Tony Administration Committee Schedules Final Meeting of the Season

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10 Apr 2014

Playbill.com has learned that the Tony Awards Administration Committee will assemble April 25 for its final meeting of the 2013-14 Broadway season, according to a Tony Awards spokesperson.



The Administration Committee meets throughout the season to decide the eligibility for the 2014 Tony Awards.

The Tony Awards Administration Committee features 24 members, ten designated by the American Theatre Wing, ten by the Broadway League, and one each by the Dramatists Guild, Actors' Equity Association, United Scenic Artists and the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers.

This committee, according to the Tony Awards, "determines eligibility for nominations in all awards categories and reviews the rules governing the awards. It may, at its discretion, bestow non-competitive Tony Awards including Special Tony Awards, the Regional Theatre Tony Award, and the Isabelle Stevenson Award; as well as Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre."

Committee members for 2013-14 are Emanuel Azenberg, Ted Chapin, Michael David, Cecilia Friederichs, Heather Hitchens, David Henry Hwang, Natasha Katz, Paul Libin, Margo Lion, Jo Sullivan Loesser, William Ivey Long, Mary McColl, Kevin McCollum, James L. Nederlander, James M. Nederlander, Enid Nemy, Laura Penn, Judith O. Rubin, Charlotte St. Martin, Peter Schneider, Thomas Schumacher, Ralph Sevush, Philip Smith and David Stone. Alternates are Kara Barnett, Ken Billington, Bill Craver, Brian Drutman, Alan Eisenberg, Gary Garrison, Philip Getter, John Gore, Barry Grove, Todd Haimes, Jeffrey Eric Jenkins, Nick Scandalios, Stuart Thompson and Michael Wilson.

Tony nominee Jonathan Groff and Emmy nominee Lucy Liu will announce the nominations for the 68th Annual Tony Awards April 29 at 8:30 AM ET in the Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramount Hotel.

The nominations will be broadcast on "CBS This Morning" and in their entirety at www.TonyAwards.com and NY1, where available. Playbill.com will also post the full list of nominees when they become available.

The Tony Awards will be broadcast June 8 in a live three-hour ceremony from Radio City Music Hall on CBS beginning at 8 PM ET. Tony winner Hugh Jackman will once again host.

For more information visit TonyAwards.com.