The 70th annual Tony Award nominees include six productions that have CCM alumni as cast or crew members!
Andrew Chappelle (BFA 2009) and Alysha Deslorieux (BFA 2012) are cast members in the musical Hamilton, which has the highest number of Tony nominations at 16.
Caroline Spitzer (MFA 2015) worked as the assistant to the costume designer for the musical Shuffle Along, which received 10 nominations.
Preston Truman Boyd (BFA 2008) and Jim Walton (BM 1977) are in the cast of the Roundabout Theatre Company’s revival of She Loves Me, a musical based on the same story that inspired the movie You’ve Got Mail and received eight nominations this year.
Ryan Howell (MFA 2013) is the associate set designer for Eclipsed, which earned six nominations.
Max Chernin (BFA 2012) and Sarah Jane Shanks (BFA 2003) are cast members in the musical Bright Star, which received five nominations.
Gabriel Firestone (BFA 2014) is the assistant set designer for the musical Waitress, which received four nominations.
Tony Award winner James Corden will host the ceremony and it will be broadcast live on Sunday, June 12, at 8/7 central on CBS. Find out more by visiting http://www.tonyawards.com/index.html.