Lighting Design

HUGH WOOLDRIDGE has designed lighting for ballet, dance, theatre and television productions throughout Europe, Africa, Australia, Scandinavia, Japan and North America.

Musical Theatre productions lit include the first productions of:

  • THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER (Sharp Theatre, Oklahoma)
  • JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR introduced by Tim Rice (Barbican Centre, London
  • the award-winning JEEVES TAKES CHARGE (Lyric Hammersmith, London)
  • the Andrew Lloyd Webber / Don Black song-cycle TELL ME ON A SUNDAY with Marti Webb (Peacock Theatre, London)
  • Andrew Lloyd Webber's VARIATIONS (Royal Festival Hall, London)
  • the Charles Strouse opera, NIGHTINGALE, with Sarah Brightman (Buxton Opera Festival)
  • Wayne Sleep's DASH (UK Tour)
  • Liz Robertson's one-woman show JUST LIZ compiled by Alan Jay Lerner (Duke of York's Theatre, London)
  • THE MAGIC OF THE MUSICALS with Marti Webb (UK Tour)
  • the spectacular 20th Anniversary Concert Tour of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR with Paul Nicholas
  • Deborah Moggach's DOUBLE TAKE (Minerva, Chichester)
  • Richard Crane's DECENT THINGS (Bush Theatre, London)
  • Dennis McIntyre's SPLIT SECOND (Lyric Hammersmith, London)
  • THE FABULOUS SINGLETTES (Comedy Theatre, London)

Hugh Wooldridge regularly designs lighting for the UK's leading dance and ballet companies including:

  • THE WORLD OF GISELLE for the Royal Ballet
  • Stewart Avon Arnold and Claud Paul Henry's Dance Theatre London
  • Royal Ballet Choreographic Group
  • New dance for Rambert Dance at Riverside Studios

His most recent productions include:

  • JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (Teatru Astra, Gozo/Malta)
  • THE CIRCLE OF LIFE (Strathmore Arts Center, Maryland)
  • AN EVENING WITH TIM RICE (Holders Season, Barbados)
  • THE MILLENNIUM MUSICAL SHOW (Bayerischer Rundfunk, Munich)
  • PEER GYNT (University of Illinois)
  • THE NIGHT OF 1000 VOICES (Royal Albert Hall, London)
  • SONDHEIM TONIGHT (Barbican Centre, London)
  • DANCEPOWER (London Palladium)
  • INKLE AND YARICO (Holders Season, Barbados)
  • THE GALA CONCERT FOR HAL PRINCE (Bayerischer Rundfunk, Munich)
  • Cameron Mackintosh's celebration of Jack Tinker, JACK IN REVIEW (London Palladium)
  • REBECCA (UK Tour)
  • EVITA (Grand Theatre, Leeds)
  • THE ROYAL ANNIVERSARY GALA celebrating the 50th Wedding Anniversary of Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Prince Philip (Royal Festival Hall, London)

Hugh Wooldridge usually, but not exclusively, designs the lighting for the productions he directs


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