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Tony Awards press contact: Slate PR – (212) 235-6813Shawn Purdy/ Shea Martin/ Lindsey Brown
New York, NY (March 18, 2013) – The American Theatre Wing’s 67th Annual Tony Awards will air on the CBS Television Network on Sunday, June 9, 2013 (8:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT), live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The Tony Awards, which honors theater professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway, has been broadcast on CBS since 1978. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.
The official eligibility cut-off date will be Thursday, April 25, 2013, for all Broadway productions opening in the 2012-2013 season. Productions which meet all other eligibility requirements and open on or before the eligibility date are considered eligible for 2013 Tony Award nominations.
The Nominations for the 2013 Tony Awards will be announced live on Tuesday, April 30th from New York City.
A limited number of tickets to the 2013 Tony Awards will be made available to the general public. Tickets will be available at www.TonyAwards.com starting on April 30th.
The June 2011 broadcast of the 65th Annual Tony Awards was honored this past year with 4 Primetime Emmy Awards, in the categories of Outstanding Special Class Program, Outstanding Art Direction for Variety or Nonfiction Programming, Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics and Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special.
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About the Tony Awards
The American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. At The Broadway League, Nick Scandalios is Chairman and Charlotte St. Martin is Executive Director. At the American Theatre Wing, William Ivey Long is Chairman and Heather Hitchens is Executive Director. Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment are the Executive Producers of the 2013 Tony Awards. Mr. Weiss will also serve as Director of the 2013 Tony Awards.
IBM, an official information technology partner of the Tony Awards, develops, designs, and hosts the official Tony Awards website, www.TonyAwards.com. Audemars Piguet is the presenting sponsor of the Tony Awards Red Carpet and Green Room. United Airlines is the official airline of the Tony Awards. The New York Times is the official and exclusive print media partner of the Tony Awards. Nexxus Salon Hair Care is the official beauty partner of the Tony Awards.Revised April 14, 2013