By Matthew Blank
04 Jun 2013
Richard Kind, Tracy Letts, Bertie Carvel, Gabriel Ebert, Rob McClure, Charl Brown, Will Chase, Billy Porter, Stark Sands, Justin Paul, Billy Magnussen, Santino Fontana, Benj Pasek, Valisia LeKae, Stephanie J. Block, Shalita Grant, Lauren Ward, Patina Miller, Carrie Coon, Kristine Nielsen, Keala Settle, Judith Light, Laura Osnes and Annaleigh Ashford took the elevator over 1,000 feet to the Observatory over Midtown Manhattan.
The Tony Awards will be broadcast in a live three-hour ceremony from Radio City Music Hall, on the CBS television network, June 9.
Two new musicals, Kinky Boots and Matilda The Musical, earned 13 and 12 nominations, respectively, the most of any productions of the season. Two musical revivals also fared well: Stephen Schwartz's Pippin nabbed 10 nominations, while Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella received nine nominations. Leading the plays are the revival of Golden Boy with eight nominations, and the late Nora Ephron's Lucky Guy and Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, with six nominations apiece.
The Tony Awards are presented by the American Theatre Wing and The Broadway League.
For more information visit www.TonyAwards.com.