By Kenneth Jones
19 Jun 2007
The 2007-08 season's productions will be eligible for the newly announced categories. With the inclusion of these new categories, there will now be a total of 27 competitive categories for which qualifying productions will be in contention.
Celebrating their 62nd Anniversary, the 2008 Tony Awards will be broadcast in a live three-hour ceremony on CBS-TV on a date to be announced at a later time.
The Tonys are presented by the League of American Theatres and Producers and the American Theatre Wing. At the League, Gerald Schoenfeld 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.
Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss/White Cherry Entertainment are executive producers of the 2008 Tony Awards. Weiss will also serve as director of the 2008 Tony Awards.
The 2007 awards were held June 10 at Radio City Music Hall.
The official Tony Awards web site, www.TonyAwards.com, developed, designed, and hosted by IBM, an official partner of the Tonys. News and feature content is provided in cooperation with Playbill.com.