Mr. Newbury’s production of Virginia for the Wexford Opera Festival won the 2010 Irish Times Theatre Award for Best New Opera Production. His work has also been nominated for a Grammy Award (Bernstein’s Mass with Marin Alsop, also named “One of the Best Events of the Year” by the New York Times and the Washington Post), a Drama Desk Award (Best Actor, Candy & Dorothy) and the Glaad Media Award (winner: Candy & Dorothy, nominated Kiss And Cry).
His first film, the short Monsura Is Waiting, has screened at twenty-two film festivals and has won several awards, including Best Dark Comedy at the Houston International Film Festival, Best Fantasy Film at the Mexico International Film Festival, Opening Night Selection at the Santa Fe International Film Festival, Best Cinematography at the Williamsburg Independent Film Festival, and one of The Best Of Fest at the Maine International Film Festival. Www.monsuraiswaiting.com Kevin's second film, Stag, premiered at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival in April, 2015.
Education: Bowdoin College and Oxford University.