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Mark McCullough designs for opera and theater companies in the United States and abroad. He has lit many productions for HGO, including The Pearl Fishers (2019), Florencia en el Amazonas (2019), and West Side Story (2018). He also has lit productions for the Vienna Staatsoper (Macbeth); Bolshoi Theatre (La traviata); the Metropolitan Opera (The Marriage of Figaro); the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing (The Tales of Hoffmann); La Scala (Cyrano de Bergerac); Madrid’s Teatro Real (Luisa Miller); Strasbourg’s Opéra National du Rhin (The Beggar’s Opera); The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (The Queen of Spades); Opera North (Eugene Onegin); as well as numerous productions with Boston Lyric Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Los Angeles Opera, Washington National Opera, The Dallas Opera, Glimmerglass, Canadian Opera Company, New York City Opera, Seattle Opera, and San Francisco Opera, including the full Ring cycle directed by Francesca Zambello. Among his successes in theater have been the Broadway productions of Outside Mullingar; Jesus Christ Superstar (revival); After Ms. Julie; and The American Plan. International theater credits include Whistle Down the Wind (Aldwych Theatre, London); Der Besuch Der Alten Dame (Ronacher Theatre, Vienna); Artus (St. Gallen, Switzerland); Rebecca (St. Gallen, Switzerland and the Palladium Theatre, Stuttgart); and the UK tour of Jesus Christ Superstar. Future engagements include How I Learned to Drive on Broadway; Florencia en el Amazonas at Chicago Lyric Opera; The Sound of Music at Glimmerglass Festival; and Fidelio, Written in Stone, and Così fan tutte for Washington National Opera.

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