Richard Norwood

Trap Door credits

All shows at Trap Door since 1994!

  • Dr.Faustus
  • The Maids
  • Aria Da Capo
  • Orgasmo Adulto Escapes from the Zoo
  • Tattoo
  • Blood on the Cat’s Neck
  • The White Whore and the Bit Player
  • Troy Women (World Premiere)
  • The Boys of the Peggy August Club
  • DeathWatch
  • Audience: The Vanek Plays
  • Big Mother
  • Dutchman
  • Dad’s Ham
  • Somethings You Need to Know Before The World Ends
  • Fever Dream Cocktail
  • Road to Nirvana
  • Bremem Freedom
  • The Mother
  • Sugar Down Billie Hoak
  • Alien Hand
  • Squat
  • Orpheus Descending
  • Poona The Fuckdog (World Premiere)
  • Polaroid Stories
  • The Killing Game
  • Feedlot
  • Lebensraum
  • Pre Paradise Sorry Now!
  • The Crazy Locomotive
  • La Ronde
  • The Pitchfork Disney
  • Forty Deuce
  • Ten Tiny Fingers, Nine Tiny Toes
  • Baal
  • Night Coil
  • Morocco
  • Automobile Graveyard
  • The Shoemakers
  • Quills
  • The Architect and Emperor of Assyria
  • The Flies
  • Nana
  • Katzelmacher
  • The Venetian Twins
  • The Garden of Delights
  • People Annihilation or My Liver is Senseless
  • Amerikafka
  • Old Clown Wanted
  • The Fourth Sister
  • Request Programme
  • The Bitter Tears of Petra Van Kant
  • Alice In Bed
  • Swan
  • Emma
  • Eva Peron
  • The Beastly Bombing
  • No Darkness Around My Stone (US Premier)
  • Horses at the Window
  • A Couple of Poor, Polish Speaking Romanians
  • Me Too, I am Catherine Deneuve
  • HamletMachine
  • First Ladies
  • OVERWEIGHT, unimportant: MISSHAPE-A European Supper
  • the word progress on my mother’s lips doesn’t ring true
  • Anger/Fly
  • Smartphones
  • The Arsonists
  • The Unveiling and Dozens of Cousins
  • The Balcony
  • Vatzlav
  • Regarding The Just
  • John Doe
  • Cookie Play
  • La Bête
  • The Woman Before
  • The Universal Wolf
  • The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls
  • How to Explain The History of Communism to Mental Patients
  • No Matter How Hard We Try
  • Fantasy Island for Dummies
  • Phaedra
  • The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui 
  • Into The Empty Sky
  • Occidental Express
  • They
  • The Locketeer
  • Letter of Love (The Fundamentals of Judo) 
  • Monsieur D’eon is a Woman
  • The Old Woman Broods
  • Tango
  • 25/25 Festival
  • The Killer 
  • Love and Information 
  • The White Plague 
  • Lipstick Lobotomy

Lighting designer Richard Norwood (he/him/his) has been a part of the Trap Door community for 25 years. Originally from Pittsburgh, he received his BFA in lighting design and stage technology from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana.

Norwood’s favorite line from a Trap Door production:

“‘Possession’ was Adjani you fat cow. The rabbit was ‘repulsion,’ and my repulsion is you, and you too.” —Me Too, I Am Catherine Deneuve