About this Artist
JAPHY WEIDEMAN (Lighting Design) is a New York City-based lighting designer for theater and opera. His designs for opera include (R)evolution of Steve Jobs, Life is a Dream, and Don Giovanni at Santa Fe Opera, Doubt and The Manchurian Candidate at Minnesota Opera, Capuleti e Montecchi at Kansas City Opera, Bluebeard’s Castle/Il Prigioniero at La Scala and Nederlandse Opera, and Don Giovanni and Eugene Onegin at Opera de Lyon. On Broadway, his designs for Dear Evan Hansen, The Visit, The Nance, Of Mice and Men, and Airline Highway each received Tony nominations for Best Lighting Design. Other productions on Broadway include Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Significant Other, The Snow Geese, Macbeth, and Cyrano de Bergerac. He has lit numerous theater productions in New York City for Lincoln Center Theatre, Playwrights Horizons, Roundabout Theatre Company, The Public Theater, Second Stage, and LAByrinth Theatre Company.