Gender
Male
Born
Sep 24, 1927
North Bridgeton, Maine, USA
Died
Aug 09, 1994
Akron, Ohio, USA
Designer
Also Known As
Thomas R. Skelton
Tom Skelton
Shakespeare for My Father (Apr 26, 1993 - Jan 02, 1994)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas R. Skelton
PlaySoloOriginal
Park Your Car in Harvard Yard (Nov 07, 1991 - Feb 22, 1992)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas R. Skelton
PlayOriginal
A Few Good Men (Nov 15, 1989 - Jan 26, 1991)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas R. Skelton
PlayDramaOriginal
Lillian (Jan 16, 1986 - Feb 23, 1986)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlaySoloOriginal
The Iceman Cometh (Sep 29, 1985 - Dec 01, 1985)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas R. Skelton
PlayDramaRevival
Nureyev and Friends (Aug 16, 1984 - Aug 26, 1984)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
SpecialBallet DanceOriginal
Death of a Salesman (Mar 29, 1984 - Nov 18, 1984)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlayDramaRevival
Peg (Dec 14, 1983 - Dec 17, 1983)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalOriginal
Mame (Jul 24, 1983 - Aug 28, 1983)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalComedyRevival
Dance a Little Closer (May 11, 1983 - May 11, 1983)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalOriginal
Show Boat (Apr 24, 1983 - Jun 26, 1983)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalDramaRevival
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Jul 08, 1982 - Jul 11, 1982)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalOriginal
Little Johnny Jones (Mar 21, 1982 - Mar 21, 1982)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalRevival
The West Side Waltz (Nov 19, 1981 - Mar 13, 1982)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlayComedyOriginal
Camelot (Nov 15, 1981 - Jan 02, 1982)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalRevival
Lena Horne: "The Lady and Her Music" (May 12, 1981 - Jun 30, 1982)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
SpecialConcertOriginal
Can-Can (Apr 30, 1981 - May 03, 1981)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalComedyRevival
Brigadoon (Oct 16, 1980 - Feb 08, 1981)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalComedyRevival
Camelot (Jul 08, 1980 - Aug 23, 1980)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalRevival
Filumena (Feb 10, 1980 - Mar 09, 1980)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlayRevival
Oklahoma! (Dec 13, 1979 - Aug 24, 1980)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalComedyRevival
Peter Pan (Sep 06, 1979 - Jan 04, 1981)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalComedyRevival
King Richard III (Jun 14, 1979 - Jul 15, 1979)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlayHistoryRevival
The Kingfisher (Dec 06, 1978 - May 13, 1979)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlayComedyOriginal
The November People (Jan 14, 1978 - Jan 14, 1978)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlayOriginal
The King and I (May 02, 1977 - Dec 30, 1978)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalComedy DramaRevival
Romeo and Juliet (Mar 17, 1977 - May 22, 1977)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlayTragedyRevival
Caesar and Cleopatra (Feb 24, 1977 - Mar 05, 1977)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlayComedyRevival
Days in the Trees (Sep 26, 1976 - Nov 21, 1976)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlayRevival
Guys and Dolls (Jul 21, 1976 - Feb 13, 1977)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalComedy All Black CastRevival
Legend (May 13, 1976 - May 15, 1976)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlayRomantic ComedyOriginal
The Lady from the Sea (Mar 18, 1976 - May 23, 1976)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlayDramaRevival
A Matter of Gravity (Feb 03, 1976 - Apr 10, 1976)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlayComedyOriginal
The Glass Menagerie (Dec 18, 1975 - Feb 22, 1976)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlayDramaRevival
A Musical Jubilee (Nov 13, 1975 - Feb 01, 1976)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalRevueOriginal
Death of a Salesman (Jun 26, 1975 - Aug 24, 1975)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlayDramaRevival
The First Breeze of Summer (Jun 10, 1975 - Jul 20, 1975)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlayAll Black CastOriginal
All God's Chillun Got Wings (Mar 20, 1975 - May 04, 1975)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlayDramaRevival
Shenandoah (Jan 07, 1975 - Aug 07, 1977)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalOriginal
Nureyev and Friends (Dec 26, 1974 - Jan 12, 1975)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
SpecialBalletOriginal
Where's Charley? (Dec 20, 1974 - Feb 23, 1975)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalComedyRevival
Absurd Person Singular (Oct 08, 1974 - Mar 06, 1976)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlayComedyOriginal
Gigi (Nov 13, 1973 - Feb 10, 1974)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Waltz of the Toreadors (Sep 13, 1973 - Nov 25, 1973)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlayComedyRevival
Status Quo Vadis (Feb 18, 1973 - Feb 18, 1973)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlayOriginal
Purlie (Dec 27, 1972 - Jan 07, 1973)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalComedyRevival
The Secret Affairs of Mildred Wild (Nov 14, 1972 - Dec 02, 1972)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlayComedyOriginal
The Lincoln Mask (Oct 30, 1972 - Nov 04, 1972)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlayOriginal
The Selling of the President (Mar 22, 1972 - Mar 25, 1972)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalOriginal
Lovely Ladies, Kind Gentlemen (Dec 28, 1970 - Jan 09, 1971)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalComedyOriginal
Bob and Ray -- The Two and Only (Sep 24, 1970 - Feb 13, 1971)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
SpecialComedy SketchesOriginal
Purlie (Mar 15, 1970 - Nov 06, 1971)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalComedyOriginal
Coco (Dec 18, 1969 - Oct 03, 1970)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalOriginal
King Henry V (Nov 10, 1969 - Nov 22, 1969)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlayHistoryRevival
Indians (Oct 13, 1969 - Jan 03, 1970)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlayOriginal
A Patriot for Me (Oct 06, 1969 - Nov 15, 1969)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlayDramaOriginal
Come Summer (Mar 18, 1969 - Mar 22, 1969)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalOriginal
Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie? (Feb 25, 1969 - Mar 29, 1969)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlayOriginal
Jimmy Shine (Dec 05, 1968 - Apr 26, 1969)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlayPlay with musicOriginal
Mike Downstairs (Apr 18, 1968 - Apr 20, 1968)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlayComedyOriginal
Zizi (Nov 21, 1964 - Jan 02, 1965)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalRevue DanceOriginal
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlayComedyOriginal
A Few Good Men (Jan 07, 1992 - May 10, 1992)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas R. Skelton
PlayDramaOriginal
Singin' in the Rain (Jun 10, 1986 - Jun 07, 1987)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalComedyOriginal
Legends! (Jan 07, 1986 - Jan 18, 1987)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
PlayComedyOriginal
Peter Pan (Jun 15, 1982 - Jul 17, 1983)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalComedyRevival
Show Boat (Jun 10, 1982 - Apr 16, 1983)
  • Lighting Design by Tom Skelton
MusicalDramaRevival
Peter Pan (Apr 15, 1981 - Jan 31, 1982)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalComedyRevival
Camelot (Jun 06, 1980 - May 01, 1982)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalRevival
Shenandoah (Oct 04, 1977 - Jun 03, 1978)
  • Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
MusicalOriginal

Tony Award®

 

Best Lighting Design

1986 | Nominee  | The Iceman Cometh
Lighting Design by Thomas R. Skelton
 

Best Lighting Design

1975 | Nominee  | All God's Chillun Got Wings
Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
 

Best Lighting Design

1970 | Nominee  | Indians
Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Lighting Design

1981 | Nominee  | Lena Horne: "The Lady and Her Music"
Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton
 

Outstanding Lighting Design

1976 | Nominee  | Legend
Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton

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