Three Ball State University graduates and a Ball State faculty member are among the 2022 Tony nominees.
Sutton Foster, (honorary degree received in 2012) a Ball State Theatre and Dance faculty member in the University’s College of Fine Arts, received a nomination for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for The Music Man. This is Foster's eighth Tony nomination and a two-time winner, as she previously won Best Actress in a Musical in 2002 and 2011.
Megan Farley, a 2012 Ball State University graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Musical Theatre, concentration in Theatre, received nominations in numerous categories—Best New Musical, Best Direction of a Musical and Best Choreography of a Musical—for her work on Six: The Musical. Farley is the production’s associate director and choreographer.
Nicholas Hussong, a 2007 Ball State University graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Design Technology, concentration in Theatre, received a nomination for Best Scenic Design of a Play for Skeleton Crew.
Brandon Jackson, a 2012 Ball State University graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Theatre, concentration in Directing/Stage Management, is part of the stage management team for The Music Man, which received six Tony Award nominations.
The 75th Tony Awards is scheduled for June 12, and will air on CBS-TV and Paramount+. For more information, visit: https://www.tonyawards.com/news/2022-tony-awards-nominations/