Valisia LeKae to Co-Host Playbill.com and Stage17.tv Live Coverage from Tony Awards Red Carpet

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05 Jun 2014

Valisia LeKae and George Brescia
Valisia LeKae and George Brescia

Playbill.com has joined forces with entertainment website Stage17.tv to live stream coverage from the 68th Annual Tony Awards red carpet. Motown Tony nominee Valisia LeKae and stylist George Brescia will co-host the red carpet coverage that will begin at 6:30 PM ET on Playbill.com.

LeKae and Brescia will add a fresh approach to red carpet interviews, focusing on fashion and the real lives of the nominees. Coverage will feature the designers and accessories, how the actors look and feel about their Tony Awards style, while recognizing their artistic achievements and enjoying the fun and old school glamour of the Tonys.

LeKae, a 2013 Tony Award nominee for portraying Diana Ross in Motown, is also the spokesperson for National Ovarian Cancer Coalition. Brescia is the star of Stage17.tv's "Dress Up! With George B. Style."

"Dress Up! Live: The 2014 Tony Awards Red Carpet" will be live streamed from the red carpet on Playbill.com. The show will re-air in its entirety following the ceremony on Stage17.tv. During the livestream, Stage17.tv and the Broadway ticket app TodayTix will offer an inside look at the nominees and a special contest geared to mobile device users.

From the red carpet to the starry Tony Awards after parties with the winners, Playbill.com will offer complete Tony Awards coverage on June 8.

Playbill.com will have live-blogging, videos, tweeting, multimedia, photos from the red carpet and reactions of the winners all night long. Also follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook to keep up with our exclusive Tony Awards coverage from reporters and photographers on the red carpet and in Radio City Music Hall during the awards ceremony, as well as breaking news and reactions from the Tony press room throughout the evening. Wherever there are stars, Playbill.com will be there!