For many years, Duane Schuler has lit as many as 18 to 20 operas per year, including new productions and revivals. He has decided to pull back a bit and light fewer shows this year, perhaps just an even dozen, as well as relinquish his long-standing position as resident lighting designer at the Lyric Opera in Chicago. “It was just too much,” he said on a cold winter day in New York, as he talked about three of his most recent new productions: two in Chicago, and one at the Metropolitan Opera ...

General Admission

This content is free to access as a registered user on

Why register for It's simple and free, and here is what you get:

  • Daily original news covering the latest in entertainment design and technology
  • Features on the latest industry trends
  • Insights from thought leaders in the industry
  • The ability to view both pay-per-view and free recorded sessions from our live events including Master Classes, LDI and Envision

Already registered? here.