Photograph from Lipstick - lighting design by Alex Lewer
© Rupert Henderson Productions Ltd | Helen Aluko and April Hughes | Photographer: Lidia Crisafulli
Photograph from Lipstick - lighting design by Alex Lewer
© Rupert Henderson Productions Ltd | April Hughes as Tommy | Photographer: Lidia Crisafulli
Photograph from Lipstick - lighting design by Alex Lewer
© Rupert Henderson Productions Ltd | Helen Aluko and April Hughes | Photographer: Lidia Crisafulli
Photograph from Lipstick - lighting design by Alex Lewer
© Rupert Henderson Productions Ltd | Helen Aluko as Jordan | Photographer: Lidia Crisafulli
Photograph from Lipstick - lighting design by Alex Lewer
© Rupert Henderson Productions Ltd | April Hughes and Helen Aluko | Photographer: Lidia Crisafulli

Lipstick

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with Alex Lewer as Lighting Designer

Director:

Sound designer:

Dates: 
04/03/2020 to 28/03/2020

Show type:

Production photographs

Photograph from Lipstick - lighting design by Alex Lewer
Photograph from Lipstick - lighting design by Alex Lewer
Photograph from Lipstick - lighting design by Alex Lewer
Photograph from Lipstick - lighting design by Alex Lewer
Photograph from Lipstick - lighting design by Alex Lewer
Photograph from Lipstick - lighting design by Alex Lewer
Photograph from Lipstick - lighting design by Alex Lewer
Photograph from Lipstick - lighting design by Alex Lewer
Photograph from Lipstick - lighting design by Alex Lewer
Photograph from Lipstick - lighting design by Alex Lewer
Photograph from Lipstick - lighting design by Alex Lewer
Photograph from Lipstick - lighting design by Alex Lewer

Press quotes

...it’s definitely slick, professional and engaging thanks to White, sound designer Charlie Smith and lighting designer Alex Lewer
Bj McNeill, The LGBTQ Arts Review 14/03/2020
The play makes glorious use of the smaller space at Southwark Playhouse. A nearly bare set on the face of it works perfectly as the teenage Tommy’s bedroom, while clever lighting transforms it into other locations in an instant.
Jim Compton-Hall, The Upcoming 12/03/2020
staging is beautifully simple, with a strong lighting and sound design
Amy Toledano, Within Her Words 12/03/2020
the use of lighting to creatively enhance the space and transform it into different environments is highly effective and seamlessly done
Claudia Graham, Young Perspective 12/03/2020
Alex Lewer’s lighting takes on the Playhouse’s ‘Little’ performance space as an advantage, not a limitation, creating an intelligent design that leaves no square inch wasted.
Sophie Adnitt, BritishTheatre.com 11/03/2020
The staging by director Ed White is effectively simple; amidst static furniture, scene changes between a house party, oppressive nightclub and a model village in Cornwall are made clear by an artful lighting design from Alex Lewer. In one scene, the panic attack experience by Tommy is communicated... continue reading
Michael Boucher, Mickey Jo Theatre 10/03/2020
Charlie Smith’s tonal, emotionally sensitive sound successfully helps navigate the characters’ moods, from the depths of despair to moments of acceptance and joy, while Alex Lewer’s sensitive lighting bathes the duo in warmth.
Sally Hales, The Stage 10/03/2020
Ed White’s direction is fast-paced while Alex Lewer digitally clever lighting and Charlie Smith sound effects give the play a stunning cinematic effect.
Fiona Doyle, The Artiscape 10/03/2020
"... the temperament is raised by the very clever use of LED strip lights by Alex Lewer that form the fourth wall between the cast and audience but also act as a metaphor illuminating the life paths these characters have taken. "
Stephen Vowles, Boyz 10/03/2020