Tharon Musser, former dean of American Lighting Designers died today. She is best known as the lighting designer for the original production of A Chorus Line in 1975 which was the first Broadway production to use a completely computerized lighting console. She was awarded the Tony Award for lighting design for her work on that show as well as Follies (1972) and Dreamgirls (1982).
Musser was 84.
New York Times