It's the second Tony Award win for David Zinn.
David Zinn, longtime scenic and costume designer whose work has graced Seattle, Broadway and other stages nationwide, has won a Tony Award for scenic design of a musical for his work on “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical.”
It’s the second Tony Award win for Zinn, who grew up on Bainbridge Island. He had previously won in 2016 for scenic design of a play for “The Humans.”
Zinn had also been nominated this year for costume design of a musical for his work on “SpongeBob SquarePants.” He lost in that category to Catherine Zuber of “My Fair Lady.”
In total, Zinn has been nominated seven times for Tony Awards.
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Zinn, who obtained a degree from New York University, would periodically return to Seattle for assignments with local theater companies, including Intiman and ACT Theatre.
Since then, he’s become one of New York’s top stage designers.