Hyde Pierce and Ramirez Will Announce Tony Nominations May 13

News   Hyde Pierce and Ramirez Will Announce Tony Nominations May 13 Tony Award winners David Hyde Pierce and Sara Ramirez will announce the nominees for the 62nd Annual Tony Awards May 13 live from The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.
Sara Ramirez
Sara Ramirez Photo by Aubrey Reuben

The announcement is scheduled to begin at approximately 8:30 AM ET; Playbill.com will post the nominations for the Broadway theatre's highest honor as soon as they are made available. Sara Ramirez, who can be seen on "Grey's Anatomy," won her Tony Award for her performance in Monty Python's Spamalot. Emmy Award-winning "Frasier" star David Hyde Pierce was awarded the Tony for his work in Curtains.

This week will also feature the "Meet the Nominees" press reception, a chance for the New York press to interview the Tony nominees, May 14 at The Hilton New York Hotel; and the Tony Nominees Luncheon, which is open only to those nominated, on May 29. The nominees will also receive their nomination certificates at the latter event.

As previously announced, the 62nd Annual Tony Awards will be presented June 15. Tony and Academy Award winner Whoopi Goldberg will host. CBS-TV will broadcast the event live from Radio City Music Hall, 8-11 PM ET. (Red-carpet arrivals will begin at 6 PM).

The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. CBS has broadcast the annual event since 1978.

For more information visit www.TonyAwards.com.

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At the League, Nina Lannan is chairman and Charlotte St. Martin is executive director. At the Wing, Sondra Gilman is chairman, Doug Leeds is president and Howard Sherman is executive director.