The Drama Desk has announced the nominators for the 2012-2013 season, led by chairperson Barbara Siegel of TheaterMania.com and TalkinBroadway.com.

The nominating committee members will also include David Kaufman (author); Samuel L. Leiter (Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Theatre, Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center); Martha Wade Steketee (dramaturg); Adrian Wattenmaker (Theater Faculty, Brooklyn College; Director, School of Creative and Performing Arts); and James Wilson, (Professor of Theatre, CUNY; co-editor of Journal of American Drama and Theatre).

The Drama Desk was founded in 1949. Each year, the group hands out awards in a number of categories and are the only major New York theater honors for which productions on Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway compete against each other in the same category.

For more information, visit www.dramadesk.com.