2003 Tony Gift Bag Stuffed With Fun

Tony Awards   2003 Tony Gift Bag Stuffed With Fun Those attending the June 8 Tony Ball will receive a gift bag as they depart the annual to-do.

According to a Tony Awards spokesperson, this year’s bag of goodies will include the following items: •Biscotti from Nonnie’s
•Playbill trading cards featuring all shows from the current season
•The Zagats Theatre Guide
•Tote bag, courtesy of Visa
•A one-week gift certificate for a trial membership at Chelsea Piers Sports Center
•Yankee beret, courtesy of the New York Yankees
•Ethel M. Chocolates
•Manhattan Diary 2003
•Evamor Artisan Water
Frog and Toad audio collection from Harper Collins
•B. D. Wong’s book, “Finding Foo,” from Harper Collins
•Mini bottle of Vermeer Dutch Chocolate Cream Liqueur
•Altoids — tangerine sours and spearmint tins
•Magic 8 ball

About 1,500 people will receive the gift bag. Another gift bag will be distributed to this year’s performers and presenters. Gossip columnist Cindy Adams says that this bag will include “a Debbie Brooks artistic handbag, which sells at Henri Bendel . . . [as well as items] from Bijan, Crest, Olay and Wrigley. Plus a gift certificate for Lasik eye surgery and some diamond toe ring.”

The 57th Annual Tony Awards will be broadcast June 8 on CBS-TV, 8-11 PM ET. Stage and screen star Hugh Jackman, who will arrive on Broadway in the fall in The Boy From Oz, will host.