Marking 65 years of excellence on Broadway, The Tony Awards will be broadcast live from the Beacon Theatre on CBS, Sunday, June 12th, 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT time delay). For more information visit tonyawards.com.
Tim Chappel & Lizzy Gardiner (Priscilla Queen of the Desert)
Tim Chappel & Lizzy Gardiner: At 25 years of age, Lizzy and Tim won an Academy Award, a British BAFTA Award and an Australian Film Industry Award for their costumes for the film Priscilla Queen of the Desert. For the Oscars, Lizzy wore a dress made completely out of American Express Gold Cards that became an iconic moment in history. Lizzy and Tim's work on Priscilla the Musical has also won Olivier, Helpmann and Green Room Awards for Best Costume.
Martin Pakledinaz (Anything Goes)
Martin Pakledinaz: NY theatre includes The Glass Menagerie (Lortel nomination); The Pajama Game (Tony nomination); Lend Me a Tenor (Hewes Award, Tony and OCC nominations); Thoroughly Modern Millie; Blithe Spirit (Tony nomination); Kiss Me, Kate; The Wild Party (Lippa); Golden Child; and The Life. Opera: Iphigenie en Tauride (Metropolitan Opera), The Bartered Bride (Juilliard), Tristan and Isolde and Adriana Mater (Paris Opera/Bastille), L'amour de Loin (Salzburg, Paris/Chatelet, Sante Fe, Helsinki and works throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe and Japan). Dance: Mark Morris Dance Group, SF Ballet, Boston Ballet, Arizona Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet. Awards include two Tonys, Drama Desk, Obie, Lucille Lortel, among others.
Ann Roth (The Book of Mormon)
Ann Roth: Theatre includes Hurlyburly, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Singin' in the Rain, Purlie, The Odd Couple, Waiting for Godot. Tony nominations: The Crucifer of Blood, The Royal Family, Present Laughter, The House of Blue Leaves. Films include Midnight Cowboy, Klute, The Day of the Locust (BAFTA), The Goodbye Girl, Coming Home, Hair, Working Girl, Sabrina, Silkwood, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, The Mambo Kings, The Birdcage, The English Patient (Oscar), The Talented Mr. Ripley, The Hours, Cold Mountain, "Angels in America," The Stepford Wives, The Village, Closer, Evening. Irene Sharaff
Catherine Zuber (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying)
Catherine Zuber: Tony Award winner for South Pacific, The Coast of Utopia, The Light in the Piazza, Awake and Sing! and The Royal Family (also Outer Critics Circle nomination). Broadway credits include How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Seascape (Tony nomination), Joe Turner… (OCC nomination), Oleanna, A Man for All Seasons, Cry-Baby, Mauritius, Doubt, Little Women, Dracula, Frozen, Dinner at Eight (Tony, OCC nominations), Twelfth Night (Tony nomination). Opera credits include IL Barbiere di Siviglia and Doctor Atomic. Lifetime Achievement Award (2000).