Simon Higlett

Previously at Chichester The Midnight Gang, The Chalk Garden,The Norman Conquests,Much Ado About Nothing/Love’s Labour’s Lost (also RSC Stratford/West End), Mrs Pat, Amadeus, Stevie (also 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 and The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists; Sleeping Beauty, Beauty and the Beast, Peter Pan, A Christmas Carol, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (all Chichester Festival Youth Theatre).

Current, recent and forthcoming designs Big the Musical (West End); The Magic Flute (Scottish Opera); Falstaff (Grange Festival); The Price (West End transfer), The Argument and A Song at Twilight (Bath); Twelfth Night (RSC Stratford); An Ideal Husband (Vaudeville); Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em (UK tour); Schoenberg in Hollywood (Boston Lyric Opera); The Wizard of Oz (Leeds Playhouse).

Other highlights Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (WYP and UK tour); Blithe Spirit (West End/USA); 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 (Royal Exchange Manchester); 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 USA (Lady Windermere’s Fan).