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New York, New York (April 1, 2015) – The Tony Awards once again host the Tony Awards Pop-Up Shop at the the Paramount Hotel (235 W 46th St), the official hotel partner of the Tony Awards. The Tony Awards Pop-Up Shop will be unveiled on Thursday, April 2nd and will feature exclusive merchandise and experiences for Broadway fans from around the world.
The Tony Awards Pop-Up Shop will be open to the public from Thursday, April 2nd through the Tony Awards on Sunday, June 7th, seven days a week from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
The exclusive merchandise will include t-shirts, pins, posters, mugs, sweatshirts, onesies, hats, binoculars, umbrellas and more. The Pop-Up will also have merchandise available from Tony eligible shows from the 2014-2015 Broadway season.Tony Awards memorabilia celebrating the last 69 years of the Awards will also be on display.
“The Tony Awards Pop-Up Shop was a wonderful success last year, and we look forward to bringing back the experience for Broadway fans from around the world,” said Charlotte St. Martin, Executive Director of The Broadway League and Heather Hitchens, President of the American Theatre Wing.
The American Theatre Wing’s 69th Annual Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards, which are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, will be broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, on Sunday, June 7th, 2015 (8:00 – 11:00 p.m. ET/PT time delay) on the CBS Television Network, live from the Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The Tony Awards, which honors theater professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway, has been broadcast on CBS since 1978. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.
The Nominations for the 2015 Tony Awards will be announced live from the Diamond Horseshoe on Tuesday, April 28, 2015.
A limited number of tickets to the 2015 Tony Awards will be made available to the general public. Tickets will be available at www.TonyAwards.com starting on April 28, 2015.
For more information on the Tony Awards, visit TonyAwards.com and Facebook.com/TheTonyAwards and follow @TheTonyAwards on Instagram and Twitter.
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About the Tony Awards
The American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. At The Broadway League, Robert E. Wankel is Chairman and Charlotte St. Martin is Executive Director. At the American Theatre Wing, William Ivey Long is Chairman and Heather Hitchens is President. Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment are the Executive Producers of the 2015 Tony Awards. Mr. Weiss will also serve as Director of the 2015 Tony Awards.
IBM, the official information technology partner of the Tony Awards, develops, designs, and hosts the official Tony Awards digital experience including www.TonyAwards.com, across digital platforms. Carnegie Mellon University is the first-ever, exclusive higher education partner of the Tony Awards. United Airlines is the official airline of the Tony Awards. Paramount Hotel is the official hotel partner of the Tonys. City National Bank is the official bank of the Tony Awards. La Crema, known for elegant Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, is the official wine of the Tony Awards. PEOPLE is the official magazine partner of the Tony Awards. Clear Channel Spectacolor is an official media partner of the Tony Awards and co-producer of the Tonys Simulcast in Times Square. The Hollywood Reporter is an official media partner of The Tony Awards.
About The Paramount Hotel
The Paramount Hotel, one of few hotels designed by the prolific theater architect Thomas W. Lamb, recently unveiled a 50 plus million dollar re-imagination project, anchored by the legendary Diamond Horseshoe. The Diamond Horseshoe is home to the theatrical dinner show extravaganza, Queen of the Night, now in its second sold-out year. The venue also hosts several popular ongoing nightlife events and is among the most sought after new event spaces in the city. This historic landmark also includes innovative retail space, contemporary event spaces, a two-story lobby, 597 newly reinvigorated guest rooms and suites, Paramount News, a stylishly curated store offering design-focused souvenirs, daily newspapers and travel essentials, Paramount Fit, a state-of-the-art fitness center available 24 hours a day, Paramount Bar & Grill and Corso Italian coffee bar. Located on 46th street between Broadway and 8th avenue the Paramount Hotel is settled into the middle of the Theater district and just steps away from Times Square, Broadway shows, restaurant row and much more. Perfectly suited for the sophisticated 21st century traveler the Paramount offers spectacular details in design and amenities while still paying homage to its1928 origins by celebrating its living room style, lavish over-scaled dramatic elements, DJ spinning on the balcony and an epic fireplace wall resembling a modern-day room with a vibe meant for socializing. The Paramount has become the epicenter of all things sophisticated and cool in Times Square. For reservations and additional information, please call +1-877-692-0803 or visit www.nycparamount.com.