PPAC Receives Tony Award for OKLAHOMA!

Tony Award to PPAC

Providence, RI – J.L. “Lynn” Singleton, President of the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC), is pleased to announce that the Theatre has received the 2019 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival for OKLAHOMA!. PPAC is part of the Independent Presenters Network (IPN), a consortium of 40 leading touring Broadway presenters in North America. IPN is one of the producers of OKLAHOMA!. As a producer /investor through the IPN, PPAC has also received Tony Awards for Best Musical for THE BAND’S VISIT (2017), DEAR EVAN HANSEN (2016), KINKY BOOTS (2013), and ONCE (2011).

“As a producer/investor through the IPN, we are thrilled to be a recipient of the Tony Award for Best Musical Revival for OKLAHOMA!. We are proud to be involved with the momentous revival of OKLAHOMA!, which is one of the most talked-about and critically-acclaimed shows currently on Broadway,” Singleton said. “Receiving a Tony Award is the highest honor in live Broadway theatre, and we are fortunate to have four other Tony Awards as a producer/investor through IPN.”

Earlier this summer, Singleton accepted the Tony Award for Best Musical on behalf of the Theatre for THE BAND’S VISIT from the show’s lead producer, Orin Wolf. The Tony Award was presented to Singleton in an on-stage presentation following the first performance of THE BAND’S VISIT, which opened its National Tour at PPAC.