WAIT UNTIL DARK
a thriller by Frederick Knott
David W Kidd
David’s work has been seen internationally in theatre, opera, ballet, music events, corporate theatre and pantomime.
Opera and ballet credits include Absent Made Present (New Commissions for ROH2 Linbury, Royal Opera House), Peter and the Wolf (European/UK Tour and New York), Ballet Under the Stars (Hatch House, Somerset), Andersen’s Fairy Tales (Bulgarian National Ballet) and Die Walküre (Denmark New Opera).
Extensive theatre credits include: Spamalot (Mercury Colchester and UK Tour for Selladoor Worldwide), Sweeney Todd (Colchester and Derby Theatre), Bang Bang, End of the Rainbow (Colchester Mercury and UK Tour), The Silver Sword (Belgrade Coventry and UK Tour), Little Shop of Horrors (Salisbury Playhouse/Mercury Theatre Colchester), Martyr (Actors Touring Company), Albion (Bush Theatre, London), Educating Rita, Macbeth (Mercury Theatre Colchester), Grand Guignol (Theatre Royal Plymouth/Southwark Playhouse), Blues in the Night, Mother Goose, Sleeping Beauty (Hackney Empire), Smallholding (Hightide Festival/Soho Theatre), Bloodshot (UK Tour, Canada, Vienna’s English Theatre, St James’s Theatre, London and Chicago), The Pillowman and The Beauty Queen of Leenane (Leicester Curve), The Sound of Music (Cork Opera), Mad About the Boy (Unicorn, Young Vic and Bush Theatres), FEN (Finborough/National Theatre Studio), Independent Means (Library Theatre, Manchester), Nostalgia (Theatre Royal, Plymouth), White Boy (Soho Theatre), Resident Alien (New End Theatre), A Tribute to Siegfried and Roy and Paul Merton Live! (London Palladium), Relish (Shoreditch Tramshed), The Anniversary (Garrick), Bumblescratch (Adelphi), The Female Odd Couple (Apollo), Little Eyolf and On Approval (Jermyn Street), The President’s Holiday (Hampstead Theatre), The Taming of the Shrew and Dick Barton – Special Agent (Nottingham Playhouse). Other recent Unicorn productions include: Minotaur, Baddies – The Musical, Henry The Fifth, Dr Korczak’s Example, A Winter’s Tale, Hannah and The Velveteen Rabbit (also New York and Barcelona).
David has lit many productions at the Nuffield Theatre, Southampton including: God of Carnage, Woody Allen’s Writer’s Block, Antony & Cleopatra, Twelfth Night, Earth & Sky, The House of Bernarda Alba, The Playboy of the Western World, A Streetcar Named Desire, She Stoops to Conquer, Don Quixote and Three Sisters (2002 TMA Award Best Design).
Off Broadway designs include: Unsuspecting Susan starring Celia Imrie and Tabloid Caligula.