Two Berklee Alumni Win Tony Awards
Two Berklee alumni were winners at the 75th annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 12, which celebrated the 2021–2022 Broadway season. Brian Lee B.M. ’14 and Dayna (Bloom) Lee B.M. ’14, who served as producers for Company, won in the Best Revival of a Musical category.
The married couple, who both majored in professional music at Berklee, previously won Tony Awards for producing the 2018 Broadway revival of Angels in America and Moulin Rouge! The Musical, which won the Tony for Best Musical in 2020.
Rona Siddiqui, associate professor of writing and design for musical theater at Berklee NYC, was music director for A Strange Loop, which won Best Musical. Michael R. Jackson, who won the Tony for Best Book of a Musical for A Strange Loop, is a visiting artist at Berklee NYC.
Several alumni from Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee performed as part of the CBS broadcast last night: Rashidra Scott B.M. ’04, with the ensemble from Company; Sir Brock Warren (B.F.A. '08, contemporary dance), with the cast of Paradise Square; Eddie Korbich (B.F.A. '83, musical theater), with the company of The Music Man; Elena Bonomo B.M. ’14, with the company of Six; and Renni Magee (’17, musical theater), with the company of MJ: The Musical.
Four alumni from College and the Conservatory were nominated for Tony Awards in major categories at this year’s ceremony, including Best Orchestrations and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role.