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Nods to Purchase: Tony Award Nominations Announced

Three from Purchase earn Tony Award nominations and more.

The Tony Award nominations were announced this week—two professors and one alumnus were on the list. 

Clint Ramos:  Best Costume Design

Clint Ramos, assistant professor of theatre design/technology, earned a nomination for Best Costume Design of a Musical for Once On This Island.

Dane Laffrey: Best Scenic Design

Also for Once On This Island, Dane Laffrey, visiting assistant professor of theatre design/technology, earned the nomination for Best Scenic Design of a Musical.

Scene from Once On This Island (costume design by Clint Ramos; set design by Dane Laffrey)Scene from Once On This Island (costume design by Clint Ramos; set design by Dane Laffrey) Credit: onceonthisisland dot com

Brian MacDevitt: Best Lighting Design

And Brian MacDevitt ’80 (design/tech) earned a Best Lighting Design of a Musical nomination for his work on Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel.

Jessie Mueller And Joshua Henry In Carousel (lighting design by Brian MacDevitt '80)Jessie Mueller And Joshua Henry In Carousel (lighting design by Brian MacDevitt '80) Credit: Julieta Cervantes (carouselbroadway.com)

 

Nominations for Outer Critics Circle Awards and Drama Desk Awards

Ramos also recently earned an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination, and the Drama Desk Award nominations announced last week included Ramos, Laffrey, MacDevitt, and Maruti Evans, lecturer in theatre/design technology, for his work on Kill Move Paradise in the category of The Hudson Scenic Studio Award for Outstanding Set Design of a Play.

Scene from Kill Move Paradise (set design by Maruti Evans)Scene from Kill Move Paradise (set design by Maruti Evans) Credit: nationalblacktheatre.org

The Tony Awards will be announced on Sunday, June 10, 2018.