Richard Pilbrow occupies a truly unique position in the theater. He is a West End and Broadway lighting designer. He also is a West End theater producer and a world renowned theater consultant as well as a film and theater producer.
Pilbrow is a pioneer of modern stage lighting and was retained by Lord Olivier to be theater consultant to the National Theatre of Great Britain. His lighting has been see in over 300 productions in London, New York, Paris, Vienna, and Moscow.
Nominated for many awards including the Tony, and winner of the Drama Desk Award, the Outer Circle Critics Award, and others in Toronto and Vancouver, Pilbrow is a leading figure in the world of lighting design.
He was the first British lighting designer to design the lighting for a Broadway musical, Zorba. On Broadway he was lighting designer for Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead, The Rothchilds, and at Lincoln Center’s Vivian Beaumont Theatre, Four Baboons Adoring The Sun (1993 Tony Award nomination).