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Peggy Eisenhauer is an American lighting designer for both theatre and films.[1] She has designed or co-designed some 41 Broadway productions[2][3] and frequently collaborates with Jules Fisher.[1]

Peggy Eisenhauer
Born
Alma materCarnegie Mellon University
Known forlighting designer
Home townNew York, New York
Awards2013 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design (Lucky Guy')
2004 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design (Assassins)

CareerEdit

Peggy Eisenhauer was raised in Nyack, New York. She attended Carnegie Mellon University,[4] started working in New York and quickly became assistant to Jules Fisher, and eventually became his partner. Forming their company, Third Eye, their first project together was the 1985 Broadway musical Song and Dance.[5] Their first joint film project was the film version of the musical Chicago.[6]

Major theatre productionsEdit

Theatre awards and nominationsEdit

  • 2018 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical (Once on This Island, co-nominee)[8]
  • 2013 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design (Lucky Guy, winner)
  • 2004 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design (Assassins, winner)
  • 2004 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lighting Design (Assassins, winner)
  • 2001 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design (Jane Eyre, nominee)
  • 2000 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design (Marie Christine, nominee)
  • 2000 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design (The Wild Party, nominee)
  • 1998 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design (Ragtime, nominee)
  • 1998 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design (Cabaret, nominee)
  • 1998 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lighting Design (Ragtime, nominee)
  • 1998 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lighting Design (Cabaret, nominee)
  • 1996 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design (Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk, winner)
  • 1996 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lighting Design (Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk, winner)

Film creditsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Ahrens, Lynn; Viagas, Robert (2006). The Alchemy of Theatre: The Divine Science : Essays on Theatre & the Art of Collaboration. Hal Leonard Corporation. ISBN 9781557836984.
  2. ^ "Peggy Eisenhauer Broadway" Playbill (vault), retrieved April 27, 2018
  3. ^ "Broadway Designers Honored At Inaugural Knight Of Illumination Awards USA". Live Design. 2018-11-02. Retrieved 2019-01-23.
  4. ^ Barranger, Milly S. (2014-01-01). Theatre: A Way of Seeing. Cengage Learning. ISBN 9781133309895.
  5. ^ Rothstein, Mervyn."A Life in the Theatre: Lighting Designers Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer" Archived 2008-08-29 at the Wayback Machine, playbill.com, June 23, 2005
  6. ^ Tugend, Alina."Let there be light",Los Angeles Times, March 23, 2003
  7. ^ Hernandez, Ernio."Anna Deavere Smith's 'Let Me Down Easy' Ends Off-Broadway Jan. 3" playbill, January 3, 2010
  8. ^ McPhee, Ryan. " 'Carousel', 'SpongeBob SquarePants', 'Mean Girls' Lead 2018 Drama Desk Award Nominations" Playbill, April 26, 2018

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