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January 14, 2014
   
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2013 Tony Awards Broadcast Honored with Directors Guild Award Nomination

Glenn Weiss and Directing Team for the 67th Annual Tony Awards Nominated for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety/Talk/News/Sports-Specials

New York, NY (January 14, 2014) – Glenn Weiss and the directing team of the 67th  Annual Tony Awards have been nominated with a Directors Guild Award in the category of Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety/Talk/News/Sports-Specials.

This is Mr. Weiss’ 10th DGA Award nomination. He won the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical Variety in 2007, 2010, 2011 and 2012 for the 61st, 64th, 65th and 66th Annual Tony Awards. He was previously nominated in this category in 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006 and 2008, all for the 55th, 56th, 59th, 60th, 62nd-Annual Tony Awards.

In addition to Mr. Weiss, nominated members of his directing team include Associate Directors: Ken Diego, Robin Abrams, Stefani Cohen, Ricky Kirshner, as well as Stage Managers Garry Hood, Phyllis Digilio-Kent, Peter Epstein, Andrew Feigin, Lynn Finkel, Doug Fogel, Jeffry Gitter, Arthur Lewis, Jeffrey M. Markowitz, Joey Meade, Seth Mellman, Tony Mirante, Cyndi Owgang, Jeff Pearl, Elise Reaves and Lauren Class Schneider

The Tony Awards, which will air live on Sunday, June 8th on CBS, are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. For more information on the Tony Awards, visit www.TonyAwards.com and Facebook.com/TheTonyAwards and follow @TheTonyAwards on Twitter.

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About the Tony Awards

The American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. At The Broadway League, Nick Scandalios is Chairman and Charlotte St. Martin is Executive Director. At the American Theatre Wing, William Ivey Long is Chairman and Heather Hitchens is Executive Director. Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment are the Executive Producers of the 2014 Tony Awards. Mr. Weiss will also serve  as Director of the 2014 Tony Awards.



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