SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS: THE MUSICAL's David Zinn Wins 2018 Tony Award for Best Scenic Design of a Musical
David Zinn has won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Scenic Design of a Musical for SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS: THE MUSICAL.
Zinn's recent Broadway work includes costumes for A Doll's House Part 2 (Tony nomination), set design for Present Laughter and The Humans (Tony award), and sets and costume for Amelie, Fun Home (Tony nomination) and The Last Ship. Other shows include Airline Highway (Tony nomination), Rocky, Other Desert Cities, Good People, In the Next Room... (Tony nomination) and Xanadu. Recent Off-Broadway includes set design for Hamlet (Public Theater), costume design for Othello (NYTW), and set and costume designs for The Flick, and Circle Mirror Transformation, and Dogfight. Also Shakespeare in the Park, Manhattan Theatre Club, Signature, Roundabout, Elevator Repair Service and Target Margin. Around the country his work as been seen at Steppenwolf, Center Theatre Group, ART, La Jolla Playhouse, Berkeley Rep, Yale Rep, Guthrie Theater, Lyric Opera of Chicago, New York City Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Los Angeles Opera and San Francisco Opera.
A legendary roster of Grammy Award winners. A visionary director and a Tony Award-winning design team. One of the world's most beloved characters. Turn them loose on Broadway and what do you get? The musical The New York Times declares, "BRILLIANT!" "Wonders pour from the stage in a ravishing stream of color and invention" (Time Out New York) as Broadway's best creative minds reimagine and bring to life the beloved Nickelodeon series with humor, heart and pure theatricality in "a party for the eyes and ears" (Daily Beast).
Be there when SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face catastrophe - until a most unexpected hero rises to take center stage. The New York Times hails Ethan Slater's performance as our uber-absorbent champion, "a once-in- a-lifetime match of actor and character." Get ready to explore the depths of theatrical innovation in SpongeBob SquarePants, a "Broadway Extravaganza" (The New Yorker), where the power of optimism really can save the world.