Tony Awards: Mary-Louise Parker, Bruce Willis to Announce 2015 Nominations
The actors, both of whom are returning to the New York stage this year, will be on hand April 28 to reveal this year's contenders for Broadway's top honors.
Mary-Louise Parker and Bruce Willis will announce the nominations for the 69th Annual Tony Awards on April 28, airing live from New York's Paramount Hotel on CBS This Morning at 8:30 a.m. ET.
Presented by the American Theatre Wing and the Broadway League, the Tony Awards ceremony will take place on Sunday, June 7, at Radio City Music Hall, and will be telecast live on CBS. This year's awards host has not yet been announced.
Among shows in the running for Broadway's top honors are the new musicals Fun Home, An American in Paris, The Visit, Something Rotten! and Finding Neverland; revivals including The King and I, On the Town and On the 20th Century; new plays including Constellations, Disgraced, The Audience, Hand to God and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time; and play revivals including Skylight, The Elephant Man, You Can't Take It With You and It's Only a Play.
Actors in the mix for awards consideration this year include Bradley Cooper, Kristin Chenoweth, Kelli O'Hara, Ken Watanabe, Helen Mirren, Matthew Morrison, Nathan Lane, Bill Nighy, Carey Mulligan, Jake Gyllenhaal and Ruth Wilson.
Broadway veteran Parker won a lead actress Tony Award in 2001 for Proof; she will be back on the New York stage in May in the off-Broadway production of Simon Stephens' Heisenberg.
Willis will make his Broadway debut next season in William Goldman's adaptation of the Stephen King thriller, Misery, starring opposite Elizabeth Marvel. Willis was last onstage in New York when he understudied for Ed Harris in the original 1983 off-Broadway production of Sam Shepard's Fool for Love.