Bradley King

Bradley King Lighting Design / Lighting Designer

Bradley King is a multiple award-winning lighting designer for theater, opera, and live performance.

On Broadway, his designs for Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 earned Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle awards, as well as a Live Design Achievement of the Year. His collaborations with the award-winning director Rachel Chavkin include Hadestown (The Citadel, NYTW; Drama Desk Nom.), Lempicka (Williamstown Theatre Festival), The Royal Family (The Guthrie), Preludes (LCT3), The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls (Yale Repertory Theatre), and Uncle Vanya (Classic Stage Company).

In New York, his work has been seen at Roundabout Theatre Company, LCT3, Playwrights Horizons, Signature Theater Company, the Atlantic Theater Company, New York Theatre Workshop, Ars Nova, CSC, The Vineyard, The Kitchen, LAByrinth Theater Company, the Cherry Lane, Abrons Arts Center, Wild Project, and many others.

Across the US, Bradley’s designs for theater have been seen at the Alley Theater, American Repertory Theater, Berkeley Rep, the Guthrie, the Old Globe, South Coast Rep, Virginia Stage Company, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Yale Rep, and many others. Bradley’s extensive experience in Opera includes work for Bard Summerscape, the Glimmerglass Festival, Kentucky Opera, Opera Omaha, Vancouver Opera, Virginia Opera, and others. In addition to his theatrical work, Bradley has broad experience in corporate events and themed entertainment, including experiences for IWC, Microsoft, Samsung, Target, Yahoo!, and numerous company galas and festivals.

Bradley’s awards include the Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critic’s Circle, Elizabeth Sterling Hayes, IRNE, and Eliot Norton Awards. His nominations include three Drama Desks, three Henry Hewes, two Lortels and the Connecticut Critic’s Circle awards. Bradley is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts Department of Design for Stage and Film; he also holds an undergraduate degree from NYU in theater directing. He is a proud member of Local USA829, IATSE. View his work online at

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