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Student Tickets Available to Broadway’s Biggest Night
The 67th Annual Tony Awards, Broadcast Live from Radio City Music Hall on CBS, Sunday, June 9th
New York, NY (June 4, 2013) – The Tony Awards have announced that they will be releasing a limited number of tickets for students in the New York metro area, through a Student Rush Lottery to the 67th Annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 9th. 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.
The Student Rush will take place at Rock of Ages at the Helen Hayes Theatre (240 West 44th Street) on Thursday, June 6th at 12:00 PM (noon). Students must present a valid student ID. Tickets will be $40 each (cash only). All students in attendance will be entered into a lottery. Justin Matthew Sargent, who stars as “Drew” in Rock of Ages will draw names from the lottery at 12:30 PM. Participants must be present in-person at the drawing to receive your tickets. Each valid student ID is good for up to a pair of tickets.
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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.
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