Brian MacDevitt Biography (1956-)

Born October 6, 1956; son of William Gerard (a teacher) and Julie (a nurse; maiden name, Powers) MacDevitt.

Gender
Male
Occupation
Lighting designer

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Stage Lighting Designer
  • Oh, Coward!, Woodstock Playhouse, Woodstock, NY, 1979
  • Show Boat, Paper Mill Playhouse, Milburn, NJ, 1984-1985
  • Candide, Paper Mill Playhouse, 1985-1986
  • Carousel, Paper Mill Playhouse, 1985-1986
  • A Girl's Guide to Chaos, American Place Theatre, New York City, 1986
  • Naughty Marietta, Paper Mill Playhouse, 1986-1987
  • Barnum, Paper Mill Playhouse, 1986-1987
  • Sayonara, Paper Mill Playhouse, 1987-1988
  • The Waves, New York Theatre Workshop, New York City, 1990
  • Fayebird, American Jewish Theatre, New York City, 1991
  • Shmulnik's Waltz, Jewish Repertory Theatre, New York City, 1991
  • And, American Place Theatre, 1992
  • Candide, Classic Stage Company Theatre, New York City, 1992
  • Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet), Classic Stage Company Theatre, 1992
  • Three Hotels, Circle Repertory Theatre, New York City, 1993
  • Krapp's Last Tape, Classic Stage Company Theatre, 1993
  • The Maids, Classic Stage Company Theatre, 1993
  • First Lady Suite, New York Shakespeare Festival, Susan Stein ShivaTheatre, Public Theatre, New York City, 1993
  • Later Life, Playwrights Horizons Theatre, New York City, 1993, then Westside Theatre Upstairs, New York City, 1993-1994
  • Family Secrets, Westside Theatre Downstairs, New York City, 1993-1995
  • What's Wrong with This Picture?, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 1994
  • The Illusion, Classic Stage Company Theatre, 1994
  • The Mayor of Boys Town, American Place Theatre, 1994
  • The Arabian Nights, Manhattan Theatre Club Stage II, New York City, 1994
  • The Triumph of Love, Classic Stage Company Theatre, 1994
  • Love! Valour! Compassion!, Walter Kerr Theatre, New York City, 1995
  • Dog Opera, New York Shakespeare Festival, Martinson Hall, Public Theatre, New York City, 1995
  • Northeast Local, Mitzi E. Newman Theatre, New York City, 1995-1996
  • Master Class, Philadelphia Theatre Company, c. 1995, then John Golden Theatre, New York City, 1995-1997, later Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, c. 1998
  • Summer and Smoke, Roundabout Theatre Company, Criterion Theatre, New York City, 1996
  • Sex and Longing, Cort Theatre, New York City, 1996
  • Overtime, Manhattan Theatre Club Stage I, New York City, 1996
  • Nude Nude Totally Nude, Anspacher Theatre, Public Theatre, New York City, c. 1996
  • A Line around the Block, Anspacher Theatre, Public Theatre, 1996
  • By the Sea, by the Sea, by the Beautiful Sea, Manhattan Theatre Club Stage II, 1996
  • Henry V, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre, New York City, 1996
  • Valley Song, Mandell Weiss Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, La Jolla,CA, 1996
  • Present Laughter, Walter Kerr Theatre, 1996-1997
  • God's Heart, Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre, 1997
  • Slide Show, Richard Rodgers Theatre, New York City, 1997-1998
  • Proposals, Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 1997-1998
  • The Diary of Anne Frank, Colonial Theatre, Boston, MA, 1997, thenMusic Box Theatre, New York City, 1997-1998
  • Mizlansky/Zilinsky (or "schmucks"), Manhattan Theatre Club Stage I, 1998
  • Wait until Dark, Wilbur Theatre, Boston, then Brooks Atkinson Theatre, both 1998
  • A Night in November, Douglas Fairbanks Theatre, New York City, 1998
  • Corpus Christi, Manhattan Theatre Club Stage I, 1998
  • The Ride down Mt. Morgan, New York Shakespeare Fstival, Newman Theatre, Public Theatre, New York City, 1998, then Ambassador Theatre, New YorkCity, 2000
  • Hazlewood Jr. High, New York City, 1998
  • House, Bay Street Theatre, Sag Harbor, NY, c. 1998
  • The Time of the Cuckoo, Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre, 1999
  • Night Must Fall, Lyceum Theatre, then Helen Hayes Theatre, both New York City, 1999
  • Captains Courageous, the Musical, Manhattan Theatre Club Stage I,1999
  • The Taming of the Shrew, New York Shakespeare Festival, DelacorteTheatre, 1999
  • Another American: Asking and Telling, St. Clement's Theatre, New York City, 1999
  • An Experiment with an Air Pump, Manhattan Theatre Club Stage I, 1999
  • The Exact Center of the Universe, Century Theatre for the Performing Arts, New York City, 1999-2000
  • True West, Circle in the Square, New York City, 2000
  • The Dinner Party, Music Box Theatre, 2000-
  • Fuddy Meers, Manhattan Theatre Club Stage II, then Minetta Lane Theatre, New York City, 2000
  • Comic Potential, Manhattan Theatre Club Stage I, 2000
  • Lydie Breeze: Parts 1 & 2, New York Theatre Workshop, 2000
  • Spinning into Butter, Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre, 2000
  • Juno and the Paycock, Roundabout Theatre Company, Gramercy Theatre, New York City, 2000
  • The Invention of Love, Lyceum Theatre, 2001
  • Resident Alien, New York Theatre Workshop, 2001
  • A Thousand Clowns, Longacre Theatre, New York City, 2001-
  • Major Barbara, Roundabout Theatre Company, American Airlines Theatre, 2001-
  • Urinetown: The Musical, American Theatre of Actors, Chernuchin Theatre, then Henry Miller's Theatre, New York City, 2001-
  • Judgment at Nuremberg, Longacre Theatre, 2001
  • High Dive, Manhattan Class Company Theatre, New York City, 2001
  • Long Day's Journey into Night, Goodman Theatre, Chicago, IL, 2001
  • Speaking in Tongues, Gramercy Theatre, 2001
  • The Women, Roundabout Theatre Company, American Airlines Theatre,2001-2002
  • Frankie and Johnny in the Claire de Lune, Belasco Theatre, 2002-
  • Into the Woods, Broadhurst Theatre, 2002-
  • Morning's at Seven, Lyceum Theatre, 2002
  • Lighting designer for The Bar Mitzvah Boy, American Jewish Theatre; Blur, Manhattan Theatre Club; Current Events, Manhattan Theatre Club; Fool for Love, McCarter Theatre, Princeton, NJ; Kimberly Akimbo; Morning Star, Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago; Our Town, London production; The Price, Philadelphia Drama Guild, Philadelphia, PA; Side Show, New York City; Song for a Saturday, American Jewish Theatre; The Visit, Goodman Theatre; also designed lighting forTere O'Connor Dance, Walker Arts Center, c. 1995, for American Ballet Theatreand Boston Ballet, Boston, MA, and for productions at Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY, Joyce Theatre, New York City, La MaMa Experimental TheatreClub, New York City, and New York Stage and Film Theatre, New York City.
  • Stage Sound Designer
  • Blue Window, Manhattan Theatre Club Stage I, New York City, 1996
  • Major Tours
  • Lighting Designer
  • Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, U.S. cities, 1984
  • Gigi, U.S. cities, 1984
  • Oliver!, U.S. cities, 1985
  • Brigadoon, U.S. cities, 1986
  • Can-Can, U.S. cities, 1988
  • Also designed lighting for tour of Angels in America, U.S. cities.
  • Film Work
  • Lighting designer for the film Cradle Will Rock.

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