Long's Broadway credits include, most recently, Don't Dress For Dinner as well as Chicago, The Boy From Oz, Hairspray, The Producers, The Music Man, Cabaret, Guys And Dolls, Lend Me A Tenor, and many more. He was inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame in January 2006.
Long will succeed current chair Ted Chapin, who concludes his four-year term this year. Chapin will maintain a role in The Wing as he takes on the responsibilities as co-vice chair.
The American Theatre Wing is a not-for-profit organization best known as the creator of the Tony Awards, which it presents annually with The Broadway League. The Wing will also welcome three new appointees: Pamela Zilly, Pamela Bell, and Mark Abrahams.