Sound Productions has supported the Dallas Summer Musicals’ High School Musical Theatre Awards program for the past five years
Sound Productions has supported the Dallas Summer Musicals’ High School Musical Theatre Awards program for the past five years

Shaping Theater's Future: Sound Productions Supports DSM High School Musical Theatre Awards Program

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Joshua Curlett, President of Sound Productions, has committed over $50,000 in equipment, training, and scholarships to the arts through Dallas Summer Musicals’ High School Musical Theatre Awards program over a five-year period. This includes establishing the first ever Theater Design and Technology scholarship, which was presented to Tracy Jordan, director of the program, and the scholarship’s recipient at the awards ceremony on May 17. 

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Spongebob Squarepants The Musical photo: Joan Marcus
Spongebob Squarepants The Musical photo: Joan Marcus

A Look at the Tony Award Nominated Designs for a Musical (Week 3)

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Over the next 5 weeks, counting down to the TONY Awards, we will be highlighting the productions that recieved nominations for the 2018 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards®, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing for Set Design, Lighting Design, Costume Design and Sound Design of a musical. We congratulate all of the nominees. The 2018 Tony Awards will take place on June 10th.

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The Angel visits Prior Walter in Part Two, Perestroika. Photo: Brinkhoff-Moegenburg
The Angel visits Prior Walter in Part Two, Perestroika. Photo: Brinkhoff-Moegenburg

A Look at the Tony Award Nominated Designs for a Play (Week 3)

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Over the next 5 weeks we will be highlighting the productions that recieved nominations for the 2018 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards®,  presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing for Set Design, Lighting Design, Costume Design and Sound Design of a play. We congratulate all of the nominees. The 2018 Tony Awards will take place on June 10th.

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The 2018 Obie Awards

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The American Theatre Wing and The Village Voice presented the 63rd Annual Obie Awards®, hosted by Emmy and Obie-winning actor John Leguizamo at Terminal 5 in New York City on May 21, 2018. All off Broadway and off-off Broadway productions which open in NYC between May 2017 and April 2018 are automatically in consideration for the Obie Awards. The categories change annually so that theater artists and productions achieving excellence during the season can be best recognized. Here are the design and theater company winners of the 2018 Obie Awards.

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Harry Hadden-Paton and Lauren Ambrose in My Fair Lady, at Lincoln Center Theater's the Vivian Beaumont. Photo: Joan Marcus/©2018
Harry Hadden-Paton and Lauren Ambrose in My Fair Lady, at Lincoln Center Theater's the Vivian Beaumont. Photo: Joan Marcus/©2018

Designing My Fair Lady

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In this video, Broadway's My Fair Lady design team gives an inside look at the creative process behind reviving the beloved classic now playing at Lincoln Center Theater's  Vivian Beaumont theater. The production has been nominated for 10 Tony Awards. The design team for the production includes: Scenic Designer, Michael Yeargan; Costume Designer, Catherine Zuber; Lighting Designer, Donald Holder; and Sound Designer, Marc Salzberg.

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Mean Girls
Mean Girls

A Look at the Tony Award Nominated Designs for a Musical (Week 2)

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Over the next 5 weeks, counting down to the TONY Awards, we will be highlighting the productions that recieved nominations for the 2018 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards®, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing for Set Design, Lighting Design, Costume Design and Sound Design of a musical. We congratulate all of the nominees. The 2018 Tony Awards will take place on June 10th.

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Farinelli and The King
Farinelli and The King

A Look at the Tony Award Nominated Designs for a Play (Week 2)

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Over the next 5 weeks we will be highlighting the productions that recieved nominations for the 2018 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards®,  presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing for Set Design, Lighting Design, Costume Design and Sound Design of a play. We congratulate all of the nominees. The 2018 Tony Awards will take place on June 10th.

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Helen Hayes Awards 2018
Helen Hayes Awards 2018

The 2018 Helen Hayes Award Goes to...

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The 2018 Helen Hayes Awards, presented by theatreWashington, were announced on May 14, 2018 at the 34th annual ceremony at The Anthem. One of the country’s most prestigious cultural honors, The Helen Hayes Awards recognizes and celebrates excellence in professional theatre throughout the Washington D.C. metropolitan area in 47 categories, plus the 2018 John Aniello Award for Outstanding Emerging Theatre Company, which was given to Monumental Theatre Company, and honored Nancy Robinette, the recipient of The 2018 Helen Hayes Tribute. The event was co-hosted by Michael J. Bobbitt and Alyssa Wilmoth Keegan. Stage Directions congratulates both the nominees and the award recipients. The recipients for Outstanding Design and their fellow nominees are listed below.

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