Photo Coverage: Visa Signature Tony Awards Preview Concert
Mario Lopez hosted a line-up of performances from all of the musicals from the 2007-08 season on Sunday May 11th. Casts performed numbers from the following shows: A Catered Affair, Cry-Baby, Grease, Gypsy, In The Heights, South Pacific, Sunday in the Park with George,The Little Mermaid, Xanadu and Passing Strange. The concert will be broadcast by CBS (Ch 2) on Sunday June 7th at 7PM and on CBS affiliates and O&O's Nationwide from May 26th to June 7th.
The Visa Signature Tony Awards Preview Concert is a one hour taped broadcast celebrating the Broadway season and promoting the upcoming Tony Awards. The event was held at Jazz at Lincoln Center in the Allen Room at Frederick P. Rose Hall. The song list was as follows:
In The Heights - "When You're Home"
Sunday in the Park with George - "Finishing the Hat"
Xanadu "Do Ya"
The Little Mermaid - "Part of Your World"
Cry-Baby- "Screw Loose"
Passing Strange "Mom's Song"
South Pacific - "Bali Ha' i"
Gypsy - "If Mama was Married"
A Catered Affair - "Our Only Daughter"
Grease - "Sandy" and "Hopelessly Devoted to You"
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 15th.
The Tonys are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. At The Broadway League, Nina Lannan is Chairman and Charlotte St. Martin is Executive Director. At the American Theatre Wing, Sondra Gilman is Chairman, Doug Leeds is President and Howard Sherman is Executive Director. For Tony Award Productions, Elizabeth I. McCann is Managing Producer and Joey Parnes is Coordinating Producer.
For more information please visit www.TonyAwards.com
Photos By Linda Lenzi
Host Mario Lopez
Alli Mauzey (Cry Baby)