The 2005 Tony Awards were announced on Sunday June 5, and The Light in the Piazza proved to be a critical darling as it received all of the design awards for a musical, not to mention awards for Best Score, Actress, and Orchestrations.
The design winners are:
Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Michael Yeargan, The Light in the Piazza
Best Scenic Design of a Play
Scott Pask, The Pillowman
Best Costume Design of a Musical
Catherine Zuber, The Light in the Piazza
Best Costume Design of a Play
Jess Goldstein, The Rivals
Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Christopher Akerlind, The Light in the Piazza
Best Lighting Design of a Play
Brian MacDevitt, The Pillowman
For a complete list of all the winners and nominees in all categories, click here
A detailed cover story on the design of The Light in the Piazza will be in the July 2005 issue of Entertainment Design. The article includes interviews with Tony winners Yeargen, Zuber, and Akerlind, as well as comments from sound designer Nevin Steinberg of Acme Sound Partners.