Similar to Behind The Scenes Of 6 Tony-Winning Sets For Plays, this article has gathered video interviews with the scenic designers of the marvelous Tony Award-winning sets for musicals from 2010-2015. The designers discuss their creative processes pre or post-production in the videos below.
2010, Christine Jones for American Idiot
2011, Scott Pask for The Book Of Mormon
The creative team discusses navigating racism on Scott Pask's set design of Uganda for the humorous musical, The Book Of Mormon. 2011 Tony winner, Pask talks about the crowd's first reaction to the detailed village.
2012, Bob Crowley for Once
2013, Rob Howell for Matilda
Lighting designer Hugh Vanstone and set designer Rob Howell talk about making Matilda. Howell originally envisioned just desks for the set, but then chose alphabet blocks to create the set that would earn him the 2013 Tony Award.
2014, Chris Barreca for Rocky
2015, Bob Crowley for An American In Paris
Bob Crowley, set and costume designer for An American In Paris, discusses how he portrayed the grandeur of Paris onstage, while avoiding the cliche that is the Eiffel Tower.