Nominees for Best Lighting Design


03 Jun 1998

Paul Anderson, The Chairs
Mr. Anderson received a 1998 Olivier nomination for The Chairs. He has designed productions for Theatre de Complicite, North American Theatre UK and West Side Story and Guys and Dolls at the Young Vic. Mr. Anderson was the Production Electrician for the West End productions of The Last Yankee and A Streetcar Named Desire.



Paul Anderson, The Chairs
Mr. Anderson received a 1998 Olivier nomination for The Chairs. He has designed productions for Theatre de Complicite, North American Theatre UK and West Side Story and Guys and Dolls at the Young Vic. Mr. Anderson was the Production Electrician for the West End productions of The Last Yankee and A Streetcar Named Desire.

Peggy Eisenhauer & Mike Baldassari, Cabaret
Ms. Eisenhauer won a Tony and Drama Desk Award for Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk with Jules Fisher. Ms. Eisenhauer's concert production designs have been seen in 26 countries on six continents. Mr. Baldassari was lighting director for Garth Brooks Live From Central Park. Among his lighting designs are Whoopi Goldberg at Carnegie Hall, Savion Glover's Not Your Ordinary Tappers and four national tours of Broadway shows.

Jules Fisher & Peggy Eisenhauer, Ragtime
Mr. Fisher has won seven Tony Awards for Pippin, Dancin', Ulysses in Nighttown, Grand Hotel, The Will Rogers Follies, Jelly's Last Jam and Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk, the latter four collaborations with Ms. Eisenhauer. Mr. Fisher and Ms. Eisenhauer began working together 12 years ago on Bob Fosse's
Big Deal. Since then they have provided lighting for over 16 productions such as Song &Dance and Victor/Victoria.

Donald Holder, The Lion King
Mr. Holder received Tony and Drama Desk nominations for Juan Darien. He has designed lighting for over 20 Broadway and Off-Broadway productions including Hughie, Holiday, Three Days of Rain, After-Play, Pterodactyls, The Green Bird, All My Sons and The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Drama Desk nomination). Mr. Holder has also designed at many resident theatres.