The Alley Celebrates Tony Winners

Last night, the theater world watched in eager anticipation as the Tony Awards unfolded in a spectacular celebration of artistry. The winners of the 2024 Tony Awards have captured the hearts and minds of audiences with their exceptional contributions to Broadway this year.

Congratulations are in order for members of our Alley family! For her performance in Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch, Kara Young took home the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play. Young joined the Alley community in 2016, acting in Syncing Ink in the Alley All-New Festival, as well as on the Hubbard stage.

Kara Young in Syncing Ink
Kara Young, Syncing Ink

Next, Linda Cho earned the award for Best Costume Design of a Musical for her work on The Great Gatsby. Over the summer of 2022, her artistry was showcased in the mystery/revenge drama Noir.

Lara Young (costume design), Noir

A member of the Alley community beginning in 1998, Ryan Rumery received this year’s award for Best Sound Design of a Play. Aside from designing for Stereophonics, Rumery has designed for a number of shows at The Alley, including (but not limited to) The 39 Steps, Death on the Nile, Black Comedy, and Wait Until Dark.

The 39 Steps
Ryan Rumery (sound design), The 39 Steps

Finally, demonstrating extraordinary achievement in theatre, Wendall K. Harrington achieved the award of Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre. Sometimes referred to as ‘The Queen of Projections,’ Harrington was last seen with The Alley in 1998, doing projections for The Civil War.

The Civil War
Wendall K. Harrington (projection design), The Civil War

The Alley applauds the dedication, excellence, and creativity of its family! We cannot wait to see what they do next – whether it be at The Alley or beyond.