He has had a long working relationship with Athol Fugard. He designed the lighting for Fugard's Scenes from Soweto (Manhattan Theatre Club, 1978), Statements After an Arrest Under the Immorality Act (Manhattan Theatre Club, 1978), Boesman and Lena (Off-Broadway, 1992), and My Children! My Africa! (Off-Broadway, 1989). At the McCarter Theatre, Princeton, New Jersey, he was the lighting designer for The Captain's Tiger (1998); at Seattle Repertory Theatre he designed the lighting for Valley Song in January 1998; he lit Playland (1993) at the Manhattan Theatre Club.
Among his many works in regional theatre he designed the lighting for the Repertory of St. Louis Repertory Theatre and Hartford Stage production of Lanford Wilson's Book of Days in 1999, starring Dee Hoty. He was the lighting designer for the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park production of Tally's Folly in 2001. He was the lighting designer for the Pittsburgh Public Theater production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? in 1999, starring Bonnie Franklin.
He received the 1981 Obie Award for sustained excellence in lighting design.