Every award season seems to bring at least one campaign scandal, and Broadway is no different from Hollywood in this respect. Producers behind the recent critically acclaimed revival of Edward Albee's
But Tony organizers said last week that they won't take further action to penalize the show.
News of the infraction was first reported earlier this month by New York Post theater columnist Michael Riedel. He reported that "Woolf" producer Jeffrey Richards sent a brochure to Tony voters that had not been officially vetted by the Tony organizers.
Among the infractions was the brochure's inclusion of quotes from critical reviews. Tony rules require that reviews must be sent in their entirety.
On Friday, Heather Hitchens, executive director of
"Woolf," which originated at Chicago's
It is considered a favorite to win in the category of dramatic revival.