68th Annual Tony Awards Will Be Broadcast Live from Radio City Music Hall
By Andrew Gans
The American Theatre Wing's 68th Annual Tony Awards will air June 8, 2014, on CBS beginning at 8 PM ET. The three-hour telecast will be broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
The Tony Awards, which honor theatre professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway, have been broadcast on CBS since 1978. The Tonys are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.
The official eligibility cut-off date is April 24, 2014, for all Broadway productions opening in the 2013-14 season. Nominations for the 2014 Tony Awards will be announced April 29.
A limited number of tickets to the 2014 Tony Awards will be made available to the general public beginning April 30 at www.TonyAwards.com.
The June 2012 broadcast of the 66th Annual Tony Awards was honored with four Primetime Emmy Awards: Outstanding Special Class Programs, Outstanding Music Direction, Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics (“If I Had Time”) and Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special. This marked the fourth consecutive year the telecast was awarded for Outstanding Special Class Programs.
The 2013 Tony Awards were hosted by Neil Patrick Harris.
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