Alumni Tony Award Nominees & Winners
The American Theater Wing honors individuals and productions considered among Broadway's best. Carnegie Mellon University has produced hundreds of Tony nominees and 36 Tony winners — eight winners in 2013 alone. Recognized as an international leader in the arts and technology, CMU's School of Drama consistently ranks as one of the world's best.
The School of Drama is the oldest drama degree-granting program in the United States and celebrated its centennial in 2014.
2014 Nominees & Winner
Alumna Jamie DeRoy (A'67) took home her third Tony Award as a producer for the winner of the Best Musical, "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder." Previous theatre producing credits for DeRoy include dozens of shows, among them Tony Award winners "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" in 2013 and the revival of "The Norman Conquests" in 2009.
She also has won eight MAC Awards, four Back Stage Bistro Awards, 10 Telly Awards and CaB Magazine's Lifetime Achievement Award for her extensive work on stage and screen.
The other 2014 Tony Award nominees were:
- Sutton Foster
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical, "Violet"
- Peter Hylenski (A'97)
Best Sound Design of a Musical, "After Midnight"
- Cherry Jones (A'78)
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play, "The Glass Menagerie"
- Leigh Silverman (A'96)
Best Direction of a Musical, "Violet"
- Paula Wagner (producer)
Best Play, "Mothers and Sons"