CBS will be hosting another enchanting evening of the Tony Awards – its 69th enchanting evening to be precise. The Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre ceremony, better known as the Tony Award ceremony, will attract thousands of prestigious Broadway stars to Radio City Music Hall on June 7, 2015.
The ceremony will begin with the Red Carpet show – the first-ever in Tony Award history – and will feature hosts Darren Criss and Laura Osnes.
The Tony Awards ceremony will be hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming. Guest appearances will include Bradley Cooper, Neil Patrick Harris, Jim Parsons, Kiefer Sutherland, Sutton Foster, Taye Diggs, and Taylor Schilling to name a few.
There will also be a simulcast of the Tony Awards on Clear Channel live from Times Square featuring hosts recording artist, Deborah Cox and former American Idol and film star, Justin Guarini.
A few of the nominees and categories included will be:
Joshua Bergasse, On the Town
Christopher Gattelli, The King and I
Scott Graham & Steven Hoggett for Frantic Assembly, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Casey Nicholaw, Something Rotten!
Christopher Wheeldon, An American in Paris
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Geneva Carr, Hand to God
Helen Mirren, The Audience
Elisabeth Moss, The Heidi Chronicles
Carey Mulligan, Skylight
Ruth Wilson, Constellations
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Hand to God
Wolf Hall Parts One & Two
Best Direction of a Play
Stephen Daldry, Skylight
Marianne Elliott, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Scott Ellis, You Can’t Take It with You
Jeremy Herrin, Wolf Hall Parts One & Two
Moritz von Stuelpnagel, Hand to God
An American in Paris
The show starts at 8:00 pm eastern time.
A walk down the Tony Award’s memory lane. . .
The Diary of Anne Frank (1959) – Tony Award Winner for Best Play