Tony Award for Best Scenic Design


Tony Award for Best Scenic Design

This is a list of winners and nominations for the Tony Award for Best Scenic Design for outstanding set design of a play or musical. The award was first presented in 1947. In 1960, 1961, and since 2005, the category was divided with each genre receiving its own.

Award winners and nominations

1940s

;1947:- David Folks – "Henry VIII";1948:- Horace Armistead – "The Medium";1949:- Jo Mielziner - "Sleepy Hollow" / "Summer and Smoke" / "Anne of the Thousand Days" / "Death of a Salesman" / "South Pacific"

1950s

;1950:- Jo Mielziner – "The Innocents";1951:- Boris Aronson – "The Rose Tattoo" / "The Country Girl" / "Season in the Sun";1952:- Jo Mielziner – "The King and I";1953:- Raoul Penè Du Bois – "Wonderful Town";1954:- Peter Larkin – "Ondine" / "The Teahouse of the August Moon";1955:- Oliver Messel – "House of Flowers"

;1956:- Peter Larkin – "Inherit the Wind" / "No Time for Sergeants"
* Boris Aronson – "The Diary of Anne Frank" / "Bus Stop" / "Once Upon a Tailor" / "A View from the Bridge"
* Ben Edwards – "The Ponder Heart" / "Someone Waiting" / "The Honeys"
* Jo Mielziner – "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" / "The Lark" / "Middle of the Night" / "Pipe Dream"
* Raymond Sovey – "The Great Sebastians"

;1957:- Oliver Smith – "My Fair Lady"
* Boris Aronson – "A Hole in the Head" / "Small War on Murray Hill"
* Ben Edwards – "The Waltz of the Toreadors"
* George Jenkins – "The Happiest Millionaire" / "Too Late the Phalarope"
* Donald Oenslager – "Major Barbara"
* Oliver Smith – "A Clearing in the Woods" / "Candide" / "Auntie Mame" / "Eugenia" / "Visit to a Small Planet"

;1958:- Oliver Smith – "West Side Story"
* Boris Aronson – "Orpheus Descending" / "A Hole in the Head" / "The Rope Dancers"
* Ben Edwards – "The Dark at the Top of the Stairs"
* Jo Mielziner – "Look Homeward, Angel" / "Miss Lonelyhearts" / "The Square Root of Wonderful" / "Oh, Captain!" / "The Day the Money Stopped"
* Oliver Smith – "Brigadoon" / "Carousel" / "Jamaica" / "Nude with Violin" / "Time Remembered"
* Peter Larkin – "Blue Denim" / "Compulsion" / "Good As Gold" / "Miss Isobel"

;1959:- Donald Oenslager – "A Majority of One"
* Boris Aronson – "J.B."
* Ballou – "The Legend of Lizzie"
* Ben Edwards – "Jane Eyre"
* Oliver Messel – "Rashomon"
* Teo Otto – "The Visit"

1960s

;1960: "see #Scenic Design in a Play and Scenic Design in a Musical;1961: "see #Scenic Design in a Play and Scenic Design in a Musical

;1962:- Will Steven Armstrong – "Carnival!"
* Rouben Ter-Arutunian – "A Passage to India"
* David Hays – "No Strings"
* Oliver Smith – "The Gay Life"

;1963:- Sean Kenny – "Oliver!"
* Will Steven Armstrong – "Tchin-Tchin"
* Anthony Powell – "The School for Scandal"
* Franco Zeffirelli – "The Lady of Carnelias"

;1964:- Oliver Smith – "Hello, Dolly!"
* Raoul Penè Du Bois – "The Student" / ""
* Ben Edwards – "The Ballad of the Sad Cafe"
* David Hays – "Marco Millions"

;1965:- Oliver Smith – "Baker Street" / "Luv" / "The Odd Couple"
* Boris Aronson – "Fiddler on the Roof" / "Incident at Vichy"
* Sean Kenny – "The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd"
* Beni Montresor – "Do I Hear a Waltz?"

;1966:- Howard Bay – "Man of La Mancha"
* William / Jean Eckart – "Mame"
* David Hays – "Drat! The Cat!"
* Robert Randolph – "Anya" / "Skyscraper" / "Sweet Charity"

;1967:- Boris Aronson – "Cabaret"
* John Bury – "The Homecoming"
* Oliver Smith – "I Do! I Do!"
* Alan Tagg – "Black Comedy"

;1968:- Desmond Heeley – "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead"
* Boris Aronson – "The Price"
* Robert Randolph – "Golden Rainbow"
* Peter Wexler – "The Happy Time"

;1969:- Boris Aronson – "Zorba the Greek"
* Derek Cousins – "Canterbury Tales"
* Jo Mielziner – "1776"
* Oliver Smith – "Dear World"

1970s

;1970:- Jo Mielziner – "Child's Play"
* Howard Bay – "Cry for Us All"
* Ming Cho Lee – "Billy"
* Robert Randolph – "Applause"

;1971:- Boris Aronson – "Company"
* John Bury – "The Rothschilds"
* Sally Jacobs – "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
* Jo Mielziner – "Father's Day"

;1972:- Boris Aronson – "Follies"
* John Bury – "Old Times"
* Kert Lundell – "Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death"
* Robin Wagner – "Jesus Christ Superstar"

;1973:- Tony Walton – "Pippin"
* Boris Aronson – "A Little Night Music"
* David Jenkins – "The Changing Room"
* Santo Loquasto – "That Championship Season"

;1974:- Franne Lee / Eugene Lee – "Candide"
* John Conklin – "The Au Pair Man"
* Santo Loquasto – "What the Wine-Sellers Buy"
* Oliver Smith – "Gigi"
* Ed Wittstein – "Ulysses in Nighttown"

;1975:- Carl Toms – "Sherlock Holmes"
* Scott Johnson – "Dance With Me"
* Tanya Moiseiwitsch – "The Misanthrope"
* William Ritman – "God's Favorite"
* Rouben Ter-Arutunian – "Goodtime Charley"
* Robin Wagner – "Mack and Mabel"

;1976:- Boris Aronson – "Pacific Overtures"
* Ben Edwards – "A Matter of Gravity"
* David Mitchell – "Trelawny of the 'Wells'"
* Tony Walton – "Chicago"

;1977:- David Mitchell – "Annie"
* Santo Loquasto – "American Buffalo"
* Santo Loquasto – "The Cherry Orchard"
* Robert Randolph – "Porgy and Bess"

;1978:- Robin Wagner – "On the Twentieth Century"
* Zack Brown – "The Importance of Being Earnest"
* Edward Gorey – "Dracula"
* David Mitchell – "Working"

;1979:- Eugene Lee – "Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street"
* Karl Eigsti – "Knockout"
* David Jenkins – "The Elephant Man"
* John Wulp – "The Crucifer of Blood"

1980s

;1980:- John Lee Beatty – "Talley's Folley";:- David Mitchell – "Barnum"
* Timothy O'Brien / Tazeena Firth – "Evita"
* Tony Walton – "A Day in Hollywood / A Night in the Ukraine"

;1981:- John Bury – "Amadeus"
* John Lee Beatty – "Fifth of July"
* Santo Loquasto – "The Suicide"
* David Mitchell – "Can-Can"

;1982:- John Napier / Dermot Hayes – "The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby"
* Ben Edwards – "Medea"
* Lawrence Miller – "Nine"
* Robin Wagner – "Dreamgirls"

;1983:- Ming Cho Lee – "K2"
* John Gunter – "All's Well That Ends Well"
* David Mitchell – "Foxfire"
* John Napier – "Cats"

;1984:- Tony Straiges – "Sunday in the Park with George"
* Clarke Dunham – "End of the World"
* Peter Larkin – "The Rink"
* Tony Walton – "The Real Thing"

;1985:- Heidi Landesman – "Big River"
* Clarke Dunham – "Grind"
* Ralph Koltai – "Much Ado About Nothing"
* Voytek Levine / Michael Levine – "Strange Interlude"

;1986:- Tony Walton – "The House of Blue Leaves"
* Ben Edwards – "The Iceman Cometh"
* David Mitchell – "The Boys in Winter"
* Beni Montresor – "The Marriage of Figaro"

;1987:- John Napier – "Les Misérables"
* Bob Crowley – "Les Liaisons Dangereuses"
* Martin Johns – "Me and My Girl"
* Tony Walton – "The Front Page"

;1988:- Maria Björnson – "The Phantom of the Opera"
* Eiko Ishioka – "M. Butterfly"
* Tony Straiges – "Into the Woods"
* Tony Waltons – "Anything Goes"

;1989:- Santo Loquasto – "Cafe Crown"
* Thomas Lynch – "The Heidi Chronicles"
* Claudio Segovio / Hector Orezzoli – "Black and Blue"
* Tony Walton – "Lend Me a Tenor"

1990s

;1990:- Robin Wagner – "City of Angels"
* Alexandra Byrne – "Some Americans Abroad"
* Kevin Rigdon – "The Grapes of Wrath"
* Tony Walton – "Grand Hotel, the Musical"

;1991:- Heidi Landesman – "The Secret Garden"
* Richard Hudson – "La Bête"
* John Napier – "Miss Saigon"
* Tony Walton – "The Will Rogers Follies"

;1992:- Richard Walton – "Guys and Dolls"
* John Lee Beatty – "A Small Family Business"
* Joe Vanek – "Dancing at Lughnasa"
* Robert Wagner – "Jelly's Last Jam"

;1993:- John Arnone – "The Who's Tommy"
* John Lee Beatty – "Redwood Curtain"
* Jerome Sirlin – "Kiss of the Spiderwoman"
* Robin Wagner – ""

;1994:- Bob Crowley – "Carousel"
* Peter J. Davidson – "Medea"
* Ian MacNeil – "An Inspector Calls"
* Tony Walton – "She Loves Me"

;1995:- John Napier – "Sunset Boulevard"
* John Lee Beatty – "The Heiress"
* Stephen Brimson Lewis – "Indiscretions"
* Mark Thompson – "Arcadia"

;1996:- Brian Thomson – "The King and I"
* John Lee Beatty – "A Delicate Balance"
* Scott Bradley – "Seven Guitars"
* Anthony Ward – "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

;1997:- Stewart Laing – "Titanic"
* John Lee Beatty – "The Little Foxes"
* G.W. Mercer / Julie Taymor – "Juan Darien"
* Tony Walton – "Steel Pier"

;1998:- Richard Hudson – "The Lion King"
* Bob Crowley – "The Capeman"
* Eugene Lee – "Ragtime"
* Quay Brothers – "The Chairs"

;1999:- Richard Hoover – "Not About Nightingales"
* Bob Crowley – "The Iceman Cometh"
* Bob Crowley – "Twelfth Night"
* Ricardo Hernandez – "Parade"

2000s

;2000:- Bob Crowley – "Aida"
* Thomas Lynch – "The Music Man"
* Robin Wagner – "Kiss Me, Kate"
* Tony Walton – "Uncle Vanya"

;2001:- Robin Wagner – "The Producers"
* Bob Crowley – "The Invention of Love"
* Heidi Ettinger – "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer"
* Douglas W. Schmidt – "42nd Street"

;2002:- Tim Hatley – "Private Lives"
* Daniel Ostling – "Metamorphoses"
* Douglas W. Schmidt – "Into the Woods"
* John Lee Beatty – "Morning's at Seven"

;2003:- Catherine Martin – "La bohème"
* John Lee Beatty – "Dinner at Eight"
* Santo Loquasto – "Long Day's Journey into Night"
* David Rockwell – "Hairspray"

;2004:- Eugene Lee – "Wicked"
* Robert Brill – "Assassins"
* Ralph Funicello – "Henry IV"
* Tom Pye – "Fiddler on the Roof"

cenic Design in a Play

;1960:- Howard Bay – "Toys in the Attic"
* Will Steven Armstrong – "Caligula"
* David Hays – "The Tenth Man"
* George Jenkins – "The Miracle Worker"
* Jo Mielziner – "The Best Man"

;1961:- Oliver Smith – "Becket"
* Roger Furse – "Duel of Angels"
* David Hays – "All the Way Home"
* Jo Mielziner – "The Devil's Advocate"
* Rouben Ter-Arutunian – "Advise and Consent"

;2005:- Scott Pask – "The Pillowman"
* John Lee Beatty – "Doubt"
* David Gallo – "Gem of the Ocean"
* Santo Loquasto – "Glengarry Glen Ross"

;2006:- Bob Crowley – "The History Boys"
* John Lee Beatty – "Rabbit Hole"
* Santo Loquasto – "Three Days of Rain"
* Michael Yeargan – "Awake and Sing!"

;2007:- Bob Crowley / Scott Pask – "The Coast of Utopia"
* Jonathan Fensom – "Journey's End"
* David Gallo – "Radio Golf"
* Ti Green / Melly Still – "Coram Boy"

;2008:- Todd Rosenthal - ""
* Peter McKintosh - "The 39 Steps"
* Scott Pask - "Les Liaisons Dangereuses"
* Anthony Ward - "Macbeth"

cenic Design in a Musical

;1960:- Oliver Smith – "The Sound of Music"
* Cecil Beaton – "Saratoga"
* William Eckart / Jean Eckart – "Fiorello!"
* Peter Larkin – "Greenwillow"
* Jo Mielziner – ""

;1961:- Oliver Smith – "Camelot"
* George Jenkins – "13 Daughters"
* Robert Randolph – "Bye Bye Birdie"

;2005:- Michael Yeargan – "The Light in the Piazza"
* Tim Hatley – "Monty Python's Spamalot"
* Rumi Matsui – "Pacific Overtures"
* Anthony Ward – "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang"

;2006:- David Gallo – "The Drowsy Chaperone"
* John Lee Beatty – "The Color Purple"
* Derek McLane – "The Pajama Game"
* Klara Zieglerova – "Jersey Boys"

;2007:- Bob Crowley – "Mary Poppins"
* Christine Jones – "Spring Awakening"
* Anna Louizos – "High Fidelity"
* Allen Moyer – "Grey Gardens"

;2008:- Michael Yeargan - Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific
* David Farley / Timothy Bird / The Knifedge Creative Network - "Sunday in the Park with George"
* Anna Louizos - In the Heights
* Robin Wagner - Young Frankenstein


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