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Steve Canyon Kennedy

 
Bio:
Kennedy's Broadway sound design credits include On Your Feet, Doctor Zhivago, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill (Tony Award), Hands on a Hardbody (Drama Desk Award), Jesus Christ Superstar, Catch Me If You Can (Tony nomination), Guys and Dolls, Mary Poppins, The Lion King, Jersey Boys ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Kennedy's Broadway sound design credits include On Your Feet, Doctor Zhivago, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill (Tony Award), Hands on a Hardbody (Drama Desk Award), Jesus Christ Superstar, Catch Me If You Can (Tony nomination), Guys and Dolls, Mary Poppins, The Lion King, Jersey Boys ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[US Tour, 2021]
Sound Design
 
[US Tour, 2021] [Replacement]
Sound Design[Replacement]
 
[Off-Broadway, 2021]
Sound Design
 
[Broadway, 2021]
Sound Designer
 
[Regional (US), 2017]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Sound Design
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Sound Design
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Sound Designer
 
[Las Vegas, 2008]
Sound Designer
 
[West End, 2008]
Sound Designer
 
[Chicago, 2007]
Sound Designer
 
[US Tour, 2006]
Sound Designer
 
[San Diego, CA (Regional), 2006]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2004]
Sound Designer
 
[West End, 2004]
Sound Designer
 
[San Diego, CA (Regional), 2004]
Sound Designer
 
[Canada, 2003]
Sound Designer
 
[US Tour, 2003]
Sound Designer
 
[US Tour, 2002]
Sound Designer
 
[US Tour, 2002]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2001]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2000]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1997] [Replacement]
Sound Designer[Replacement]
 
[Broadway, 1997]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1996]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1995]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1994]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1993]
Associate Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1993]
Sound Designer

Photos

Steve Canyon Kennedy Photo

Steve Canyon Kennedy

From: 
Date:
05/20/2013
Steve Canyon Kennedy and guest Photo

Steve Canyon Kennedy and guest

From: 
Date:
03/06/2012

 

Stage

Productions

[US Tour, 2021]
Sound Design

[US Tour, 2021] [Replacement]
Sound Design[Replacement]

[Off-Broadway, 2021]
Sound Design

[Broadway, 2021]
Sound Designer

[Regional (US), 2017]
Sound Designer

[Broadway, 2015]
Sound Design

[Broadway, 2014]
Sound Design

[Broadway, 2013]
Sound Designer

[Broadway, 2013]
Sound Designer

[Broadway, 2011]
Sound Designer

[Broadway, 2009]
Sound Designer

[Las Vegas, 2008]
Sound Designer

[West End, 2008]
Sound Designer

[Chicago, 2007]
Sound Designer

[US Tour, 2006]
Sound Designer

[San Diego, CA (Regional), 2006]
Sound Designer

[Broadway, 2005]
Sound Designer

[Broadway, 2004]
Sound Designer

[West End, 2004]
Sound Designer

[San Diego, CA (Regional), 2004]
Sound Designer

[Canada, 2003]
Sound Designer

[US Tour, 2003]
Sound Designer

[US Tour, 2002]
Sound Designer

[US Tour, 2002]
Sound Designer

[Broadway, 2001]
Sound Designer

[Broadway, 2000]
Sound Designer

[Broadway, 1997] [Replacement]
Sound Designer[Replacement]

[Broadway, 1997]
Sound Designer

[Broadway, 1996]
Sound Designer

[Broadway, 1995]
Sound Designer

[Broadway, 1994]
Sound Designer

[Broadway, 1993]
Associate Sound Designer

[Broadway, 1993]
Sound Designer

Steve Canyon Kennedy Biography

Kennedy's Broadway sound design credits include On Your Feet, Doctor Zhivago, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill (Tony Award), Hands on a Hardbody (Drama Desk Award), Jesus Christ Superstar, Catch Me If You Can (Tony nomination), Guys and Dolls, Mary Poppins, The Lion King, Jersey Boys (Drama Desk Award), Billy Crystal’s 700 Sundays, Rent, Hairspray, The Producers, Aida, Titanic, Big, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Carousel, and The Who’s Tommy (Drama Desk Award).
In addition, he was the production engineer on such Broadway shows as Cats, Starlight Express, Song & Dance, The Phantom of the Opera, Carrie, and Aspects of Love.

Steve Canyon Kennedy Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Sound Design of a Musical
Steve Canyon Kennedy, Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Sound Design of a Play Gold Star
Steve Canyon Kennedy, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical
Steve Canyon Kennedy, Hands on a Hardbody
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical
Steve Canyon Kennedy, Jesus Christ Superstar
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Sound Design of a Musical
Steve Canyon Kennedy, Catch Me If You Can
 
Olivier Awards - 2009 - Best Sound Design
Steve Canyon Kennedy, Jersey Boys
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Sound Design Gold Star
Steve Canyon Kennedy, Jersey Boys
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1993 - Outstanding Sound Design
Steve Canyon Kennedy, The Who's Tommy

Steve Canyon Kennedy News

AIN'T TOO PROUD Comes To Music Hall, June 21- 26 Photo AIN'T TOO PROUD Comes To Music Hall, June 21- 26
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022

PNC Broadway in Kansas City presents the First National Tour of AIN'T TOO PROUD – THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS. This new Broadway smash hit production is part of the BROADWAY IS BACK IN KANSAS CITY SERIES and will take the Music Hall stage June 21–26, 2022.

Casting Announced For JERSEY BOYS Providence Engagement Photo Casting Announced For JERSEY BOYS Providence Engagement
by A.A. Cristi - May 9, 2022

Casting has been announced for the Providence return engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, playing the Providence Performing Arts Center for two performances.

BWW Previews: DISNEY'S THE LION KING at Century II Concert Hall Photo BWW Previews: DISNEY'S THE LION KING at Century II Concert Hall
by Paula Makar - Apr 28, 2022

The North American tour of Disney’s The Lion King is celebrating its 20th anniversary today, Wednesday, April 27 in Wichita, where the award-winning musical begins a two-week return engagement tonight at The Century II Concert Hall and plays through Sunday, May 8, 2022.

Disney's THE LION KING North American Tour Celebrates 20th Anniversary Photo Disney's THE LION KING North American Tour Celebrates 20th Anniversary
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 27, 2022

The North American tour of Disney's The Lion King is celebrating its 20th anniversary today, Wednesday, April 27 in Wichita, where the award-winning musical begins a two-week return engagement tonight at The Century II Concert Hall. 

JERSEY BOYS To Complete Its Run At New World Stages May 22 Photo JERSEY BOYS To Complete Its Run At New World Stages May 22
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 21, 2022

The current engagement of Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Jersey Boys at New World Stages will finish its run Sunday, May 22.

AIN'T TOO PROUD â€" THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS is Coming to Pittsburgh's B Photo AIN'T TOO PROUD â€" THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS is Coming to Pittsburgh's Benedum Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2022

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust has announced the first national tour of AIN’T TOO PROUD – THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS, the new Broadway smash hit musical that will play Pittsburgh’s Benedum Center, 237 7th Street, May 17-22, 2022, as part of the 2021-2022 PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh series.

Disney's THE LION KING to Return to the Fabulous Fox Theatre in June Photo Disney's THE LION KING to Return to the Fabulous Fox Theatre in June
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022

Disney’s The Lion King, St. Louis’s most eagerly awaited stage production ever, will leap onto the Fabulous Fox Theatre stage from Wednesday, June 1 to Sunday, June 19.

Tickets For AIN'T TOO PROUD at the Orpheum Theatre Go On Sale Friday, April 8 Photo Tickets For AIN'T TOO PROUD at the Orpheum Theatre Go On Sale Friday, April 8
by Stephi Wild - Apr 5, 2022

Hennepin Theatre Trust has announced the First National Tour of AIN'T TOO PROUD – THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS, the new Broadway smash hit musical, will play Minneapolis this summer as part of the 2021-2022 Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin season Tuesday, June 28 to Sunday, July 10 at the historic Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis).

JERSEY BOYS Launches IPA With New Jersey Beer Company Photo JERSEY BOYS Launches IPA With New Jersey Beer Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022

Jersey Boys IPA will be available for purchase beginning April 2 exclusively at New Jersey Beer Company in North Bergen, NJ on April 2, and beginning April 7 in New Jersey and New York, including at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street), where Jersey Boys is playing.

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes With JERSEY BOYS' Return to Live Performances Photo VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes With JERSEY BOYS' Return to Live Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2022

JERSEY BOYS Off-Broadway released a behind-the-scenes video celebrating the show’s return to live performances. 

Steve Canyon Kennedy Videos

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes With JERSEY BOYS' Return to Live Performances VideoVIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes With JERSEY BOYS' Return to Live Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2022

JERSEY BOYS Off-Broadway released a behind-the-scenes video celebrating the show’s return to live performances. 

VIDEO: JERSEY BOYS Celebrates 1000 Performances in New York City VideoVIDEO: JERSEY BOYS Celebrates 1000 Performances in New York City
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 9, 2022

The Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award winning musical Jersey Boys celebrates its 1000th performance at New York City’s New World Stages today, Sunday, January 9, 2022.

VIDEO: John Legend Visits the Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD VideoVIDEO: John Legend Visits the Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 29, 2021

Grammy Award-winning superstar John Legend and producing partner Mike Jackson paid a visit to the cast and creative team of the Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations!

Breaking: AIN'T TOO PROUD Will Return to Broadway in October VideoBreaking: AIN'T TOO PROUD Will Return to Broadway in October
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 10, 2021

Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations, the Tony Award-winning musical will resume Broadway performances on October 16, subject to government approval, at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street) with a gala performance heralding the return of Broadway.

BWW TV: THE LION KING Tour Castmates Get Engaged On Stage! VideoBWW TV: THE LION KING Tour Castmates Get Engaged On Stage!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 20, 2019

South African Lion King performer Nhlanhla Ndlovu surprised the entire cast of Disney's The Lion King and his girlfriend, fellow cast member Daniela Cobb, by proposing on stage last night at the Auditorium Theatre in Rochester, NY.

VIDEO: AIN'T TOO PROUD Kicks Off Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade with Show Medley VideoVIDEO: AIN'T TOO PROUD Kicks Off Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade with Show Medley
by Stage Tube - Nov 28, 2019

The cast of Ain't Too Proud kicked off the 93rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade with a medley of 'Get Ready,' 'Ain't Too Proud To Beg' and 'I Can't Get Next To You.'

VIDEO: THE LION KING Celebrates 100,000,000th Guest Worldwide With Multi-Lingual 'Cir VideoVIDEO: THE LION KING Celebrates 100,000,000th Guest Worldwide With Multi-Lingual 'Circle of Life' Music Video
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2019

The Lion King - the most successful title in musical theatre history - passes another historic milestone this week, welcoming its 100,000,000th guest worldwide. Since its Broadway premiere on November 13, 1997, 25 productions have played in 100 cities around the world on every continent except Antarctica.

VIDEO: The Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Performs on TODAY VideoVIDEO: The Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Performs on TODAY
by Stage Tube - Apr 29, 2019

The cast of 'Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations' kicks off TODAY's Best of Broadway Week with a live performance of the show's title track.

VIDEO: Inside Opening Night of AIN'T TOO PROUD at the Ahmanson Theatre VideoVIDEO: Inside Opening Night of AIN'T TOO PROUD at the Ahmanson Theatre
by Stage Tube - Sep 4, 2018

The Broadway-bound production of the new bio-musical, Ain't Too Proud, recently celebrated its opening night at L.A.'s Ahmanson Theatre! Check out all the action from inside opening night below!

April 1 - THE LION KING Will Become First Musical to Play Seven Continents- Antarctic VideoApril 1 - THE LION KING Will Become First Musical to Play Seven Continents- Antarctic Production Will Open in 2019!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 31, 2018

For the first time, Disney's legendary stage musical, The Lion King, goes where no musical has gone before. The seventh continent. The Lion King has played on every continent except one. Opening on April 1st 2019, in a 2000 seat ice theatre, in Antarctica. Below, watch as the team behind Disney's The Lion King takes you behind the scenes as it plans its most challenging production ever. 


Steve Canyon Kennedy Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Steve Canyon Kennedy been nominated for?
Best Sound Design of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations , Best Sound Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill , Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Hands on a Hardbody , Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Jesus Christ Superstar , Best Sound Design of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Catch Me If You Can , Best Sound Design (Olivier Awards) for Jersey Boys Outstanding Sound Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Jersey Boys and Outstanding Sound Design (Drama Desk Awards) for The Who's Tommy .

What awards has Steve Canyon Kennedy won?
Best Sound Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grilland Outstanding Sound Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Jersey Boys.