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New York, NY (February 18, 2020) – The American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards have announced the calendar for the 2019-2020 season. 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.

Following, please find an outline of 2020 Tony Awards season events & dates:

Thursday, April 23rd

Official cut-off for 2019-2020 Tony Eligibility

Tuesday, April 28th

The 2020 TONY AWARD NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCEMENT. For more information on the 2020 Tony Awards Nominees please visit:

Thursday, April 30th

The annual MEET THE NOMINEES PRESS RECEPTION will take place at Sofitel New York, the Official Hotel Sponsor and host of the event. Press must apply for credentials to cover this event here.

Tuesday, May 19th

The invitation-only TONY NOMINEES’ LUNCHEON is a chance for the nominees to celebrate each other’s achievements and receive their nomination certificates. The luncheon will be held at New York City’s iconic landmark, Rainbow Room, the Official Sponsor of the event.

**This event is closed to the media.

Monday, June 1st

THE TONY HONORS RECEPTION will be a presentation of the Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre. The evening will also toast the 2020 Creative Arts Nominees and Special Award recipients. The event will take place at Sofitel New York. Press must apply for credentials to cover this event.

Sunday, June 7th

THE 74th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS will 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 and will be available to stream live and on-demand across platforms with CBS All Access. To request media credentials to cover the Tony Awards Red Carpet: click here and Media Room: click here.

The awards will be followed by the official TONY GALA at The Plaza.

For more information on the Tony Awards Season, visit and and follow @TheTonyAwards on Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat.

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About the Tony Awards

The Antionette Perry “Tony” Awards are among the most prestigious honors in the entertainment industry. Founded in 1947, the Tony Award celebrates excellence in Broadway theatre by spotlighting distinguished achievement on stage and behind the scenes. The Tony Awards Season highlights Broadway shows and artists each spring, culminating with an international television and online celebration of the power of live theatre. The annual star-studded CBS Tony Awards ceremony introduces a global audience to live musical performances from Broadway.

The American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. At The Broadway League, Thomas Schumacher is Chairman and Charlotte St. Martin is President. At the American Theatre Wing, David Henry Hwang is Chair and Heather A. Hitchens is President & CEO. Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment are the Executive Producers of the 2020 Tony Awards. Mr. Weiss will also serve as Director of the 2020 Tony Awards.

Sponsors for Tony Awards include: Carnegie Mellon University – the first-ever, exclusive higher education partner; City National – official bank of the Tony Awards and presenting sponsor of the Creative Arts Awards; Sofitel New York – the official hotel of the Tony Awards; Rainbow Room - official partner of the Tony Nominee Luncheon; and United Airlines – the official airline of the Tony Awards for over 19 years.