THE LARAMIE PROJECT
THE LARAMIE PROJECT

Provincetown Theater
Director: Leigh Fondakowski
Provincetown MA | October 2018

“The lighting (Stephen Petrilli) and sound (Sam Sewell) are flawless. With “The Laramie Project,” the Provincetown Theater has set the bar unusually high, and it should be a point of pride.”
~
Howard Karren, Provincetown Banner

Photo: Sacha Ferrier-Cohen

THE COCKTAIL HOUR
THE COCKTAIL HOUR

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
Director: Dan Foster
Nantucket MA | September 2018

Photo: Brian Sager

DARK ROOM
DARK ROOM

Bridge Repertory Theater
Director: Olivia D’Ambrosio
Boston MA | August 2018

Photo: Michael Rose

DARK ROOM
DARK ROOM

Bridge Repertory Theater
Director: Olivia D’Ambrosio
Boston MA | August 2018

“Stephen Petrilli's lighting design challenges the eye and allows a sense of morality to inhabit the shadows that edge, and sometimes fill, the space”
~Kilian Melloy, Edge Media Network

Photo: Andrew Brilliant

DARK ROOM
DARK ROOM

Bridge Repertory Theater
Director: Olivia D’Ambrosio
Boston MA | August 2018

“Stephen Petrilli’s lighting and Elizabeth Cahill’s sound design are vital assets here, as is the movement by Doppelgänger Dance Collective.”
~
Christopher Ehlers, digboston

Photo: Michael Rose

FOOTLOOSE
FOOTLOOSE

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
Director: Justin Cerne
Nantucket MA | July 2018

Photo: Brian Sager Photography

FOOTLOOSE
FOOTLOOSE

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
Director: Justin Cerne
Nantucket MA | July 2018

Photo: Brian Sager Photography

IT'S ONLY A PLAY
IT'S ONLY A PLAY

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
Director: Jedadiah Shultz
Nantucket MA | June 2018

Photo: Emily Glazier

A DEAD MAN'S DIARY
A DEAD MAN'S DIARY

Arlekin Players' Theatre
Jackie Liebergott Black Box, Paramount Center
Director: Igor Golyak
Boston MA | March 2018

"Nikolay Simonov’s scenic design and Stephen PetrIlli’s lighting create a rich, atmospheric world that feels like we’ve stepped into a film noir, full of mystery and possibility." ~Terry Byrne, WBUR

Photo: Courtesy of Arlekin Players

WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
Director: Dan Foster
Nantucket MA | September 2017

Photo: Emily Glazier

WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
Director: Dan Foster
Nantucket MA | September 2017

Photo: Emily Glazier

MAMMA MIA
MAMMA MIA

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
Director: Justin Cerne
Nantucket MA | July 2017

Photo: Julie Richards

MAMMA MIA
MAMMA MIA

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
Director: Justin Cerne
Nantucket MA | July 2017

Photo: Julie Richards

MAMMA MIA
MAMMA MIA

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
Director: Justin Cerne
Nantucket MA | July 2017

Photo: Julie Richards

FULLY COMMITTED
FULLY COMMITTED

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
Director: Gina Rattan
Nantucket MA | June 2017

Photo: Jeff Barry

A DEAD MAN'S DIARY
A DEAD MAN'S DIARY

Arlekin Players' Theater
Director: Igor Golyak
Boston MA | May 2017

Photo: Arlekin Players' Theater

A DEAD MAN'S DIARY
A DEAD MAN'S DIARY

Arlekin Players' Theater
Director: Igor Golyak
Boston MA | May 2017

Photo: Arlekin Players' Theater

ZOLUSHKA
ZOLUSHKA

Arlekin Players' Theatre
Director: Igor Golyak
Boston MA | January 2017

Photo: Irina Danilova

ZOLUSHKA
ZOLUSHKA

Arlekin Players' Theatre
Director: Igor Golyak
Boston MA | January 2017

Photo: Irina Danilova

TOP EYE OPEN
TOP EYE OPEN

Hibernian Hall
Director: Jacqui Parker
Boston MA | February 2017

Photo: Andy Bustin

NATASHA'S DREAM
NATASHA'S DREAM

Arlekin Players' Theatre
Director: Igor Golyak
Boston MA | September 2016

Photo: Irina Danilova

THE LAUNCH PRIZE
THE LAUNCH PRIZE

Bridge Rep of Boston
Director: Tiffany Nicole Greene
Boston MA | March 2016

Photo: Andrew Brilliant

SALOME
SALOME

Bridge Repertory Theater
Director: Olivia D'Ambrosio
Boston MA | September 2015

Photo: Jacob Gunter

SALOME
SALOME

Bridge Repertory Theater
Director: Olivia D'Ambrosio
Boston MA | September 2015

Photo: Jacob Gunter

JULIUS CAESAR
JULIUS CAESAR

Bridge Repertory Theater
Director: Olivia D'Ambrosio
Boston MA | May 2015

"Set and costumes were equally supported by Lighting Designer Stephen Petrilli, who was inventive in his design, particularly in his use of color and symbolism."
~Alex Lonati, BroadwayWorld.com

Photo: Marc J. Franklin

JULIUS CAESAR
JULIUS CAESAR

Bridge Repertory Theater
Director: Olivia D'Ambrosio
Boston MA | May 2015

"The lighting design (by Stephen Petrilli) demarcates D'Ambrosio's frequent use of expressionistic elements in her staging."
~Michael Cox, Edge Media Network

Photo: Marc J. Franklin

VAMPING
VAMPING

Granoff Center, Brown University
Director: Kali Quinn
Providence RI | February 2015

Photo: Stephen Petrilli

GEORGIA & ME
GEORGIA & ME

   The Theatre at the 14th Street Y
   Director: Zoya Kachadurian
   Performer: Sarah Ford Terrey
   New York, NY | December 2014

Photo: John Terrey

 

IDENTITY CRISIS
IDENTITY CRISIS

   Hibernian Hall
   Director: Jackie Davis
   Boston, MA | November 2014

"Stephen Petrilli doubles effectively as set designer with a tellingly black-and-white dominated apartment for Alan, and lighting designer with nuanced complements to the characters’ plot entanglements. "
-Jules Becker, The Jewish Advocate

Photo: Stephen Petrilli

 

SPRING AWAKENING
SPRING AWAKENING

   Garage Theatre Group
   Director: Michael Bias
   Teaneck, NJ | May 2014

Photo: Courtesy of Garage Theatre Group

 

THE DRUNKEN CITY
THE DRUNKEN CITY

   Tansill Theater, Connecticut College
   Director: Kenneth Prestininzi
   New London, CT | October, 2013

Photo: Sabrina Notarfrancisco

 

YOU NEVER CAN TELL
YOU NEVER CAN TELL

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: David Staller
   New York, NY | September 2013

"…and gorgeous lighting by Stephen Petrilli"
-Lynne Menefee, NY Theatre Guide

Photo: Al Foote III

 

OVERTURE TO A THURSDAY MORNING
OVERTURE TO A THURSDAY MORNING

​   Granoff Center, Brown University
   Director: Kali Quinn
   Providence, RI | April 2013

Photo: Mark Turek

OVERTURE TO A THURSDAY MORNING
OVERTURE TO A THURSDAY MORNING

​   Granoff Center, Brown University
   Director: Kali Quinn
   Providence, RI | April 2013

Photo: Mark Turek

THIS SIDE OF NEVERLAND
THIS SIDE OF NEVERLAND

   ROSALIND
   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: J.R. Sullivan
   New York, NY | April 2013

Photo: Al Foote III

THIS SIDE OF NEVERLAND
THIS SIDE OF NEVERLAND

   THE TWELVE-POUND LOOK
   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: J.R. Sullivan
   New York, NY | April 2013

Photo: Al Foote III

FIGARO
FIGARO

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: Hal Brooks
   New York, NY | October 2012

Photo: Elise VanderKley

FIGARO
FIGARO

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: Hal Brooks
   New York, NY | October 2012

Photo: Elise VanderKley

 

THE PHILANDERER
THE PHILANDERER

   The Pearl Theatre Company   
   Director: Gus Kaikkonen
   New York, NY | January 2012

Photo: Jacob J. Goldberg 

RICHARD II
RICHARD II

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Directeor: J.R. Sullivan
   New York, NY | November 2011

Photo: Gregory Costanza   

RICHARD II
RICHARD II

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Directeor: J.R. Sullivan
   New York, NY | November 2011

"Stephen Petrilli’s exquisite lighting…occasionally challenges the laws of physics in its expansion of space."
-David Coyle, Curtain Up

Photo: Gregory Costanz​a 

RICHARD II
RICHARD II

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Directeor: J.R. Sullivan
   New York, NY | November 2011

Photo: Gregory Costanza   

THE DUMB WAITER
THE DUMB WAITER

   National Asian American Theatre Company   
   Director: Andrew Pang
   New York, NY | October 2011

Photo: William P. Steele   

THE DUMB WAITER
THE DUMB WAITER

   National Asian American Theatre Company   
   Director: Andrew Pang
   New York, NY | October 2011

Photo: William P. Steele   

THE BALD SOPRANO
THE BALD SOPRANO

   The Pearl Theatre Company 
   Director: Hal Brooks
   New York, NY | September 2011

"Stephen Petrilli's lighting works nicely with the piece..."
-Judd Hollander, StageBuzz.com

Photo: Jacob J. Goldberg 

WOMAN BEFORE A GLASS
WOMAN BEFORE A GLASS

   Abingdon Theatre     
   Director: Austin Pendleton
   New York, NY | May 2011

Photo: William Termine  

WOMAN BEFORE A GLASS
WOMAN BEFORE A GLASS

   Abingdon Theatre     
   Director: Austin Pendleton
   New York, NY | May 2011

Photo: William Termine

WITTENBERG
WITTENBERG

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: J.R. Sullivan
   New York, NY | March 2011

Photo: Sam Hough

WITTENBERG
WITTENBERG

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: J.R. Sullivan
   New York, NY | March 2011

Photo: Sam Hough

WITTENBERG
WITTENBERG

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: J.R. Sullivan
   New York, NY | March 2011

"The lighting design by Stephen Petrilli creates an elegant lightscape for the actors to play against, adding some interesting textures to Hamlet’s fevered dream sequences."
-Aimee Todoroff, nytheatre.com

Photo: Sam Hough 

THE MISANTHROPE
THE MISANTHROPE

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: Joe Hanreddy
   New York, NY | January 2011

Photo: Jacob J. Goldberg

THE MISANTHROPE
THE MISANTHROPE

The Pearl Theatre Company
Director: Joe Hanreddy
New York, NY | January 2011

"Harry Feiner's set and Stephen Petrilli's lighting are simple yet elegant, entirely appropriate for this modest but meaty 'Misanthrope.'"
-David Sheward, Backstage

Photo: Jacob J. Goldberg

ROMERSHOLM
ROMERSHOLM

   The Pearl Theatre Company   
   Director: Ellie Renfield
   New York, NY | November 2010

Photo: Gregory Costanza 

ROMERSHOLM
ROMERSHOLM

   The Pearl Theatre Company   
   Director: Ellie Renfield
   New York, NY | November 2010

Photo: Gregory Costanza 

ROMERSHOLM
ROMERSHOLM

   The Pearl Theatre Company   
   Director: Ellie Renfield
   New York, NY | November 2010

"…helping is Stephen Petrilli’s moody lighting, which ranges from claustrophobic to promising of sunshine."
-David  A. Rosenberg, Backstage

Photo: Gregory Costanza 

THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES
THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: Amy Wright
   New York, NY | April 2010

Photo: Sam Hough   

THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES
THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: Amy Wright
   New York, NY | April 2010

Photo: Sam Hough   

PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD
PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD

   The Pearl Theatre Company     
   Director: J.R. Sullivan
   New York, NY | October 2009

Photo: Gregory Costanza

PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD
PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD

   The Pearl Theatre Company     
   Director: J.R. Sullivan
   New York, NY | October 2009

"Stephen Petrilli has not lighted it realistically…but with warmth and clarity."
-Edward Karam, offoffonline

Photo: Gregory Costanza   

THE SEAGULL
THE SEAGULL

   National Asian American Theatre Company
   Director: Gia Forakis
   New York, NY | September 2009

Photo: William P. Steele

VIEUX CARRE
VIEUX CARRE

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: Austin Pendleton
   New York, NY | May 2009

 "The play is hauntingly lit by Stephen Petrilli, who creates shadows upon shadows of hopes dimmed."
-Bina Sharif, Artsinternational.blogspot.com

Photo: Gregory Costanza   

VIEUX CARRE
VIEUX CARRE

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: Austin Pendleton
   New York, NY | May 2009

"Very possibly the most beautiful play on stage in New York City right now…"
-Martin Denton, nytheatre.com

Photo: Gregory Costanza   

VIEUX CARRE
VIEUX CARRE

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: Austin Pendleton
   New York, NY | May 200

"Crucial to the success of...Vieux Carré were the creative and resourceful solutions found by set designer Harry Feiner, lighting designer Stephen Petrilli, and director Pendelton..."
-Thomas Keith, The Tennessee Williams Annual Review

Photo: Gregory Costanza   

VIEUX CARRE
VIEUX CARRE

   The Pearl Theatre Compan
   Director: Austin Pendleton
   New York, NY | May 2009

"Just as important as the acting and direction is the set design by Harry Feiner, and the excellent work by lighting designer Stephen Petrilli and sound designer Jane Shaw."
-Judd Hollander, The Epoch Times

Photo: Gregory Costanza   

SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER
SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER

   Abingdon Theatre
   Director: Marilyn Fried
   New York, NY | April 2009

Photo: Kim Sharp

 

LEAH'S TRAIN
LEAH'S TRAIN

   National Asian American Theatre Company
   Director: Jean Randich
   New York, NY | February 2009

Photo: Michael Ou   

LEAH'S TRAIN
LEAH'S TRAIN

   National Asian American Theatre Company
   Director: Jean Randich
   New York, NY | February 2009

"…with Randich using Stephen Petrilli's excellent lighting design to jump between the military train…and a twentieth-century Amtrak…"
-Aaron Riccio, blogspot

Photo: Michael Ou   

 

OUT CRY
OUT CRY

   National Asian American Theatre Company
   Director: Thom Sesma
   New York, NY | December 2008

Photo: William Termine   

GHOSTS
GHOSTS

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: Reggie Life
   New York, NY | March 2008

Photo: Erin Beth Donnelly 

GHOSTS
GHOSTS

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: Reggie Life
   New York, NY | March 2008

"The lighting, which is critical at several points, is well rendered by Stephen Petrilli"
-Gregory Wilson, Curtain Up

Photo: Erin Beth Donnelly

THE CONSTANT COUPLE
THE CONSTANT COUPLE

   The Pearl Theatre Company    
   Director: Jean Randich
   New York, NY | November 2007

Photo: Gregory Costanza

THE CONSTANT COUPLE
THE CONSTANT COUPLE

   The Pearl Theatre Company    
   Director: Jean Randich
   New York, NY | November 2007

"Randich’s staging, largely straightforward, lets Stephen Petrilli’s astute economical lighting evoke the play’s many locales "
-Michael Feingold, The Village Voice

Photo: Gregory Costanza

HAMLET
HAMLET

   The Pearl Theatre Company  
   Director: Shepard Sobel
   New York, NY | September 2007 ​

Photo: Carol Rosegg 

HAMLET
HAMLET

   The Pearl Theatre Company  
   Director: Shepard Sobel
   New York, NY | September 2007

Photo: Carol Rosegg 

HAMLET
HAMLET

   The Pearl Theatre Company  
   Director: Shepard Sobel
   New York, NY | September 2007

Photo: Carol Rosegg   

ANTONIO'S REVENGE
ANTONIO'S REVENGE

   TheatreWorks                  
   Director: Murray Ross
   Colorado Springs, CO | August 2007

Photo: Tom Kimmell   

HAMLET
HAMLET

   TheatreWorks                 
   Director: Murray Ross
   Colorado Springs, CO | August 2007

Photo: Tom Kimmell   

HAMLET
HAMLET

   TheatreWorks                 
   Director: Murray Ross
   Colorado Springs, CO | August 2007

Photo: Tom Kimmell   

COMMUNICATING DOORS
COMMUNICATING DOORS

   Penobscot Theatre Company    
   Director: Adam Kuykendall
   Bangor, ME | February 2007

Photo: Bill Kuykendall

COMMUNICATING DOORS
COMMUNICATING DOORS

   Penobscot Theatre Company    
   Director: Adam Kuykendall
   Bangor, ME | February 2007

Photo: Bill Kuykendall

TOYS IN THE ATTIC
TOYS IN THE ATTIC

   The Pearl Theatre Company  
   Director: Austin Pendleton
   New York, NY | January 2007

"…evocatively lit by Stephen Petrilli…"
-Elyse Sommer, Curtain Up

Photo: Joan Marcus

TOYS IN THE ATTIC
TOYS IN THE ATTIC

   The Pearl Theatre Company  
   Director: Austin Pendleton
   New York, NY | January 2007

Photo: Joan Marcus   

MARY STUART
MARY STUART

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: Eleanor Holdridge
   New York, NY | April 2006

Photo: Gregory Costanza   

MARY STUART
MARY STUART

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: Eleanor Holdridge
   New York, NY | April 2006

Photo: Gregory Costanza   

WALKING DOWN BROADWAY
WALKING DOWN BROADWAY

   The Mint Theater Company 
   Director: Steven Williford
   New York, NY | September 2005

Photo: Richard Termine  ​

WALKING DOWN BROADWAY
WALKING DOWN BROADWAY

   The Mint Theater Company
   Director: Steven Williford
   New York, NY | September 2005

Photo: Richard Termine   

IVANOV
IVANOV

   The Mint Theater Company
   Director: Jonathan Bank
   New York, NY | July 2005

Photo: Richard Termine ​

THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA
THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA

   National Asian American Theatre Company
   Director: Chay Yew
   New York, NY | November 2000

Photo: Stephen Petrilli   

THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA
THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA

   National Asian American Theatre Company
   Director: Chay Yew
   New York, NY | November 2000

"The sum effect, aided by Stephen Petrilli's dramatic lighting… and Kristin Jackson’s choreography, is stunning."
-Les Gutman, Curtain Up

Photo: Stephen Petrilli  

BLITHE SPIRIT
BLITHE SPIRIT

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: Stephen Hollis
   New York, NY | September 2000 

"Harry Feiner's set and Stephen Petrilli's lighting suggest transparency in a way that might be inspired by old films and that make it seem natural for ghosts to be popping in and out of rooms in a country house"
-D. J. R. Bruckner, The New York Times

Photo: Stephen Petrilli

A PHOENIX TOO FREQUENT
A PHOENIX TOO FREQUENT

   National Asian American Theatre Company    
   Director: Stephen Stoudt
   New York, NY | May 2000

Photo: Stephen Petrilli   

THE LARAMIE PROJECT
THE COCKTAIL HOUR
DARK ROOM
DARK ROOM
DARK ROOM
FOOTLOOSE
FOOTLOOSE
IT'S ONLY A PLAY
A DEAD MAN'S DIARY
WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
MAMMA MIA
MAMMA MIA
MAMMA MIA
FULLY COMMITTED
A DEAD MAN'S DIARY
A DEAD MAN'S DIARY
ZOLUSHKA
ZOLUSHKA
TOP EYE OPEN
NATASHA'S DREAM
THE LAUNCH PRIZE
SALOME
SALOME
JULIUS CAESAR
JULIUS CAESAR
VAMPING
GEORGIA & ME
IDENTITY CRISIS
SPRING AWAKENING
THE DRUNKEN CITY
YOU NEVER CAN TELL
OVERTURE TO A THURSDAY MORNING
OVERTURE TO A THURSDAY MORNING
THIS SIDE OF NEVERLAND
THIS SIDE OF NEVERLAND
FIGARO
FIGARO
THE PHILANDERER
RICHARD II
RICHARD II
RICHARD II
THE DUMB WAITER
THE DUMB WAITER
THE BALD SOPRANO
WOMAN BEFORE A GLASS
WOMAN BEFORE A GLASS
WITTENBERG
WITTENBERG
WITTENBERG
THE MISANTHROPE
THE MISANTHROPE
ROMERSHOLM
ROMERSHOLM
ROMERSHOLM
THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES
THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES
PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD
PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD
THE SEAGULL
VIEUX CARRE
VIEUX CARRE
VIEUX CARRE
VIEUX CARRE
SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER
LEAH'S TRAIN
LEAH'S TRAIN
OUT CRY
GHOSTS
GHOSTS
THE CONSTANT COUPLE
THE CONSTANT COUPLE
HAMLET
HAMLET
HAMLET
ANTONIO'S REVENGE
HAMLET
HAMLET
COMMUNICATING DOORS
COMMUNICATING DOORS
TOYS IN THE ATTIC
TOYS IN THE ATTIC
MARY STUART
MARY STUART
WALKING DOWN BROADWAY
WALKING DOWN BROADWAY
IVANOV
THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA
THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA
BLITHE SPIRIT
A PHOENIX TOO FREQUENT
THE LARAMIE PROJECT

Provincetown Theater
Director: Leigh Fondakowski
Provincetown MA | October 2018

“The lighting (Stephen Petrilli) and sound (Sam Sewell) are flawless. With “The Laramie Project,” the Provincetown Theater has set the bar unusually high, and it should be a point of pride.”
~
Howard Karren, Provincetown Banner

Photo: Sacha Ferrier-Cohen

THE COCKTAIL HOUR

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
Director: Dan Foster
Nantucket MA | September 2018

Photo: Brian Sager

DARK ROOM

Bridge Repertory Theater
Director: Olivia D’Ambrosio
Boston MA | August 2018

Photo: Michael Rose

DARK ROOM

Bridge Repertory Theater
Director: Olivia D’Ambrosio
Boston MA | August 2018

“Stephen Petrilli's lighting design challenges the eye and allows a sense of morality to inhabit the shadows that edge, and sometimes fill, the space”
~Kilian Melloy, Edge Media Network

Photo: Andrew Brilliant

DARK ROOM

Bridge Repertory Theater
Director: Olivia D’Ambrosio
Boston MA | August 2018

“Stephen Petrilli’s lighting and Elizabeth Cahill’s sound design are vital assets here, as is the movement by Doppelgänger Dance Collective.”
~
Christopher Ehlers, digboston

Photo: Michael Rose

FOOTLOOSE

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
Director: Justin Cerne
Nantucket MA | July 2018

Photo: Brian Sager Photography

FOOTLOOSE

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
Director: Justin Cerne
Nantucket MA | July 2018

Photo: Brian Sager Photography

IT'S ONLY A PLAY

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
Director: Jedadiah Shultz
Nantucket MA | June 2018

Photo: Emily Glazier

A DEAD MAN'S DIARY

Arlekin Players' Theatre
Jackie Liebergott Black Box, Paramount Center
Director: Igor Golyak
Boston MA | March 2018

"Nikolay Simonov’s scenic design and Stephen PetrIlli’s lighting create a rich, atmospheric world that feels like we’ve stepped into a film noir, full of mystery and possibility." ~Terry Byrne, WBUR

Photo: Courtesy of Arlekin Players

WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
Director: Dan Foster
Nantucket MA | September 2017

Photo: Emily Glazier

WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
Director: Dan Foster
Nantucket MA | September 2017

Photo: Emily Glazier

MAMMA MIA

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
Director: Justin Cerne
Nantucket MA | July 2017

Photo: Julie Richards

MAMMA MIA

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
Director: Justin Cerne
Nantucket MA | July 2017

Photo: Julie Richards

MAMMA MIA

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
Director: Justin Cerne
Nantucket MA | July 2017

Photo: Julie Richards

FULLY COMMITTED

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
Director: Gina Rattan
Nantucket MA | June 2017

Photo: Jeff Barry

A DEAD MAN'S DIARY

Arlekin Players' Theater
Director: Igor Golyak
Boston MA | May 2017

Photo: Arlekin Players' Theater

A DEAD MAN'S DIARY

Arlekin Players' Theater
Director: Igor Golyak
Boston MA | May 2017

Photo: Arlekin Players' Theater

ZOLUSHKA

Arlekin Players' Theatre
Director: Igor Golyak
Boston MA | January 2017

Photo: Irina Danilova

ZOLUSHKA

Arlekin Players' Theatre
Director: Igor Golyak
Boston MA | January 2017

Photo: Irina Danilova

TOP EYE OPEN

Hibernian Hall
Director: Jacqui Parker
Boston MA | February 2017

Photo: Andy Bustin

NATASHA'S DREAM

Arlekin Players' Theatre
Director: Igor Golyak
Boston MA | September 2016

Photo: Irina Danilova

THE LAUNCH PRIZE

Bridge Rep of Boston
Director: Tiffany Nicole Greene
Boston MA | March 2016

Photo: Andrew Brilliant

SALOME

Bridge Repertory Theater
Director: Olivia D'Ambrosio
Boston MA | September 2015

Photo: Jacob Gunter

SALOME

Bridge Repertory Theater
Director: Olivia D'Ambrosio
Boston MA | September 2015

Photo: Jacob Gunter

JULIUS CAESAR

Bridge Repertory Theater
Director: Olivia D'Ambrosio
Boston MA | May 2015

"Set and costumes were equally supported by Lighting Designer Stephen Petrilli, who was inventive in his design, particularly in his use of color and symbolism."
~Alex Lonati, BroadwayWorld.com

Photo: Marc J. Franklin

JULIUS CAESAR

Bridge Repertory Theater
Director: Olivia D'Ambrosio
Boston MA | May 2015

"The lighting design (by Stephen Petrilli) demarcates D'Ambrosio's frequent use of expressionistic elements in her staging."
~Michael Cox, Edge Media Network

Photo: Marc J. Franklin

VAMPING

Granoff Center, Brown University
Director: Kali Quinn
Providence RI | February 2015

Photo: Stephen Petrilli

GEORGIA & ME

   The Theatre at the 14th Street Y
   Director: Zoya Kachadurian
   Performer: Sarah Ford Terrey
   New York, NY | December 2014

Photo: John Terrey

 

IDENTITY CRISIS

   Hibernian Hall
   Director: Jackie Davis
   Boston, MA | November 2014

"Stephen Petrilli doubles effectively as set designer with a tellingly black-and-white dominated apartment for Alan, and lighting designer with nuanced complements to the characters’ plot entanglements. "
-Jules Becker, The Jewish Advocate

Photo: Stephen Petrilli

 

SPRING AWAKENING

   Garage Theatre Group
   Director: Michael Bias
   Teaneck, NJ | May 2014

Photo: Courtesy of Garage Theatre Group

 

THE DRUNKEN CITY

   Tansill Theater, Connecticut College
   Director: Kenneth Prestininzi
   New London, CT | October, 2013

Photo: Sabrina Notarfrancisco

 

YOU NEVER CAN TELL

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: David Staller
   New York, NY | September 2013

"…and gorgeous lighting by Stephen Petrilli"
-Lynne Menefee, NY Theatre Guide

Photo: Al Foote III

 

OVERTURE TO A THURSDAY MORNING

​   Granoff Center, Brown University
   Director: Kali Quinn
   Providence, RI | April 2013

Photo: Mark Turek

OVERTURE TO A THURSDAY MORNING

​   Granoff Center, Brown University
   Director: Kali Quinn
   Providence, RI | April 2013

Photo: Mark Turek

THIS SIDE OF NEVERLAND

   ROSALIND
   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: J.R. Sullivan
   New York, NY | April 2013

Photo: Al Foote III

THIS SIDE OF NEVERLAND

   THE TWELVE-POUND LOOK
   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: J.R. Sullivan
   New York, NY | April 2013

Photo: Al Foote III

FIGARO

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: Hal Brooks
   New York, NY | October 2012

Photo: Elise VanderKley

FIGARO

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: Hal Brooks
   New York, NY | October 2012

Photo: Elise VanderKley

 

THE PHILANDERER

   The Pearl Theatre Company   
   Director: Gus Kaikkonen
   New York, NY | January 2012

Photo: Jacob J. Goldberg 

RICHARD II

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Directeor: J.R. Sullivan
   New York, NY | November 2011

Photo: Gregory Costanza   

RICHARD II

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Directeor: J.R. Sullivan
   New York, NY | November 2011

"Stephen Petrilli’s exquisite lighting…occasionally challenges the laws of physics in its expansion of space."
-David Coyle, Curtain Up

Photo: Gregory Costanz​a 

RICHARD II

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Directeor: J.R. Sullivan
   New York, NY | November 2011

Photo: Gregory Costanza   

THE DUMB WAITER

   National Asian American Theatre Company   
   Director: Andrew Pang
   New York, NY | October 2011

Photo: William P. Steele   

THE DUMB WAITER

   National Asian American Theatre Company   
   Director: Andrew Pang
   New York, NY | October 2011

Photo: William P. Steele   

THE BALD SOPRANO

   The Pearl Theatre Company 
   Director: Hal Brooks
   New York, NY | September 2011

"Stephen Petrilli's lighting works nicely with the piece..."
-Judd Hollander, StageBuzz.com

Photo: Jacob J. Goldberg 

WOMAN BEFORE A GLASS

   Abingdon Theatre     
   Director: Austin Pendleton
   New York, NY | May 2011

Photo: William Termine  

WOMAN BEFORE A GLASS

   Abingdon Theatre     
   Director: Austin Pendleton
   New York, NY | May 2011

Photo: William Termine

WITTENBERG

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: J.R. Sullivan
   New York, NY | March 2011

Photo: Sam Hough

WITTENBERG

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: J.R. Sullivan
   New York, NY | March 2011

Photo: Sam Hough

WITTENBERG

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: J.R. Sullivan
   New York, NY | March 2011

"The lighting design by Stephen Petrilli creates an elegant lightscape for the actors to play against, adding some interesting textures to Hamlet’s fevered dream sequences."
-Aimee Todoroff, nytheatre.com

Photo: Sam Hough 

THE MISANTHROPE

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: Joe Hanreddy
   New York, NY | January 2011

Photo: Jacob J. Goldberg

THE MISANTHROPE

The Pearl Theatre Company
Director: Joe Hanreddy
New York, NY | January 2011

"Harry Feiner's set and Stephen Petrilli's lighting are simple yet elegant, entirely appropriate for this modest but meaty 'Misanthrope.'"
-David Sheward, Backstage

Photo: Jacob J. Goldberg

ROMERSHOLM

   The Pearl Theatre Company   
   Director: Ellie Renfield
   New York, NY | November 2010

Photo: Gregory Costanza 

ROMERSHOLM

   The Pearl Theatre Company   
   Director: Ellie Renfield
   New York, NY | November 2010

Photo: Gregory Costanza 

ROMERSHOLM

   The Pearl Theatre Company   
   Director: Ellie Renfield
   New York, NY | November 2010

"…helping is Stephen Petrilli’s moody lighting, which ranges from claustrophobic to promising of sunshine."
-David  A. Rosenberg, Backstage

Photo: Gregory Costanza 

THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: Amy Wright
   New York, NY | April 2010

Photo: Sam Hough   

THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: Amy Wright
   New York, NY | April 2010

Photo: Sam Hough   

PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD

   The Pearl Theatre Company     
   Director: J.R. Sullivan
   New York, NY | October 2009

Photo: Gregory Costanza

PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD

   The Pearl Theatre Company     
   Director: J.R. Sullivan
   New York, NY | October 2009

"Stephen Petrilli has not lighted it realistically…but with warmth and clarity."
-Edward Karam, offoffonline

Photo: Gregory Costanza   

THE SEAGULL

   National Asian American Theatre Company
   Director: Gia Forakis
   New York, NY | September 2009

Photo: William P. Steele

VIEUX CARRE

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: Austin Pendleton
   New York, NY | May 2009

 "The play is hauntingly lit by Stephen Petrilli, who creates shadows upon shadows of hopes dimmed."
-Bina Sharif, Artsinternational.blogspot.com

Photo: Gregory Costanza   

VIEUX CARRE

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: Austin Pendleton
   New York, NY | May 2009

"Very possibly the most beautiful play on stage in New York City right now…"
-Martin Denton, nytheatre.com

Photo: Gregory Costanza   

VIEUX CARRE

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: Austin Pendleton
   New York, NY | May 200

"Crucial to the success of...Vieux Carré were the creative and resourceful solutions found by set designer Harry Feiner, lighting designer Stephen Petrilli, and director Pendelton..."
-Thomas Keith, The Tennessee Williams Annual Review

Photo: Gregory Costanza   

VIEUX CARRE

   The Pearl Theatre Compan
   Director: Austin Pendleton
   New York, NY | May 2009

"Just as important as the acting and direction is the set design by Harry Feiner, and the excellent work by lighting designer Stephen Petrilli and sound designer Jane Shaw."
-Judd Hollander, The Epoch Times

Photo: Gregory Costanza   

SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER

   Abingdon Theatre
   Director: Marilyn Fried
   New York, NY | April 2009

Photo: Kim Sharp

 

LEAH'S TRAIN

   National Asian American Theatre Company
   Director: Jean Randich
   New York, NY | February 2009

Photo: Michael Ou   

LEAH'S TRAIN

   National Asian American Theatre Company
   Director: Jean Randich
   New York, NY | February 2009

"…with Randich using Stephen Petrilli's excellent lighting design to jump between the military train…and a twentieth-century Amtrak…"
-Aaron Riccio, blogspot

Photo: Michael Ou   

 

OUT CRY

   National Asian American Theatre Company
   Director: Thom Sesma
   New York, NY | December 2008

Photo: William Termine   

GHOSTS

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: Reggie Life
   New York, NY | March 2008

Photo: Erin Beth Donnelly 

GHOSTS

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: Reggie Life
   New York, NY | March 2008

"The lighting, which is critical at several points, is well rendered by Stephen Petrilli"
-Gregory Wilson, Curtain Up

Photo: Erin Beth Donnelly

THE CONSTANT COUPLE

   The Pearl Theatre Company    
   Director: Jean Randich
   New York, NY | November 2007

Photo: Gregory Costanza

THE CONSTANT COUPLE

   The Pearl Theatre Company    
   Director: Jean Randich
   New York, NY | November 2007

"Randich’s staging, largely straightforward, lets Stephen Petrilli’s astute economical lighting evoke the play’s many locales "
-Michael Feingold, The Village Voice

Photo: Gregory Costanza

HAMLET

   The Pearl Theatre Company  
   Director: Shepard Sobel
   New York, NY | September 2007 ​

Photo: Carol Rosegg 

HAMLET

   The Pearl Theatre Company  
   Director: Shepard Sobel
   New York, NY | September 2007

Photo: Carol Rosegg 

HAMLET

   The Pearl Theatre Company  
   Director: Shepard Sobel
   New York, NY | September 2007

Photo: Carol Rosegg   

ANTONIO'S REVENGE

   TheatreWorks                  
   Director: Murray Ross
   Colorado Springs, CO | August 2007

Photo: Tom Kimmell   

HAMLET

   TheatreWorks                 
   Director: Murray Ross
   Colorado Springs, CO | August 2007

Photo: Tom Kimmell   

HAMLET

   TheatreWorks                 
   Director: Murray Ross
   Colorado Springs, CO | August 2007

Photo: Tom Kimmell   

COMMUNICATING DOORS

   Penobscot Theatre Company    
   Director: Adam Kuykendall
   Bangor, ME | February 2007

Photo: Bill Kuykendall

COMMUNICATING DOORS

   Penobscot Theatre Company    
   Director: Adam Kuykendall
   Bangor, ME | February 2007

Photo: Bill Kuykendall

TOYS IN THE ATTIC

   The Pearl Theatre Company  
   Director: Austin Pendleton
   New York, NY | January 2007

"…evocatively lit by Stephen Petrilli…"
-Elyse Sommer, Curtain Up

Photo: Joan Marcus

TOYS IN THE ATTIC

   The Pearl Theatre Company  
   Director: Austin Pendleton
   New York, NY | January 2007

Photo: Joan Marcus   

MARY STUART

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: Eleanor Holdridge
   New York, NY | April 2006

Photo: Gregory Costanza   

MARY STUART

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: Eleanor Holdridge
   New York, NY | April 2006

Photo: Gregory Costanza   

WALKING DOWN BROADWAY

   The Mint Theater Company 
   Director: Steven Williford
   New York, NY | September 2005

Photo: Richard Termine  ​

WALKING DOWN BROADWAY

   The Mint Theater Company
   Director: Steven Williford
   New York, NY | September 2005

Photo: Richard Termine   

IVANOV

   The Mint Theater Company
   Director: Jonathan Bank
   New York, NY | July 2005

Photo: Richard Termine ​

THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA

   National Asian American Theatre Company
   Director: Chay Yew
   New York, NY | November 2000

Photo: Stephen Petrilli   

THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA

   National Asian American Theatre Company
   Director: Chay Yew
   New York, NY | November 2000

"The sum effect, aided by Stephen Petrilli's dramatic lighting… and Kristin Jackson’s choreography, is stunning."
-Les Gutman, Curtain Up

Photo: Stephen Petrilli  

BLITHE SPIRIT

   The Pearl Theatre Company
   Director: Stephen Hollis
   New York, NY | September 2000 

"Harry Feiner's set and Stephen Petrilli's lighting suggest transparency in a way that might be inspired by old films and that make it seem natural for ghosts to be popping in and out of rooms in a country house"
-D. J. R. Bruckner, The New York Times

Photo: Stephen Petrilli

A PHOENIX TOO FREQUENT

   National Asian American Theatre Company    
   Director: Stephen Stoudt
   New York, NY | May 2000

Photo: Stephen Petrilli   

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