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Below is the archived schedule from BroadwayCon 2016. Please note that it may not accurately reflect everything that took place, as we made on-the-fly changes due to the blizzard.

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Saturday, January 23 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Color and Light: Broadway Lighting Design

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How do you use lighting to tell a story? How do you adjust when a set piece or dancer interferes with your design? How do you work within the limitations of each theatre? And how are new technologies changing the way designers are able to carry out their visions? Join some of Broadway’s top lighting designers as they answer these questions and more. 


Ken Billington

Lighting Designer, Chicago, Sweeney Todd
Ken has worked as a lighting designer on almost 100 Broadway shows including such theater milestones as Sweeney Todd and the current Chicago; as well as: Dames at Sea, Act One, Hugh Jackman Back on Broadway, Sondheim on Sondheim, White Christmas,Sunday in the Park with George (2008), Annie (1997... Read More →
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Natasha Katz

Natasha Katz is a lighting designer who works extensively in the worlds of Broadway, opera, and ballet. She won the 2015 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design of a Musical for her work on An American in Paris. She has been nominated for 12 Tony Awards, winning 5 times. Her more than... Read More →
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Kenneth Posner

Kenneth Posner is a lighting designer with more than 50 Broadway play and musical theatre credits. He also designs extensively for off-Broadway, resident theatres, and touring productions throughout the United States, as well as internationally. Selected Broadway credits: On Your... Read More →
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Philip S. Rosenberg

Lighting Designer
Broadway: The Elephant Man, It's Only A Play, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder. Off-Broadway credits include Explorers Club and Cactus Flower.  Regional credits include: Kennedy Center, La Jolla Playhouse, Ford's Theatre, The Guthrie Theater, The Old Globe, TheatreWorks, Hartford... Read More →
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Robert Viagas

Robert Viagas is an author, editor, journalist, librettist, and project manager with more than thirty years of experience working on Broadway, most of it with Playbill Inc. and the Tony Awards. Viagas was founding editor (1994) of Playbill.com. He has published 19 books on performing... Read More →

Saturday January 23, 2016 2:00pm - 2:50pm EST
Murray Hill