Playwright and novelist Larry Kramer has been named the fourth recipient of the Isabelle Stevenson Award, which he'll accept at the 67th annual Tony Awards.

Kramer, who has been at the forefront of Aids activism, will be acknowledged as an outstanding humanitarian.

Past recipients have been David Hyde Pierce, Eve Ensler and Bernadette Peters.

Nominations for the 2013 Tony Awards will be announced on Tuesday morning (30Apr13). The awards ceremony will take place at Radio City Music Hall in New York on 9 June (13).