Nick Richings

Nick Richings Portrait

LIGHTING DESIGNER

 

Nicks recent work include: The Wizard of Oz (Birmingham Rep); The Nightingales (Bath Theatre Royal and UK Tour); Tuesdays with Morrie, Closer (Vienna English Theatre); Fat Friends the Musical (UK tour); Saturday Night Fever (UK Tour); Touched, (Nottingham Playhouse).

Nick’s West End designs include: The Glenn Miller Story (London Coliseum); Nell Gwynn (Apollo Theatre & Shakespeare’s Globe); Forbidden Broadway and Just Jim Dale (Vaudeville Theatre); Monty Python’s Spamalot (Playhouse Theatre); Simply the Best (Savoy Theatre), Olivier Award nomination for Best New Musical; La Cage aux Folles (Playhouse Theatre) Olivier Award winner of Best Musical Revival 2009, which transferred to Broadway - Tony Award nomination for Best Lighting and Tony Award winner of Best Musical; Damon Albarn’s Monkey: Journey to the West (Royal Opera House and also Lincoln Center in New York, Paris and the O2); Whistle Down the Wind (Palace Theatre and US tour); The Rocky Horror Show (Playhouse Theatre); Fiddler on the Roof, starring Topol, and Scrooge starring Tommy Steele (London Palladium); Mystery of Charles Dickens (West End, UK Tour and Broadway), A Slip of the Tongue, with John Malkovich (Shaftesbury Theatre) and Derren Brown: Something Wicked This Way Comes (winner of the 2006 Olivier Award for Best Entertainment - Cambridge Theatre).

UK tours include: Saturday Night Fever, The Rocky Horror Show, Cilla the Musical, Ghost, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, The Glenn Miller Story, The Sound of Music, Jesus Christ Superstar, Monty Python’s Spamalot, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Blood Brothers, Starlight Express, Spend Spend Spend! Strictly Come Dancing: the Professionals, Armstrong and Miller - Live, Laughter in the Rain, Jekyll & Hyde and Guys and Dolls.

Nick's Regional Rep work includes; While the Sun Shines, Time and the Conways, TR Bath; Lady Killers, Witches of Eastwick, Sleuth, Ben Hur, Marriage of Figaro, Watermill Theatre; Mother Courage, The Seagull, The Heretic, A Dolls House, Glenn Gary Glenn Ross, Great Expectations, Faith Healer, Library Theatre Manchester; The Price, Our Man in Havana, Hound of the Baskervilles, Travesties, Nottingham Playhouse; Sweet Charity, Midsummer Songs, Mods and Rox, Guys and Dolls, New Wolsey Ipswich; The Recruiting Officer, The Maid of Butterworth, Theatre by the Lake Keswick.

International work includes: Ghost (Moscow, Dubai, Paris); Pricilla Queen of the Desert (New Zealand); Saturday Night Fever, Mary Poppins, The Producers, Beauty and the Beast and Chess (all Copenhagen); A Sigh of Love (Shanghai Ballet); The Rocky Horror Show (Korea, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand); Grease (which is playing major cities across Europe); Rent, Romeo & Juliet (Vienna); Cinderella; (Tokyo), and Farewell My Concubine in (Beijing).

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