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Robert Wierzel

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Regional (US), 2019]
Lighting Designer
 
[Washington, DC (Regional), 2018]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Lighting Design
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Lighting Designer
 
[West End, 2010]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2000]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 1998]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1995]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1994]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1992]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1991]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1990]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1989]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1989]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1988]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1987]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1986]
Lighting Designer

Photos

Chris Hannah (VSC Artistic Director), Robert Wierzel (Lighting Design) Photo

Chris Hannah (VSC Artistic Director), Robert Wierzel (Lighting Design)

From: 
Date:
01/28/2011

 

Stage

Productions

[Regional (US), 2019]
Lighting Designer

[Washington, DC (Regional), 2018]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2014]
Lighting Design

[Broadway, 2012]
Lighting Designer

[West End, 2010]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2009]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 2000]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Lighting Designer

[Broadway, 1998]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 1995]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 1994]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 1992]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 1991]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 1990]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 1989]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 1989]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 1988]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 1987]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 1986]
Lighting Designer


Robert Wierzel Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Robert Wierzel, Fela!
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Lighting Design, Resident Production
Robert WierzelA Midsummer Night's Dream
 
The Hewes Awards - 1991 - Lighting Design Gold Star
Robert WierzelHydrogen Jukebox

Robert Wierzel News

World Premiere of Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Company's CURRICULUM II to be Presented  Photo World Premiere of Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Company's CURRICULUM II to be Presented at PEAK Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2022

PEAK Performances at Montclair State University will welcome back Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Company for the world premiere of Curriculum II, a timely new work conceived and directed by the iconic, Tony-winning, and currently-Tony-nominated Bill T. Jones and choreographed by Jones with Janet Wong and the Company. 

BWW Review: A WALK ON THE MOON at George Street Playhouse-A New Musical to Embrace Photo BWW Review: A WALK ON THE MOON at George Street Playhouse-A New Musical to Embrace
by Marina Kennedy - May 10, 2022

Musical theatre lovers and many more should head over to George Street Playhouse (GSP) to see the new musical, A Walk on the Moon, now being performed through May 21.

BWW Review: (R)EVOLUTION OF STEVE JOBS by Bates and Campbell under Zvulun Closes the  Photo BWW Review: (R)EVOLUTION OF STEVE JOBS by Bates and Campbell under Zvulun Closes the Circle on Apple's Creation
by Richard Sasanow - May 3, 2022

On Saturday night, Version 2.0 of the Mason Bates-Mark Campbell opera, THE (R)EVOLUTION OF STEVE JOBS, opened brilliantly as a mainstage production of the Atlanta Opera, in its East Coast premiere, under Tomer Zvulun’s taut direction and Michael Christie’s smart baton. To say the audience greeted the work joyfully would be an understatement.

A WALK ON THE MOON's Carly Gendell and Megan Kane Take Over Our Instagram Today Photo A WALK ON THE MOON's Carly Gendell and Megan Kane Take Over Our Instagram Today
by Social Watch - Apr 21, 2022

Tune in to our Instagram story today as Carly Gendell and Megan Kane take over to take you behind the scenes of their day preparing for the East coast premiere of A Walk on the Moon, a new musical. A Walk on the Moon begins preview performances April 26 and opens May 6 at The New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, only a short train ride from New York City.

Portland Opera Announces 2022/23 Season Photo Portland Opera Announces 2022/23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2022

¬†Portland Opera‚Äôs 2022/23 season will feature the cultural touchstone¬†Carmen;¬†Thumbprint,¬†a powerful new opera inspired by the story of Mukhtar Mai, a¬†trailblazing Pakistani human rights activist; the company‚Äôs first production of the iconic and magical DvoŇô√°k opera¬†Rusalka and more.

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by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 9, 2022

RIGOLETTO, THE FLYING DUTCHMAN, and More Announced for Utah Opera 2022-23 Season Photo RIGOLETTO, THE FLYING DUTCHMAN, and More Announced for Utah Opera 2022-23 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 22, 2022

Opera represents the full range of the human experience‚ÄĒso it is fitting that people of all ages, backgrounds, and experiences will find relevance in Utah Opera's four productions in the 2022-23 season at Salt Lake City's Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre.

Photos: Rehearsals Begin for A WALK ON THE MOON At George Street Playhouse Photo Photos: Rehearsals Begin for A WALK ON THE MOON At George Street Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 21, 2022

George Street Playhouse shared photos today from the first rehearsal for the East Coast premiere of the new musical A Walk on the Moon, which begins preview performances April 26 and opens May 6 at The New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, only a short train ride from New York City. 

Photos: First Look at Jackie Burns, Jonah Platt & More in A WALK ON THE MOON Rehearsa Photo Photos: First Look at Jackie Burns, Jonah Platt & More in A WALK ON THE MOON Rehearsals
by Bruce Glikas - Mar 21, 2022

George Street Playhouse shared photos today from the first rehearsal for the East Coast premiere of the new musical A Walk on the Moon, which begins preview performances April 26 and opens May 6 at The New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, only a short train ride from New York City.

Dallas Opera Announces 2022-23 Season Photo Dallas Opera Announces 2022-23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2022

Programming for The Dallas Opera’s 2022/2023 Season was announced today by Ian Derrer, The Dallas Opera’s Kern Wildenthal General Director and CEO, and Emmanuel Villaume, the Mrs. Eugene McDermott Music Director, in celebration of the company’s 65th Anniversary.

Robert Wierzel Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look at JUBILEE at Arena Stage VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look at JUBILEE at Arena Stage
by Stage Tube - May 1, 2019

Jubilee is now on stage at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Inspired by the world-renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers, this uplifting new work chronicles the bold African American ensemble as they travel the world, captivating kings, queens and audiences with hymns and spiritual songs supported by their rich voices. Check out video from the production below!

VIDEO: Take a First Look at SOVEREIGNTY at Arena Stage VideoVIDEO: Take a First Look at SOVEREIGNTY at Arena Stage
by Leah Windahl - Jan 15, 2018

The World-Premiere of Mary Kathryn Nagle's SOVEREIGNTY is currently playing at Arena Stage as part of the Women's Voices Theater Festival. The play, which features flashbacks spanning to the 1830s, follows a modern-day Native American woman, trying to use her powers as a lawyer to restore rights to the Cherokee Nation. SOVEREIGNTY opened January 12th and runs through February 18th.

VIDEO: Tim Rogan, Britney Coleman, Donna McKechnie and More in New Trailer for THE PA VideoVIDEO: Tim Rogan, Britney Coleman, Donna McKechnie and More in New Trailer for THE PAJAMA GAME at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents The Pajama Game, directed by Alan Paul in his Arena Stage debut, with music and lyrics by Richard Adlerand Jerry Ross, and book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell. Featuring Musical Direction by James Cunningham and Choreography by Parker Esse, The Pajama Game runs now through December 24 in the iconic in-the-round Fichandler Stage. Check out a brand-new trailer for the show below!

STAGE TUBE: Rachel York Sings 'Around the World' from GREY GARDENS on SETH SPEAKS!
by Stage Tube - Aug 19, 2015

Bay Street Theater presents Tony Award winner Betty Buckley and Drama Desk Award winner Rachel York as Big Edie and Little Edie Bouvier Beale in GREY GARDENS, the musical, now running through August 30; with book by Doug Wright, music by Scott Frankel, and lyrics by Michael Korie. Michael Wilsondirects. For tickets, call the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500 or online at www.baystreet.org.  Below, watch Rachel York sing 'Around the World' on SETH SPEAKS!

VIDEO: Audra McDonald Chats 'LADY DAY'; Performs Two Numbers on 'Colbert'
by Caryn Robbins - May 1, 2014

Audra McDonald stopped by last night's THE COLBERT REPORT to chat about her Broadway role as Billie Holiday in 'Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill' and perform two numbers from the show.

BWW TV: First Look at Naomi Jacobson, Sameerah Luqmaan-Harris and More in Highlights of MARY T. & LIZZY K.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 8, 2013

Tazewell Thompson's world premiere drama Mary T. & Lizzy K. throws open the doors to the Lincoln White House at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. As one woman's skilled hands work overtime, creating the most beautiful garments of her career, the other's reality continues to slip ever further from her grasp. Old wounds and new recriminations explode in this riveting drama about loss, love and the importance of promises, both kept and broken. BroadwayWorld has highlights of the production below.

BWW TV: First Look at Stephen King & John Mellencamp's New Thriller, GHOST BROTHERS OF DARKLAND COUNTY!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 15, 2012

Atlanta's Alliance Theatre launched its world premiere of Stephen King and John Mellencamp's new blues and rock musical, Ghost Brothers of Darkland County on April 11, 2012. Directed by Susan V. Booth, the show runs at the Alliance though May 13, 2012. The first production footage has been released and BroadwayWorld brings you a look below!

STAGE TUBE: Cast of FELA! Performs on ABC 7
by Stage Tube - Apr 10, 2012

Currently playing at the Oriental Theatre, FELA! has entered its final week of performances with Broadway in Chicago. Two of the lead actors from the touring production of the Broadway musical stopped by at ABC 7's studios for a special performance. Watch the video of the performance below!


Robert Wierzel Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Robert Wierzel been nominated for?
Best Lighting Design of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Fela! Outstanding Lighting Design, Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for A Midsummer Night's Dream and Lighting Design (The Hewes Awards) for Hydrogen Jukebox .

What awards has Robert Wierzel won?
Lighting Design (The Hewes Awards) for Hydrogen Jukebox.