Rediscovering Lighting

Friday, March 23, 2018

Video of a session at PLASA anouncing the creation of the BACKSTAGE HERITAGE FOUNDATION.


USITT Founders Award

Friday, March 23, 2018


To say that I am deeply honored and grateful for this Award would be a very British...

Backstage Pass

Friday, March 23, 2018

Richard Pilbrow featured on new interview series, Backstage Pass October 10, 2017

Theatre Projects...

Architecture v. Theatre - The Debate

Friday, June 2, 2017

There were two events to celebrate this illustrious moment: the 40th Anniversary of the Lasdun National...

With Dame Julie Andrews for the 60th Anniversary at the Sydney Opera House

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Broadway opening of MY FAIR LADY, John Frost and the Australian...

A Theatre Project — 2nd Edition

Thursday, August 27, 2015

My 2011 book has been generously received. Noted London critic Michael Coveney wrote: “It’s an absolute...

Pioneer Theatre and Arts Manager

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Louis K. Fleming, a former president of Theatre Projects' US operations and a director of Theatre Projects...

Richard Pilbrow to sponsor Stage Award for Best Theatre Building

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

I’ve been a theatre designer for over 50 years. For too long I’ve been frustrated by the almost total...

Blitz! The Stage Manager’s Viewpoint

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

David Collison designed the sound, and I the lighting, for the truly epic Lionel Bart musical: “BLITZ!.”...

Creating the Backstage Heritage Collection

Monday, October 20, 2014

PLASA 2014 in London saw the announcement of the Backstage Heritage Collection. Created by a small group...

Richard’s Blog

Richard’s Blog

A conversation — lighting, technology (keep it simple), the last fifty and more years, theatre design, producing, the Hebrides, Bearded Collies.