|June 7, 2013|
2013 Tony Awards to Feature Second Screen Experience
Viewers can enjoy special content online synced with the live broadcast of the 67th Annual Tony Awards!
The 67th Annual Tony Awards
New York, NY (June 7, 2013) – The Tony Awards® introduces the Tonys Second Screen experience -- the first-ever ultimate interactive, online companion to the Tony Awards telecast on CBS. On Tony night, viewers can visit TonyAwards.com and enjoy a continuous scroll of content that is synchronized with the awards show, unfolding live on your computer screen, mobile phone, or tablet. Viewers can also tune into live feeds of The Audemars Piquet Red Carpet, courtesy of NY1 News, and a live video webcast of the Tony Awards Press Room where winners speak to the media after receiving their awards.
The Tonys Second Screen works on most electronic devices, including iPad, smartphone, PC and tablets. To watch the Tony Awards Second Screen, visit TonyAwards.com from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. ET on Sunday, June 9.
As previously announced, the 67th Annual Tony Awards will feature appearances by the casts of the Tony Award-nominated musicals A Christmas Story, The Musical; Annie; Bring It On: The Musical; Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella; Kinky Boots; Matilda The Musical; Motown The Musical and Pippin. In addition, the evening will also feature appearances by the casts of currently running Broadway Musicals: Chicago; Jersey Boys; Newsies; Once; Mamma Mia; Rock of Ages; Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark; The Lion King and The Phantom of the Opera.
The evening will be hosted by Emmy Award-winner Neil Patrick Harris and feature appearances by Tom Hanks, Jake Gyllenhaal, Scarlett Johansson, Sigourney Weaver, Anna Kendrick, Zachary Quinto, Sally Field, Audra McDonald, Cyndi Lauper, Jane Krakowski, Alan Cumming, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jon Cryer, Megan Hilty, Andrew Rannells, Matthew Morrison, Cuba Gooding Jr, Jesse Eisenberg, Laura Benanti, Steven Van Zandt, Martha Plimpton, Hal Prince, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Barrett Foa and Mike Tyson.
The 2013 Tony Awards will broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, on CBS, on Sunday, June 9th 8:00 – 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT time delay) and are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.
For more information on the 2013 Tony Awards, please visit www.TonyAwards.com and Facebook.com/TheTonyAwards, follow @TheTonyAwards and use #tonyawards on Twitter and Instagram.
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, the official information technology partner of the Tony Awards, develops, designs, and hosts the official Tony Awards website, www.TonyAwards.com across digital platforms. 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. Royal Caribbean International is the official cruise line of the Tony Awards. Paramount Hotel is the official hotel partner of the Tonys. PEOPLE is the official magazine partner of The Tony Awards.