Alumnus John Pinckard celebrates another Tony Awards win
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- John Pinckard, a University of Florida School of Theatre and Dance alumnus, was among those honored with the Best Musical win at the 68th annual Tony Awards Sunday night.
Pinckard, as one of the producers of “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” joined the cast on stage at New York’s Radio City Music Hall to celebrate theater’s highest recognition.
The show, which received the most Tony Award nominations this year, won three additional honors for Best Costume Design of a Musical, Best Director of a Musical and Best Book of a Musical.
Pinckard earned a Bachelor of Arts in theatre from UF in 1998 and is a creative producer based in New York, focusing on Broadway, Off Broadway, national touring and other major market theatrical productions. In 2009 he was honored with UF’s Outstanding Young Alumnus Award from the College of the Arts.
Pinckard co-produced “Clybourne Park,” a comedic Broadway play about race and real estate, which received the Tony Award for Best Play in 2012. Other notable credits include the hit production of “Slava’s Snowshow on Broadway,” which toured Australia, and Green Day’s “American Idiot: The Musical.”
To view all of this year’s Tony Awards winners, click here.