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63rd Annual Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards(r) Representatives to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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ADVISORY, June 4, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What: Representatives from the 63rd Annual Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards(r) will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square. The 63rd Annual Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards(r) will take place on Sunday, June 7th, live from Radio City Music Hall. The Tony Awards will air live on CBS from 8:00-11:00PM (ET/PT time delay). The Tonys are presented by The Broadway League and The American Theatre Wing. In honor of the occasion, they will preside over The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell. Who: * Commissioner Katherine Oliver, Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting * Charlotte St. Martin, The Broadway League * Howard Sherman, The American Theatre Wing * Randy Thomas, Announcer * Tony Nominee Karen Olivo, WEST SIDE STORY * Tony Nominee Marc Kudisch, 9 to 5 * Tony Nominee Martha Plimpton, Pal Joey * Tony Nominee Thomas Sadoski, Reasons to be Pretty * Tony Nominee John Glover, Waiting for Godot Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Friday, June 5th, 2009 at 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET Contacts: Bob Mazza mazzaefx@earthlink.net Allie Kleva Director of Marketing NYC Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting (212) 489-6710 ext. 248 akleva@film.nyc.gov Christina Stejskal PMK/HBH (212) 373-6139 Christina.Stejskal@pmkhbh.com NASDAQ MarketSite: Robert Madden (646) 441-5045 (office) Robert.Madden@NASDAQOMX.com

Feed Information:

The Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (ul 5985V; dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the Closing Bell is also available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.

Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:

To obtain a high-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.

About The Antoinette Perry "Tony" Award:

The Antoinette Perry "Tony" Award(r), which was founded by the American Theatre Wing in 1947, is bestowed annually on theatre professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway. The Tony is one of the most coveted awards in the entertainment industry and the annual telecast -- the night America watches Broadway -- is considered one of the most prestigious programs on television.

About The 2009 Tonys:

The 2009 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, Theodore S. Chapin is Chairman and Howard Sherman is Executive Director. For Tony Award Productions, Alan Wasser and Allan Williams of Alan Wasser Associates are the General Managers.

Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss/White Cherry Entertainment are Executive Producers of the 2009 Tony Awards. Mr. Weiss will also serve as Director of the 2009 Tony Awards.

The official partners of the Tony Awards are Visa, the exclusive card accepted at the Tony Awards; and IBM, which develops, designs, and hosts the official Tony Awards web site, www.TonyAwards.com.

The official supporters of the Tony Awards are Continental Airlines, the official airline of the Tony Awards; and Sprint, the official communications provider of the Tony Awards. The presenting sponsor of the Tony Awards Red Carpet is Audemars Piguet.

Promotional and media partners for the 2009 Tony Awards include USA Today, Van Wagner Communications, Clear Channel Spectacolor, Macy's, TheaterMania.com, and BWYNOW (299669) The Mobile Way to Broadway.

About the Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting:

As the first film commission in the country, the Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting is the one-stop shop for all production needs in New York City. The agency markets the City as a prime location, provides premiere customer service to production companies and facilitates production throughout the five boroughs. To learn more, visit www.nyc.gov/film.

About NASDAQ OMX:

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with over 3,800 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX Group offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market; NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North; and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and ETFs. NASDAQ OMX Group technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX Group exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com.

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