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:
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