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New York, New York (January 21, 2015) – The Tony Awards have announced the calendar for the upcoming 2014-2015 Tony Awards season. The American Theatre Wing’s 69th Annual Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards, which are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, will air on CBS on Sunday, June 7th from 8:00 – 11:00 PM (ET/PT time delay).
Following please find an outline of 2015 Tony Awards events & dates:
Thursday, April 23rd
Official cut-off for 2014-2015 Tony Eligibility
Tuesday, April 28th
The 2015 TONY AWARD NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCEMENT, sponsored by IBM, will take place at the historic Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramount Hotel. A live webcast of the event will be available at www.TonyAwards.com. A complete list of the 2015 nominations will be available at www.TonyAwards.com immediately following the webcast.
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.
Wednesday, April 29th
The annual MEET THE NOMINEES PRESS RECEPTION, where the nominees will speak with media outlets from around the world about their Tony Nominations, will take place at the Paramount Hotel. Press must pre-register for this event at www.TonyAwards.com/presskit.
Friday, May 15th
The exclusive TONY NOMINEES’ LUNCHEON, hosted by the Paramount Hotel, is a chance for the nominees to celebrate each other’s achievements and receive their nomination certificates. The luncheon will be held at the Diamond Horseshoe. This event is closed to the media.
Sunday, June 7th
THE 69th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS take place at Radio City Music Hall. The three-hour ceremony will be broadcast live (ET/PT time delay) on the CBS Television Network from 8:00 – 11:00 PM. The awards will be followed by the invite-only Tony Gala.
For more information on the Tony Awards, visit www.TonyAwards.com, 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 website, 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. PEOPLE is the official magazine partner of the Tony Awards. Clear Channel Spectacolor is an official media partner of the TonyAwards and co-producer of the Tonys Simulcast in Times Square.