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Tony Award for Best Lighting Design in a Play

This is a list of winners and nominations for the Tony Award for Best Lighting Design in a Play for outstanding Lighting design of a play. The award was first presented in 2005 after the category of Best Lighting Design was divided into Lighting Design in a Play and Lighting Design in a Musical with each genre receiving its own award.

Tony Award for
Best Lighting Design in a Play
Awarded forBest Lighting Design in a Play
LocationNew York City
Presented byAmerican Theatre Wing The Broadway League
Currently held byNeil Austin for Ink (2019)

Winners and nomineesEdit

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Year Designer Production
2000 – 2004 N/A
59th Tony Awards
Brian MacDevitt The Pillowman
Pat Collins Doubt: A Parable
Donald Holder A Streetcar Named Desire
Gem of the Ocean
60th Tony Awards
Mark Henderson The History Boys
Christopher Akerlind Awake and Sing!
Paul Gallo Three Days of Rain
Mark Henderson Faith Healer
61st Tony Awards
Natasha Katz, Brian MacDevitt and Kenneth Posner The Coast of Utopia
Paule Constable Coram Boy
Brian MacDevitt Inherit the Wind
Jason Taylor Journey's End
62nd Tony Awards
Kevin Adams The 39 Steps
Howard Harrison Macbeth
Donald Holder Les Liaisons Dangereuses
Ann G. Wrightson August: Osage County
63rd Tony Awards
Brian MacDevitt Joe Turner's Come and Gone
David Hersey Equus
David Lander 33 Variations
Hugh Vanstone Mary Stuart


Year Designer Production
64th Tony Awards
Neil Austin Red
Neil Austin Hamlet
Mark Henderson ENRON
Brian MacDevitt Fences
65th Tony Awards
Paule Constable War Horse
David Lander Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Kenneth Posner The Merchant of Venice
Mimi Jordan Sherin Jerusalem
66th Tony Awards
Jeff Croiter Peter and the Starcatcher
Peter Kaczorowski The Road to Mecca
Brian MacDevitt Death of a Salesman
Kenneth Posner Other Desert Cities
67th Tony Awards
Peggy Eisenhauer and Jules Fisher Lucky Guy
Donald Holder Golden Boy
Jennifer Tipton The Testament of Mary
Japhy Weideman The Nance
68th Tony Awards
Natasha Katz The Glass Menagerie
Paule Constable The Cripple of Inishmaan
Jane Cox Machinal
Japhy Weideman Of Mice and Men
69th Tony Awards
Paule Constable The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Paule Constable and David Plater Wolf Hall Parts One & Two
Natasha Katz Skylight
Japhy Weideman Airline Highway
70th Tony Awards
Natasha Katz Long Day's Journey into Night
Justin Townsend The Humans
Jan Versweyveld A View from the Bridge
The Crucible
71st Tony Awards
Christopher Akerlind Indecent
Jane Cox Jitney
Donald Holder Oslo
Jennifer Tipton A Doll's House, Part 2
72nd Tony Awards
Neil Austin Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Paule Constable Angels in America
Peggy Eisenhauer and Jules Fisher The Iceman Cometh
Paul Russell Farinelli and the King
Ben Stanton Junk
73rd Tony Awards
Neil Austin Ink
Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus
Peter Mumford The Ferryman
Jennifer Tipton To Kill a Mockingbird
Jan Versweyveld and Tal Yarden Network

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