The American Theatre Wing’s 71st Annual Tony Awards announced that Sofitel New York will serve as the Official Hotel Partner for the 2017 Tony Awards. The luxury hotel – located in the heart of the Theatre District – will host the Tony Awards Meet the Nominees press junket on May 3rd and Tony Awards Honors cocktail party on June 5th.
“Each year, we have the wonderful opportunity to bring together the season’s Tony Nominees and Honors recipients at these special events, and we are thrilled to have our Broadway neighbor, Sofitel New York, join us for the celebration,” said Charlotte St. Martin, President of The Broadway League, and Heather Hitchens, President of the American Theatre Wing.
The 2017 Tony Awards
The American Theatre Wing’s 71st Annual Tony Awards will air live from Radio City Music Hall on the CBS Television Network on Sunday, June 11, 2017 (8:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT). The Tony Awards, which honors theatre 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 official eligibility cut-off date for the 71st Annual Tony Awards will be April 27, 2017, for all Broadway productions opening in the 2016-2017 season. Productions which meet all other eligibility requirements and open on or before the eligibility date are considered eligible for 2017 Tony Award nominations.
The Nominations for the 2017 Tony Awards will be announced live on May 2, 2017, from New York City.
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See you on June 11!
About Sofitel New York
Sofitel New York, part of AccorHotels group, is a stylish Midtown hotel with a decidedly French accent in its contemporary décor, sophisticated artwork, brasserie cuisine and cosmopolitan service. It features 398 guest rooms, including 52 suites; function space that serves small to mid-sized events; and an outstanding brasserie, Gaby Restaurant. Sofitel New York is ideally located at 45 West 44th Street, affording easy access to Fifth Avenue and the Times Square theater district. For reservations, call 1-212-354-8844 or visit http://www.sofitel-new-york.com/.
Revised Monday, 10 April, 2017