Nominating Committee & Current Members

NOMINATING COMMITTEE, 2016-17

David Barbour, Chairperson; Lighting & Sound America

Linda Buchwald, freelance

Peter Filichia, BroadwaySelect.com

David Finkle, The Clyde Fitch Report

Sandy MacDonaldTimeOut New York

Zachary Stewart, TheaterMania.com

Doug Strassler, Garden State Journal

Charles Wright, ex officio

 

DRAMA DESK (VOTING) MEMBERS, 2016-17

Elizabeth Ahlfors, CityCabaret.com

Andrew and Andrew, AndrewAndrew

Linda Armstrong, New York Amsterdam News

Barry Bassis, New York Resident

Leslie (Hoban) Blake, Two on the Aisle

Retta Blaney, National Catholic Reporter

Robert R. Blume, Executive Producer, Drama Desk Awards

Suzanna Bowling, Times Square Chronicles

Michael Bracken,  Theater Pizzazz!

Christopher Byrne, Gay City News

Bill Canacci, Asbury Park Press

Toshi Cappuchinno, Shukan New York Seikatsu

Robert Cashill, popdose.com

Joseph Cervelli, Gannett Community Newspapers

Patrick Christiano, theaterlife.com

Jason Clark, TV Guide Magazine

Alix Cohen, Woman Around Town.com

Ron Cohen, Theaterscene.com

Jamie deRoy, Jamie deRoy & Friends

Dan Dinero, Theater Is Easy

Philip Dorian, Sceneonstage.com

Grazyna Drabik, Nowy Dziennik (The Polish Daily News)

Sandi Durell, Theater Pizzazz!

Henry Edwards, Newsvine.com

Arlene Epstein, South Shore Record

Harry Forbes, Forbes on Film & Footlights

Jena E. Fox, freelance

Glenda Frank, Plays International

Mario Fratti, America Oggi

Meredith Ganzman, 92nd Street Y

Elysa Gardner, freelance

Victor A. Gluck, theaterscene.net

Isa Goldberg, East Hampton Independent

Barry Gordin, theaterlife.com

Susan Granger, SSG Syndicate

Charles Gross, Two on the Aisle

Erik Haagensen, BwayTunes.com

Lawrence Harbison, Smith & Kraus, Inc.

Susan Haskins, Theater Talk

Harry Haun, Playbill.com

Joyce Hauser,  Arts & Leisure News

Eva Heinemann, Hi! Drama

Kathy Henderson, Broadway.com

Judd Hollander, The Epoch TImes

Stephen Holt, The Stephen Holt Show

David Hurst, Next Magazine

Madoka Imura, NHK CosmoMedia America Inc.

Celia Ipiotis, Eye on the Arts

John Istel, DramaDesk.org

Leonard Jacobs, The Clyde Fitch Report

Michall Jeffers, TotalTheater.com

Yusei Kageyama, Shiki Theatre Company

Jonathan Kalb, Something the Dust Said 

Edward Karam, Offoffonline.com

David Kaufman, author 

Jane Klain, Good Times Magazine

Lucy Komisar, The New York Theatre Wire

Andrew Ku, Playbill.com

Andy Lefkowitz, TheaterMania

David Lefkowitz, TotalTheater.com

Linda Lenzi, broadwayworld.com

Jeanne Lieberman, TheaterScene.com

Brian Scott Lipton, Cititour.com

Glenn Loney, The New York Theatre Wire

Jonathan Mandell, NewYorkTheater.me

James Marino, BroadwayStars.com

Marc Miller, NewYorkTheaterGuide.com

Oscar Moore, talkentertainment.com

Ellis Nassour, Playbill; Lifestyles MagazineBroadwayStars.com

Eugene Paul, Rockland Review

Brooke Pierce, newyork.edgemedianetwork.com

Michael Portantiere, BroadwayStars.com

Gerard Raymond, Broadway Direct

Rex Reed, New York Observer

Bethany Rickwald, TheaterMania.com

Richard Ridge, broadwayworld.com

Mark Rifkin, This Week in New York

Carol Rocamora, American Theatre

David A. Rosenberg, nytheaterscene.com

David Rothenberg, Any Saturday, WBAI Radio

Simon Saltzman, Simon SEEZ

Steve Schonberg, Today in NY/NBC-TV

David Sheward, ArtsinNY.com

Gretchen Shugart, CEO, TheaterMania.com

Barbara Siegel, Theater Pizzazz!

Fern Siegel, The Huffington Post

Paulanne Simmons, The New York Theatre Wire

Kyle Smith, The New Criterion

Raven Snook, TDF Stages

Diane Snyder, cititour.com

Jose Solis, StageBuddy.com

Elyse Sommer, CurtainUp.com

David Spencer, Aislesay.com

Martha Steketee, HowlRound.com

Stephen Suskin, The Huffington Post

Jeffrey Sweet, Dramatics Magazine

Elyse Trevers, LIHerald.com

Jennifer Vanasco, WNYC Radio

Frank Verlizzo, Fravor Design

Iris Wiener, Playbill.com

Matt Windman, amNY

William Wolf, WolfEntertainmentGuide.com

Charles Wright, A+E TV Networks

Lauren Yarger, Reflections In the Light

Roberta Zlokower, Robertaonthearts.com

 

DRAMA DESK PARTICIPATING (NON-VOTING) MEMBERS, 2016-17

Margot Astrachan, producer

Michael Block

J.K. Clarke

Sherry Eaker, bistroawards.com

Susan Feinberg, American Theatre Wing; Drama League; New Dramatists; assoc. editor, Soul of the American Actor

Helen Freedman, freelance; NY Jewish Voice

Leonard Golubchick

Cathy Hammer

Linda Healey, On Stage Enterprises; Theaterhound.org

Pete Hempstead

Michael Kerker, ASCAP

Kathryn Kitt

Hayley Levitt

Sandra McFarland

Paul Metzler

Dick Miller, NJ Radio Magazine

Stuart Miller

Ward Morehouse

Myra Y. Outwater, Morning Call (Allentown)

Jil Picariello

Carey Purcell, TheTheaterSource.com

Rozanna Radakovich

Ronald Rand, founder/publisher/editor, Soul of the American Actor

Ed Rubin, The New York Theatre WireTheaterscene.net; associate editor, NY Arts Magazine

Jan Silver, The Hampton Sheet

Junko Suzuki