BRANDON WARDELL (Lighting Designer) is a Chicago-based lighting and scenic designer returning to TimeLine, having previously designed TROUBLE IN MIND, RUTHERFORD AND SON, CARDBOARD PIANO, and IN THE NEXT ROOM, OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY. He is an Ensemble Member of Steep Theatre Company, an Artistic Associate with Griffin Theatre Company, and Associate Professor of Lighting Design at Northern Illinois University’s School of Theatre and Dance. Recent designs include Two Trains Running (Court); Light Falls, Birdland, Lela & Co., and Earthquakes in London (Steep); Two Trains Running and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Steppenwolf); A Number (Writers); Blues in the Night (Porchlight); Men On Boats (American Theatre Company); Solaris, Titanic, London Wall, and Men Should Weep (Griffin); The Game of Love and Chance (American Players); and Million Dollar Quartet (Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival). Brandon earned his MFA degree from Northwestern University.  For more, visit

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