Tulsa native takes home Tony Award for "Oklahoma!"

Credit: KJRH | Tulsa | Channel 2
Published on June 11, 2019 - Duration: 01:58s
Tulsa native takes home Tony Award for "Oklahoma!"
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Tulsa native takes home Tony Award for "Oklahoma!"

SOONER STATE ON THE MAP.A UNION HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATETAKING HOME HIS FIRST TONYAWARD FOR HIS ROLE INPRODUCING THE BROADWAYSHOW..

OKLAHOMA.

TWO WORKSFOR YOU'S LAURENE CALLANDERSAT DOWN WITH HIS THEATERTEACHER FROM UNION TO SHAREWHERE ERIC CORNELL'S LOVE OFTHE ARTS FIRST BEGAN.JUST A THEATRE KID FROMTULSA LIVING THE DREAM.THAT'S THE FIRST LINE INERIC CORNELL'S FACEBOOKPOST.

CELEBRATING HIS TONYAWARD.TROY POWELL - DIRECTOR OFTHEATRE FOR UNION PUBLICSCHOOLShe was a very interestingyoung man BEFORE TAKING HOMETHE AWARD FOR BEST REVIVALOF A MUSICAL..

ERIC CORNELLWAS PERFORMING ON STAGE ATUNION HIGH SCHOOL.TROY POWELL - DIRECTOR OFTHEATRE FOR UNION PUBLICSCHOOLShe had wonderful talent anda wonderful artistic eye andhe wanted to work hard toachieve his dreams HISTHEATRE TEACHER TROY POWELL.SAYING ERIC WAS ALWAYS ATRAILBLAZER.

COMING IN AS AFRESHMAN..BEGGIN G TO BEPART OF A SOPHOMORES ONLYCLASS.TROY POWELL - DIRECTOR OFTHEATRE FOR UNION PUBLICSCHOOLSyou're not going to make itin brother, it's not goingto happen for you, it'ssophomores only, and he waslike I understand that butlets talk PAVING THE WAY FORTHE CLASS NOW OFFERED TOBOTH GRADES AT UNION.

THE2002 GRADUATE DIDN'T GET TOWHERE HE IS NOW BASED ONLUCK.TROY POWELL - DIRECTOR OFTHEATRE FOR UNION PUBLICSCHOOLShe's living in a garage, youknow the front door is thegarage door, and you'retaking the train in an hourand a half every day MORETHAN 15 YEARS IN SHOWBUSINESS..

AND THE TULSA KIDVOTED "MOST DRAMATIC BOY" BYHIS CLASSMATES..HOLDS AN AWARD.DEDICATED TOHIS ROOTS.TROY POWELL - DIRECTOR OFTHEATRE FOR UNION PUBLICSCHOOLShe's worked his tail off toget what he wanted, and hisdream was I'm going to makethis happenAFTER GRADUATING FROM UNIONHIGH SCHOOL.

ERIC STUDIEDTHEATER AT EMERSON COLLEGE.IN ADDITION TO OKLAHOMA.HE'SALSO PRODUCING TO KILL AMOCKINGBIRD AND WHAT THECONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME.LAURENE CALLANDER TWO WORKSFOR YOU.ERIC SENT US A STATEMENT

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