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Tony Awards Director Glenn Weiss Earns His 10th Directors Guild Award Nomination

Weiss has won the award four times for his direction of past Tony Awards broadcasts.

Neil Patrick Harris hosted the 2013 Tony Awards ceremony, directed by Glenn Weiss.
(© David Gordon)

Glenn Weiss and the directing team for the 2013 Tony Awards have been nominated for a Directors Guild Award in the category of Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety/Talk/News/Sports-Specials. Weiss earned previous nominations in 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006, and 2008, for the 55th, 56th, 59th, 60th, and 62nd Annual Tony Awards, and won the award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical Variety in 2007, 2010, 2011, and 2012 for the 61st, 64th, 65th, and 66th Annual Tony Awards.

The nominated members of his directing team include associate directors Ken Diego, Robin Abrams, Stefani Cohen, and 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.

For a look at Weiss' directing pyrotechnics from the 2013 Tony Awards ceremony, check out the video below: