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2018 Tony Award Nominees

For the past two years, Playbill has named NYU the #1 college represented on Broadway; so unsurprisingly, NYU alumni took center-stage during the 2018 Tony awards. NYU alumni from seven schools racked up more than 30 nominations and many alumni won! Take a look below:

Best Featured Actor in A Musical

Ari’el (Ari) Stachel (TSOA ’13)—Winner!
Haled, The Band’s Visit

Best Scenic Design of a Play

Christine Jones (TSOA ’92)—Winner!
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

David Zinn (TSOA ’91)—Winner!
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical

Best Costume Design of a Musical

Gregg Barnes (TSOA ’83)
Mean Girls

Clint Ramos (TSOA ’97)
Once on this Island

David Zinn (TSOA ’91)
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical

Best Direction of a Play

George C. Wolfe (TSOA ’84)
Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh

Sound Design in a Play

Daniel Moses Schreir (GAL ’79)
Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh

Special Tony Award Non-competitive honorary award

John Leguizamo (TSOA)
Latin History for Morons

Best Play Author

John Leguizamo (TSOA)
Latin History for Morons

Best Book of a Musical

Itamar Moses (TSOA ’03), Author—Winner!
The Band’s Visit

Best Play

Tom Smedes (GAL ’85), Producer
Farinelli and The King

Jane Dubin (STERN ’88), Producer
Farinelli and The King

Elizabeth Cuthrell (TSOA ’92), Producer
Farinelli and The King

Steven Tuttleman (LAW ’84), Producer
Farinelli and The King

Jeremy Handelman (STERN ’81), Producer
Latin History for Morons

Peter Fine (WSUC ’82, GSAS ’87), Producer
Latin History for Morons

Best Musical

Heni H. Koenigsberg (STEINHARDT ’74), Producer—Winner!
The Band’s Visit

Marc Platt (LAW ’82), Producer—Winner!
The Band’s Visit

Wendy Federman (STERN ’79), Producer—Winner!
The Band’s Visit

Stuart Thompson (STEINHARDT ’83), Producer
Mean Girls

Best Revival of a Play

Wendy Federman (STERN ’79), Producer—Winner!
Angels in America

Barbara E. Whitman (GAL ’88), Producer—Winner!
Angels in America

Carole L. Rothman (TSOA ’72), Producer
Lobby Hero

Heni H. Koenigsberg (STEINHARDT ’74), Producer
Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women
Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh

Wendy Federman (STERN ’79), Producer
Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women Best Revival of a Play
Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh

Best Revival of a Muscial

Heni H. Koenigsberg (STEINHARDT ’74), Producer
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel

Wendy Federman (STERN ’79), Producer
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel

Ken Davenport (TSOA ’94), Producer—Winner!
Once on this Island

Jeff Wise (TSOA ’09), Producer—Winner!
Once on this Island

Hunter Arnold (STERN ’13), Producer—Winner!
Once on this Island

Dr. Mojgan Fajiram (DEN ’89), Producer—Winner!
Once on this Island

And a warm congratulations to...

Best Musical

Kelvin Moon Loh (STEINHARDT ’06)
Spongebob Squarepants

Nikhil Saboo (STEINHARDT ’15)
Mean Girls

Jelani Alladin (TSOA ’14)
Frozen

Alexander V. Gibson (TSOA ’15)
Spongebob Squarepants Best Musical

Best Play

Oskar Eustis (TSOA Faculty)
Latin History for Morons

2018 Excellence in Theatre Education Award

NYU alumna Melody Herzfeld (TSOA '87) received the 2018 Excellence in Theatre Education Award at the 72nd Annual Tony Awards. Herzfeld is a drama teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL.

Did we miss someone? If you know of NYU alumni who received nominations, but are not listed here please email alumni.info@nyu.edu so we can update this article.