Friday, June 09, 2006

2006 Tony Award updates

From the newsletter of the Tony Awards.

Broadway's biggest night of the year is fast approaching!
Make sure you visit before, during, and after the American Theatre Wing's 60th Annual Tony Awards for great interactive features surrounding this year's Tonys, which will be telecast on CBS on Sunday evening, beginning at 8:00 p.m./7c.

Red Carpet Glamour - On Cable and Via the Internet is joining forces with NY 1 News to bring you live coverage of the celebrities' arrivals on the Red Carpet at Radio City Music Hall. On Sunday evening beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET, tune in to NY1 News or log on to and you'll get to meet presenters, nominees, and special guest stars.

The First Ten Awards - A Exclusive!
Then, stay on line for's exclusive live video webcast of the presentation of the first ten Tony Awards, live from the stage at Radio City Music Hall. Unless you're at Radio City, the only way to see this portion of the ceremony is to watch our webcast. Two Tony-winners from 2005, Norbert Leo Butz and Victoria Clark, will host the initial 45-minute segment of the 2006 Tony Awards ceremony, which will be webcast at, beginning at approximately 7:15 p.m. ET.

The Main Event
The main event begins at 8:00 p.m./7c with the Tony Awards telecast on CBS. You'll see musical numbers from The Color Purple, The Drowsy Chaperone, Jersey Boys, The Pajama Game, Sweeney Todd, The Threepenny Opera, and The Wedding Singer. Dozens of presenters and performers paying tribute to Broadway this year include Oprah Winfrey, Julia Roberts, Mark Ruffalo, Oliver Platt, Alan Cumming and many others.

West Coast Schedule
For Broadway fans on the West Coast, please note that the awards will be aired on time delay at 8 p.m. PT on CBS.'s live coverage of the Red Carpet arrivals begins at 3:30 p.m. PT with the exclusive pre-telecast webcast of the first ten awards following at 4:15 p.m. PT. We will be posting the winners on as soon as they are announced. So you have a choice: You can either find out who wins what by logging onto before the telecast, or close your browser and remain in suspense until the Tony telecast airs at 8:00 p.m. PT.

- compiled by David J.

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