Big News for Hartford Stage: Performance Wins Four Tonys, Including Best Musical and Best Director

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Everyone in Hartford is abuzz about the stunning success of the Broadway play, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, which won four Tonys, including Best Musical and Best Director. This play was developed and premiered at Hartford Stage. The same creative team, Darko Tresnjak, Robert Freedman, and Linda Cho worked on both the Hartford and the New York versions. Bob Lally is Vice President of Hartford Stage and head of the Development Committee.

 

GentlemansGuide

Best Direction of a Musical
Darko Tresnjak
winner

Best Musical
winner

Best Book of a Musical
Robert L. Freedman
winner

Best Costume Design of a Musical
Linda Cho
winner

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Music: Steven Lutvak
Lyrics: Robert L. Freedman & Steven Lutvak

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Bryce Pinkham

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Jefferson Mays

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Lauren Worsham

Best Orchestration
Jonathan Tunick

Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Alexander Dodge

 

The winning continues …

Drama Desk Awards

Outstanding Director of a Musical – Darko Tresnjak
Outstanding Musical
Outstanding Book of a Musical – Robert L. Freedman
Outstanding Lyrics – Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak
Outstanding Actor in a Musical – Jefferson Mays
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical – Lauren Worsham
Outstanding Projection Design – Aaron Rhyne

Outer Critics Circle Awards

Outstanding Director of a Musical – Darko Tresnjak
Outstanding New Broadway Musical
Outstanding Book of a Musical – Robert L. Freedman
Outstanding Actor in a Musical – Jefferson Mays

TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards

Linda Cho, who designed costumes for A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, will receive the TDF/Irene Sharaff Young Master Award May 2 at the Hudson Theatre.

Drama League Awards

Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Musical