Artist Bio

John Culbert

John Culbert

(Bio as of March 2018)

John Culbert returns to the Goodman, where his credits include Objects in the Mirror, Two Trains Running, Rock 'n' Roll, HughieTrojan WomenBoy Gets GirlJacob Marley’s Christmas Carol and Mirror of the Invisible World (Jeff Award). Chicago designs include lighting for Arcadia at Writers Theatre and scenery for Man in the Ring, Satchmo at the Waldorf and The Hard Problem at Court Theatre. He designed scenery for Faceless and White Guy on the Bus (Northlight Theatre), Chimerica (TimeLine Theatre Company) and Regina (Lyric Opera of Chicago). Regional work includes productions at Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Boston Lyric Opera and The Shakespeare Theatre. He has also designed for L’Opéra National du Rhin and Singapore Repertory. He serves as the dean of The Theatre School at DePaul University.

Watch & Listen More

  • Hughie Production Photos
  • Mirror of the Invisible World Production Photos
  • Mirror of the Invisible World Production Photos
  • Mirror of the Invisible World Production Photos

With Goodman Theatre

  • Rock 'n' Roll Rock 'n' Roll
    0809 Season
    Play by Tom Stoppard
    Directed by Charles Newell
  • Mirror of the Invisible World Mirror of the Invisible World
    0607 Season
    Play by Mary Zimmerman
    Directed by Mary Zimmerman
  • Hughie Hughie
    0405 Season
    Play by Eugene O'Neill
    Directed by Robert Falls
  • Trojan Women Trojan Women
    0203 Season
    Play by Seneca
    Directed by Mary Zimmerman
  • Buzzer Buzzer
    1314 Season
    Play by Tracey Scott Wilson
    Directed by Jessica Thebus
  • Two Trains Two Trains
    1415 Season
    Play by August Wilson
    Directed by Chuck Smith
  • Objects in the Mirror Objects in the Mirror
    1617 Season
    Play by Charles Smith
    Directed by Chuck Smith
  • Having Our Say Having Our Say
    1718 Season
    Play by Emily Mann, Adapted from the book by Sarah L. Delany and A. Elizabeth Delany with Amy Hill Hearth
    Directed by Chuck Smith