Mark Bennett Biography

Gender: Male

Broadway (Composition and/or Sound Design): Driving Miss Daisy, A Steady Rain, The Coast of Utopia (2007 Drama Desk Award: Outstanding Music for a Play, Henry Hewes Award: Outstanding Sound Design), Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Henry IV, Golda's Balcony, The Goat, Lily Tomlin's "The Search...", The Lion in Winter, A View From the Bridge among others. BAM/OLD VIC: Original scores for all productions of The Bridge Project 2009-2012 including Richard III (Sam Mendes, dir.); Off-Broadway: An Illiad, Valhalla, Mad Forest, My Children! My Africa! (NYTW), Scores for eight Shakespeare productions for The Joseph Papp Public Theater. Other Public Theater productions include: Why Torture is Wrong…, The Seagull, and Dogeaters; Regionals: Dead End (Ahmanson), A Midsummer Night's Dream (2011 Craig Noel Award Outstanding Music for a Play (The La Jolla Playhouse), Obie Award Sustained Excellence in Sound Design, Bessie Award, Ovation Award, American Theatre Wing Award, 12 Drama Desk nominations.

Mark Bennett Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Sound Design, Resident Production
Mark BennettCoriolanus Shakespeare Theatre Company
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Music in a Play
Mark BennettAn Iliad
Mark BennettRichard III
 
Obie Awards - 2012 - Special Citation
Mark BennettAn Iliad
 
The Lortels - 2012 - Outstanding Sound Design
Mark BennettAn Iliad
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Music in a Play
Mark Bennett, The Cherry Orchard
Mark Bennett, The Winter's Tale
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Music for a Play
Mark Bennett, The Coast of Utopia
 
The Hewes Awards - 2007 - Special Achievement in Design
Mark Bennett, The Coast of Utopia
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Sound Design
Mark Bennett, The Coast of Utopia
Mark Bennett, Henry IV
Mark Bennett, Golda's Balcony
Mark Bennett, Julius Caesar
 
The Lortels - 2003 - Outstanding Sound Design
Mark Bennett, Golda's Balcony
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Sound Design
Mark Bennett, Dogeaters
 
The Lortels - 2001 - Outstanding Sound Design
Mark Bennett, Dogeaters
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Sound Design
Mark Bennett, A View from the Bridge
Mark Bennett, The View from the Bridge
Mark Bennet, The Lights
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1992 - Outstanding Sound Design - Play
Mark Bennett, Lypsinka! A Day in the Life