1. “Tony Award Nominations.” Lucy Liu and Jonathan Groff announced this year’s contenders for Broadway’s top honors at the Paramount Hotel in New York City.
“Nominations for the 68th annual Tony Awards were announced on Tuesday morning. Lucy Liu and Jonathan Groff co-hosted the announcement, broadcasted live from the Diamond Horseshoe, the newly reopened nightclub venue at New York’s Paramount Hotel. The awards ceremony, to be hosted by Hugh Jackman for the fourth time, will air live on Sunday, June 8 on CBS from Radio City Music Hall. The announcement included a surprise appearance by Jackman, who popped up to lightheartedly remind everyone of the awards show date.”