| Tony Award for |
Best Scenic Design of a Play
|Awarded for||Best Scenic Design of a Play|
|Location||United States New York City|
|Presented by||American Theatre Wing The Broadway League|
|Currently held by||Rob Howell for The Ferryman (2019)|
Tony Award for Best Scenic Design in a Play is an award for outstanding set design of a play. The award was first presented in 1960 after the category of Best Scenic Design was divided into Scenic Design in a Play and Scenic Design in a Musical with each genre receiving its own award. Between 1962 and 2004, the award was re-combined to Best Scenic Design before being split again in 2005.
14th Tony Awards
|Howard Bay||Toys in the Attic|
|Will Steven Armstrong||Caligula|
|David Hays||The Tenth Man|
|George C. Jenkins||The Miracle Worker|
|Jo Mielziner||The Best Man|
15th Tony Awards
|Roger Furse||Duel of Angels|
|David Hays||All the Way Home|
|Jo Mielziner||The Devil's Advocate|
|Rouben Ter-Arutunian||Advise and Consent|
|1962 – 1969||N/A|
|2000 – 2004||N/A|
59th Tony Awards
|Scott Pask||The Pillowman|
|John Lee Beatty||Doubt|
|David Gallo||Gem of the Ocean|
|Santo Loquasto||Glengarry Glen Ross|
60th Tony Awards
|Bob Crowley||The History Boys|
|John Lee Beatty||Rabbit Hole|
|Santo Loquasto||Three Days of Rain|
|Michael Yeargan||Awake and Sing!|
61st Tony Awards
|Bob Crowley and Scott Pask||The Coast of Utopia|
|Jonathan Fensom||Journey's End|
|David Gallo||Radio Golf|
|Ti Green and Melly Still||Coram Boy|
62nd Tony Awards
|Todd Rosenthal||August: Osage County|
|Peter McKintosh||The 39 Steps|
|Scott Pask||Les Liaisons Dangereuses|
63rd Tony Awards
|Derek McLane||33 Variations|
|Dale Ferguson||Exit the King|
|Rob Howell||The Norman Conquests|
|Michael Yeargan||Joe Turner's Come and Gone|
64th Tony Awards
|John Lee Beatty||The Royal Family|
|Alexander Dodge||Present Laughter|
65th Tony Awards
|Rae Smith||War Horse|
|Todd Rosenthal||The Motherfucker With the Hat|
|Mark Wendland||The Merchant of Venice|
66th Tony Awards
|Donyale Werle||Peter and the Starcatcher|
|John Lee Beatty||Other Desert Cities|
|Daniel Ostling||Clybourne Park|
|Mark Thompson||One Man, Two Guvnors|
67th Tony Awards
|John Lee Beatty||The Nance|
|Santo Loquasto||The Assembled Parties|
|David Rockwell||Lucky Guy|
|Michael Yeargan||Golden Boy|
68th Tony Awards
|Beowulf Boritt||Act One|
|Bob Crowley||The Glass Menagerie|
|Christopher Oram||The Cripple of Inishmaan|
69th Tony Awards
|Bunny Christie and Finn Ross||The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time|
|Christopher Oram||Wolf Hall Parts One & Two|
|David Rockwell||You Can't Take It with You|
70th Tony Awards
|David Zinn||The Humans|
|Beowulf Boritt||Thérèse Raquin|
|Jan Versweyveld||A View from the Bridge|
71st Tony Awards
|Nigel Hook||The Play That Goes Wrong|
|Douglas W. Schmidt||The Front Page|
72nd Tony Awards
|Christine Jones||Harry Potter and the Cursed Child|
|Miriam Buether||Three Tall Women|
|Jonathan Fensom||Farinelli and the King|
|Santo Loquasto||The Iceman Cometh|
|Ian MacNeil and Edward Pierce||Angels in America|
73rd Tony Awards
|Rob Howell||The Ferryman|
|Miriam Buether||To Kill a Mockingbird|
|Santo Loquasto||Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus|
74th Tony Awards
|Bob Crowley||The Inheritance|
|Rob Howell||A Christmas Carol|
|Derek McLane||A Soldier's Play|
|Clint Ramos||Slave Play|
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