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Fisher, Jules 1937-

Fisher, Jules 1937-

PERSONAL

Full name, Jules Edward Fisher; born November 12, 1937, in Norristown, PA; son of Abraham (a retailer) and Anne (maiden name, Davidson) Fisher; married Graciela Daniele (a choreographer and director). Education: Attended Pennsylvania State University, 1955-56; Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie Mellon University), B.F.A., 1960. Avocational Interests: Magic.

Addresses:

Contact—126 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10011.

Career:

Lighting designer, producer, and production supervisor. Valley Forge Music Fair, Devon, PA, assistant stage manager and carpenter, 1955; Playhouse in the Park, Philadelphia, PA, lighting designer, 1958; Mountain Theatre, Braddock Heights, MD, lighting designer, 1959; Old Globe, San Diego, CA, lighting designer for Shakespeare Festival, 1962; Mineola Playhouse, Mineola, NY, lighting designer, 1962-63; Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, Pittsburgh, PA, lighting designer, 1963; Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, New York City, lighting designer for the American Ballet Company, 1969-70; partner of Fisher Marantz Renfro Stone, Inc., New York City, 1971—, and Jules Fisher Enterprises, Inc. (lighting design and theatrical production firm), New York City, 1973—; Third Eye, founder (with Peggy Eisenhauer) and lighting designer, 1999—; president of the consulting groups Fisher/Dacks Associates, Inc., beginning 1963, and Jules Fisher Associates. Lighting designer for Reunion on the Mall Concert Celebration, part of President Bill Clinton's inaugural festivities, 1993. Worked as lighting designer for Casa Manana Theatre, Fort Worth, TX, and Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn, NJ; worked as an electrician, stage manager, lighting technician, and lighting consultant; production designer and supervisor for rock concert tours. Inventor of the remote control spotlight.

Member:

International Association of Lighting Designers, United Scenic Artists, League of American Theatres and Producers, U.S. Institute for Theatre Technology, American National Theatre Association, Actors' Equity Association, Illuminating Engineering Society, Society of British Lighting Designers.

Awards, Honors:

Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best lighting design, 1971, for Jesus Christ Superstar; Maharam Award, best lighting, Joseph Maharam Foundation, 1972, and Antoinette Perry Award, best lighting design, 1973, both for Pippin; Antoinette Perry Award, best lighting design, 1974, for Ulysses in Nighttown; Drama Desk Award, outstanding lighting design, and Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best lighting design, both 1976, for Chicago; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best lighting design, 1977, for Beatlemania; Antoinette Perry Award, best lighting design, Drama Desk Award, outstanding lighting design, Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award, best lighting, Illuminating Engineering Society Lighting Design Award, and Antoinette Perry Award nomination and Drama Desk Award nomination, both outstanding musical, all 1978, for Dancin'; Drama Desk Award, outstanding lighting design, 1981, for Frankenstein; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best lighting design, and Drama Desk Award nomination, outstanding lighting design, both 1984, for La cage aux folles; Drama Desk Award nomination, outstanding production of a musical, 1984, for The Rink; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best lighting design, 1986, for Song and Dance; San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Award, outstanding achievement in a road show, 1989, for Dangerous Games; Antoinette Perry Award, best lighting design, and Drama Desk Award, outstanding lighting design, both 1990, for Grand Hotel; Drama Desk Award nomination, outstanding lighting design, 1991, for Hamlet; Antoinette Perry Award, best lighting design, 1991, for The Will Rogers Follies; Antoinette Perry Award, best lighting design, and Drama Desk Award, outstanding lighting design, both 1992, for Jelly's Last Jam; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best lighting design, and Drama Desk Award nomination, outstanding lighting design, both 1993, for Angels in America: Millennium Approaches; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best lighting design, 1994, for Angels in America: Perestroika; inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame, George Gershwin Theatre, New York City, 1994; Drama Desk Award nomination, outstanding lighting design, 1996, for Chronicle of a Death Foretold; Antoinette Perry Award, best lighting design, Drama Desk Award, outstanding lighting design, and Henry Hewes Design Award, American Theatre Wing, all 1996, and Ovation Award, best lighting design for a larger theatre, LA Stage Alliance, 1998, all with Peggy Eisenhauer, all for Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk; Ovation Award, best lighting design for a larger theatre, 1997, Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best lighting design, 1998, and Drama Desk Award nomination, outstanding lighting design, 1998, all with Eisenhauer, for Ragtime; Antoinette Perry Award nomination (with Eisenhauer), best lighting design, 2000, for The Wild Party; Antoinette Perry Award nomination (with Eisenhauer), best lighting design, 2000, for Marie Christine; Antoinette Perry Award nomination, best lighting design, 2001, for Jane Eyre; Antoinette Perry Award, best lighting design, Drama Desk Award, outstanding lighting design, and Outer Critics Circle Award, outstanding lighting design, all with Eisenhauer, 2004, for Assassins; Lucille Lortel Award nomination (with Eisenhauer), outstanding lighting design, League of Off-Broadway Theatres and Producers, 2005, for Dessa Rose.

CREDITS

Stage Lighting Designer:

Death of a Salesman, Circle in the City Theatre, Philadelphia, PA, 1956.

End as a Man, Circle in the City Theatre, 1956.

The Girl on the Via Flaminia, Circle in the City Theatre, 1956.

Hatful of Rain, Young Men's Hebrew Association Theatre, 1958.

All the King's Men, Seventy-Fourth Street Theatre, New York City, 1959.

Greenwich Village U.S.A. (musical), One Sheridan Square Theatre, New York City, 1960.

Here Come the Clowns, Actors' Playhouse, New York City, 1960.

Marcus in the High Grass, Greenwich Mews Theatre, New York City, 1960.

Parade (musical), Players Theatre, New York City, 1960.

Tobacco Road, Cricket Theatre, New York City, 1960.

All in Love (musical), Martinique Theatre, New York City, 1961.

Ballet Ballads (triple-bill of musicals; consists of The Eccentricities of Davy Crockett, Riding Hood Revisited, and Willie the Weeper), Seventy-Fourth Street Theatre, 1961.

Cicero, St. Mark's Playhouse, New York City, 1961.

Donogoo, Greenwich Mews Theatre, 1961.

Go Show Me a Dragon, Maidman Theatre, New York City, 1961.

Hava Kohav (dance production), 92nd Street Y (Young Men's Hebrew Association), Kaufmann Concert Hall, New York City, 1961.

Red Roses for Me, Greenwich Mews Theatre, 1961.

The Tiger Rag (musical), Cherry Lane Theatre, New York City, 1961.

The Banker's Daughter, Jan Hus House Theatre, New York City, 1962.

The Book of Job, Christ Church Methodist Theatre, New York City, 1962.

The Creditors, Mermaid Theatre, New York City, 1962.

Fly, Blackbird (musical), Mayfair Theatre, New York City, 1962.

The Golden Apple (musical), York Theatre, New York City, 1962.

Half-Past Wednesday (musical), Orpheum Theatre, New York City, 1962.

Moon on a Rainbow Shawl, East Eleventh Street Theatre, New York City, 1962.

Nathan the Wise, Seventy-Eighth Street Playhouse, New York City, 1962.

O Say Can You See! (musical), Provincetown Playhouse, New York City, 1962.

Porgy and Bess (opera), New York City Opera, City Center Theatre, New York City, 1962.

This Side of Paradise, Sheridan Square Playhouse, New York City, 1962.

Riverwind, Actors' Playhouse, 1962-64.

Best Foot Forward (musical), Stage 73, New York City, 1963.

Don Giovanni (opera), New York City Opera, City Center Theatre, 1963.

The Dragon, Phoenix Repertory Theatre, New York City, 1963.

Enter Laughing, Henry Miller's Theatre, New York City, 1963.

The Establishment, Strollers Theatre, New York City, 1963.

An Evening with Maurice Chevalier (concerts), Ziegfeld Theatre, New York City, 1963.

The Ginger Man, Orpheum Theatre, 1963.

The Love Nest, Writers Stage Theatre, New York City, 1963.

A Midsummer Night's Dream (opera), New York City Opera, City Center Theatre, 1963.

Ole! Ole! (dance production), Little Fox Theatre, New York City, 1963.

A Rainy Day in Newark, Belasco Theatre, New York City, 1963.

Telemachus Clay (also known as Telemachus Clay: A Collage for Voices), Writers Stage Theatre, 1963.

Spoon River Anthology (musical), Booth Theatre, New York City, 1963, and Belasco Theatre, 1963-64.

Six Characters in Search of an Author, Martinique Theatre, 1963-64.

The Trojan Women, Circle in the Square Downtown, New York City, 1963-65.

Anyone Can Whistle (musical), Majestic Theatre, New York City, 1964.

A Girl Could Get Lucky, Cort Theatre, New York City, 1964.

Gogo Loves You (musical), Theatre de Lys (later known as the Lucille Lortel Theatre), New York City, 1964.

I Had a Ball (musical), Martin Beck Theatre, New York City, 1964.

Natalia Petrovna (opera), New York City Opera, City Center Theatre, 1964.

P.S. I Love You, Henry Miller's Theatre, 1964.

South Pacific (musical), O'Keefe Centre for the Performing Arts (later known as the Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts and the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts), Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1964.

The Tragical Historie of Doctor Faustus, Phoenix Repertory Theatre, 1964.

The White House, Henry Miller's Theatre, 1964.

Wonderfulworld, Theatre at New York World's Fair, New York City, 1964.

High Spirits (musical), Alvin Theatre, New York City, 1964-65.

Royal Flush (musical), Shubert Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1964-65.

The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window, Longacre Theatre, New York City, 1964, and Henry Miller's Theatre, 1964-65.

The Subject Was Roses, Royale Theatre, New York City, 1964, Winthrop Ames Theatre, New York City, 1964-65, Helen Hayes Theatre, New York City, 1965, Henry Miller's Theatre, 1965-66, and Belasco Theatre, 1966.

And Things That Go Bump in the Night, Royale Theatre, 1965.

The Decline and Fall of the Entire World as Seen through the Eyes of Cole Porter Revisited (revue; also known as Ben Bagley's "New Cole Porter Revue"), Square East Theatre, New York City, 1965.

Do I Hear a Waltz? (musical), Forty-Sixth Street Theatre, New York City, 1965.

Leonard Bernstein's Theatre Songs (revue), Theatre de Lys, 1965.

Pickwick (musical), Forty-Sixth Street Theatre, 1965.

Square in the Eye, Theatre de Lys, 1965.

The Yearling (musical), Alvin Theatre, 1965.

The Devils, Broadway Theatre, New York City, 1965-66.

Half a Sixpence (musical), Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 1965-66.

The White Devil, Circle in the Square Downtown, 1965-66.

Hail Scrawdyke!, Booth Theatre, 1966.

A Hand Is on the Gate, Longacre Theatre, 1966.

Hooray! It's a Glorious Dayand All That (musical), Theatre Four, New York City, 1966.

Jeux (ballet), New York City Ballet, Lincoln Center, State Theater, New York City, 1966.

The Kitchen, Eighty-First Street Theatre, New York City, 1966.

Macbeth, Arena Stage, Washington, DC, 1966.

Monopoly (includes the one-act plays Young Marrieds Play Monopoly, Suburban Tragedy, Princess Rebecca Birnbaum, and Make Like a Dog), Establishment Theatre Co., Inc., Stage 73, 1966.

The Office, Henry Miller's Theatre, 1966.

Serjeant Musgrave's Dance, Theater de Lys, 1966.

The Threepenny Opera (puppet musical), Billy Rose Theatre, New York City, 1966.

Eh?, Circle in the Square Downtown, 1966-67.

Black Comedy/White Lies (double-bill of the plays Black Comedy and White Lies), Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 1967.

Hayden Ballet (ballet), New York City Ballet, Lincoln Center, New York State Theater, 1967.

Illya Darling (musical), Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, 1967.

Little Murders, Broadhurst Theatre, 1967.

A Minor Adjustment, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, 1967.

The Natural Look, Longacre Theatre, 1967.

South Pacific (musical), Lincoln Center, New York State Theater, New York City, 1967.

The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald, American National Theatre and Academy (ANTA) Playhouse (later known as the August Wilson Theatre), New York City, 1967.

The Unknown Soldier and His Wife, Lincoln Center, Vivian Beaumont Theater, and George Abbott Theatre, both New York City, 1967.

Before You Go, Henry Miller's Theatre, 1967-68.

Iphigenia in Aulis, Circle in the Square Downtown, 1967-68.

You Know I Can't Hear You When the Water's Running (includes the one-act plays The Shock of Recognition, The Footsteps of Doves, I'll Be Home for Christmas, and I'm Herbert), Ambassador Theatre, New York City, 1967-68, Broadhurst Theatre, 1968, and Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York City, 1968-69.

Scuba Duba, New Theatre, New York City, 1967-69.

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (musical), Theatre 80 St. Mark's, New York City, c. 1967-71, John Golden Theatre, New York City, 1971.

The Cuban Thing, Henry Miller's Theatre, 1968.

The Grand Music Hall of Israel (revue), Palace Theatre, New York City, 1968.

The Happy Hypocrite (musical), Bouwerie Lane Theatre, New York City, 1968.

Here's Where I Belong (musical), Billy Rose Theatre, 1968.

Kongi's Harvest, Negro Ensemble Company, St. Mark's Playhouse, 1968.

A Moon for the Misbegotten, Circle in the Square Downtown, 1968.

The Only Game in Town, Broadhurst Theatre, 1968.

The Man in the Glass Booth, Royale Theatre, 1968-69.

Love Match (musical), Palace West, Phoenix, AZ, 1968, and Center Theatre Group, Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, 1968-69.

Hair (musical), Biltmore Theatre, New York City, 1968-72 and 1977.

But Seriously, Henry Miller's Theatre, 1969.

The Canterbury Tales (musical), Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City, 1969.

Peter and the Wolf, City Center Theatre, Robert F. Kennedy Theatre for Children, New York City, 1969.

Someone's Comin' Hungry, Pocket Theatre, New York City, 1969.

Trumpets of the Lord (musical), Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 1969.

The Watering Place, Music Box Theatre, New York City, 1969.

Promenade (musical), Promenade Theatre, New York City, 1969-70.

Butterflies Are Free, Booth Theatre, 1969-72.

Dear Janet Rosenberg, Dear Mr. Kooning (produced in a double-bill with Jakey Fat Boy), Gramercy Arts Theatre, New York City, 1970.

Jakey Fat Boy (also known as Sweet Alice; produced in a double-bill with Dear Janet Rosenberg, Dear Mr. Kooning), Gramercy Arts Theatre, 1970.

The Engagement Baby, Helen Hayes Theatre, 1970.

Gantry (musical), George Abbott Theatre, 1970.

Inquest, Music Box Theatre, 1970.

Minnie's Boys (musical), Imperial Theatre, New York City, 1970.

Sheep on the Runway, Helen Hayes Theatre, 1970.

Steambath, Truck and Warehouse Theatre, New York City, 1970.

Home, Morosco Theatre, New York City, 1970-71.

Hamlet, Carnegie Hall, New York City, 1971.

Lolita, My Love (musical), Shubert Theatre, Philadelphia, PA, and Shubert Theatre, Boston, MA, both 1971.

Soon (musical), Ritz Theatre, New York City, 1971.

Fun City, Morosco Theatre, 1971-72.

Lenny, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 1971-72.

Jesus Christ Superstar (rock opera), Mark Hellinger Theatre, 1971-73.

No, No, Nanette (musical), Forth-Sixth Street Theatre, 1971-73.

Lysistrata, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 1972.

Mourning Becomes Electra, Circle in the Square, New York City, 1972.

The Trials of Oz, Anderson Theatre, New York City, 1972.

Pippin (musical), Imperial Theatre, 1972-77, Minskoff Theatre, New York City, 1977.

Full Circle, American National Theatre and Academy (ANTA) Playhouse, 1973.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (musical), Albery Theatre, London, 1973.

Molly (musical), Alvin Theatre, 1973.

Rachael Lily Rosenbloom and Don't You Ever Forget It (musical), Broadhurst Theatre, 1973.

Seesaw (musical), Uris Theatre, New York City, and Mark Hellinger Theatre, both 1973.

Uncle Vanya, Circle in the Square, 1973.

The Iceman Cometh, Circle in the Square, 1973-74.

Billy (musical), Drury Lane Theatre, London, 1974.

Hallelujah Hollywood (revue), MGM Grand Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV, 1974.

Liza (concerts), Winter Garden Theatre, New York City, 1974.

Revue (revue), Le Scala, Barcelona, Spain, 1974.

Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band on the Road (musical), Beacon Theatre, New York City, 1974.

Ulysses in Nighttown, Winter Garden Theatre, 1974.

Man on the Moon (musical), Little Theatre, New York City, 1974-75.

Thieves, Broadhurst Theatre, 1974, and Longacre Theatre, 1974-75.

Chicago (musical), Forty-Sixth Street Theatre, 1975-77.

Rockabye Hamlet (musical), Minskoff Theatre, 1976.

American Buffalo, Ethel Barrymore Theatre and Belasco Theatre, both 1977.

Golda, Morosco Theatre, 1977-78.

Beatlemania (musical revue), Winter Garden Theatre, 1977-79, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre and Palace Theatre, both 1979.

Dancin' (musical revue), Broadhurst Theatre, 1978-80, and Ambassador Theatre, 1980-82, produced in the Los Angeles area, beginning c. 1978.

(With Brian Ferren) Frankenstein, Palace Theatre, 1981.

Simon and Garfunkel (concert), Central Park, New York City, 1981.

Rock 'n' Roll! The First 5,000 Years (musical revue), St. James Theatre, New York City, 1982.

La cage aux folles (musical), Palace Theatre, 1983-87.

Song and Dance (musical), Royale Theatre, 1985-86.

Big Deal (musical), Broadway Theatre, 1986.

Rags (musical), Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, 1986.

Birds of Paradise (musical), Promenade Theatre, 1987.

King Henry IV, Part I, New York Shakespeare Festival, Joseph Papp Public Theater, Delacorte Theater, New York City, 1987.

Richard II, New York Shakespeare Festival, Joseph Papp Public Theater, Delacorte Theater, 1987.

Linda Ronstadt's "Canciones de Mi Padre" (revue), Minskoff Theatre, 1988.

Legs Diamond (musical), Mark Hellinger Theatre, 1988-89.

Elvis—An American Musical (musical; also known as Elvis: A Musical Celebration and Elvis: A Rockin' Remembrance), Beacon Theatre, 1989, also produced elsewhere.

Grand Hotel (musical; also known as Grand Hotel, the Musical), Martin Beck Theatre, 1989-92, and George Gershwin Theatre, New York City, 1992.

Hamlet, New York Shakespeare Festival, Joseph Papp Public Theater, Anspacher Theater, New York City, 1990.

Nick & Nora (musical), Marquis Theatre, New York City, 1991.

Two Shakespearean Actors, Cort Theatre, 1991-92.

Catskills on Broadway (variety revue), Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 1991-93.

The Will Rogers Follies (musical; also known as The Will Rogers Follies: A Life in Revue and The Will Rogers Follies: A Life in Review), Palace Theatre, 1991-93.

Death and the Maiden, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 1992.

Jelly's Last Jam (musical), Virginia Theatre, New York City, 1992-93.

My Favorite Year (musical), Lincoln Center, Vivian Beaumont Theater, 1992-93.

Tommy Tune Tonite! A Song & Dance Act (revue), George Gershwin Theatre, 1992-93.

The Boys Choir of Harlem and Friends (concerts), Richard Rodgers Theatre, New York City, 1993.

Angels in America: Millennium Approaches, New York Shakespeare Festival, Walter Kerr Theatre, New York City, 1993-94.

Angels in America: Perestroika, New York Shakespeare Festival, Walter Kerr Theatre, 1993-94.

Hello Again (musical), Lincoln Center, Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, New York City, 1993-94.

(With Peggy Eisenhauer) Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 (solo show), Center Theatre Group, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, 1993, New York Shakespeare Festival, Joseph Papp Public Theater, Estelle R. Newman Theater, New York City, 1994, and Cort Theatre, 1994.

The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public (musical), Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 1994.

Ricky Jay & His 52 Assistants (solo show), Second Stage, McGinn-Cazale Theatre, New York City, 1994.

Chronicle of a Death Foretold (music and dance production), Plymouth Theatre, New York City, 1995.

Victor/Victoria (musical), Marquis Theatre, 1995-97.

(With Eisenhauer) Bring in 'da Noise Bring in 'da Funk (dance musical), New York Shakespeare Festival, Joseph Papp Public Theater, Estelle R. Newman Theater, c. 1995, Ambassador Theatre, 1996-99, and Center Theatre Group, Ahmanson Theatre, 1998.

(With Eisenhauer) Ragtime (musical), Ford Centre for the Performing Arts, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1996-97, Shubert Theatre, Century City, CA, beginning 1997, and Ford Center for the Performing Arts (later known as the Hilton Theatre), New York City, 1997-2000.

Street Corner Symphony (musical revue), Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 1997-98.

A Christmas Carol (musical), Theatre at Madison Square Garden, New York City, 1999.

(With Eisenhauer) Marie Christine (musical), Lincoln Center, Vivian Beaumont Theater, 1999-2000.

(With Eisenhauer) The Wild Party (musical), Virginia Theatre, 2000.

Jane Eyre (musical), Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 2000-2001.

Elaine Stritch at Liberty (solo show), New York Shakespeare Festival, Joseph Papp Public Theater, Estelle R. Newman Theater, 2001-2002, and Neil Simon Theatre, New York City, 2002.

Amour (musical), Music Box Theatre, 2002.

Ricky Jay: On the Stem (solo show), Second Stage Theatre, New York City, 2002.

Omnium Gatherum, Variety Arts Theatre, New York City, 2003.

Gypsy (musical), Shubert Theatre, New York City, 2003-2004.

Caroline, or Change (musical), New York Shakespeare Festival, Joseph Papp Public Theater, Estelle R. Newman Theater, 2003-2004, and Eugene O'Neill Theatre, 2004.

(With Eisenhauer) Assassins (musical), Roundabout Theatre Company, Studio 54, New York City, 2004.

(With Eisenhauer) Mario Cantone: Laugh Whore (solo show; also known as Laugh Whore), Cort Theatre, 2004-2005.

At Home at the Carlyle (cabaret shows), Carlyle Hotel, Cafe Carlyle, New York City, 2005.

Dessa Rose (musical), Lincoln Center, Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, 2005.

(With Eisenhauer) Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life (song and dance production), Old Globe, San Diego, CA, 2005, and Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, New York City, 2005-2006.

The Ritz, Roundabout Theatre Company, Studio 54, 2007.

10 Million Miles (musical), Atlantic Theater Company, New York City, 2007.

Stage Producer:

Coproducer, Lenny, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, 1971-72.

Executive producer, Dancin' (musical revue), Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 1978-80, and Ambassador Theatre, New York City, 1980-82, produced in the Los Angeles area, beginning c. 1978.

Frankenstein, Palace Theatre, New York City, 1981.

Rock 'n' Roll! The First 5,000 Years (musical revue), St. James Theatre, New York City, 1982.

The Rink (musical), Martin Beck Theatre, 1984.

Executive producer, Big Deal (musical), Broadway Theatre, New York City, 1986.

Dangerous Games (dance production), Nederlander Theatre, New York City, 1989, also produced elsewhere, including the American Music Theater Festival, the Spoleto Festival USA, and the La Jolla Playhouse, La Jolla, CA.

Elvis—An American Musical (musical; also known as Elvis: A Musical Celebration and Elvis: A Rockin' Remembrance), Beacon Theatre, New York City, 1989, also produced elsewhere.

Fisher and Graciela Daniele produced a workshop of the musical Marie Christine.

Stage Work; Other:

Projection designer, Golda, Morosco Theatre, New York City, 1977-78.

Co-originator, director, and creative production supervisor, Beatlemania (musical revue), Winter Garden Theatre, New York City, 1977-79, and Lunt-Fontanne Theatre and Palace Theatre, both New York City, 1979.

Consultant, The Queen and the Rebels, Circle in the Square, Plymouth Theatre, New York City, 1982.

Projection designer, Jane Eyre (musical), Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, 2000-2001.

Production designer, Love, Janis (musical), Village Theatre, New York City, 2003.

Worked on other productions in other capacities, including work as an electrician.

Major Tours; Lighting Designer:

West Side Story (musical), U.S. cities, 1960.

H.M.S. Pinafore (opera), U.S. cities, 1963.

The Mikado (opera), U.S. cities, 1963.

Laura Nyro (concerts), U.S. cities, 1969-70.

Linda Ronstadt's "Canciones de Mi Padre Tour" (revue; also known as Linda Ronstadt's "Canciones de Mi Padre"), U.S. cities, 1988.

"Coming Out of Their Shells," Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Concert Tour (concert tour), U.S. cities, 1990.

(With Peggy Eisenhauer) Whitney Houston (concerts), international cities, beginning 1993.

Worked on other productions.

Major Tours; Other Work:

Production supervisor, Tommy (rock opera), U.S. cities, 1973.

Film Lighting Designer:

Concert lighting, A Star Is Born (musical; also known as Rainbow Road), Warner Bros., 1976.

Ballet lighting, Slow Dancing in the Big City, United Artists, 1978.

Can't Stop the Music (also known as Discoland: Where the Music Never Stops and You Can't Stop the Music!), Associated Films, 1980.

Beatlemania (musical revue; also known as Beatlemania: The Movie), American Cinema Releasing, 1981.

The Birdcage (also known as Birds of a Feather), United Artists, 1996.

Theatrical lighting, Chicago (musical; also known as Chicago: The Musical), Miramax, 2002.

Concert lighting, Marci X (also known as Marci X-Uptown Gets Down), Paramount, 2003.

Concert lighting, The School of Rock (also known as Rock academy and School of Rock), Paramount, 2003.

Performance lighting, The Stepford Wives, Paramount, 2004.

Theatrical lighting, The Producers (musical; also known as The Producers: The Movie Musical), Universal, 2005.

Theatrical lighting, Dreamgirls (musical), Paramount, 2006.

Theatrical lighting, Enchanted, Buena Vista, 2007.

Film Work; Other:

Creator and creative supervising producer, Beatlemania (musical revue; also known as Beatlemania: The Movie), American Cinema Releasing, 1981.

Made several short experimental films.

Film Appearances:

Himself, All That Jazz, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1979.

Himself, Driving Me Crazy (documentary), 1988, First Run Features, 1990.

Television Lighting Designer; Specials:

Pippin: His Life and Times (musical), Showtime, 1981.

Simon and Garfunkel in Central Park, HBO, 1983.

"Linda Ronstadt's ‘Canciones de Mi Padre,’" Great Performances, PBS, 1989.

The Divine Garbo, TNT, 1990.

(And lighting technician) "Hamlet," Great Performances, PBS, 1990.

Jammin': Jelly Roll Morton on Broadway, PBS, 1992.

"Creating ‘Ragtime,’" Great Performances, PBS, 1998.

"Victor/Victoria" (musical), Broadway on Bravo, Bravo, 2000.

Elaine Stritch at Liberty (solo show), HBO, 2004.

(With Peggy Eisenhauer) Mario Cantone: Laugh Whore (solo show; also known as Laugh Whore), Showtime, 2005.

Television Lighting Technician; Awards Presentations:

The 49th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1977.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

The 44th Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 1990.

OTHER SOURCES

Books:

Bentham, Frederick, The Art of Stage Lighting, Taplinger, 1968, second edition, Pitman, 1976, third edition, Theatre Arts Books, 1977, also published by Pitman, 1980.

Contemporary Designers, third edition, St. James Press, 1997.

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