Jon Linstrum

Personal Information
Jon has been lighting designer and production manager on Shockheaded Peter since its inception at West Yorkshire Playhouse. He has worked many times for Julian Crouch & Phelim McDermott, most notably on A Midsummer Nights Dream (ESC); Cinderella (Lyric Hammersmith) for many other of the UK’s leading devised theatre companies including for Told by An Idiot The Firework-Makers Daughter (Sheffield Crucible & Lyric Hammersmith) and Aladdin (Lyric Hammersmith), for The Right Size The Play What I Wrote (Wyndham’s/Liverpool Everyman) and Bewilderness,(Lyric Hammersmith), for Mark Murphy’s VTOL; In the Privacy of My Own(UK tour); The Night Shift (BAC & Traverse Edinburgh) ; West End work has included Betty (Vaudeville Theatre) Home & Beauty (Lyric Theatre) Thunderbirds - FAB (Playhouse) Popcorn (Apollo,) My Night With Reg (Criterion & Playhouse) He has also worked for most regional repertory theatres, most recently on Northern Stage’s 1984 and A Clockwork Orange, but also many shows for West Yorkshire Playhouse; Nottingham Playhouse; Plymouth Theatre Royal; Traverse, Edinburgh; Salisbury Playhouse amongst others. Jon’s lighting design career began with Theatre de Complicite and later included two years as resident lighting designer for Kenneth Branagh’s Renaissance Theatre Co.

Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Shockheaded Peter Little Shubert Theatre 02/22/2005 Lighting Designer
2 Shockheaded Peter New Victory Theater 10/14/1999 Lighting Designer
Award Production Function
1 NOMINATED 2005 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Lighting Design Shockheaded Peter Lighting Designer