Syracuse University Magazine

Tony Awards

Alumni Honored as Broadway’s Best

Four Syracuse University alumni were among the winners at the 66th annual Tony Awards held on June 10 in New York City. The awards, which honor Broadway plays and musicals for theatrical excellence, are presented by Tony Award Productions, a joint venture of the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.
  • Van Dean ’96 is a producer of The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, which won  Tony Awards for Best Revival of a Musical and Best Performance by an  Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical.
  • Jane Dubin ’57 is a producer of Peter and the Starcatcher, which won five Tony Awards: Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play; Best Scenic Design of a Play; Best Sound Design of a Play; Best Costume Design of a Play; and Best Lighting Design of a Play.
  • Jack Feldman ’72, who wrote the lyrics for the Broadway musical Newsies, won a Tony Award for Best Original Score Written for the Theatre.
  • Daryl Roth ’66 is a producer of Clybourne Park, which won the Tony Award for Best Play, and One Man, Two Guvnors, which won Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play. —Erica Blust