David Lee Cuthbert

Lighting Designer

David Lee Cuthbert returns in the 2014-15 season to create lighting designs for The Italian Girl in Algiers, the world premiere of Where Angels Fear to Tread, and The Magic Flute. Previous OSJ productions in which Mr. Cuthbert’s designs have been featured include last season’s Falstaff, and Il trovatore, Pagliacci, Faust, The Marriage of Figaro, Eugene Onegin and Lucia di Lammermoor. Other recent design credits include Billy Crystal’s Broadway show 700 Sundays, Rabbit Hole, Moonlight and Magnolias,The Piano Lesson, ART (Dean Goodman Choice Award) and Hannah and Martin, all for the San Jose Repertory Theater, and The Tempest, Much Ado About Nothing, King Lear, As you Like It and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf for Shakespeare Santa Cruz.

For the La Jolla Playhouse, Mr. Cuthbert’s designs were highlighted in An Evening with Billy Crystal, The Burning Deck, I Think I Like Girls, A Feast of Fools and Diva. At the Old Globe Theatre, his designs appeared in Hold Please, Christmas on Mars, Lobby Hero, Rounding Third, Faith Healer and The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow.

Other companies for which Mr. Cuthbert has created lighting designs include Sledgehammer Theatre, Indiana Rep, San Diego Rep, South Coast Rep, The Group at Strasberg, PCPA Theaterfest, The Magic Theatre, and many others. Internationally, Mr. Cuthbert designed the 25th anniversary tour of Terminal, directed by Joseph Chaikin, which premiered in Belgrade.