Roger Kirk is a Tony Award-winning set and costume designer for theatre, film and television. He has designed costumes for productions such as The Boy From Oz with Hugh Jackman, The King and I and King Kong the Musical. Roger was the costume designer for the film Jesus Christ Superstar, and has worked extensively on set and costume design for Opera Australia. Other credits include Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Whistle Down The Wind, Silver Rose, Le Corsaire for Munich Opera House, Dusty – The Original Pop Diva, and Shout!. His Broadway credits include The King & I (Tony Award), Jesus Chris Superstar, and 42nd Street (Tony Award Nomination).
In 1996 Roger received the Tony Award for Best Costume Design for his work on the Broadway production of The King and I. He also received the Drama Desk Award, the Friends of New York Award, and the Outer Critics Circle Award for the same production. In 2001 the highly acclaimed production of The King And I was a popular feature at London’s Paladium Theatre. Roger also repeated the costume for the Stratford festival production of the King and I in Canada.
For Opera Australia Roger has designed costumes for Manon Lescaut, The Gypsy Princess, Pirates of Penzance and My Fair Lady, A Little Night Music, Iolanthe , HMS Pinafore, Trial by Jury, Manon , and Graeme Murphy’s opera Aida.
Roger’s most recent credits include Sweeney Todd for Victorian Opera, Miracle City for Luckiest Productions and sell-out shows in Sydney and Melbourne for Hugh Jackman’s Broadway to Oz: Hugh Jackman Live in Concert.