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1 year, 1 month ago by Bob Gough

Ryan Tanner was a co-producer of Pippin

Ryan Jude Tanner of Tulsa, OK joined the elite group of Tony Award Winners on Sunday night. Tanner of Square 1 Theatrics, co-producer of Broadway’s PIPPIN, won the coveted Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical at the 67th Annual Tony Awards held on Sunday, June 9 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

PIPPIN took home four Tonys, including Best Revival of a Musical, Best Direction of a Musical for Diane Paulus, Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical for Andrea Martin, and Best Performance by a Lead Actress in a Musical for Patina Miller.

The Tony Award is considered the highest U.S. theatre honor.

Tanner and Square 1 also won the Outer Critics Circle Award, Drama Desk Award and Drama League Award for their involvement in restaging Stephen Schwarz’s 1972, 5-time Tony Award-winning musical. After a short run at Harvard’s American Repertory Theater (ART), PIPPIN opened at The Music Box Theatre in New York City on April 25, 2013.

This is the first Broadway production for Square 1, as well as the first nomination and first win.

Square 1 Theatrics, formed by Tanner and Jay Krottinger in 2011, recently co-produced the off-Broadway sensation Flipside: The Patti Page Story in conjunction with Oklahoma-native writer and director Greg White. Flipsidedebuted at the University of Central Oklahoma in 2010 before embarking on an eight-city tour of Oklahoma. In December 2012, the production led a successful limited engagement in New York City at 59E59.  The Flipsideinternational tour is slated for 2014.

Tanner graduated from Quincy Senior High School in Quincy, Illinois and was an active member in the music department under the direction of Kathi Dooley and Dan Sherman. His Great-Grandfather, Walter Tanner, owned Tanner Music Company in Quincy, Illinois, and was the first organist to play for the silent moves at the iconic Fox Theatre in St. Louis, Missouri. 

Tanner attended college at Illinois College in Jacksonville, Illinois and moved to Tulsa in 2004. Tanner is actively involved in the Tulsa community, serving on several non-profit boards, helping raise funds for the Mental Health Association in Tulsa and Tulsa CARES. In addition to producing theatrical performances, Tanner and Krottinger manage IQ Surgical, a healthcare marketing firm based in Tulsa, OK.For photos, contact information and additional Tony coverage, visit square1theatrics.com.

 

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