Carnegie Mellon University

Tony Award

The American Theater Wing honors individuals and productions considered among Broadway's best. Carnegie Mellon alumni have received 36 Tony Awards to date. 


Rene Auberjonois, College of Fine Arts 1962
Actor, Supporting or Featured (Musical), 1970
"Coco"

Christian Borle, College of Fine Arts 1995
Actor, Featured Role (Play), 2012
"Peter and the Starcatcher"

Jamie deRoy, College of Fine Arts 1967
Best Musical as producer, 2014
"A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder"

Best Play as producer, 2013
"Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike"

Peggy Eisenhauer, College of Fine Arts 1983
Lighting Design, 2013
"Lucky Guy"
Awarded jointly with: Jules Fisher**

Lighting Design, 2004
"Assassins"
Awarded jointly with: Jules Fisher**

Lighting Design, 1996
"Bring in da Noise/Bring in da Funk"
Awarded jointly with: Jules Fisher**

Katie Finneran, College of Fine Arts 1989-90
Actress, Featured Role (Musical), 2010
"Promises, Promises"

Actress, Featured Role (Play), 2002
"Noises Off" 

Jules Fisher, College of Fine Arts 1960
Lighting Design, 2013
"Lucky Guy"
Awarded jointly with: Peggy Eisenhauer**

Lighting Design, 2004
"Assassins"
Awarded jointly with: Peggy Eisenhauer**  

Lighting Design, 1996
"Bring in 'da Noise/Bring in 'da Funk"
Awarded jointly with: Peggy Eisenhauer**

Lighting Design, 1992
"Jelly's Last Jam"

Lighting Design, 1991
"The Will Rogers Follies"

Lighting Design, 1990
"Grand Hotel, The Musical"

Lighting Design, 1978
"Dancin'"

Lighting Design, 1974
"Ulysses in Nighttown"

Lighting Design, 1973
"Pippin"

Herb Gardner, College of Fine Arts 1956*
Play, 1986
"I'm Not Rappaport"
Awarded jointly with: James Walsh, Lewis Allen and Martin Heinfling

Cherry Jones, College of Fine Arts 1978
Actress (Play), 2005
"Doubt"

Actress (Play), 1995
"The Heiress"

John Arthur Kennedy, College of Fine Arts 1936, '66*
Actor, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic), 1949
"Death of a Salesman"

Eugene Lee, College of Fine Arts 1962
Scenic Designer, 2004
"Wicked"

Scenic Designer, 1979
"Sweeney Todd"

Scenic Designer, 1974
"Candide"
Awarded jointly with: Franne Lee

Judith Light, College of Fine Arts 1970
Actress, Featured Role (Play), 2013
"The Assembled Parties"

Actress, Featured Role (Play), 2012
"Other Desert Cities"

Patina Miller, College of Fine Arts '06
Actress (Musical), 2013
"Pippin"

Roger Morgan, College of Fine Arts 1961
Lighting Design, 1979
"The Crucifer of Blood"

Martin Platt, College of Fine Arts 1971
Best Play as producer, 2013
"Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike"

Billy Porter, College of Fine Arts 1991
Actor (Musical), 2013
"Kinky Boots"

Ellis Rabb, College of Fine Arts 1953*
Director (Play), 1976
"The Royal Family"

Lester Rawlins, College of Fine Arts 1950*
Actor (Play), 1978
"Da"

Ann Roth, College of Fine Arts 1953
Costume Design (Play), 2013
"The Nance"

Mel Shapiro, College of Fine Arts 1961
Book (Musical), 1972
"Two Gentlemen of Verona"
Awarded jointly with: John Guare

Sada Thompson, College of Fine Arts 1949*
Actress (Dramatic), 1972
"Twigs"


*Denotes faculty/alumni who are deceased.
**Also a Carnegie Mellon alumna/alumnus