Tickets to the 1997 Tony Awards ceremony at Radio City Music Hall will go on sale to the general public 10 AM (ET) Monday, May 5. TicketMaster has set up a special number for the Tony tix: (212) 307-7171.
The awards ceremony will be held 7-11 PM June 1 at Radio City, and broadcast over PBS (8-9 PM, ET) and CBS-TV (9-11 PM, ET)
This will be the first time members of the general public will be admitted to the black tie event, which recognizes excellence in the Broadway theatre.
Tickets range $65 to $125, and are available for mezzanine through third mezzanine only. The orchestra will be reserved for nominees, press and folk associated with the productions.
A Radio City spokesperson said the tickets will be sold both at the box office and via TicketMaster.
-- By Robert Viagas