Artist Bio

Christopher Akerlind

Christopher Akerlind

(Bio as of July 2022)

Christopher Akerlind (Lighting Design) Goodman credits include Rock and Roll (Jeff Award); Shining City; Electricidad; The Light in the Piazza (Jeff Award); The Skin of Our Teeth; Seven Guitars; The Piano Lesson and Randy Newman’s Faust. Lyric Opera credits includes Fire Shut Up In My Bones. Steppenwolf credits include Superior Donuts; Homebody/Kabul and Chicago. Selected Shakespeare credits include Antony and Cleopatra and Measure For Measure. Court credits include Twelfth Night and The Piano. Broadway credits include Indecent (Tony Award), Rocky the Musical; 110 In The Shade; Talk Radio; Awake and Sing; Well; The Light in the Piazza (Tony Award); Seven Guitars and The Piano Lesson, among others. Awards include Obie for Sustained Excellence, Michael Merritt Award for Design and Collaboration, numerous nominations for Drama Desk and Tony Awards, among others.