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Howell Binkley

Third season: Lighting designer of Tommy. Stratford: Howell is thrilled and honoured to once again be collaborating with Des McAnuff on his 20th-anniversary production of Tommy. Elsewhere: Broadway works include A Christmas Story, Jesus Christ Superstar, How to Succeed... with Daniel Radcliffe (2011 Tony nomination), Lombardi, Million Dollar Quartet, All About Me, Memphis, West Side Story (2009 Tony nomination), Guys and Dolls, Gypsy starring Patti LuPone, In the Heights (2008 Tony nomination), Crybaby, Xanadu, LoveMusik, The Farnsworth Invention, Bridge & Tunnel, Jersey Boys (2006 Tony Award winner), Steel Magnolias, Dracula, Avenue Q, Golda's Balcony, Hollywood Arms, The Look of Love, Gore Vidal's The Best Man, Minnelli on Minnelli, The Full Monty, Parade, Kiss of the Spider Woman (Tony nomination), Sacrilege, Taking Sides, How to Succeed… with Matthew Broderick, High Society and Grease. Off-Broadway works include The Kid at the New Group, Tin Pan Alley Rag, Never the Sinner, Landscape of the Body at the Signature Theatre, Sinatra at Radio City Music Hall, Radiant Baby at the Public Theatre and Bat Boy: The Musical. Extensive regional and dance works include Whistle Down the Wind at the Kennedy Center, Kander and Ebb's Over and Over, Parsons Dance (co-founder), the Joffrey Ballet's Billboards, Alvin Ailey, MoMix, Peter Pucci Plus, Hubbard Street Dance, ABT, six musicals in repertory for the Kennedy Center's Sondheim Celebration and the lighting design for pieces at the La Jolla Playhouse, the Alley Theatre, the Goodman Theatre, the Guthrie, the McCarter Theatre, Hartford Stage, the Old Globe and the Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, D.C. Awards: Mr. Binkley is a five-time Helen Hayes Award recipient and was awarded the 1993 Sir Laurence Olivier Award and Dora Mavor Moore Award for Kiss of the Spider Woman and the 2006 Henry Hewes Design Award, Outer Critics Circle Award and Tony Awards for Jersey Boys.