Tisch Alumni Receive Seven Nominations in 67th Tony Awards


Graduates of the Tisch School of the Arts received seven Tony nominations from the American Theater Wing, recognizing excellence in producing, direction, set design and costume design. The 2013 nominations were announced today by Tisch Visiting Instructor Sutton Foster and screen actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.

Seven Tisch Alumni Get Tony Nods

Graduates of the Tisch School of the Arts received seven Tony nominations from the American Theater Wing, recognizing excellence in producing, direction, set design and costume design. The 2013 nominations were announced today by Tisch Visiting Instructor Sutton Foster and screen actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.

Nominees included the following:

BEST MUSICAL
Kinky Boots, The Musical; produced by Adam S. Gordon ’89 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV); Ken Davenport ’94 (BFA, Drama)

BEST REVIVAL OF A PLAY
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, produced by Rose Caiola ’91 (BFA, Drama)

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, produced by Rose Caiola ’91 (BFA, Drama)

BEST SCENIC DESIGN OF A MUSICAL
Anna Louizos ’80/’89 (BFA/MFA, Drama/Design) , The Mystery of Edwin Drood

BEST COSTUME DESIGN OF A MUSICAL
Gregg Barnes ’83 (BFA, Design), Kinky Boots

BEST DIRECTION OF A PLAY
George C. Wolfe ’84 (MFA, Directing) / Dean’s Council, Lucky Guy

The 67th Tony Awards will be broadcast in a live three-hour ceremony from Radio City Music Hall, on the CBS television network, June 9.

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