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Simon Callow in

Being Shakespeare

April 19

April 29, 2012

at the Broadway Playhouse,
175 E. Chestnut Street, Chicago
A World's Stage Production
from England
by Jonathan Bate
directed by Tom Cairns

Bruno Poet

Lighting Designer

Bruno Poet's theatre credits include: Travelling Light, Frankenstein, London Road, Season's Greetings, Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, The Enchantment and Aristocrats (National Theatre); Cause Célèbre, All About My Mother (Old Vic); South Downs/The Browning Version (Chichester Festival Theatre); Coram Boy (Bristol Old Vic); The Human Comedy, A Prayer for My Daughter and Tobias and the Angel (Young Vic); Breakfast at Tiffany's (Theatre Royal Haymarket); Romeo and Juliet (Royal Shakespeare Company); Phaedra (Donmar Warehouse); Dumb Show (Royal Court); Ubu the King (Dundee/Tron/ Barbican); A Midsummer Night's Dream (Dundee Rep); The Importance of Being Earnest (Oxford Playhouse); The Lemon Princess (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Volpone and Major Barbara (Manchester Royal Exchange); King Lear (English Touring Theatre/Old Vic); French Without Tears, Twelfth Night, Love's Labour's Lost, The Cherry Orchard and Don Juan (ETT); Don Juan (Lyric Hammersmith); The Birthday Party (Sheffield); Midnight's Children (RSC/Barbican/New York/UK tour); Antarctica and Tess (West End). Opera and dance credits include: The Magic Flute (Oviedo); Rinaldo (Chicago); Macbeth (Opéra National du Rhin/Monte Carlo); Cavalleria Rusticana and I Pagliacci (Royal Danish Theatre); Al gran sole carico d'Amore (Berlin/Salzburg); L'arbore di Diana, La clemenza di Tito (Barcelona); Rusalka (Sydney); I puritani (De Nederlandse Opera/Grand Théâtre de Genève co-production/Greek National Opera); as well as 15 consecutive seasons for Garsington Opera and productions for the Royal Opera House, Linbury, Opera North, Rambert Dance Company, Scottish Opera and English National Opera. Concert lighting includes: Jónsi's recent world tour. Awards and nominations include: winner of the Knight of Illumination Award and nomination for Whatsonstage Award for Frankenstein; winner of the Australian Green Room Award and nomination for the Helpmann Award for Rusalka at the Sydney Opera House.

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