BWW TV: HEDWIG's Kevin Adams Celebrates Tony Win for Best Lighting Design of a Musical
As it was just announced last night, Kevin Adams won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design of a Musical for Broadway's Hedwig and the Angry Inch. BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge was in the press room to catch up with the winner on what the award means to him - hear what Adams had to say below!
Kevin Adams designed the original Westbeth and Jane Street Theatre productions of Hedwig and the Angry Inch as well as the Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, London, and Edinburgh productions. He also designed the premiers of American Idiot (Tony Award), Spring Awakening (Tony Award), Next To Normal (Tony nomination), Hands on a Hardbody, The Scottsboro Boys, Everyday Rapture, Passing Strange, Take Me Out, the American production of The 39 Steps (Tony and Drama Desk Awards), and the revivals of Hair (Tony nomination), Rent, and Carrie. He designed solo shows for Eric Bogosian, Eve Ensler, John Leguizamo, and Anna Deveare Smith. Also Rigoletto at the Metropolitan Opera and Sandra Bernhard's 1990 film Without You I'm Nothing. He has designed new work by Tony Kushner, Neil Simon, Terrance McNally, Edward Albee, and Christopher Durangand received an Obie and two Lortel awards for his work Off-Broadway.
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