Previously at Chichester A Damsel in Distress, Mack & Mabel,An Ideal Husband, Neville’s Island, The Music Man, The Circle, Twelfth Night, Love Story, Macbeth,The Pajama Game,The Way of the World.
Current and recent theatre includes Mamma Mia! (worldwide), Mary Poppins (Broadway), The Wind in the Willows, The Importance of Being Earnest, Impossible, Harvey, Neville’s Island, The Pajama Game, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Viva Forever!, Loserville, Abigail’s Party, Relatively Speaking, Backbeat, Butley, Glengarry Glen Ross, Love Story, Guys and Dolls, Ragtime, The Witches of Eastwick, Oleanna, Donkeys’ Years, Heroes (all West End); Macbeth (Broadway); Rag Time, Rock 'n' Roll (Royal Court/Broadway); Measure for Measure,The Resistible Fall of Arturo Ui, Saint Joan, City of Angels, Anna Christie, Creditors (NY), Tales from Hollywood (all Donmar Warehouse); Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, The Playboy of the Western World, Inherit the Wind, Complicit (The Old Vic).
Other theatre includes An Ideal Husband (Vaudeville Theatre); The Gronholm Method, The Lie, The Truth, Dinner with Sadam, Abigail’s Party (Menier Chocolate Factory); Stones in His Pocket (Rose Theatre Kingston/Theatre Royal Bath); God of Carnage (Theatre Royal Bath); Earthquakes in London (National Theatre); Oliver!,Me and My Girl (Sheffield Crucible); King Lear (Liverpool/Young Vic).
Opera and Ballet includes Strictly Gershwin (Queensland Ballet/Shanghai Ballet/Tulsa Ballet); The Barber of Seville (Lyric Opera Chicago); Die Fledermaus (WNO); Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker! and Edward Scissorhands (Sadler’s Wells, UK/US tours); Strictly Gershwin, Romeo and Juliet,Swan Lake (English National Ballet at Royal Albert Hall).
Howard has twice been awarded the Olivier Award for Best Lighting Designer: in 2008 for the Chichester production of Macbeth and again in 2015. In 2012 he received the Knight of Illumination Award for his work on Anna Christie at the Donmar. He has been nominated twice for Broadway’s Tony Awards.