Simon Higlett

Also for Festival 2018 The Midnight Gang. Previously at Chichester The Norman Conquests,Much Ado About Nothing/Love’s Labour’s Lost (and RSC Stratford and West End); Mrs Pat, Amadeus, Stevie (and Hampstead); The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Singin’ in the Rain (and world tour); Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Yes Prime Minister, Collaboration/Taking Sides, Nicholas Nickleby (all West End transfers); A Marvellous Year for Plums, The Grapes of Wrath, The Circle, The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists.

Current, recent and forthcoming designs Twelfth Night (RSC Stratford); An Ideal Husband (Vaudeville); Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em and Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (UK tours); Schoenberg in Hollywood (Boston Lyric Opera); Racing Demon (Bath); All Our Children (Jermyn Street); Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (West Yorkshire Playhouse and UK tour); Blithe Spirit with Angela Lansbury (West End and USA); Hobson’s Choice, Derren Brown’s Miracle (West End); Big The Musical.

Other highlights The Marriage of Figaro (Scottish Opera); The Rivals, Man and Boy, Hay Fever, Of Mice and Men, Amy’s View (West End); Enemies, Whistling Psyche,The Earthly Paradise (Almeida); The Accidental Death of an Anarchist (Donmar); The Force of Change (Royal Court); The Merry Wives of Windsor (Stockholm); Haunted (NYC/Brits Off Broadway); Pygmalion (Old Vic); Singer, A Russian in the Woods,Thomas More (RSC); The Brothers Karamazov (Manchester Royal Exchange); To Kill a Mockingbird (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Mrs Warren’s Profession (Washington DC).

Simon designs for opera worldwide and is the recipient of the Manchester Theatre Award for Best Design (Wonderful Town); two TMA Best Design Awards (Elizabeth Rex, Three Sisters); Helen Hayes Best Design Award (Lady Windermere’s Fan) USA.