Topic: American Theatre Wing

5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Tony Awards

5 Things You Didn't Know About the Tony Awards

Earlier this week, the nominees for the 2011 Tony Awards were announced. But what are the Tony Awards, you ask? They’re one of many awards geared towards the theatre industry (others include the Drama Desk Awards and the Obie Awards). The Tonys, though, strictly celebrate theatrical excellence on the Broadway stage. This year’s ceremony is fast approaching– it airs on June 12 at 8pm on CBS– so for the uninitiated, here’s a quick rundown on the awards: More »