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Simon Higlett

Simon’s current designs include Don Giovanni (Scottish Opera), Barking in Essex and The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (West End), Blithe Spirit (Stratford, Ontario) and Richard lll (Nottingham Playhouse).

Other most recent credits are Singin’ In The Rain and Derren Brown Infamous (West End), Ghosts and A Day in the Life of Joe Egg (Rose, Kingston), The Magic Flute (Scottish Opera), Bully Boy (St James, London), The Real Thing (English Touring Theatre), Wonderful Town (UK tour), A Marvellous Year For Plums (Chichester Festival Theatre), Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (Chichester and West End), Yes Prime Minister, When We Are Married and The Rivals (West End), The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists Haunted (New York/Brits Off Broadway and Australia), Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Gate, Dublin), An Ideal Husband and Mrs Warren’s Profession (Shakespeare Theatre, Washington D.C), Henry lV Parts One and Two and This Happy Breed (Theatre Royal, Bath) and The Marriage of Figaro (Scottish Opera).

Simon’s numerous other designs include Collaboration and Taking Sides (Chichester and West End), A Christmas Carol (set), Miss Julie, Bedroom Farce and The Winslow Boy (Rose Kingston), The Merry Wives of Windsor (Royal Dramatic Theatre, Stockholm), East Is East (Birmingham Rep), The Grapes of Wrath, The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, The Snow Queen and The Circle (Chichester), The Glass Menagerie (Manchester Royal Exchange), A Doll’s House (Peter Hall Company, Bath), Pygmalion (Old Vic and Hong Kong), Brief Lives (UK tour), Don’t You Leave Me Here (West Yorkshire Playhouse), The Imaginary Invalid (Washington D.C.), and The School of Night (Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles), Nicholas Nickleby (Chichester, West End and tours of UK and Canada), The Barber of Seville (Scottish Opera), Amy’s View (Garrick), Hay Fever (Haymarket), Enemies, The Earthly Paradise and  Whistling Psyche (Almeida Theatre), Darwin in Malibu (Hampstead), Glorious! (Birmingham Rep and West End), Singer, Thomas More and A Russian In The Woods (Royal Shakespeare Company), Shoot The Crow (Trafalgar Studios), The Accidental Death Of An Anarchist and In A Little World Of Our Own (Donmar), Clubland and The Force Of Change( (Royal Court), Otherwise Engaged, Blithe Spirit, Man and Boy, Of Mice And Men, Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Prisoner Of Second Avenue, The Chiltern Hundreds A Song At Twilight, Antony And Cleopatra, The Taming Of The Shrew, Talking Heads, Kean, Medea and  The Magistrate (West End).

His worldwide opera credits include Giulio Cesare, Resurrection, Don Giovanni, La Traviata, La Boheme, La Cenerentola, Albert Herring and Cosi Fan Tutte.

Simon is the recipient of the Manchester Theatre Best Design Award 2012 for Wonderful Town, two TMA Best Design Awards for Elizabeth Rex and
Three Sisters and the Helen Hayes Best Design Award for Lady Windermere’s Fan (Shakespeare Theatre, Washington D.C).


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