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Congratulations to School of Theatre Alumni for Their Roles in Memphis, Winner of 4 2010 Tony Awards

Published July 3, 2010

Montego Glover currently stars in the Broadway musical Memphis with fellow Music Theatre alum, Kevin Covert and MFA Acting alum and Fight Director, Steve Rankin. Other alumni participating behind the scenes include Hair Supervisor Michelle Rutter (BFA Design Technology, 1995), Associate Wardrobe Supervisor Fred Castner (BA Theatre, 1985: MFA Costume Design, 1990), and Scenic Design Intern Caite Hevner (BFA Design Technology, 2006).

The best of the Broadway season were honored during the live CBS telecast from Radio City Music Hall of the 2010 Tony Awards. Memphis, which took home 4 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical, was one of the top performers at the awards gala. The show won 4 2009-2010 Outer Critics Circle Awards and 4 Drama Desk Awards just weeks before the Tony Award winners were announced. Montego was awarded Outstanding Actress in a Musical for her role as singer Felicia Farrell by both the Outer Critics Circle and the Drama Desk.