Gender
Male
Born
Oct 29, 1946
White Plains, New York, USA
Designer Assistant Production Crew
See Also
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
SpecialConcertOriginal
Gettin' The Band Back Together (Aug 13, 2018 - Sep 16, 2018)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyOriginal
Sunday in the Park with George (Feb 23, 2017 - Apr 23, 2017)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalRevival
Dames at Sea (Oct 22, 2015 - Jan 03, 2016)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyOriginal
Amazing Grace (Jul 16, 2015 - Oct 25, 2015)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalOriginal
It Shoulda Been You (Apr 14, 2015 - Aug 09, 2015)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyOriginal
Act One (Apr 17, 2014 - Jun 15, 2014)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayOriginal
Chaplin (Sep 10, 2012 - Jan 06, 2013)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalOriginal
Don't Dress for Dinner (Apr 26, 2012 - Jun 17, 2012)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayComedyOriginal
Shatner's World: We Just Live in It (Feb 16, 2012 - Mar 04, 2012)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
SpecialSoloOriginal
Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway (Nov 10, 2011 - Jan 01, 2012)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
SpecialConcertOriginal
The Scottsboro Boys (Oct 31, 2010 - Dec 12, 2010)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalDramaOriginal
Sondheim on Sondheim (Apr 22, 2010 - Jun 27, 2010)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalRevueOriginal
Looped (Mar 14, 2010 - Apr 11, 2010)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayComedyOriginal
Irving Berlin's White Christmas (Nov 22, 2009 - Jan 03, 2010)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyOriginal
Finian's Rainbow (Oct 29, 2009 - Jan 17, 2010)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
Bye Bye Birdie (Oct 15, 2009 - Jan 24, 2010)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
The Story of My Life (Feb 19, 2009 - Feb 22, 2009)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalOriginal
Irving Berlin's White Christmas (Nov 23, 2008 - Jan 04, 2009)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyOriginal
[title of show] (Jul 17, 2008 - Oct 12, 2008)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyOriginal
Sunday in the Park with George (Feb 21, 2008 - Jun 29, 2008)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalRevival
High Fidelity (Dec 07, 2006 - Dec 17, 2006)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Drowsy Chaperone (May 01, 2006 - Dec 30, 2007)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyOriginal
Ring of Fire (Mar 12, 2006 - Apr 30, 2006)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalOriginal
Drowning Crow (Feb 19, 2004 - Apr 04, 2004)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayDramaOriginal
Dance of the Vampires (Dec 09, 2002 - Jan 25, 2003)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyOriginal
If you ever leave me...I'm going with you! (Aug 06, 2001 - Sep 23, 2001)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayComedyOriginal
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlaySoloRevival
Riverdance - On Broadway (Mar 16, 2000 - Aug 26, 2001)
  • Scenic and Lighting Supervisor: K.B. Associates
MusicalDance RevueOriginal
Waiting in the Wings (Dec 16, 1999 - May 28, 2000)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayOriginal
Footloose (Oct 22, 1998 - Jul 02, 2000)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalOriginal
An Evening with Jerry Herman (Jul 28, 1998 - Aug 23, 1998)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalRevueOriginal
Candide (Apr 29, 1997 - Jul 27, 1997)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
Dream (Apr 03, 1997 - Jul 06, 1997)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalRevueOriginal
Annie (Mar 26, 1997 - Oct 19, 1997)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
Chicago (Nov 14, 1996 - Present)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
The Apple Doesn't Fall... (Apr 14, 1996 - Apr 14, 1996)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayOriginal
Inherit the Wind (Apr 04, 1996 - May 12, 1996)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayDramaRevival
Hello, Dolly! (Oct 19, 1995 - Jan 28, 1996)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
Moon Over Buffalo (Oct 01, 1995 - Jun 30, 1996)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayComedyOriginal
Buttons On Broadway (Jun 08, 1995 - Jul 16, 1995)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
SpecialSolo Stand-upOriginal
A Little More Magic (Mar 17, 1994 - Apr 10, 1994)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
SpecialPuppetsOriginal
The Red Shoes (Dec 16, 1993 - Dec 19, 1993)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalOriginal
Ain't Broadway Grand (Apr 18, 1993 - May 09, 1993)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyOriginal
Metro (Apr 16, 1992 - Apr 26, 1992)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalOriginal
The Big Love (Mar 03, 1991 - Apr 07, 1991)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlaySoloOriginal
Fiddler on the Roof (Nov 18, 1990 - Jun 16, 1991)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedy DramaRevival
Lettice and Lovage (Mar 25, 1990 - Dec 23, 1990)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayComedyOriginal
Tru (Dec 14, 1989 - Sep 01, 1990)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlaySoloOriginal
Meet Me in St. Louis (Nov 02, 1989 - Jun 10, 1990)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyOriginal
Late Nite Comic (Oct 15, 1987 - Oct 17, 1987)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalOriginal
Roza (Oct 01, 1987 - Oct 11, 1987)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalOriginal
Stardust (Feb 19, 1987 - May 17, 1987)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalRevueOriginal
Sweet Sue (Jan 08, 1987 - May 31, 1987)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayOriginal
A Little Like Magic (Oct 26, 1986 - Dec 07, 1986)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
SpecialPuppetsOriginal
Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood (Jan 23, 1986 - Feb 02, 1986)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalRevueOriginal
Grind (Apr 16, 1985 - Jun 22, 1985)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalOriginal
Home Front (Jan 02, 1985 - Jan 12, 1985)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayOriginal
The Three Musketeers (Nov 11, 1984 - Nov 18, 1984)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalRevival
End of the World (May 06, 1984 - Jun 02, 1984)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayOriginal
Play Memory (Apr 26, 1984 - Apr 29, 1984)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayOriginal
Shirley MacLaine on Broadway (Apr 19, 1984 - May 27, 1984)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
SpecialOriginal
Foxfire (Nov 11, 1982 - May 15, 1983)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayPlay with musicOriginal
A Doll's Life (Sep 23, 1982 - Sep 26, 1982)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalOriginal
Blues in the Night (Jun 02, 1982 - Jul 18, 1982)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalRevueOriginal
A Talent for Murder (Oct 01, 1981 - Dec 06, 1981)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayComedy MysteryOriginal
My Fair Lady (Aug 18, 1981 - Nov 29, 1981)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedy Romantic ComedyRevival
Fiddler on the Roof (Jul 09, 1981 - Aug 23, 1981)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedy DramaRevival
Wally's Cafe (Jun 12, 1981 - Jun 21, 1981)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayComedyOriginal
Copperfield (Apr 13, 1981 - Apr 26, 1981)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalOriginal
Perfectly Frank (Nov 30, 1980 - Dec 13, 1980)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalRevueOriginal
Happy New Year (Apr 27, 1980 - May 10, 1980)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalOriginal
But Never Jam Today (Jul 31, 1979 - Aug 05, 1979)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalOriginal
The Madwoman of Central Park West (Jun 13, 1979 - Aug 25, 1979)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyOriginal
Sweeney Todd (Mar 01, 1979 - Jun 29, 1980)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalThrillerOriginal
Working (May 14, 1978 - Jun 04, 1978)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalOriginal
On the Twentieth Century (Feb 19, 1978 - Mar 18, 1979)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyOriginal
Do You Turn Somersaults? (Jan 09, 1978 - Jan 21, 1978)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayRomanceOriginal
Some of My Best Friends (Oct 25, 1977 - Oct 29, 1977)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayOriginal
Side by Side by Sondheim (Apr 18, 1977 - Mar 19, 1978)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalRevueOriginal
Fiddler on the Roof (Dec 28, 1976 - May 21, 1977)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedy DramaRevival
Wheelbarrow Closers (Oct 11, 1976 - Oct 16, 1976)
  • Supervised by Ken Billington
PlayOriginal
Checking Out (Sep 14, 1976 - Sep 25, 1976)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayOriginal
Sweet Bird of Youth (Dec 29, 1975 - Feb 08, 1976)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayDramaRevival
The Skin of Our Teeth (Sep 09, 1975 - Sep 13, 1975)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayComedyRevival
Rodgers & Hart (May 13, 1975 - Aug 16, 1975)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalRevueOriginal
The Hashish Club (Jan 03, 1975 - Jan 11, 1975)
  • Lighting Supervisor: Ken Billington
PlayOriginal
The Member of the Wedding (Jan 02, 1975 - Jan 11, 1975)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayRevival
The Rules of the Game (Dec 12, 1974 - Dec 21, 1974)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayRevival
Love for Love (Nov 11, 1974 - Nov 30, 1974)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayRevival
Hosanna (Oct 14, 1974 - Nov 03, 1974)
  • New York lighting supervision: Ken Billington
PlayOriginal
Bad Habits (May 05, 1974 - Oct 05, 1974)
  • Ravenswood
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayOne Act ComedyOriginal
  • Dunelawn
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayOne Act ComedyOriginal
Holiday (Dec 26, 1973 - Feb 16, 1974)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayComedyRevival
Chemin de Fer (Nov 26, 1973 - Feb 16, 1974)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayRevival
The Visit (Nov 25, 1973 - Feb 16, 1974)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayDramaRevival
Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope (Apr 19, 1972 - Oct 27, 1974)
  • Lighting Supervisor: Ken Billington
MusicalRevueOriginal
Applause (Mar 30, 1970 - Jul 27, 1972)
  • Assistant to Miss Musser: Ken Billington
MusicalOriginal
Blood Red Roses (Mar 22, 1970 - Mar 22, 1970)
  • Assistant to Miss Musser: Ken Billington
MusicalDrama HistoryOriginal
After the Rain (Oct 09, 1967 - Dec 02, 1967)
  • Assistant to Miss Musser: Ken Billington
PlayOriginal
Irving Berlin's White Christmas (Nov 08, 2018 - Dec 30, 2018)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
Irving Berlin's White Christmas (Nov 07, 2017 - Dec 24, 2017)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
Waitress (Oct 17, 2017 - Aug 18, 2019)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalDramaOriginal
Irving Berlin's White Christmas - 2016 (Nov 12, 2016 - Jan 01, 2017)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
Irving Berlin's White Christmas - 2015 (Nov 06, 2015 - Dec 27, 2015)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
Irving Berlin's White Christmas - 2014 (Nov 11, 2014 - Jan 04, 2015)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
Irving Berlin's White Christmas - 2013 (Nov 01, 2013 - Dec 29, 2013)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
Chicago (Sep 03, 2013 - Jun 09, 2019)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
Irving Berlin's White Christmas - 2012 (Nov 04, 2012 - Jan 06, 2013)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
Irving Berlin's White Christmas - 2011 (Nov 08, 2011 - Jan 01, 2012)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
Irving Berlin's White Christmas - 2010 (Oct 29, 2010 - Jan 02, 2011)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
9 to 5 (Sep 21, 2010 - Jul 31, 2011)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyOriginal
Irving Berlin's White Christmas - 2009 (Nov 03, 2009 - Jan 10, 2010)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
Dreamgirls (Nov 01, 2009 - Dec 26, 2010)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalRevival
Fiddler on the Roof (Feb 07, 2009 - Jun 27, 2010)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyDramaRevival
Chicago (Nov 11, 2008 - Jun 27, 2010)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
Irving Berlin's White Christmas - 2007 (Nov 03, 2007 - Jan 06, 2008)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
The Drowsy Chaperone (Sep 19, 2007 - Nov 16, 2008)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyOriginal
High School Musical (May 29, 2007 - Aug 03, 2008)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyOriginal
Doctor Dolittle - 2006 (Jan 13, 2006 - Jul 30, 2006)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
Annie (Aug 23, 2005 - Mar 25, 2007)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
Doctor Dolittle - 2005 (Aug 02, 2005 - Oct 02, 2005)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyOriginal
Chicago (Jun 03, 2003 - Sep 09, 2007)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
Some Like It Hot (Jun 04, 2002 - May 11, 2003)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyOriginal
South Pacific (Sep 21, 2001 - Nov 17, 2002)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalDramaRevival
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (Feb 13, 2001 - May 12, 2002)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
Fiddler on the Roof (Oct 24, 2000 - May 26, 2002)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyDramaRevival
Footloose (Dec 15, 1998 - Jan 30, 2000)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalOriginal
Chicago (Dec 12, 1997 - Oct 22, 2000)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
Big (Sep 26, 1997 - Jun 28, 1998)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyOriginal
Chicago (Mar 25, 1997 - Apr 30, 2000)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
Annie (Nov 29, 1996 - Mar 21, 1999)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
Deathtrap (Jan 14, 1996 - Apr 13, 1997)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayComedyMysteryThrillerRevival
Hello, Dolly! (Jul 12, 1994 - Feb 23, 1997)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
Annie Get Your Gun (Mar 09, 1993 - Jan 10, 1994)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
Breaking Legs (Sep 29, 1992 - Oct 31, 1993)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayComedyOriginal
Annie Warbucks (Aug 11, 1992 - Nov 22, 1992)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyOriginal
Lettice and Lovage (Apr 09, 1992 - Jan 31, 1993)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
PlayComedyOriginal
Buddy (Sep 10, 1991 - Sep 12, 1992)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalOriginal
Chess (Jan 09, 1990 - May 13, 1990)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalDramaOriginal
Fiddler on the Roof (Jun 28, 1989 - Sep 23, 1990)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyDramaRevival
Sweeney Todd (Feb 22, 1982 - Jul 17, 1982)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalThrillerOriginal
Sweeney Todd (Oct 23, 1980 - Sep 20, 1981)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalThrillerOriginal
My Fair Lady (Sep 16, 1980 - Jul 19, 1981)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
On the Twentieth Century (Jun 09, 1979 - Nov 25, 1979)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyOriginal
My Fair Lady (Oct 10, 1977 - May 28, 1978)
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
MusicalComedyRevival
  • Lighting Design by Ken Billington
SpecialBenefitOriginal

Tony Award®

 

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

2011 | Nominee  | The Scottsboro Boys
Lighting Design by Ken Billington
 

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

2008 | Nominee  | Sunday in the Park with George
Lighting Design by Ken Billington
 

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

2006 | Nominee  | The Drowsy Chaperone
Lighting Design by Ken Billington

Best Lighting Design

1997 | Winner  | Chicago
Lighting Design by Ken Billington
 

Best Lighting Design

1984 | Nominee  | End of the World
Lighting Design by Ken Billington
 

Best Lighting Design

1983 | Nominee  | Foxfire
Lighting Design by Ken Billington
 

Best Lighting Design

1979 | Nominee  | Sweeney Todd
Lighting Design by Ken Billington
 

Best Lighting Design

1978 | Nominee  | Working
Lighting Design by Ken Billington
 

Best Lighting Design

1974 | Nominee  | The Visit
Lighting Design by Ken Billington

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Lighting Design

2013 | Nominee  | Chaplin
Lighting Design by Ken Billington
 

Outstanding Lighting Design

2008 | Nominee  | Sunday in the Park with George
Lighting Design by Ken Billington

Outstanding Lighting Design

1997 | Winner  | Chicago
Lighting Design by Ken Billington
 

Outstanding Lighting Design

1985 | Nominee  | Grind
Lighting Design by Ken Billington
 

Outstanding Lighting Design

1983 | Nominee  | Foxfire
Lighting Design by Ken Billington
 

Outstanding Lighting Design

1979 | Nominee  | Sweeney Todd
Lighting Design by Ken Billington

Theater Hall of Fame

Inductee

2015 | Recipient
Ken Billington

FIND OUT WHERE

Search where Ken Billington and
are credited together
are credited together