Born in Philadelphia, Rick was winner of two Olivier Awards for Best Lighting Design and two Tony Awards for An Inspector Calls and Billy Elliot (both on Broadway).
Theatre includes: Strife (Chichester); Stella (London/Amsterdam); The Last Mermaid with Charlotte Church (Wales Millennium Centre); The Judas Kiss (New York, Toronto and London); Waste (National Theatre, London); Peter Pan (Regent’s Park, London); The Audience (West End and Broadway) and the upcoming return of An Inspector Calls to the Playhouse Theatre in the West End.
Also: The Merchant of Venice and Othello (Singapore); A Life of Galileo (RSC/UK tour); Drawing the Line and Raving (Hampstead); Chariots of Fire (Hampstead/West End); An Inspector Calls (West End/
Broadway); Jerry Springer – the Opera (West End); Blue/Orange (National Theatre/West End); Far Away (New York); A Number (Royal Court); Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Berlin); Via Dolorosa (Royal Court/Broadway) and Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake (London/Los Angeles/ Broadway/international tour).
Musical and opera includes: Billy Elliot – the Musical (current UK national tour, and also London, Broadway, Australia, Holland and US tour); Madame Butterfly (Los Angeles); The King and I (Paris/Chicago); Sweeney Todd: the Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Paris, Houston and San Francisco); Falstaff (Japan); Porgy and Bess (Regent’s Park); over 20 operas for Santa Fe Opera; The Fiery Angel and Turandot (Bolshoi); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (La Fenice); Wozzeck (Royal Opera House); Gloriana and La bohème (Opera North); The Little Prince (Houston/New York/San Francisco) and three seasons at Batignano.