The calendar of events for the 2010-2011 Tony Awards season has been announced.
As previously reported, the 65th Annual Tony Awards, celebrating the best of Broadway, will be broadcast live from the Beacon Theatre June 12. CBS will telecast the three-hour evening beginning at 8 PM ET.
The events leading up to that celebration follow:
April 28: Cut off-date for Tony eligibility. To be eligible for nomination for the 65th Annual Tony Awards, Broadway shows must open on or before this date.
May 3: The nominations for the 65th Annual Tony Awards will be announced live from The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center at Lincoln Center. Playbill.com will publish the complete list of nominees that morning.
May 4: The annual Meet the Nominees press reception, which allows members of the New York press to chat with those nominated for Tony Awards.
May 31: The Tony Nominees Luncheon, where the nominees celebrate each other's achievements, will be held at the InterContinental Times Square; no press members are allowed at this event.
For more information visit www.tonyawards.com.
The American Theatre Wing’s Tonys Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. At The Broadway League, Paul Libin is Chairman and Charlotte St. Martin is Executive Director. At the American Theatre Wing, Theodore S. Chapin is Chairman and Howard Sherman is Executive Director. For Tony Award Productions, Alan Wasser and Allan Williams of Alan Wasser Associates are the General Managers. Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment are the Executive Producers of the 2011 Tony Awards. Weiss will also serve as Director of the 2011 Tony Awards.