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Cheyenne Jackson, Boyd Gaines, Marsha Mason & More to Serve on 2013-2014 Tony Awards Nominating Committee

Cheyenne Jackson, Boyd Gaines, Marsha Mason & More to Serve on 2013-2014 Tony Awards Nominating Committee
Cheyenne Jackson & Boyd Gaines
Cheyenne Jackson is headed back to the Tony nominating committee for 2013-2014.

The 2013-2014 Tony Awards nominating committee has been announced, including new members Marsha Mason (Impressionism), Dick Latessa (Hairspray), playwright Stephen Karam (Sons of the Prophet) and more. Broadway favorites Cheyenne Jackson and Boyd Gaines, who withdrew from the 2012-2013 committee after accepting roles on Broadway (The Performers and Enemy of the People, respectively), will return to their nominating duties this year. Tony nominators attend every Broadway production and select Tony nominees at the end of the season.

The complete nominating committee for 2012-2013 is as follows (new members are indicated with *):

*Douglas Aibel, artistic director, The Vineyard Theatre
Arin Arbus, associate artistic director, Theatre for a New Audience
John Arnone, scenic designer
Ira Bernstein, former producer/general manager/stage manager
Susan Birkenhead, lyricist
Mark Brokaw, artistic director, Yale Institute for Music Theatre/director
Donald Byrd, choreographer
Ben Cameron, program director for the arts, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, NY
Mary Schmidt Campbell, dean, Tisch School of the Arts
*Veronica Claypool, arts management consultant, Full Circle Management Group
Douglas J. Cohen, composer/lyricist/playwright
*Ida Cole, founding director, Seattle Theatre Group
John Darnton, former cultural editor, The New York Times
Jacqueline Z. Davis, executive director, The New York Public Library for the P.A. at Lincoln Center
Rick Elice, playwright
Boyd Gaines, actor
*Kent Gash, director/founding director of NYU Tisch School of the Arts’ New Studio on Broadway
Liza Gennaro, choreographer
Kathryn Grody, actor/writer
Adam Guettel, composer/lyricist
Wendall K. Harrington, projection designer/lecturer
Susan Hilferty, costume designer
Ann Hould-Ward, costume designer
*Julie Hughes, former casting director
Cheyenne Jackson, actor
Abe Jacob, sound designer
*Stephen Karam, playwright
Anne Kauffman, director
Corby Kummer, senior editor, The Atlantic magazine
*Dick Latessa, actor
John Leguizamo, actor/playwright
*Sara Lukinson, documentary film producer/television writer
Pam MacKinnon, director
*Marsha Mason, actor/playwright
Susan Rice, playwright/screenwriter
Mervyn Rothstein, retired writer & editor, The New York Times
*Scott Schwartz, director
*Linda Shelton, executive director, Joyce Theatre Foundation
*Arlene Shuler, president & CEO, New York City Center
Tobie S. Stein, director, graduate program in Performing Arts and Management, Brooklyn College
Robert Viagas, Playbill program director/editor
*Carol Waaser, retired AEA official/company and stage manager
Robin Wagner, scenic designer
Tony Walton, scenic and costume designer, director
Chay Yew, playwright/director

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