New York University Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Navigation Skip to Sub Navigation

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


This Press Release is in the following Topics:

Type: Press Release

Press Contact: Shonna Keogan | (212) 998-6796

Tisch Alumni Win Tonys for Best Musical and Best Play Revival

Search News

NYU In the News

NYU Offers Financial Aid to Undocumented Students

The Wall Street Journal reported that NYU will begin offering scholarship aid to undocumented students for the school year beginning next September.

NYU Adopts Lean LaunchPad Program to Teach Entrepreneurship

Startup guru Steve Blank, in a Huffington Post blog, described how NYU adopted the Lean LaunchPad model to teach entrepreneurship to students and faculty at NYU.

Biology Professor Jane Carlton Examines Wastewater for the City’s Microbiome

The New York Times’ Science Times column “Well” profiled Biology Professor Jane Carlton and her research project to sequence microbiome of New York City by examining wastewater samples.

Steinhardt Professors Use a Play as Therapy

The New York Times wrote about a play written by Steinhardt Music Professor Robert Landy about the relationship between Adjunct Professor Cecilia Dintino, a clinical psychologist in the Drama Therapy Program, and a patient, former Broadway actress Jill Powell.

NYU Public Health Experts Urge Strengthening Local Health Systems to Combat Ebola

Dean Cheryl Healton of the Global Institute of Public Health and Public Health Professor Christopher Dickey wrote an op-ed in the Huffington Post saying international health agencies need to strengthen their presence in countries at the local level to prevent future ebola outbreaks.

NYU Footer