DON DARNUTZER | Lighting Designer
DON DARNUTZER returns to Geva where he previously designed Tuesdays with Morrie, Pump Boys and Dinettes and Wait Until Dark. Broadway credits include It Ain’t Nothin’ But The Blues and Off-Broadway credits include Hank Williams:Lost Highway, The Immigrant, and Almost Heaven: John Denver’s America. Don has designed for theatres around the country including Guthrie Theatre, Arizona Theatre Company, Seattle Repertory Theatre, The Denver Center Theater Company, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, The Shakespeare Theatre, American Conservatory Theatre, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Actors Theatre of Louisville, The Alley Theater, Cleveland Play House, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Cleveland Play House, Penumbra Theatre, The Shakespeare Theater, The Arena Stage, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, The Old Globe Theater, The Alley Theater, Geffen Playhouse, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Children’s Theatre Company of Minneapolis, Mark Taper Forum, Coconut Grove Playhouse, San Diego Repertory Theatre. Opera credits include Portland Opera, Palm Beach Opera, New Orleans Opera, Atlanta Opera, Florentine Opera, Chautauqua Opera, Central City Opera, San Antonio Festival and Opera Grand Rapids. International work includes Picasso at the Lapin Agile, Vigszinhaz (Budapest), Nemzeti Szinhaz (Miskolc), Israel Opera. He is the recipient of Best Creative Achievement in Opera, Lighting and Projection Design for Rusalka at New Orleans Opera; Bay Area Critic Award Lighting Design for The Rainmaker; Denver Post Ovation Award for John Brown’s Body; Denver Westword for The Immigrant; Denver Drama Critics Circle for A Midsummer Night’s Dream; and Arizona Zoni Award for Amadeus.