, Groundhog Day The Musical
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2013 - Best Scenic Design Gold Star
Rob Howell, Matilda
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Set Design
Rob Howell, Matilda
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Set Design (Play or Musical)
Rob Howell , Matilda the Musical
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Costume Design of a Musical
Rob Howell, Matilda the Musical
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Rob Howell, Matilda the Musical
 
Olivier Awards - 2012 - Best Costume Design
Rob Howell, Matilda The Musical
 
Olivier Awards - 2012 - Best Set Design Gold Star
Rob Howell, Matilda The Musical
 
Olivier Awards - 2012 - Best Set Design
Rob Howell, Ghost The Musical
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Rob Howell, Ghost The Musical
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Costume Design
Rob Howell, The Norman Conquests
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Set Design of a Play
Rob Howell, The Norman Conquests
 
Olivier Awards - 2009 - Best Costume Design
Rob HowellThe Norman Conquests
 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Scenic Design of a Play
Rob Howell, The Norman Conquests
 
Olivier Awards - 2008 - Best Costume Design
Rob HowellThe Lord Of The Rings
 
Olivier Awards - 2008 - Best Set Design
Rob HowellThe Lord Of The Rings
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Costume Design of a Play
Rob Howell, Boeing-Boeing
 
Olivier Awards - 2006 - Best Costume Design
Rob HowellHedda Gabler
 
Olivier Awards - 2006 - Best Set Design Gold Star
Rob HowellHedda Gabler
 
Olivier Awards - 2001 - Best Set Designer
Rob HowellThe Caretaker
 
Olivier Awards - 2000 - Best Costume Designer
Rob HowellMoney and Troilus And Cressida
 
Olivier Awards - 2000 - Best Set Designer Gold Star
Rob HowellRichard III
 
Evening Standard Awards - 1999 - Best Designer Gold Star
Rob HowellCressida and Vassa
 
Evening Standard Awards - 1999 - Best Designer Gold Star
Rob HowellTroilus
 
Evening Standard Awards - 1999 - Best Designer Gold Star
Rob HowellRichard III
 
Olivier Awards - 1998 - Best Set Designer
Rob HowellChips With Everything
 
Olivier Awards - 1996 - Best Set Designer
Rob HowellThe Glass Menagerie

Rob Howell News

MATILDA THE MUSICAL Extends Booking Period And Announces A Relaxed Performance and Ne Photo MATILDA THE MUSICAL Extends Booking Period And Announces A Relaxed Performance and New Children's Cast
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2022

The Royal Shakespeare Company's Matilda The Musical has confirmed an extension to the booking period to Sunday 28 May 2023 with tickets for the new dates now on sale.

WORLD BOOK DAY LIVE WITH MATILDA AND FRIENDS Will Stream From the Cambridge Theatre L Photo WORLD BOOK DAY LIVE WITH MATILDA AND FRIENDS Will Stream From the Cambridge Theatre London This Month
by Stephi Wild - Feb 16, 2022

On Monday 28th February at 11am, the Cambridge Theatre London, home of Matilda The Musical, will host World Book Day Live with Matilda and friends a special livestreamed event to celebrate World Book Day's 25th birthday. Long-term partners Roald Dahl Story Company, Royal Shakespeare Company and Puffin are working together to ensure children everywhere can join in the fun.

National Youth Theatre Announce Free Audition Workshops Around The UK Photo National Youth Theatre Announce Free Audition Workshops Around The UK
by Stephi Wild - Jan 12, 2022

The National Youth Theatre (NYT) has announced Audition Open Days around the UK - a free workshop giving young people audition advice and introducing them to the NYT ethos and the world of theatre making.

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards; Shawnee Playhouse's HE Photo Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards; Shawnee Playhouse's HELLO, DOLLY! Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards; Shawnee Playhouse's HE Photo Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards; Shawnee Playhouse's HELLO, DOLLY! Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Center Theatre Group Cancels Performances of A CHRISTMAS CAROL Through December 26 Photo Center Theatre Group Cancels Performances of A CHRISTMAS CAROL Through December 26
by BWW Staff - Dec 17, 2021

Despite robust measures being in place, breakthrough COVID-19 cases have been detected within the Los Angeles company of A Christmas Carol.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Cancels Performances At CTGLA Due To COVID-19 Photo A CHRISTMAS CAROL Cancels Performances At CTGLA Due To COVID-19
by BWW Staff - Dec 17, 2021

Despite robust measures being in place, breakthrough COVID-19 cases have been detected within the Los Angeles company of A Christmas Carol.

MATILDA Cancels Today's Performances Due to COVID-19 Photo MATILDA Cancels Today's Performances Due to COVID-19
by Stephi Wild - Dec 15, 2021

The West End production of Matilda has cancelled today's performances due to COVID-19.

BWW Review: Touring CHRISTMAS CAROL Lights up the Season Photo BWW Review: Touring CHRISTMAS CAROL Lights up the Season
by Evan Henerson - Dec 11, 2021

Directed by Thomas Caruso from the original production helmed by Matthew Warchus, the L.A. production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL is delightful if not magical, certainly enough to scratch anybody’s holiday itch and maybe a little bit more.

VIDEO: Bradley Whitford & A CHRISTMAS CAROL Company Tribute Sondheim Photo VIDEO: Bradley Whitford & A CHRISTMAS CAROL Company Tribute Sondheim
by Alan Henry - Dec 3, 2021

The National Tour of the five-time Tony Award-winning production of A Christmas Carol led by three-time Emmy Award winner Bradley Whitford paid tribute to Stephen Sondheim following a performance in Los Angeles.

Rob Howell Videos

VIDEO: MATILDA Celebrates 10 Years in the West End VideoVIDEO: MATILDA Celebrates 10 Years in the West End
by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2021

A new behind-the-scenes video from the 10th birthday press day was released, featuring interviews with Tim Minchin (music and lyrics), Dennis Kelly (writer), Catherine Mallyon (Executive Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company), Elliot Harper (Miss Trunchbull) and Landi Oshinowo (Mrs Phelps).

PHOTO/VIDEO: Exclusive Look Behind the Scenes of MATILDA THE MUSICAL VideoPHOTO/VIDEO: Exclusive Look Behind the Scenes of MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 17, 2021

To celebrate the reopening of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Matilda The Musical last night at the Cambridge Theatre, the show has released a photograph from the curtain call as well as a new video which gives audiences an exclusive look behind-the-scenes at the preparations in the lead up to reopening the multi-award winning musical in the West End.

VIDEO: The Cast of MATILDA Performs 'When I Grow Up' in Rehearsals; Booking Extension VideoVIDEO: The Cast of MATILDA Performs 'When I Grow Up' in Rehearsals; Booking Extension Announced
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 10, 2021

The cast of Matilda is celebrating their upcoming opening night with a new video from the rehearsal room.

VIDEO: Meet the Child Stars of Royal Shakespeare Company's MATILDA THE MUSICAL VideoVIDEO: Meet the Child Stars of Royal Shakespeare Company's MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 18, 2021

In the video, Imogen Cole, Alyssa D’Souza, Alex Munden and Zoe Simon can be seen getting to grips with their gymnastic ribbon skills under the watchful eye of Elliot Harper (Miss Trunchbull).

VIDEO: First Look at HELLO, DOLLY! at Shawnee Playhouse VideoVIDEO: First Look at HELLO, DOLLY! at Shawnee Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Jul 6, 2021

This Golden Age Musical follows the story of Dolly Levi, a strong-willed matchmaker who travels to Yonkers, New York in order to find a match for the miserly 'well-known unmarried half-a-millionaire' Horace Vandergelder.

VIDEO: West End MATILDA Kids Perform 'When I Grow Up' VideoVIDEO: West End MATILDA Kids Perform 'When I Grow Up'
by Stage Tube - May 23, 2020

The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Matilda The Musical has released a video of some of the current young performers along with Miss Honey (Gina Beck) singing 'When I Grow Up' from their homes during theatreland shutdown. 

Tonys TV: Best Scenic/Costume Design of a Play, Rob Howell VideoTonys TV: Best Scenic/Costume Design of a Play, Rob Howell
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2019

Rob Howell has won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Scenic Design of a Play and Best Costume Design of a Play for THE FERRYMAN. 

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Toni-Leslie James VideoWATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Toni-Leslie James
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 6, 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 Toni-Leslie James!

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

Lily-Mae Evans, Kitty Peterkin and Savannah Read Join MATILDA THE MUSICAL VideoLily-Mae Evans, Kitty Peterkin and Savannah Read Join MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

The Royal Shakespeare Company's Matilda The Musical has announced that Lily-Mae Evans, Kitty Peterkin and Savannah Read will join Emma Moore in the title role of Matilda from 12 September 2017. The multi award-winning production is about to enter its seventh year in the West End and is booking at the Cambridge Theatre until 27 May 2018.


Rob Howell Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Rob Howell been nominated for?
Outstanding Scenic Design (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for A Christmas Carol , Best Costume Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for A Christmas Carol , Best Scenic Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for A Christmas Carol , Outstanding Costume Design (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Ferryman , Outstanding Scenic Design (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Ferryman , Best Costume Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Ferryman , Best Scenic Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Ferryman , Blue-i Theatre Technology Award For Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for The Ferryman , Best Costume Design (Olivier Awards) for Groundhog Day , Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for Groundhog Day , Best Scenic Design of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Groundhog Day The Musical , Best Scenic Design (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Matilda , Outstanding Set Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Matilda , Outstanding Set Design (Play or Musical) (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Matilda the Musical , Best Costume Design of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Matilda the Musical , Best Scenic Design of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Matilda the Musical , Best Costume Design (Olivier Awards) for Matilda The Musical , Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for Matilda The Musical , Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for Ghost The Musical , Best Scenic Design of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Ghost The Musical , Outstanding Costume Design (Drama Desk Awards) for The Norman Conquests , Outstanding Set Design of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Norman Conquests , Best Costume Design (Olivier Awards) for The Norman Conquests , Best Scenic Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Norman Conquests , Best Costume Design (Olivier Awards) for The Lord Of The Rings , Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for The Lord Of The Rings , Best Costume Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for Boeing-Boeing , Best Costume Design (Olivier Awards) for Hedda Gabler , Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for Hedda Gabler , Best Set Designer (Olivier Awards) for The Caretaker , Best Costume Designer (Olivier Awards) for Money and Troilus And Cressida , Best Set Designer (Olivier Awards) for Richard III , Best Designer (Evening Standard Awards) for Cressida and Vassa , Best Designer (Evening Standard Awards) for Troilus , Best Designer (Evening Standard Awards) for Richard III Best Set Designer (Olivier Awards) for Chips With Everything and Best Set Designer (Olivier Awards) for The Glass Menagerie .

What awards has Rob Howell won?
Outstanding Scenic Design (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for A Christmas Carol, Best Costume Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for A Christmas Carol, Best Scenic Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for A Christmas Carol, Best Costume Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Ferryman, Best Scenic Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Ferryman, Best Scenic Design (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Matilda, Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for Matilda The Musical, Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for Hedda Gabler, Best Set Designer (Olivier Awards) for Richard III, Best Designer (Evening Standard Awards) for Richard III Best Designer (Evening Standard Awards) for Troilus and Best Designer (Evening Standard Awards) for Cressida and Vassa.