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Ben Stanton

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Ben Stanton is a Tony nominated lighting designer with more than a hundred theater credits on Broadway, off-Broadway, and across the US and Europe. Recent Broadway credits include Fun Home, Fully Committed, and Deaf West Theater’s Spring Awakening. Recent Off-Broadway work includes Dot (Vineyard), Marjorie Prime, The Christians (Playwrights), The Nether, The Legend of Georgia McBride (MCC), I’m Gonna Pray for You So Hard (Atlantic). In 2011 he received the Lucille Lortel Award for his work on The Whipping Man, and in 2015 he was honored with an OBIE Award for Sustained excellence in Lighting Design.
 
Credits

Designer
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 The Beast in the Jungle Vineyard Theatre 05/23/2018 Lighting Designer
2 The Low Road Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 03/07/2018 Lighting Designer
3 Fiasco Theater's Twelfth Night, or What You Will East 13th Street/CSC Theatre 12/14/2017 Lighting Designer
4 Charm Lucille Lortel Theatre 09/19/2017 Lighting Designer
5 Napoli, Brooklyn Laura Pels Theatre (Current) 06/27/2017 Lighting Designer
6 The End of Longing Lucille Lortel Theatre 06/05/2017 Lighting Designer
7 Derren Brown: Secret Linda Gross Theater 05/16/2017 Lighting Designer
8 The Outer Space Joseph Papp Public Theater/Joe's Pub 03/08/2017 Lighting Designer
9 Yen Lucille Lortel Theatre 01/31/2017 Lighting Designer
10 Incognito New York City Center-Stage I 05/24/2016 Lighting Designer
11 Dot Vineyard Theatre 02/21/2016 Lighting Designer
12 Marjorie Prime Playwrights Horizons 12/14/2015 Lighting Designer
13 Kill Floor Claire Tow Theater 10/19/2015 Lighting Designer
14 The Christians Playwrights Horizons 09/17/2015 Lighting Designer
15 The Legend of Georgia McBride Lucille Lortel Theatre 09/09/2015 Lighting Designer
16 The Nether Lucille Lortel Theatre 02/24/2015 Lighting Designer
17 Our Lady of Kibeho Pershing Square Signature Center-Irene Diamond Stage 11/16/2014 Lighting Designer
18 Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story Pershing Square Signature Center-Irene Diamond Stage 07/21/2014 Lighting Designer
19 The Lion New York City Center-Stage II 06/26/2014 Lighting Designer
20 Your Mother's Copy of the Kama Sutra Peter Jay Sharp Theater (at Playwrights Horizons) 04/21/2014 Lighting Designer
21 Kung Fu Pershing Square Signature Center-Irene Diamond Stage 02/24/2014 Lighting Designer
22 Fun Home Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 10/22/2013 Lighting Designer
23 Nobody Loves You Second Stage Theatre 07/18/2013 Lighting Designer
24 Reasons To Be Happy Lucille Lortel Theatre 06/11/2013 Lighting Designer
25 Murder Ballad Union Square Theatre 05/22/2013 Lighting Designer
26 Belleville New York Theatre Workshop 03/03/2013 Lighting Designer
27 Murder Ballad New York City Center-Stage II 11/15/2012 Lighting Designer
28 Fun Home Joseph Papp Public Theater/Susan Stein Shiva Theater 10/17/2012 Lighting Designer
29 Into the Woods Delacorte Theater 08/09/2012 Lighting Designer
30 Title and Deed Pershing Square Signature Center-The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre 05/20/2012 Lighting Designer
31 Regrets New York City Center-Stage I 03/27/2012 Lighting Designer
32 No Place To Go Joseph Papp Public Theater/Joe's Pub 03/21/2012 Lighting Designer
33 Assistance Playwrights Horizons 02/28/2012 Lighting Designer
34 CQ/CX Peter Norton Space 02/15/2012 Lighting Designer
35 Outside People Vineyard Theatre 01/10/2012 Lighting Designer
36 Asuncion Cherry Lane Theatre 10/27/2011 Lighting Designer
37 We Live Here New York City Center-Stage I 10/12/2011 Lighting Designer
38 A Perfect Future Cherry Lane Theatre 02/17/2011 Lighting Designer
39 The Whipping Man New York City Center-Stage I 02/01/2011 Lighting Designer
40 The Coward The Duke on 42nd Street 11/22/2010 Lighting Designer
41 After the Revolution Peter Jay Sharp Theater (at Playwrights Horizons) 11/10/2010 Lighting Designer
42 Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes / Part 1: Millennium Approaches Peter Norton Space 10/28/2010 Lighting Designer
43 Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes / Part 2: Perestroika Peter Norton Space 10/28/2010 Lighting Designer
44 Bachelorette McGinn-Cazale Theatre 07/21/2010 Lighting Designer
45 The Metal Children Vineyard Theatre 05/19/2010 Lighting Designer
46 Oliver Parker! Cherry Lane Theatre 05/17/2010 Lighting Designer
47 A Cool Dip in the Barren Saharan Crick Peter Jay Sharp Theater (at Playwrights Horizons) 03/28/2010 Lighting Designer
48 Coraline Lucille Lortel Theatre 06/01/2009 Lighting Designer
49 Why Torture Is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 04/06/2009 Lighting Designer
50 Humor Abuse New York City Center-Stage II 03/10/2009 Lighting Designer
51 Three Changes Playwrights Horizons 09/16/2008 Lighting Designer
52 Hunting and Gathering 59E59 Theater A 02/03/2008 Lighting Designer
53 Die Mommie Die! New World Stages Stage I 10/21/2007 Lighting Designer
54 A Feminine Ending Peter Jay Sharp Theater (at Playwrights Horizons) 10/17/2007 Lighting Designer
55 Walmartopia Minetta Lane Theatre 09/03/2007 Lighting Designer
56 In a Dark Dark House Lucille Lortel Theatre 06/07/2007 Lighting Designer
57 Essential Self-Defense Peter Jay Sharp Theater (at Playwrights Horizons) 03/28/2007 Lighting Designer
58 Spalding Gray: Stories Left to Tell Minetta Lane Theatre 03/06/2007 Lighting Designer
59 Sandra Bernhard: Everything Bad and Beautiful Daryl Roth Theatre 04/05/2006 Lighting Designer
60 Joy Actors' Playhouse 08/14/2005 Lighting Designer
61 The Dear Boy McGinn-Cazale Theatre 08/08/2005 Lighting Designer
62 Caligula HSA Theatre 04/01/2005 Lighting Designer
63 Bexley (OH!) or Two Tales of One City New York Theatre Workshop 03/10/2003 Lighting Designer
64 Play Yourself Century Center For The Performing Arts 07/10/2002 Lighting Designer
65 I Sing Maverick Theatre 06/14/2001 Lighting Designer
Awards
Award Production Function
1 NOMINATED 2018 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Lighting Design The Low Road Lighting Designer
2 NOMINATED 2017 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Lighting Design Yen Lighting Designer
3 NOMINATED 2016 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Lighting Design The Legend of Georgia McBride Lighting Designer
4 NOMINATED 2016 Hewes Design Award, Lighting Design Marjorie Prime Lighting Designer
5 NOMINATED 2015 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Lighting Design The Nether Lighting Designer
6 NOMINATED 2015 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Lighting Design Our Lady of Kibeho Lighting Designer
7 NOMINATED 2014 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Lighting Design Fun Home Lighting Designer
8 NOMINATED 2013 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Lighting Design Murder Ballad Lighting Designer
9 NOMINATED 2013 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Lighting Design Belleville Lighting Designer
10 NOMINATED 2013 Hewes Design Award, Lighting Design Murder Ballad Lighting Designer
11 WON 2011 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Lighting Design The Whipping Man Lighting Designer
12 NOMINATED 2011 Hewes Design Award, Lighting Design Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes / Part 1: Millennium Approaches Lighting Designer
13 NOMINATED 2011 Hewes Design Award, Lighting Design The Coward Lighting Designer
14 NOMINATED 2011 Hewes Design Award, Lighting Design The Whipping Man Lighting Designer
15 NOMINATED 2010 AUDELCO Award, Lighting Design A Cool Dip in the Barren Saharan Crick Lighting Designer