Margo Lion Among Appointees to President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities

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President Obama announced Sept. 17 that he has appointed three new members who will serve on the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities.

The appointees include producer Margo Lion, who will be a Co-Chairman; writer, director, producer George Stevens, Jr., also a Co-Chairman; and Mary Schmidt Campbell, who has been dean of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts since 1991, as Vice Chairman. Margo Lion's Broadway producing credits include Hairspray; Caroline, or Change; and Angels in America. Her productions have garnered 20 Tony Awards, four Olivier Awards and a Pulitzer Prize. Lion is an adjunct professor and a member of the Dean's Council at the NYU-Tisch School of the Arts. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the LAByrinth Theatre and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids, and on the advisory boards of the Baltimore Young Women's Leadership School, the Alliance for Inclusion in the Arts and PUBLICOLOR.

The President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities works with "federal cultural agencies and in the private and public sectors to further the White House's cultural objectives," according to The New York Times.

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