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Boston Conservatory at Berklee faculty member Eric Cornell.
Boston Conservatory at Berklee faculty member Eric Cornell.Courtesy of Eric Cornell

Eric Cornell, a Boston Conservatory at Berklee faculty member, took home a Tony Award on Sunday night as a co-producer of the Broadway revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!,” which won Best Revival of a Musical.

A faculty member since August 2018, Cornell graduated from Emerson College with a degree in theater management and is currently working toward a master’s degree in management at Harvard Extension School.

“It’s a lifelong dream to win a Tony Award, and to win one for Best Revival of a Musical alongside Eva Price and the producing team of ‘Oklahoma!’ is an incredible blessing,” Cornell said in a statement to the Globe. “Boston has one of the richest arts communities in the nation, and it is where I received the theatre education and experiences that led to this thrilling honor.”

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According to a Berklee College of Music representative, a variety of Berklee alumni were also involved in various capacities with other Tony Award-winning shows this season, including “Hadestown,” “The Cher Show,” “To Kill a Mockingbird,” “Ain’t Too Proud,” “Ink,” and “Tootsie.”


Lillian Brown can be reached at lillian.brown@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter @lilliangbrown.