Christopher Shutt is the 2011 recipient of the Tony Award for Best Sound Design of a Play for War Horse. Broadway Beat's Richie Ridge spoke with the Shutt immediately following his acceptance about what winning the award means to him. Click below to catch up with the sound man right after his big moment!
For Lincoln Center Festival, Shutt has been the sound designer for A Disappearing Number and The Elephant Vanishes, Noise of Time. Broadway credits include All My Sons, A Moon for the Misbegotten, Coram Boy (Olivier Award nomination), Not About Nightingales (Drama Desk Award). Off-Broadway credits include Arturo Ui (Al Pacino), Mnemonic (Drama Desk Award), Happy Days, Humble Boy. At The National Theatre London he has worked on Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, War Horse (both Olivier Award nominated), White Guard, Burnt By the Sun, Play Without Words, Albert Speer. At Complicité, credits include Street of Crocodiles, The Three Lives of Lucie Cabrol, A Minute Too Late. For RSC Stratford Upon Avon, credits include King Lear, King John, Much Ado..., Romeo and Juliet. Additional credits at The National Theatre of Scotland are The Bacchae, Little Otik. At the Donmar London he has worked on Prince of Homburg, Piaf (Olivier Award nomination) and The Man Who Had All the Luck.
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.
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