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The Tony Awards®, Macy's and CBS Launch National Online Contest

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The Tony Awards, Macy's and CBS launched a nationwide online contest* in which one lucky fan will win the opportunity to walk the red carpet, attend and be featured on live television at the Tony Awards on Sunday, June 13th. The Macy's Ticket to the Tonys contest launched online at http://www.CBS.com/tonys on Tuesday, April 27th.

Contestants ages 13 and over can upload video content of themselves singing one of the following Broadway tunes:

  •     96,000, In the Heights
  •     Gimme, Gimme, Thoroughly Modern Millie
  •     Good Morning, Baltimore, Hairspray
  •     I'm Gonna Wash that Man Right Outa my Hair, South Pacific
  •     The Lonely Goatherd, The Sound of Music
  •     Maybe, Annie
  •     One, A Chorus Line
  •     Stars, Les Misérables
  •     Ya Got Trouble, The Music Man

Entries can be uploaded on http://www.cbs.com/tonys through May 27 at 3:00 PM, ET/12:00 PM, PT, at which point public voting for phase one of the contest commences. Phase one voting concludes on June 1 at 12:00 AM, ET/9:00 PM, PT. On June 3, the five semi-finalists will be revealed and voting will continue. The five finalists will be flown to New York City to participate in a live sing-off in Macy's Herald Square on Friday, June 11 – where a panel of Broadway stars and experts, along with the online votes, will choose two finalists who will win the opportunity to walk the red carpet at THE 64TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 13. The two finalists will be red carpet ready with a $1,000.00 gift card from Macy's.

Finalists will be featured on The 64th Annual Tony Awards, Sunday, June 13 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. Semi-finalists will win the opportunity to attend the full Tony Awards Dress Rehearsal.

*No purchase necessary to enter or win. For complete rules, go to http://www.cbs.com/tonys.

The Tony Awards will be broadcast in a live three-hour ceremony from Radio City Music Hall on the CBS television network on Sunday, June 13, 2010.

ABOUT THE TONY AWARDS
The 2010 American Theatre Wing's Tonys Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. At The Broadway League, Paul Libin is Chairman and Charlotte St. Martin is Executive Director. At the American Theatre Wing, Theodore S. Chapin is Chairman and Howard Sherman is Executive Director. For Tony Award Productions, Alan Wasser and Allan Williams of Alan Wasser Associates are the General Managers.

Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment are Executive Producers of the 2010 Tony Awards. Mr. Weiss will also serve as Director of the 2010 Tony Awards.

IBM is an official information technology partner of the Tony Awards, and they develop, design, and host the official Tony Awards web site, http://www.TonyAwards.com.

Continental Airlines is an official supporter of the Tony Awards as the official airline of the Tony Awards.

Audemars Piguet is the presenting sponsor of the Tony Awards Red Carpet.

Macy's is an official partner of the Tony Awards.

Avis is the official car rental sponsor of the Tony Awards.

USA Today is the official media partner of the Tony Awards.

Van Wagner is an official media sponsor of the Tony Awards.

BroadwayWorld.com is an official content partner of TonyAwards.com

Contact Information:
Sarah Hamilton
Cell: 678-428-2194    
Office: 404-687-8430

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