The Henry Hewes Design Awards are earned by artists working on, off, and off-off Broadway. Other honorees include scenic designer Laura Jellinek (A Life, Playwrights Horizons), costume designers Machine Dazzle (Taylor Mac: A 24-Decade History of Popular Music, St. Ann's Warehouse) and Toni-Leslie James (Come From Away, Broadway), and lighting designer Tyler Micoleau (The Band's Visit, Atlantic Theater Company).
Jared won for the category of "Notable Effects," which may include sound, music, video, projections, puppetry, and other creative elements. The Hewes Awards Committee considered more than 200 productions when making its nominations; as of 2017, the Committee has bestowed 303 honors on 195 artists representing 213 productions. TDPS Professor Brian MacDevitt won the award in 2012 for his lighting design work on Death of a Salesman on Broadway.
Jared Mezzocchi's projection design for Vietgone
Awardees will be honored during a presentation by American Theatre Wing at a luncheon ceremony on Tuesday, January 23, 2018.