New Tony Nominators to Include Photog Reuben and Producer Mann

News   New Tony Nominators to Include Photog Reuben and Producer Mann New additions to the 28-member Tony Award Nominating Committee include producer Theodore Mann (Circle in the Square), casting director Meg Simon, and Playbill and New York Post photographer Aubrey Reuben. Eight new nominators are on the Committee, which receives its instructions and rules (and categories) from the Tony Administration Committee and then selects the nominees for the annual Tony Awards.

New additions to the 28-member Tony Award Nominating Committee include producer Theodore Mann (Circle in the Square), casting director Meg Simon, and Playbill and New York Post photographer Aubrey Reuben. Eight new nominators are on the Committee, which receives its instructions and rules (and categories) from the Tony Administration Committee and then selects the nominees for the annual Tony Awards.

According to the Tony Awards Administration Committee (which is run by the American Theatre Wing and the League of American Theatres and Producers), here are the eight new nominators, followed by the twenty continuing committee members:

Price Berkeley (publisher)
Robert Callely (administrator)
Robert Kamlot (general manager)
Louise Kerz (historian)
Theodore Mann (producer)
Aubrey Reuben (photographer)
Arthur Rubin (producer)
Meg Simon (casting director)

Lisa Aronson (set designer)
Kate Burton (actress)
Mary Schmidt Campbell (educator, NYU)
John Cunningham (actor)
Merle Debuskey (publicist)
Jerry Dominus (executive)
Henry Guettel (administrator)
Carol Hall (composer-lyricist)
Geraldine Sherman Hammerstein (actress-writer)
Jay Harnick (artistic director)
Sheldon Harnick (lyricist)
Stuart Little (writer-editor)
Thomas Meehan (librettist)
Joanna Merlin (actress & casting director)
Peter Neufeld (general manager)
Estelle Parsons (actress)
Shirley Rich (casting director)
Frances Sternhagen (actress)
Arnold Weinstein (educator)
George White (artistic director)

Ten outgoing committee members include:
Billie Allen (actress/director)
Maureen Anderman (actress)
Jack Goldstein (administrator)
Morton Gottlieb (producer)
A.R. Gurney (playwright)
Allen Lee Hughes (lighting designer)
Betty Jacobs (script consultant)
Jack Lee (musical director)
Jon Nakagawa (managing director, Vineyard Theatre)
Polly Pen (author/composer, Bed & Sofa) -- By David Lefkowitz
and Murdoch McBride, Robert Simonson