Brian Ronan is the 2011 recipient of the Tony Award for Best Sound Design of a Musical for The Book of Mormon. Broadway Beat's Richie Ridge spoke with the star immediately following his acceptance about what winning the award means to him. Click below to catch up with Ronan right after his big moment!
Ronan has been the sound designer for more than 20 Broadway shows including American Idiot; Promises, Promises; Next to Normal (Tony nomination); Grease, Curtains; and Spring Awakening as well as Grey Gardens and The Pajama Game, both of which earned Drama Desk nominations. Off-Broadway designs include Everyday Rapture, Saved, 10 Million Miles and Bug, for which he won Obie and Lucille Lortel Awards. His career has spanned America, Europe and Asia.
The Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards are bestowed annually on theatre professionals for distinguished achievement. The Tony is one of the most coveted awards in the entertainment industry and the annual telecast is considered one of the most prestigious programs on television. The 2011 Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.
Marking 65 years of excellence on Broadway, The Tony Awards were broadcast live from the Beacon Theatre.