Brian Thomson is an Australian theatre, opera and film designer. He has been active in Australian stage design for over three decades.
Thomson began a long and successful collaboration with director Jim Sharman after they met at Heavenburgers on Sydney's Oxford Street in 1969; they worked together on a series of groundbreaking productions for the Old Tote Theatre Company and worked together on a string of hugely successful musical productions including the Melbourne production of Hair, the original Australian and London productions of Jesus Christ Superstar and The Rocky Horror Show. Other musical credits include the most recent Broadway production of The King and I, Dame Edna â€“ Back with a Vengeance and more recently in Australia Company, The Boy from Oz Arena Tour with Hugh Jackman, and Priscilla: Queen of the Desert the Musical.
He has designed for all the major Australian theatre companies. His credits include Holding the Man for Griffin Theatre Company, Keating! for, The Gates of Egypt, Capricornia, Stuff Happens, Run Rabbit Run, Buried Child, My Zinc Bed, The Laramie Project, Aftershocks, The Tempest, The Master Builder and Ghosts all for Company B.