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Watch: The Making of David Adjmi’s Stereophonic, the Most Tony-Nominated Broadway Play in History

Meet the players behind this new drama about a rock band in the 1970s.

For years, playwright David Adjmi, director Daniel Aukin, songwriter Will Butler, sound designer Ryan Rumery, and costume designer Enver Chakartash have been developing Stereophonic, a drama about a band in the 1970s setting out to record their new album.

After a hit run at Playwrights Horizons last fall, Stereophonic opened on Broadway at the Golden Theatre earlier this spring, and quickly became the most Tony-nominated play in history.

How did they do it? Here’s the scoop.

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Stereophonic

Final performance: January 5, 2025