The Tony Awards have staked out a date for 2008, with the ceremony skedded to air live from Radio City Music Hall June 15, 2008. Production eligibility cutoff for the 2007-08 season has been set for May 7.
As usual, kudocast will air over three hours on CBS. Returning to exec produce are White Cherry Entertainment’s Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss, who picked up the Emmy for special class program earlier this month for their broadcast of the 2006 Tonys. Elizabeth I. McCann (“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”) is managing producer and Joey Parnes is coordinating producer.
The 2007-08 season on the Rialto will begin to kick into high gear in October, with the opening of a string of plays (starting with “Mauritius” at Manhattan Theater Club) leading in to a crowded November.