Tonys try group hug for host

Cox, Gordon
May 2006
Daily Variety;5/24/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 38, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that the 2006 Tony Awards, which will be aired on CBS, will not have a single emcee and instead will have 60 celebrity presenters to honor the awards body's 60th anniversary. Some of the celebrity presenters are Oprah Winfrey, Julia Roberts, Glenn Close, Bernadette Peters and Ralph Fiennes. Hugh Jackman has been the host since 2003. Viewership for the awards event has been relatively low.


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