Creative Team


Franklin Meissner, Jr.

Franklin Meissner, Jr. has designed extensively for New Repertory Theatre, including Little Shop of Horrors, The Wild Party (IRNE nomination), Cabaret, Dessa Rose, Sweeney Todd (IRNE award), Into The Woods, Ragtime, Moby Dick (IRNE award) and many others. Recently he designed the lighting for Sweeney Todd at The Lyric Stage Company, where he also has designed By The Way, Meet Vera Stark, Avenue Q, Ain’t Misbehavin’, The Understudy and According To Tip. His work has also been seen Off and Off-Off Broadway in NYC, at Wheelock Family Theatre, the Boston Playwrights’ Theatre (IRNE award), The Boston Conservatory, SpeakEasy Stage, the Stoneham Theatre (IRNE nomination, Central Square Theatre, the North Shore Music Theatre, Sandrers Theatre, and at 40 Carnegie Hall performances. He lives with his daughter Abby in Weymouth.