Tony Telecast Nominated for 2013 Directors Guild of America Award


The 2012 Tony Awards telecast was recognized when the Directors Guild of America's 2013 award nominations were announced on January 9.

The Tony show was included in the category Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical Variety. The nomination goes to Director Glenn Weiss. Mr. Weiss also served as Executive Producer of the 66th Annual Tony Awards telecast, with Ricky Kirshner.

Neil Patrick Harris hosted "The 66th Annual Tony Awards", which was broadcast on CBS on June 10, 2012. The entire program is available to download in HD on and iTunes.

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

Mr. Weiss's directorial team in 2012 included:

Associate Directors: Ken Diego, Robin Abrams, Stefani Cohen, Ricky Kirshner
Stage Managers: Garry Hood, Phyllis Digilio-Kent, Peter Epstein, Andrew Feigin, Lynn Finkel, Doug Fogel, Jeffry Gitter, Dean Gordon, Arthur Lewis, Jeffrey M. Markowitz, Joey Meade, Tony Mirante, Cyndi Owgang, Jeff Pearl, Elise Reaves, Lauren Class Schneider
The complete list of DGA nominations is available here. The award winners will be announced on February 2.

The American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. Check back soon for more info about the 2013 Tony Awards

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