As previously reported, the 63rd Annual Tony Awards, celebrating the best of Broadway, will be broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall June 7. CBS will telecast the three-hour evening beginning at 8 PM ET.
The events leading up to that celebration follow:
May 21: The Tony Nominees Luncheon, where the nominees celebrate each other's achievements; no press members are allowed at this event. For more information visit www.tonyawards.com.
Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss/White Cherry Entertainment will be executive producers of the 2009 Tony Awards. Weiss will also serve as director of the awards ceremony.
The 2009 Tonys are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. Nina Lannan is chairman and Charlotte St. Martin is executive director of the Broadway League. Theodore S. Chapin is chairman and Howard Sherman is executive director of the American Theatre Wing. Alan Wasser Associates will act as the general manager of the 2009 Tony Awards.