Simon Higlett

Previously at Chichester where Simon is Associate Designer Love’s Labour’s Lost and Much Ado About Nothing (and Theatre Royal Haymarket West End), Mrs Pat, Amadeus, Stevie (also Hampstead), The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Singin’ in the Rain (also world tour), Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Yes, Prime Minister, Collaboration and Taking Sides, Nicholas Nickleby (all West End transfers), A Marvellous Year for Plums, The Grapes of Wrath, The Circle, The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, The Barchester Chronicles.

Current, recent and forthcoming designs Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (West Yorkshire Playhouse and major UK tour), Big The Musical and The Marriage of Figaro (Scottish Opera), Blithe Spirit with Angela Lansbury (West End and USA), Hobson’s Choice (West End), Love’s Labour’s Lost / Much Ado About Nothing (or Love’s Labour’s Won) (RSC), Derren Brown’s new show Miracle, The Importance of Being Ernest (Washington DC), Present Laughter and She Stoops To Conquer (Bath).

Other highlights The Magic Flute (Scottish Opera), When We Are Married, The Rivals, Derren Brown – Infamous, Man and Boy, Hay Fever, Of Mice and Men, Amy’s View (all West End), Enemies, Whistling Psyche and The Earthly Paradise (Almeida), The Accidental Death of An Anarchist (Donmar), The Force of Change (Royal Court), The Merry Wives of Windsor (Stockholm), An Ideal Husband and Mrs Warren’s Profession (Washington DC), Haunted (NYC/Brits Off Broadway), Pygmalion (Old Vic), Singer, A Russian In The Woods and Thomas More (RSC), The Brothers Karamzov (Manchester Royal Exchange), To Kill A Mockingbird (West Yorkshire Playhouse), The Norman Conquests (Birmingham Rep).

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 and Three Sisters) and Helen Hayes Best Design Award (Lady Windermere’s Fan) USA.