NEW YORK — The 2000 Tony Awards will be held June 4 at a venue to be determined, spokesman Keith Sherman announced Monday. Cutoff for nomination eligibility is May 3, with a press conference to announce the nominees set for May 8.
The nominating committee for the 1999-2000 Broadway season includes Billie Allen, Maureen Anderman, Lisa Aronson, Kate Burton, Mary Schmidt Campbell, John Cunningham, Merle Debuskey, Jerry Dominus, Jack Goldstein, Morton Gottlieb, Henry Guettel, A.R. Gurney, Carol Hall, Geraldine Sherman Hammerstein, Jay Harnick, Sheldon Harnick, Allen Lee Hughes, Betty Jacobs, Jack Lee, Stuart W. Little, Thomas Meehan, Joanna Merlin, Jon Nakagawa, Peter Neufeld, Estelle Parsons, Polly Pen, Shirley Rich, Frances Sternhagen, Arnold Weinstein and George White.
The Tonys are presented by the League of American Theaters and Producers and the American Theater Wing, which founded the Tonys in 1947. The 2000 ceremony will be broadcast on PBS and CBS.