Tharon Musser (Designer) | Playbill

Tharon Musser

Designer

She is survived by her long-time partner Marilyn Rennagel.

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  • Born: Jan 08, 1925
  • Death: Apr 19, 2009 in Newtown, CT

Roles (128)

A Chorus Line Playbill - Opening Night A Chorus Line
Opened October 05, 2006
  • Original Production Lighting Design
A Chorus Line Playbill - Opening Night
The Lonesome West Playbill - Opening Night, April 1999 The Lonesome West
Opened April 27, 1999
  • Lighting Design
The Lonesome West Playbill - Opening Night, April 1999
Uncle Vanya Playbill - Opening Night, Feb 1995 Uncle Vanya
Opened February 23, 1995
  • Lighting Design
Laughter on the 23rd Floor Playbill - Opening Night, Nov 1993 Laughter on the 23rd Floor
Opened November 22, 1993
  • Lighting Design
The Goodbye Girl Playbill - Color, March 1993 The Goodbye Girl
Opened March 04, 1993
  • Lighting Design
Jake's Women Playbill - Opening Night, March 1992 Jake's Women
Opened March 24, 1992
  • Lighting Design
The Secret Garden Playbill - May 1991 The Secret Garden
Opened April 25, 1991
  • Lighting Design
Lost in Yonkers Playbill - Opening Night, Feb 1991 Lost in Yonkers
Opened February 21, 1991
  • Lighting Design
Artist Descending a Staircase Playbill - Nov 1989 Artist Descending a Staircase
Opened November 30, 1989
  • Lighting Design
Welcome to the Club Playbill - Opening Night, April 1989 Welcome to the Club
Opened April 13, 1989
  • Lighting Design
Rumors Playbill - Opening Night, Nov 1988 Rumors
Opened November 17, 1988
  • Lighting Design
Teddy & Alice Playbill - Opening Night, Nov 1987 Teddy & Alice
Opened November 12, 1987
  • Lighting Design
Dreamgirls Dreamgirls
Opened June 28, 1987
  • Lighting Design
A Month of Sundays Playbill - Opening Night, April 1987 A Month of Sundays
Opened April 16, 1987
  • Lighting Design
Broadway Bound Playbill - Opening Night, Dec 1986 Broadway Bound
Opened December 04, 1986
  • Lighting Design
Jerry's Girls Playbill - Opening Night, Dec 1985 Jerry's Girls
Opened December 18, 1985
  • Lighting Design
The Odd Couple Playbill - June 1985 The Odd Couple
Opened June 11, 1985
  • Lighting Design
Biloxi Blues Playbill - Opening Night, March 1985 Biloxi Blues
Opened March 28, 1985
  • Lighting Design
Open Admissions Playbill - Opening Night, Jan 1984 Open Admissions
Opened January 29, 1984
  • Lighting Design
The Real Thing Playbill - Jan 1984 The Real Thing
Opened January 05, 1984
  • Lighting Design
Private Lives Playbill - June 1983 Private Lives
Opened May 08, 1983
  • Lighting Design
Brighton Beach Memoirs Playbill - Opening Night, March 1983 Brighton Beach Memoirs
Opened March 27, 1983
  • Lighting Design
Brighton Beach Memoirs Playbill - Opening Night, March 1983
Merlin Playbill - Opening Night, Feb 1983 Merlin
Opened February 13, 1983
  • Lighting Design
Special Occasions Playbill - Feb 1982 Special Occasions
Opened February 07, 1982
  • Lighting Design
Dreamgirls Playbill - Sept 1983 Dreamgirls
Opened December 20, 1981
  • Lighting Design
Dreamgirls Playbill - Sept 1983
The 35th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - 1981 The 35th Annual Tony Awards - 1981
Opened June 07, 1981
  • as Participating Artist (Original)
The Moony Shapiro Songbook Playbill - April 1981 The Moony Shapiro Songbook
Opened May 03, 1981
  • Lighting Design
Fools Playbill - Opening Night, April 1981 Fools
Opened April 06, 1981
  • Lighting Design
Fools Playbill - Opening Night, April 1981
42nd Street Playbill - Oct 1980 42nd Street
Opened August 25, 1980
  • Lighting Design
The Roast Playbill - May 1980 The Roast
Opened May 08, 1980
  • Lighting Design
I Ought to Be in Pictures Playbill - April 1980 I Ought to Be in Pictures
Opened April 03, 1980
  • Lighting Design
I Ought to Be in Pictures Playbill - April 1980
Children of a Lesser God Playbill - April 1980 Children of a Lesser God
Opened March 30, 1980
  • Lighting Design
Whose Life is it Anyway? Playbill - Opening Night, Feb 1980 Whose Life Is It Anyway?
Opened February 24, 1980
  • Lighting Design
Last Licks Playbill - Opening Night, Nov 1979 Last Licks
Opened November 20, 1979
  • Lighting Design
Romantic Comedy Playbill - Opening Night, Nov 1979 Romantic Comedy
Opened November 08, 1979
  • Lighting Design
Romantic Comedy Playbill - Opening Night, Nov 1979
The 1940's Radio Hour Playbill - Oct 1979 The 1940's Radio Hour
Opened October 07, 1979
  • Lighting Design
Whose Life is it Anyway? Playbill - Nov 1979 Whose Life Is It Anyway?
Opened April 17, 1979
  • Lighting Design
They're Playing Our Song Playbill - Dec 1979 They're Playing Our Song
Opened February 11, 1979
  • Lighting Design
They're Playing Our Song Playbill - Dec 1979
Ballroom Playbill - Dec 1978 Ballroom
Opened December 14, 1978
  • Lighting Design
Tribute Playbill - June 1978 Tribute
Opened June 01, 1978
  • Lighting Design
Tribute Playbill - June 1978
Chapter Two Playbill - Dec 1977 Chapter Two
Opened December 04, 1977
  • Lighting Design
Chapter Two Playbill - Dec 1977
The Act Playbill - Dec 1977 The Act
Opened October 29, 1977
  • Lighting Design
California Suite Playbill - Aug 1976 California Suite
Opened June 10, 1976
  • Lighting Design
California Suite Playbill - Aug 1976
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Playbill - May 1976 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
Opened May 04, 1976
  • Lighting Design
Pacific Overtures Playbill - Jan 1976 Pacific Overtures
Opened January 11, 1976
  • Lighting Design
Me and Bessie Playbill - Oct 1975 Me and Bessie
Opened October 22, 1975
  • Lighting Design
Me and Bessie Playbill - Oct 1975
A Chorus Line Playbill - July 1975 A Chorus Line
Opened October 19, 1975
  • Lighting Designer
A Chorus Line Playbill - July 1975
Same Time, Next Year Playbill - April 1975 Same Time, Next Year
Opened March 14, 1975
  • Lighting Design
Same Time, Next Year Playbill - April 1975
The Wiz Playbill - December 1974 The Wiz
Opened January 05, 1975
  • Lighting Design
The Wiz Playbill - December 1974
Good News Playbill - Nov 1974 Good News
Opened December 23, 1974
  • Lighting Design
God's Favorite Playbill - Jan 1975 God's Favorite
Opened December 11, 1974
  • Lighting Design
God's Favorite Playbill - Jan 1975
Mack & Mabel Playbill - Oct 1974 Mack & Mabel
Opened October 06, 1974
  • Lighting Design
Scapino! Playbill - Sept 1974 Scapino
Opened September 27, 1974
  • Lighting Design
Scapino! Playbill - Sept 1974
Candide Playbill - March 1974 Candide
Opened March 10, 1974
  • Lighting Design
The Good Doctor Playbill - Nov 1973 The Good Doctor
Opened November 27, 1973
  • Lighting Design
The Good Doctor Playbill - Nov 1973
Sondheim: A Musical Tribute Playbill - March 1973 Sondheim: A Musical Tribute
Opened March 11, 1973
  • Lighting Design
A Little Night Music Playbill - March 1973 A Little Night Music
Opened February 25, 1973
  • Lighting Design
The Sunshine Boys Playbill - January 1973 The Sunshine Boys
Opened December 20, 1972
  • Lighting Design
Don Juan Playbill - Dec 1972 Don Juan
Opened December 11, 1972
  • Lighting Design
The Great God Brown Playbill - Dec 1972 The Great God Brown
Opened December 10, 1972
  • Lighting Design
The Creation of the World and Other Business Playbill - Nov 1972 The Creation of the World and Other Business
Opened November 30, 1972
  • Lighting Design
Night Watch Playbill - Opening Night, Feb 1972 Night Watch
Opened February 28, 1972
  • Lighting Design
The Prisoner of Second Avenue Playbill - Feb 1972 The Prisoner of Second Avenue
Opened November 11, 1971
  • Lighting Design
On the Town Playbill - Nov 1971 On the Town
Opened October 31, 1971
  • Lighting Design
On the Town Playbill - Nov 1971
The Trial of the Catonsville Nine Playbill - June 1971 The Trial of the Catonsville Nine
Opened June 02, 1971
  • Lighting Design
Follies Playbill - May 1971 Follies
Opened April 04, 1971
  • Lighting Design
Follies Playbill - May 1971
The Boy Friend Playbill - April 1970 The Boy Friend
Opened April 14, 1970
  • Lighting Design
Applause Playbill - Sept 1970 Applause
Opened March 30, 1970
  • Lighting Design
Blood Red Roses Playbill - March 1970 Blood Red Roses
Opened March 22, 1970
  • Lighting Design
The Gingham Dog Playbill - April 1969 The Gingham Dog
Opened April 23, 1969
  • Lighting Design
The Fig Leaves Are Falling The Fig Leaves Are Falling
Opened January 02, 1969
  • Lighting Design
Maggie Flynn Playbill - Opening Night, Oct 1968 Maggie Flynn
Opened October 23, 1968
  • Lighting Design
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 Winners
Opened July 25, 1968
  • Lighting Design
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 Losers
Opened July 25, 1968
  • Lighting Design
Everything in the Garden Playbill - Nov 1967 Everything in the Garden
Opened November 29, 1967
  • Lighting Design
The Promise Playbill - Nov 1967 The Promise
Opened November 14, 1967
  • Lighting Design
After the Rain Playbill - Oct 1967 After the Rain
Opened October 09, 1967
  • Lighting Design
The Birthday Party Playbill - Oct 1967 The Birthday Party
Opened October 03, 1967
  • Lighting Design
The Birthday Party Playbill - Oct 1967
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 Fumed Oak
Opened May 03, 1967
  • Lighting Design
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 Still Life
Opened May 03, 1967
  • Lighting Design
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 Ways and Means
Opened May 03, 1967
  • Lighting Design
A Touch of the Poet Playbill - May 1967 A Touch of the Poet
Opened May 02, 1967
  • Lighting Design
The Imaginary Invalid Playbill - May 1967 The Imaginary Invalid
Opened May 01, 1967
  • Lighting Design
Hallelujah, Baby! Playbill - April 1967 Hallelujah, Baby!
Opened April 26, 1967
  • Lighting Design
A Delicate Balance Playbill - Sept 1966 A Delicate Balance
Opened September 22, 1966
  • Lighting Design
Mame Playbill - October 1966 Mame
Opened May 24, 1966
  • Lighting Design
The Lion in Winter Playbill - March 1966 The Lion in Winter
Opened March 03, 1966
  • Lighting Design
The Great Indoors Playbill - Feb 1966 The Great Indoors
Opened February 01, 1966
  • Lighting Design
Malcolm Playbill - Jan 1966 Malcolm
Opened January 11, 1966
  • Lighting Design
Minor Miracle Playbill - Oct 1965 Minor Miracle
Opened October 07, 1965
  • Lighting Design
Flora the Red Menace Playbill - Opening Night, May 1965 Flora, the Red Menace
Opened May 11, 1965
  • Lighting Designer
Flora the Red Menace Playbill - Opening Night, May 1965
All in Good Time Playbill - Feb 1965 All in Good Time
Opened February 18, 1965
  • Lighting and American Production Supervisor
Kelly Playbill - Feb 1965 Kelly
Opened February 06, 1965
  • Lighting Designer
Alfie! Playbill - Dec 1964 Alfie!
Opened December 17, 1964
  • Lighting Design
Golden Boy Playbill - Jan 1965 Golden Boy
Opened October 20, 1964
  • Lighting Design
The Crucible Playbill - April 1964 The Crucible
Opened April 06, 1964
  • Lighting Design
The Crucible Playbill - April 1964
The Seagull Playbill - April 1964 The Seagull
Opened April 05, 1964
  • Lighting Design
The Seagull Playbill - April 1964
Any Wednesday Playbill - March 1964 Any Wednesday
Opened February 18, 1964
  • Lighting Design
Marathon '33 Playbill - Dec 1963 Marathon '33
Opened December 22, 1963
  • Lighting Design
Here's Love Playbill - Dec 1963 Here's Love
Opened October 03, 1963
  • Lighting Design
Mother Courage and Her Children Playbill - April 1963 Mother Courage and Her Children
Opened March 28, 1963
  • Lighting Design
Andorra Playbill - Feb 1963 Andorra
Opened February 09, 1963
  • Lighting Design
Nowhere to Go But Up Playbill - Nov 1962 Nowhere to Go But Up
Opened November 10, 1962
  • Lighting Design
Calculated Risk Playbill - Oct 1962 Calculated Risk
Opened October 31, 1962
  • Lighting Design
Giants, Sons of Giants Playbill - Jan 1962 Giants, Sons of Giants
Opened January 06, 1962
  • Lighting Design
The Garden of Sweets Playbill - Oct 1961 The Garden of Sweets
Opened October 31, 1961
  • Lighting Design
The Tumbler Playbill - Feb 1960 The Tumbler
Opened February 24, 1960
  • Lighting Design
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 The Long Dream
Opened February 17, 1960
  • Lighting Design
Peer Gynt Playbill - Jan 1960 Peer Gynt
Opened January 12, 1960
  • Lighting Design
Five Finger Exercise Playbill - Dec 1959 Five Finger Exercise
Opened December 02, 1959
  • Lighting Design
Once Upon a Mattress Playbill - July 1959 Once Upon a Mattress
Opened November 25, 1959
  • Lighting Design
Only in America Playbill - Nov 1959 Only in America
Opened November 19, 1959
  • Lighting Design
The Great God Brown Playbill - Oct 1959 The Great God Brown
Opened October 06, 1959
  • Lighting Design
The Beaux Stratagem Playbill - Feb 1959 The Beaux Stratagem
Opened February 24, 1959
  • Lighting Design
The Rivalry Playbill - Feb 1959 The Rivalry
Opened February 07, 1959
  • Lighting Design
J.B. Playbill - Jan 1959 J.B.
Opened December 11, 1958
  • Lighting Design
The Shadow of a Gunman Playbill - Nov 1958 The Shadow of a Gunman
Opened November 20, 1958
  • Lighting Design
The Firstborn Playbill - May 1958 The Firstborn
Opened April 29, 1958
  • Lighting Design
The Entertainer Playbill - March 1958 The Entertainer
Opened February 12, 1958
  • Lighting Design
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 The Infernal Machine
Opened February 03, 1958
  • Lighting Design
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 The Chairs
Opened January 09, 1958
  • Lighting Design
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 The Lesson
Opened January 09, 1958
  • Lighting Design
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 The Makropoulos Secret
Opened December 03, 1957
  • Lighting Design
Monique Playbill - Nov 4, 1957 Monique
Opened October 22, 1957
  • Lighting Design
Shinbone Alley Playbill - April 1957 Shinbone Alley
Opened April 13, 1957
  • Lighting Design
Long Day's Journey Into Night Playbill - Jan 1957 Long Day's Journey Into Night
Opened November 07, 1956
  • Lighting Design
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 Breakfast at Tiffany's
Opened November 30, 2022
  • Lighting Design

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1991 Outstanding Lighting Design Nominee
1990 Outstanding Lighting Design Nominee
1984 Outstanding Lighting Design Nominee
1982 Outstanding Lighting Design Winner
1980 Outstanding Lighting Design Nominee
1979 Outstanding Lighting Design Nominee
1979 Outstanding Lighting Design Nominee
Tony Award
1982 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Winner
1981 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1979 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1978 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1976 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Winner
1976 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1974 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1973 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1972 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Winner
1970 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
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