Equity talk – Richard G.Jones, Lighting Designer
EQUITY CENTRAL ENGLAND GENERAL BRANCH
invites interested actors and others to a short talk by our guest
7.30 – 8.15pm Monday 14th May 2012 at The Old Joint Stock
Theatre [Function Room]
“Trip the LIGHT fantastic!
A short trip through a lighting designers approach to lighting a show plus experiences of
people and places over the years.”
RICHARD G. JONES
Richard lit the actor musician Broadway Production of Sweeney Todd at the
Eugene O’Neill Theater, for which he was nominated for an Outer Circle Critics
Award and won a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lighting Design. He
was also nominated for a TMA Theatre Award for best lighting design for The
Railway Children at the National Railway Museum and a DORA for the Toronto
Richard’s West End work includes actor musician productions of Sunset
Boulevard Sweeney Todd, The Gondoliers and Mack and Mabel, also
productions of When Pigs Fly, Steptoe and Son, Female Parts, Carmen
as well as The Railway Children at the old Eurostar Terminal at Waterloo.
UK National tours include Beautiful Thing, Wuthering Heights, Rasputin,
Candide, The Hot Mikado, Canterbury Tales, Accidental death of an
Anarchist, To Kill a Mockingbird and The Diary of Anne Frank.
Richard has recently lit Strictly Come Dancing Arena Tour 2012 for Phil
McIntyre Productions and Stage Entertainment and A Bedroom Farce for
New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich. He is currently working on designs for The York
Mystery Plays to be staged in York Museum Gardens, Breaking The Code for
The English speaking theatre of Frankfurt, and Celebrating Christmas with the
Salvation Army 2012 at the Royal Albert Hall.
For any queries please contact
Jenny Stokes at