Gareth Owen (sound designer)

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Gareth Owen is a five-times Tony & Olivier Award winning/nominated sound designer specialising in musical theatre and plays in London's West End, on Broadway and internationally.

He was nominated for his first Tony Award in 2010 for his Broadway production of Trevor Nunn's musical, A Little Night Music starring Catherine Zeta-Jones and Angela Lansbury.[1]

Gareth was then nominated for an Olivier Award for his West End production of Terry Johnson's musical, End of the Rainbow starring multi-award winning Tracie Bennett as Judy Garland.[2] The show later transferred to Broadway where he went on to pick up a further Tony nomination for Best Sound Design.

In recent years Gareth collected a 2nd Oliver nomination for Top Hat, and, after five nominations, finally won the Oliver for Best Sound Design in 2014 with the London production of Merrily We Roll Along.

He has worked on nearly two hundred commercial sound designs throughout the world including: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame, Let it Be, Disney's Little Mermaid, Sister Act, Hairspray, Disney's Beauty & The Beast, Singin' in the Rain, Aspects of Love, Footloose, Flashdance, Carousel, Fiddler on the Roof, Fame, Saturday Night Fever and La Cage Aux Folles.


  1. ^ "IBDB Person Awards". Internet Broadway Database. Retrieved 4 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "Olivier Award for Sound Design". The Olivier Awards. Retrieved 14 March 2011. 

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