Shirley Jones and Robert Prestonin The Music Man
Shirley Jones and Robert Preston
in The Music Man
On June 6 and June 7, Turner Classic Movies (channel 82, Time Warner Digital Cable in New York City) will celebrate the 2003 Tony Awards with a special film festival prior to CBS-TV's airing of the Tony ceremony live from Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 8.

TCM's "Countdown to the Tonys" film festival will feature seven movie musicals adapted from Tony-winning stage productions along with 42nd Street, the 1933 film which served as the basis for the Tony-winning 1980 stage musical that is currently in revival on Broadway. The complete schedule of movies follows:

Friday, June 6th:
8pm: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
10:15pm: The Music Man
1am: South Pacific
4am: 42nd Street

Saturday, June 7th:
8pm: Cabaret
10:15pm: Guys and Dolls
1am: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
3am: Kiss Me, Kate

For more information about Turner Classic Movies, visit www.turnerclassicmovies.com.