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2011 Tony Awards: Christopher Shutt Wins 'Best Sound Design of a Play'

2011 Tony Awards: Christopher Shutt Wins 'Best Sound Design of a Play'The American Theatre Wing's 64th Annual Antoinette Perry "Tony"® Awards were held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 13, 2011 and broadcast on the CBS Television Network. For more information visit tonyawards.com.

Nominations in 26 competitive categories for the American Theatre Wing's 65th Annual Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards® were announced May 3, 2011 by Tony Award winning actor Matthew Broderick and Tony Award winning actress Anika Noni Rose.

The Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards are bestowed annually on theatre professionals for distinguished achievement. The Tony is one of the most coveted awards in the entertainment industry and the annual telecast is considered one of the most prestigious programs on television.

To view the complete list of 2011 Tony Award winners, click here.




BroadwayWorld Congratulates
Christopher Shutt
2011 Tony Award Winner
'Best Sound Design of a Play

2011 Tony Awards: Christopher Shutt Wins 'Best Sound Design of a Play'Christopher Shutt (War Horse)
Christopher Shutt: Lincoln Center Festival: A Disappearing Number, The Elephant Vanishes, Noise of Time. Broadway: All My Sons, A Moon for the Misbegotten, Coram Boy (Olivier Award nomination), Not About Nightingales (Drama Desk Award). Off-Broadway: Arturo Ui (Al Pacino), Mnemonic (Drama Desk Award), Happy Days, Humble Boy. National Theatre London: Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, War Horse (both Olivier Award nominated), White Guard, Burnt By the Sun, Play Without Words, Albert Speer. Complicité: Street of Crocodiles, The Three Lives of Lucie Cabrol, A Minute Too Late. RSC Stratford Upon Avon: King Lear, King John, Much Ado..., Romeo and Juliet. National Theatre of Scotland: The Bacchae, Little Otik. Donmar London: Prince of Homburg, Piaf (Olivier Award nomination), The Man Who Had All the Luck. Other: Man of Aran (live movie soundscore). BBC Radio: A Shropshire Lad, Maud, After the Quake, A Disappearing Number, Mnemonic.


'Best Sound Design of a Play'
2011 Tony Award Nominees

2011 Tony Awards: Christopher Shutt Wins 'Best Sound Design of a Play'ACME Sound Partners & Cricket S. Myers (Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo)
ACME Sound Partners: More than 30 Broadway shows since 2000 including Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, The Merchant of Venice, Lombardi, Fences (Tony nomination), The Addams Family, Ragtime, Hair (Tony nomination), In the Heights (Tony nomination), [title of show], Legally Blonde, A Chorus Line (2006), The Drowsy Chaperone, The Light in the Piazza, Monty Python's Spamalot, Avenue Q, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and La Bohème. Acme is Tom Clark, Mark Menard, Nevin Steinberg and Sten Severson.

Cricket S. Myers: Off-Broadway: The Marvelous Wonderettes (Westside Arts Upstairs). Regional theatre: The Subject Was Roses, The School of Night, Nightingale (Mark Taper Forum); The Wake, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, The Little Dog Laughed, Two Unrelated Plays, Come Back, Little Sheba (Kirk Douglas Theatre); Wrecks, Some Girls and Emergency (Geffen Playhouse); Crowns, Orson's Shadow (Pasadena Playhouse); dark play or stories for boys (Garland Award, Boston Court); Battle Hymn (Circle X); Mary's Wedding, "Master Harold"...and the boys, Trying (Colony Theatre). www.cricketsmyers.com.

2011 Tony Awards: Christopher Shutt Wins 'Best Sound Design of a Play'Simon Baker (Brief Encounter)
Simon Baker has created sound designs for more than 70 plays and musicals. His most recent credits include Deathtrap (West End), Boeing-Boeing (2007 Tony nomination for Best Sound), The Lord of the Rings (2007-08 Olivier nomination for Best Sound), Don John (Kneehigh Theatre, RSC, world tour), The Birds (Gate Theatre, Dublin), God of Carnage, Brief Encounter (2008-09 Olivier nomination for Best Sound) and The Norman Conquests (Old Vic and Broadway). Forthcoming work includes Kneehigh's Asylum Project and Matilda for the RSC.

2011 Tony Awards: Christopher Shutt Wins 'Best Sound Design of a Play'Ian Dickinson for Autograph (Jerusalem)
Ian Dickinson for Autograph: Broadway: Rock 'n' Roll (Tony and Olivier nominations), The Seagull. Recent designs: Cause Celebre (Old Vic); Mogadishu (Lyric Hammersmith); Seasons Greetings, After the Dance, Women Beware Women, Our Class (National Theatre); Don Giovanni (ENO); Jerusalem (Olivier nomination, Royal Court); Mrs. Klein (Almeida); The Misanthrope (Comedy Theatre); 1984 (Royal Exchange); The Rise and Fall of Little Voice (Vaudeville). Ian works extensively throughout the UK and joined Autograph in 2009. Autograph productions include Priscilla, Les Misérables, Wicked, Mamma Mia!, Million Dollar Quartet, Shrek, The Wizard of Oz, Love Never Dies.

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