Russell A. Thompson Lighting Designer/Production Manager

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Lighting designs include the national tour of Finding Neverland, 2019 national tour of Once, the international and national tours of The Wizard of Oz, national tours of Pippin, Million Dollar Quartet, Memphis, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Hair, Fiddler on the Roof, All Shook Up, Footloose, The Wedding Singer, and Beehive the 60’s Musical; the world premiere of Around the World in 80 Days and the regional premiere of The Civil War. Prather Productions designs include Jesus Christ Superstar, Hairspray, Rent, 9 to 5, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jekyll & Hyde, Yeston & Kopit’s Phantom, Swing, Ragtime, Peter Pan, Buddy, Legally Blonde, and Cats. Prior to joining Prather Productions, Russell lived in New York where his credits ranged from Club MTV to Manhattan School of Music.