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Tisch Alumni Win Tonys for Best Musical and Best Play Revival

June 10, 2013

Three alumni of the Tisch School of the Arts were presented with Tony awards last night in the Best Musical and Best Revival of a Play categories. Adam S. Gordon (BFA, ’89) and Ken Davenport (BFA, ’94) were honored for co-producing Kinky Boots, which ultimately earned six Tony Awards, the most of any play this year. Rose Caiola (BFA, ’91) won for Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolff?, which ultimately garnered three Tony Awards.

Tisch alumni were nominated for a total of six Tony Awards this year, recognizing excellence in production, direction, set design and costume design in addition to producing. In addition to the winners, other nominees included:

Anna Louizos ’80/’89 (BFA/MFA, Drama/Design) , The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Gregg Barnes ’83 (BFA, Design), Kinky Boots

George C. Wolfe ’84 (MFA, Directing) / Dean’s Council, Lucky Guy


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Tisch Alumni Win Tonys for Best Musical and Best Play Revival

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