Jules Fisher

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Jules Fisher
Born November 12, 1937 (1937-11-12) (age 76)
Norristown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Nationality American
Known for Lighting design
Spouse(s) Graciela Daniele
Awards Tony Award for Best Lighting Design

Jules Fisher (born November 12, 1937) is an American lighting designer and producer. He is credited with lighting designs for more than 300 productions over the course of his 50 year career in Broadway and off-Broadway shows, as well extensive work in film, ballet, opera, television, and rock and roll concert tours.[1] He has been nominated 20 times for Tony Awards (as a lighting designer) and won nine Tony awards for Lighting Design, more than any other lighting designer.[2]

Biography[edit]

Fisher was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania, the son of Anne (Davidson) and Abraham Fisher, a retailer.[1] He is a graduate of Carnegie Institute of Technology.[3] He is married to choreographer-director Graciela Daniele. He has been in a professional partnership with lighting designer Peggy Eisenhauer since 1985, and they formed Third Eye Ltd, a firm specializing in entertainment and theatre lighting. He is also a principal in the theatre consulting firm Fisher Dachs Associates, architectural lighting firm Fisher Marantz Stone, and teaches at The New School. Jules was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts degree from Carnegie Mellon University in May 2013.

Stage work (selected)[edit]

with Peggy Eisenhauer[edit]

Concert work[edit]

Fisher has worked with many popular musicians on their concerts and tours including:

Film lighting[edit]

Fisher has designed theatrical lighting for many film features. Designs include:

Fisher can be seen as himself lighting a show in Bob Fosse's All That Jazz (1979).

Tony Award wins[edit]

for Best Lighting Design:

Tony Award nominations[edit]

for Best Lighting Design:

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