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Tony Meola

 
Bio:
Broadway: Lysistrata Jones (associate producer as well as sound design); …Drood (Drama Desk Award); First Date (associate producer); Pal Joey; The Ritz; Laugh Whore; Man of La Mancha; Sweet Smell of Success; Copenhagen; Kiss Me, Kate; Footloose; The Lion King (Drama Desk Award); The Sound of ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Lysistrata Jones (associate producer as well as sound design); …Drood (Drama Desk Award); First Date (associate producer); Pal Joey; The Ritz; Laugh Whore; Man of La Mancha; Sweet Smell of Success; Copenhagen; Kiss Me, Kate; Footloose; The Lion King (Drama Desk Award); The Sound of ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2021]
Sound Designer
 
[West End, 2021]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Producer
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Sound Designer
 
[US Tour, 2009]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Sound Designer
 
[Los Angeles, 2007]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Sound Designer
 
[Chicago, 2005]
Sound Designer
 
[US Tour, 2005]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2004]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Sound Designer
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Sound Designer
 
[San Francisco (Regional), 2003]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2002]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2002]
Sound Designer
 
[West End, 2001]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2000]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2000]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1999]
Sound Designer
 
[St. Paul, MN (Regional), 1999]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Sound Designer
 
[Chester, CT (Regional), 1998]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1998]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Sound Designer
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1998]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1998]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1997]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1997]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1997]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1997]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1996]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1996]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1996]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1996]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1995]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1995]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1995]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1995]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1995]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1994]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1994]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1994]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1994]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1994]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1993]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1993]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 0]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1993]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1992]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1992]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1990]
Sound Designer
 
[West End, 1989]
Sound Designer
 
[US Tour, 1988]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1988]
Sound Consultant
 
[Broadway, 1988]
Associate Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1987]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1986]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1986]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1986]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1986]
Sound Designer
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1986]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1986]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1985]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1981]
Sound Designer

Tony Meola Biography

Broadway: Lysistrata Jones (associate producer as well as sound design); …Drood (Drama Desk Award); First Date (associate producer); Pal Joey; The Ritz; Laugh Whore; Man of La Mancha; Sweet Smell of Success; Copenhagen; Kiss Me, Kate; Footloose; The Lion King (Drama Desk Award); The Sound of Music; A Christmas Carol (MSG); Steel Pier; Forum; The King and I; Moon Over Buffalo; Smokey Joe’s Cafe; Guys and Dolls; Five Guys Named Moe; She Loves Me; The Red Shoes; Anything Goes. London: Kiss Me, Kate; The Lion King; Smokey Joe’s Cafe; and Anything Goes. National and international: The Lion King, Les Miserables, Mozart, Der Gloeckner von Notre Dame. Tony is a graduate of Ithaca College’s Department of Theatre Arts. Thanks, Dick.

Tony Meola Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical
Tony Meola, The Mystery of Edwin Drood
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Sound Design Gold Star
Tony Meola, The Lion King
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Sound Design Gold Star
Tony Meola, The Lion King

Tony Meola News

Beowulf Boritt's The 1/52 Project Now Accepting Applications for $15,000 Grants Photo Beowulf Boritt's The 1/52 Project Now Accepting Applications for $15,000 Grants
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 25, 2023

The 1/52 Project, the financial grant program funded largely by Broadway designers, has announced that applications are now being accepted for early-career designer recipients to benefit from $100,000 in grants.

The 1/52 Project Founded by Beowulf Boritt Announces First 7 Early-Career Designer Re Photo The 1/52 Project Founded by Beowulf Boritt Announces First 7 Early-Career Designer Recipients
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2022

The 1/52 Project, the new financial grant program founded by Tony Award-winning set designer Beowulf Boritt, has selected the first seven early-career designer recipients to benefit from $100,000 in grants.

Tony Winner Beowulf Boritt Launches Grant Program for Set Designers Photo Tony Winner Beowulf Boritt Launches Grant Program for Set Designers
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 5, 2022

The 1/52 Project is a newly launched financial grant program which will offer $15,000 grants to theater designers. The project hopes to encourage early career designers from historically excluded groups with the aim of diversifying and strengthening the Broadway design community.

Launch Of New Theatrical Education Resource VISITING BROADWAY ARTISTS Photo Launch Of New Theatrical Education Resource VISITING BROADWAY ARTISTS
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 4, 2020

VISITING BROADWAY ARTISTS is a new resource for theatrical educators connecting college, university and high school students to panels, masterclasses and multi-day intensives taught by a roster of multidisciplinary Broadway professionals. After selecting their preferred topic and Broadway professional, the VISITING BROADWAY ARTISTS team curates a bespoke course pairing the needs of the educators with the expertise of award-winning  Broadway artists.

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by A.A. Cristi - Aug 3, 2020

Martyna Majok, Daphne-Rubin Vega, Among 2018-2019 Tony Awards Nominating Committee Photo Martyna Majok, Daphne-Rubin Vega, Among 2018-2019 Tony Awards Nominating Committee
by Julie Musbach - Sep 5, 2018

The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced today the Nominating Committee for the 2018-2019 Broadway season. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards; Just One Week Left! Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards; Just One Week Left!
by Alan Henry - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards; Just Two Weeks Left! Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by Alan Henry - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Something WICKED is Coming to Orpheum Theatre! Photo Something WICKED is Coming to Orpheum Theatre!
by Alan Henry - Dec 13, 2017

Watch out Memphis, Tennessee because something WICKED is coming your way! Starting March 7, 2018, Orpheum Theatre will be showing WICKED until the curtain closes on March 25, 2018.

BWW Review: WICKED at Oriental Theatre Photo BWW Review: WICKED at Oriental Theatre
by Patrick Rybarczyk - Dec 11, 2017

It doesn't matter how many times you watch Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West, fly to rafters at the end of Defying Gravity. You still get the chills during this classic moment in the musical, WICKED. It strikes a chord with you and has you cheering for 'the green girl.' You know, the villain from The Wizard of Oz.

Tony Meola Videos

STAGE TUBE: In the Recording Studio with the Cast of FIRST DATE; Album Now Available for Pre-Order
by Stage Tube - Sep 3, 2013

The original Broadway cast recording of FIRST DATE, the critically acclaimed new musical comedy starring Zachary Levi and Krysta Rodriguez, with music and lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner, will be released digitally and exclusively available at the Longacre Theatre Tuesday, September 24, 2013, with digital pre-sale beginning today at Amazon.com. Executive produced by Altar Identity Studios the CD, released by Yellow Sound Label, will be available in stores and everywhere music is sold Tuesday, October 15, 2013. With a book by Austin Winsberg, FIRST DATEi s directed by Bill Berry, has a musical staging by Josh Rhodes, with orchestrations by August Eriksmoen and musical supervision, vocal and incidental arrangements by Dominick Amendum. Check out a brief, first look at the cast in the recording studio below!

BWW TV Exclusive: First Look at Video from FIRST DATE on Broadway Starring Zachary Levi & Krysta Rodriguez!
by Robert Diamond - Aug 8, 2013

FIRST DATE opens tonight on Broadway and we're excited to present an exclusive first look at scenes from the hot new musical starring Zachary Levi, star of TV's 'Chuck,' Disney's feature film Tangled and Thor: The Dark World, making his Broadway debut opposite Broadway and television ingenue Krysta Rodriguez ('Smash,' The Addams Family). Check out a montage below from First Date, Broadway's new romantic musical comedy and then click to buy tickets!

STAGE TUBE: 2013 Tonys Red Carpet - VANYA & SONIA's Shalita Grant and DROOD's Will Chase
by Stage Tube - Jun 9, 2013

Click below to see what The Mystery of Edwin Drood's Will Chase and Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike's Shalita Grant had to say on the Tonys red carpet! Chase is nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical. Grant is nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play.

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2013 Tony Nominees- DROOD's Stephanie J. Block and Will Chase on Weeping and Laughing Over Their Nominations
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 1, 2013

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was thrilled to sit down and speak with nearly all of this year's Tony Award nominees at the official Tonys Meet & Greet on May 1, 2013, and we will be bringing you special coverage on all of them throughout the awards season. Today we bring you Will Chase and Stephanie J. Block , nominees for Best Performance by an Actor/Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Check out what she had to say below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD's Stephanie J. Block and Will Chase Prepare for the Tonys!
by Stage Tube - May 23, 2013

Rupert Holmes' Tony Award-winning musical comedy The Mystery of Edwin Drood closed on Broadway in March and was recently nominated for five 2013 Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical and nods for stars Stephanie J. Block and Will Chase. Watch the video below to see how Block and Chase are preparing for Tony night - coming up in just a few weeks on June 9!

STAGE TUBE: WICKED Does the 'Harlem Shake' in the UK
by Stage Tube - Mar 10, 2013

The UK company of WICKED recently joined in the viral 'Harlem Shake' craze - view the video below!

STAGE TUBE: Dee Roscioli Goes Green as 'Elphaba' for WICKED at Segerstrom Center
by Stage Tube - Mar 7, 2013

In the episode 'Wicked Green' from the show 'Real Orange', host Maria Hall-Brown met with Dee Roscioli, who plays 'Elphaba' in the national tour of WICKED, as well as Christina Knapp, make-up supervisor for the show. Watch below to learn how Roscioli 'goes green' for each performance!

STAGE TUBE: Dee Roscioli and Patti Murin Sing WICKED's 'For Good'
by Stage Tube - Oct 17, 2012

The first North American tour of WICKED is currently featuring Dee Roscioli as Elphaba, Patti Murin as Glinda, Kim Zimmer as Madame Morrible and Tom McGowan as The Wizard. In the video below, Murin and Roscioli perform 'For Good' at Seattle's King5. Check it out below!

STAGE TUBE: A Backstage Glimpse at THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD - Stephanie J. Block and More!
by Stage Tube - Oct 15, 2012

You choose the murderer in The Mystery of Edwin Drood, the whodunit smash based on the unfinished novel by Charles Dickens and adapted by Tony Award?-winning writer/composer Rupert Holmes (Curtains). Scott Ellis (Harvey, She Loves Me) directs this rollicking musical in its first-ever return to Broadway since winning the Tony 'Triple Crown' (Best Musical, Best Book, and Best Score)!

TV: Roundabout Announces THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD Cast with Video Promo - Block, Chase, Edelman, Rivera, Karl, Mueller, Norton & More!
by Robert Diamond - Jun 30, 2012

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced casting for the new Broadway production of Rupert Holmes' Tony Award¬ģ winning musical comedy The Mystery of Edwin Drood. The Mystery Of Edwin Drood will star Stephanie J. Block (Edwin Drood), Will Chase (John Jasper), Gregg Edelman (Reverend Mr. Crisparkle), Jim Norton (Chairman) and Chita Rivera (Princess Puffer) with Andy Karl (Neville Landless), Jessie Mueller (Helena Landless), Betsy Wolfe (Rosa Bud), Nicholas Barasch (Deputy), Peter Benson (Bazzard), Robert Creighton (Durdles), Alison Cimmet, Nick Corley, Justin Greer, Shannon Lewis, Kiira Schmidt, Eric Sciotto, Jim Walton, Cody Williams. Additional casting will be announced shortly.


Tony Meola Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Tony Meola been nominated for?
Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Mystery of Edwin Drood Outstanding Sound Design (Drama Desk Awards) for The Lion King and Outstanding Sound Design (Drama Desk Awards) for The Lion King .

What awards has Tony Meola won?
Outstanding Sound Design (Drama Desk Awards) for The Lion Kingand Outstanding Sound Design (Drama Desk Awards) for The Lion King.