Produced and written by David Rambo, the event begins at 3:30 PM PT with cocktails and a silent auction followed by dinner and the live Tony broadcast at 5 PM.
The evening also features the presentation of the Artistic Achievement Award to several Broadway stars from the first Tony Awards to the present. This year's honorees are Nancy Dussault, June Lockhart, Millicent Martin, Charlotte Rae, Cathy Rigby and Marissa Jaret Winokur.
Past honorees include Jason Alexander, Hal Holbrook, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Chita Rivera, Tommy Tune, Jerry Herman, Liza Minnelli, Stockard Channing, James Earl Jones, Rita Moreno, Carol Channing, Lauren Bacall, Tyne Daly, Charles Durning, Gwen Verdon and Julie Harris.
A special tribute to Anne Jeffreys will also be part of the celebration.
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