Representatives from the 75th Annual Tony Awards, co-presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, joined with Tony Awards media sponsor Playbill and automotive sponsor Cadillac to ring the Closing Bell at Nasdaq June 8. Watch American Theatre Wing President and CEO Heather Hitchens deliver remarks before closing out the day of trading above.
Along with Hitchens, on hand at the special event were Broadway League President Charlotte St. Martin and Playbill President and CEO Phil Birsh and Vice President and COO Alex Birsh, along with Northeast Regional Director Robert Secrest and Regional Marketing Manager Michael Westhoff of Cadillac. See photos below.
Founded in 1971, the National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations Stock Market or Nasdaq is a New York City-based stock market exchange that was the first to be completely electronic. The global marketplace, housed in the theatre district's Times Square, sees daily buying and selling of securities.
The 75th Annual Tony Awards will be held June 12 at Radio City Music Hall. Following last year's two-part broadcast shared by CBS and Paramount+, the 2022 Tony Awards will include an hour of exclusive programming streaming on Paramount+ from 7 PM ET, hosted by Darren Criss and Julianne Hough, and followed by the three-hour awards ceremony, hosted by Ariana DeBose, airing live on CBS and streaming simultaneously on Paramount+ (for premium-level subscribers only) from 8 PM ET, making this year's ceremony the first in Tony Awards history to be available live nationwide. The broadcast will also be available to stream on demand on Paramount+ for all membership tiers following the live stream.
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