Christopher Akerlind previously designed Huntington's Shining City, Well, The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, and The Young Man from Atlanta. His Broadway credits include Superior Donuts, 110 in the Shade (Tony Award nomination), Talk Radio, Shining City, Awake and Sing! (Tony Award nomination), Well, Rabbit Hole, A Touch of the Poet, In My Life, The Light in the Piazza (Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards), Reckless, The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife, Seven Guitars (Tony Award nomination), and The Piano Lesson, among others. Recent projects include Phillip Glass’s new opera Appomattox (San Francisco Opera); Robert Woodruff’s productions of Britanicus, The Island of Slaves, Orpheus X, Olly’s Prison, and Oedipus (American Repertory Theater); and Il Barbiere de Siviglia (The Metropolitan Opera). He received an OBIE Award for Sustained Excellence in Lighting Design and the Michael Merritt Award for Design and Collaboration. He received his B.F.A. from Boston University in 1985.