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Friday, 17 June 2011 11:40

2011-12 Tony Awards Nominating Committee Announced

2011-2012 TONY AWARDS®


New York, NY (June 17, 2011) – The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced today the Nominating Committee for the 2011-2012 Broadway season.  The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. 

The Nominating Committee attends all productions during the Broadway season and meets on the date designated by the Administration Committee to determine, by vote, the Tony Award nominees for that season.  The committee of Tony Nominators, which has been expanded to 35 members for the 2011-2012 season, includes:

John Arnone – Scenic Designer*

Victoria Bailey – Executive Director, Theatre Development Fund

David Caddick – Music Supervisor

Kathleen Chalfant – Actor

Hope Clarke – Stage Director/Choreographer/Actor

Douglas J. Cohen – Composer/Lyricist/Playwright*

André de Shields - Actor

Edgar Dobie –Managing Director, Arena Stage Washington, DC 

Gordon Edelstein – Artistic Director of Long Wharf Theatre

Beverly Emmons – Lighting Designer

Bert Fink –  Senior Vice President/Communications, Rodgers & Hammerstein*

Boyd Gaines – Actor*

Michael Greif – Director

Kathryn Grody – Actor/Writer*

Paulette Haupt – Director of the Music Theatre Conference at The O’Neill Center

Susan Hilferty – Costume Designer*

Mark Hollmann – Composer/Lyricist

Abe Jacob – Sound Designer*

Robert Kamlot – Retired General Manager

Anne Kauffman – Director*

Moises Kaufman – Director/Playwright/Artistic Director, Tectonic Theater

Pia Lindström – Former Reporter/Theatre Critic

Todd London – Artistic Director, New Dramatists

Pam MacKinnon – Director*

Donna McKechnie – Actor/Choreographer

Susan Rice – Playwright/Screenwriter*

Mervyn Rothstein – Retired Writer & Editor, The New York Times*

Susan H. Schulman – Director

Tobie S. Stein – Director, Graduate Program in Performing Arts and Management, Brooklyn College*

Rosemarie Tichler – Theatre Educator/Author

Robert Viagas – Playbill Program Director/Editor*

Kevin Wade – Playwright/Screenwriter

Tony Walton – Scenic/Costume Designer, Director*

Carol Waaser – Retired AEA Official/Company & Stage Manager*

Chay Yew – Playwright/Director*

*Denotes new Nominating Committee members


The American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. At The Broadway League, Paul Libin is Chairman and Charlotte St. Martin is Executive Director. At the American Theatre Wing, Theodore S. Chapin is Chairman and Howard Sherman is Executive Director. For Tony Award Productions, Alan Wasser and Allan Williams of Alan Wasser Associates are the General Managers. Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment are the Executive Producers of the 2011 Tony Awards.  Mr. Weiss will also serve as Director of the 2011 Tony Awards.

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