How would you like to be in the room where it happens?
The American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards® invite you to enter for a chance to win a pair of tickets to the 2017 Tony Awards Nominations Announcement in NYC on May 2. Christopher Jackson and Jane Krakowski will announce the nominee names, and you could be one of the lucky fans in attendance.
The Nominations Announcement for the 71st Tony Awards are sponsored by IBM. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.
It’s easy! Just head to the Tony Awards Facebook page and tell us how theatre inspires you by commenting on the pinned post in reply to the prompt posted. The sweepstakes ends on Thursday, April 20. #TheatreInspires
The event takes place on Tuesday, May 2 in the auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, located at 111 Amsterdam Avenue on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. No transportation will be provided. You must arrive by 8:00 a.m. ET. The event will be over by 9:00 a.m. ET.
The Nominations Announcement will be webcast LIVE beginning at 8:30 a.m. on May 2 here on TonyAwards.com. CBS This Morning will cover a portion of the event. You can also watch on Spectrum News NY1 Cable. Get more info here.
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UPDATED Sweepstakes Official Rules NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including District of Columbia) who are eighteen (18) years or older at the time of entry. Void in Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and other U.S. territories and possessions and where prohibited by law. Employees of Situation Interactive, LLC or any of its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, or any other company or individual involved with the design, production execution or distribution of the Sweepstakes and their immediate family (spouse, parents and step-parents, siblings and step-siblings, and children and step-children) and household members (people who share the same residence at least three (3) months out of the year) of each such employee are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
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The Sweepstakes begins on Wednesday April 12 at 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (“EDT”) and ends on Thursday April 20, 2017 at 11:59 PM Eastern Daylight Time (“EDT”) (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Sponsor is the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes.
4. How to Enter
During the Sweepstakes Period, go to https://www.facebook.com/thetonyawards and comment on the pinned post in reply to the prompt posted: https://www.facebook.com/TheTonyAwards/photos/a.10150192183915338.431909.167382600337/10158573114670338/?type=3&theater. Only the first comment made by any individual person will be counted toward the sweepstakes. Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that participant’s plays and that participant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected registrations, which will be disqualified. In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the registrant or player.
5. Winner Selection
On or about Friday, April 21, 2017, Sponsor or an independent judging agency will select ten (10) entries for the prize described below in Section 8 in a random drawing of all valid entries received. The entrant(s) will be contacted via Facebook through Facebook messenger. Sponsor’s decisions as to the administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and the selection of potential winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winners will be notified via Facebook messenger on Friday, April 21, 2017 and asked to provide a valid e-mail address for correspondence. Failure to respond to the initial verification message within one (1) day of notification or return of message notification as undeliverable after two (2) attempts will result in disqualification. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.
6. POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNER IS SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.
7. Verification of Potential Winner
The sweepstakes winners will be required to sign, notarize, and return to Sponsor, within one (2) days of the date notice is sent, an affidavit of eligibility, and liability/publicity release (except where prohibited) in order to claim his/her prize if applicable. If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within the required time period (if applicable), or if the prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize. In the event that a potential winner of a sweepstakes prize is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries.
Ten (10) grand prize winners will receive: Two (2) tickets to attend the 71st Annual Tony Awards Nominations Announcement on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 8:00am in New York City. Prize is non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize for one of equal or greater value for any reason. Winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Total prize value is less than $50.
9. Entry Conditions and Release
By entering, each participant agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and/or the Sweepstakes judges which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes; (b) release and hold harmless the Sponsor, Situation Interactive, and each of their respective parents, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, the prize suppliers and any other organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Sweepstakes, and all of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to a participant’s entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in the Sweepstakes and Sweepstakes, acceptance or use or misuse of prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of entry; and (c) indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Sponsor, and Situations Interactive from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liabilities (including reasonable attorneys fees) arising out of or relating to an entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and Sweepstakes and/or entrant’s acceptance, use or misuse of prize.
Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes winner’s consent to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration. Participants also agree to receive promotional materials from Sponsor’s email list, which participant can unsubscribe from at any time. Participant also agrees to not photograph or share their ticket or any credentials or details related to the announcement event. Participants understands that they may be asked to fully power-off all electronic devices while on the premises during the live presentation.
11. General Conditions
Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
12. Limitations of Liability
The Released Parties as set forth in Paragraph 9 are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (5) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes play, provided that if it is not possible to award another entry due to discontinuance of the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, for any reason, Sponsor, at its discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, unawarded, eligible prize claims.
Entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, other than those concerning the administration of the Sweepstakes or the determination of winner, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved exclusively by the United States District Court or the appropriate New York State Court located in New York County, New York; (iii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iv) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York.
14. Sweepstakes Results
For Sweepstakes results send a hand-printed, self-addressed, stamped envelope to Winners List – Sweepstakes, c/o Situation Interactive, 469 Broadway, Suite 1300, New York, New York 10018. Requests for the winner list must be received by April 30, 2017.Revised Wednesday, 19 April, 2017