Sunday, June 11, 2006

And The Tony Goes To... Technical Categories


And The Tony Goes To... Technical Categories


Here are the winners in the technical categories of the American Theatre Wing's 60th Annual Tony Awards, highlighted in red (* denotes my predictions):


Best Orchestrations
Larry Blank, The Drowsy Chaperone
Dick Lieb and Danny Troob, The Pajama Game
Steve Orich, Jersey Boys
Sarah Travis, Sweeney Todd*


Best Scenic Design of a Play
John Lee Beatty, Rabbit Hole*
Bob Crowley, The History Boys
Santo Loquasto, Three Days of Rain
Michael Yeargan, Awake and Sing!

Best Scenic Design of a Musical
John Lee Beatty, The Color Purple
David Gallo, The Drowsy Chaperone*
Derek McLane, The Pajama Game
Klara Zieglerova, Jersey Boys

Best Costume Design of a Play
Michael Krass, The Constant Wife
Santo Loquasto, A Touch of the Poet
Catherine Zuber, Awake and Sing!
Catherine Zuber, Seascape*

Best Costume Design of a Musical
Gregg Barnes, The Drowsy Chaperone*
Susan Hilferty, Lestat
Martin Pakledinaz, The Pajama Game
Paul Tazewell, The Color Purple

Best Lighting Design of a Play
Christopher Akerlind, Awake and Sing!
Paul Gallo, Three Days of Rain*
Mark Henderson, Faith Healer
Mark Henderson, The History Boys

Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Ken Billington and Brian Monahan, The Drowsy Chaperone
Howell Binkley, Jersey Boys*
Natasha Katz, Tarzan
Brian MacDevitt, The Color Purple

I was right in my predictions for each of the musical categories but failed in nearly all of play categories. I still think it's looking like a big night for The Drowsy Chaperone, Sweeney Todd and The History Boys. Now for the big awards of the evening, which will come shortly.

The 60th Tony Awards will be telecast at 8 pm EDT, Sunday, June 11 on CBS.

This is Steve On Broadway (SOB).

Related Stories:
The SOB Picks for 2006 Tony Awards (June 10, 2006)
The Tonys: If I Could Vote....for Best Revival of a Play (June 5, 2006)
The Tonys: If I Could Vote....for Best Revival of a Musical (June 4, 2006)
The Tonys: If I Could Vote....for Best Play (June 3, 2006)
The Tonys: If I Could Vote...for Best Musical (May 31, 2006)
Tony Award Nominations Announced (May 16, 2006)

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