P. T. Barnum Award

Albert Berger, Neal Shapiro, Jim Nicola, 2008 P.T. Barnum Award winners
Albert Berger, Neal Shapiro, Jim Nicola, 2008 P.T. Barnum Award Winners (photo credit: Wikipedia)

P. T. Barnum Award for Excellence in Entertainment

This annual awards ceremony honors Tufts alumni for exceptional work in the fields of media and entertainment.

2019 From the Hill to Hollywood, Young Alumni Showcase

Sam Cantor, musician

Cinthia Chen, creator and director, Ben Haven Taylor, film designer and director of photography, and Eli Lloyd, producer/comedian, Anna May Wong, The Actress who Died a Thousand Deaths

Benjamin Hosking, filmmaker

Allentza Michel, artist and community organizer

Past winners of the P. T. Barnum Award

Hank Azaria, actor, director, comedian, A87

Albert Berger, film producer, A79

Joel Bishoff, director, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, A83

Judy Bowman, casting director, J92

Rob BurnettExecutive Producer, Late Show with David Letterman, A84

Seamus Blackley, creator of the X Box and talent agent, A90

Art Bridgman, dance choreographer, A72

Christopher Brown, art director and production designer, A91

Donald Byrd, choreographer, A76

David Costabile, actor, A89

Lord Michael Dobbs, author, F72, FG77

Julie Dubiner, dramaturge, J91

Peter Gallagher, actor, A77

Mary Louise Geiger, lighting designer, J79

David P. Gelles, executive producer, CNN, A99

Cary Granat, film executive, A90

Jeff Greenstein, television writer/producer, A84

Betsy Gregory, dancer and artistic director, J73

Jonathan Hadary, actor

Coral Hawthorne, casting director and producer, J71

Dan Hedaya, actor, A62

Brian Koppelman, screenwriter and director, A88

Lisa Lax, television producer, J86

Jon Levin, literary and talent agent, A75

Gregory Maguire, author, G90

Andrea Nelson Meigs, talent agent, J90

Jim Nicola, artistic director, NY Theatre Workshop, A75

Robert O’Hara, playwright (2014, New York), A92

Amisha Patel, actress, J97

Oliver Platt, actor, A83

Andrew Polk, actor, A84

Marian Porges, news producer, J82

David Rone, president, Time Warner Cable Sports, A84

Joshua Seftel, filmmaker and producer, A90

Justine Shapiro, documentary filmmaker and travel television host, J85

Neal Shapiro, president and CEO Thirteen/WNET, A80

Deke Sharon, vocal producer, arranger, and vocalist for Pitch Perfect, The Sing Off and Pitch Slapped, A91

Ben Silverman, television producer, A92

Nancy Stern, television producer, J86

Prudence Fraser Sternin, television/stage writer and producer, J77

Robert Sternin, television/stage writer and producer, A77

Steve Tisch, film producer, A71

Courtenay Valenti, executive vice president, Warner Brothers Pictures, J85

Meredith VieiraToday Show co-host and game show host, J75

Gary Winick, director and producer, A83