Diggs and Krakowski to Host Tony Nominations Announcement

News   Diggs and Krakowski to Host Tony Nominations Announcement Tony Award winner Jane Krakowski and former Renter Taye Diggs will announce the nominations for the 61st Annual Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards.
Jane Krakowski
Jane Krakowski

The nominations for the 2007 Tony Awards will be revealed May 15 at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. The reading of the nominations is expected to begin around 8:30 AM ET. NY1 will broadcast the nominations event live; CBS' "The Early Show" will begin airing the nominations at 8:43 AM.

A Tony Award winner for her work in Nine, Jane Krakowski was previously seen on Broadway in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Starlight Express and the revival of Stephen Sondheim's Company. She also appeared in the original cast of Grand Hotel, but may be best known for her work on TV's "Ally McBeal" and, now, "30 Rock."

Taye Diggs has appeared on Broadway in Wicked, Carousel, Rent and Chicago. He received an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for his performance in Off-Broadway's The Wild Party and was recently seen in A Soldier’s Play. Diggs' screen credits include "Day Break," “Rent,” “Kevin Hill,” "How Stella Got Her Groove Back," "The Best Man," "The Way of the Gun," "House on a Haunted Hill," "The Wood," "Go," "Brown Sugar" and "Chicago."

As previously announced, the 61st Annual Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards — saluting the best of the Broadway theatre season — will be presented June 10 at Radio City Music Hall. A host has yet to be named.

The Tony Awards are presented by Tony Award Productions, a joint venture of the League of American Theatres and Producers and the American Theatre Wing. Visit www.tonyawards.com for more information.

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Bruno Walter Auditorium is located in Manhattan at 111 Amsterdam Avenue.