The American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards® Presented By:
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The American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards® are presented by Tony Award Productions, a joint venture of The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The two organizations have jointly administered the Tonys since 1967, the year of the awards ceremony's first national telecast.

2018–2019 Tony Awards Management Committee

The Tony Awards Management Committee is made up of representatives of the League and the Wing. It oversees the Tony Awards, with emphasis on the television broadcast.

Mark Abrahams
Kristin Caskey
Dale Cendali
Ted Chapin
Sondra Gilman
Heather Hitchens
David Henry Hwang
William Ivey Long
Jordan Roth
Charlotte St. Martin
Scott Sanders
Nick Scandalios
Thomas Schumacher
Robert E. Wankel
Barry Weissler
Pamela Zilly

2018–2019 Tony Awards Administration Committee

The Tony Awards Administration Committee is comprised of 24 members, of whom 10 are designated by the Wing, 10 by the League, and one each by the Dramatists Guild, Actors’ Equity Association, United Scenic Artists, and the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers. This committee 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 Tony Award; as well as Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre.

Ted Chapin
Michael David
Cecilia Friederichs
Sue Frost
John Gore
Heather Hitchens
David Henry Hwang
Natasha Katz
Kenny Leon
Paul Libin
William Ivey Long
John Lyons
Mary McColl
Kevin McCollum
James L. Nederlander
Enid Nemy
Laura Penn
Michael Price
Judith O. Rubin
Charlotte St. Martin
Thomas Schumacher
Ralph Sevush
Philip Smith
David Stone

Alternates

Ken Billington
Patricia Crown
Alan Eisenberg
Tina Fallon
Barry Grove
Todd Haimes
Tom Kirdahy
Edward Pierce
Emilio Sosa
Robert Wankel
Michael Wilson

2018–2019 Tony Awards Nominating Committee

As of 4/12/2019

Emily Altman

Attorney/Foundation President

Bob Alwine

Associate Producer, Goodspeed Musicals

Milly Barranger

Author/Educator

Brenda Braxton

Actor/Author

Suzy Benzinger

Costume Designer

Luis Castro

Media and Entertainment Executive/Producer

Dawn Chiang

Lighting Designer

Patricia Cruz

Executive Director, Harlem Stage/Aaron Davis Hall, Inc.

Eisa Davis

Actor/Writer/Singer-Songwriter

Jerry Dixon

Actor/Director

Edgar Dobie

Executive Producer, Arena Stage, Washington, DC

Judith Dolan

Costume Designer

Scott Elliott

Director/Artistic Director, The New Group

John Erman

Director/Producer

Scott Frankel

Composer

Maija Garcia

Choreographer

Anna Glass

Executive Director, Dance Theatre of Harlem

Mason Granger

Director of Grants, Hearst Foundation

Ann Harada

Actor

Peter Hedges

Writer

JoAnn Hunter

Actor/Choreographer

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

Playwright

Michael Kantor

Executive Producer, American Masters

Anne Keefe

Associate Artist, Westport Country Playhouse

Michael John LaChiusa

Composer/Lyricist/Librettist

Priscilla Lopez

Actor

Martyna Majok

Playwright

John Mauceri

Conductor

Tony Meola

Sound Designer

Jessica Molaskey

Actor

Sheila Nevins

President, HBO Documentary Films

Peter Parnell

Playwright/Librettist

Rosalba Rolón

Artistic Director, Pregones Theater

Daphne Rubin-Vega

Actor

Paul Rudnick

Playwright/Novelist/Screenwriter/Essayist

Don Scardino

Actor/Director

Kimberly Senior

Director

Mikki Shepard

Executive Producer, The Apollo Theatre

Randy Skinner

Choreographer/Director

Ellen Sorrin

Director, The George Balanchine Trust

Jessica Stone

Actor/Director

Mark Wendland

Scenic Designer

Evan Yionoulis

Director

The 2019 Tony Awards

Broadcast on CBS

Ricky Kirshner

White Cherry Entertainment Executive Producer

Glenn Weiss

White Cherry Entertainment Executive Producer/Director

Who’s Who at Tony Award Productions

David Henry Hwang

Chair, American Theatre Wing

Heather A. Hitchens

President & CEO, American Theatre Wing

Thomas Schumacher

Chairman, The Broadway League

Charlotte St. Martin

President, The Broadway League

Staff

Carl Levin

Tony Awards Business and Operations Manager
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Jean Kroeper Murphy

The Broadway League Director of Tony Awards Administration
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Ben Pesner

The Broadway League Tony Awards Digital Content Producer
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Ian Weiss

American Theatre Wing Director of Digital Strategy
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Ellen Greenwald

The Broadway League Director of Marketing and Business Development
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Neal Freeman

The Broadway League Director of Technology
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Shawn Purdy

Slate PR Tony Awards Press Representative
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Christine Giordano

The Broadway League Senior Manager of Partnerships
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Jenny Gorelick

The American Theatre Wing Tony Awards Licensing and Clearances
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The Tony Awards welcomes event/program sponsorships and other corporate partnership opportunities. Please direct your inquiries to Partnerships Manager Christine Giordano at (212) 764-1122.

For general questions, please contact Jean Kroeper Murphy, as above.