Matilda Broadway Set Designer
Rob Howells Biography
Rob Howell's Biography
Robb Howell is both a british set and costume designer. He designed costumes and sets for Matilda the Musical, Ghost the Musical, Private Lives, The Norman Conquest, Boeing-Boeing, The Graduate, Betrayal and True West. For his outstanding skills he has one several different awards, such as, Tony Awards for best Scenic Design and Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Set Design.
After Howell left college he worked at the Royal Shakespeare Company for two and a half years. When he was working there he met Matthew Warchus who years later asked him to work on Matilda the Musical. Since then he worked on numerous plays and musicals in London and for broadway over a period of 20 years.
In London he has designed for Royal National Theatre, Royal Court Theatre, the Donmare Warehouse, Almeida Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company. He has also designed sets and costumes for regional theaters around the UK such as Lord of the Rings in 2007.