CBS will present “THE 76th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS” airing Sunday, June 11, 2023, from a New Location, the United Palace in New York City. The TONYS will celebrate 76 years of the best of Broadway.
December 13, 2022: CBS will present “The 76th Annual Tony Awards,” which will be broadcast live from a new location, the United Palace in New York City. The celebration of 76 years of the best of Broadway will air on Sunday, June 11, 2023, on the CBS Television Network, and streaming live and on demand on Paramount+*.
The Tony Awards eligibility cut-off date for all Broadway productions which meet all eligibility requirements for the 2022-2023 season is Thursday, April 27, 2023. Nominations for the 2023 Tony Awards will be announced on Tuesday, May 2, 2023.
For the first time, the Tony Awards will be presented at the historic United Palace. The history of the United Palace begins in 1930 when it opened as one of five Loew’s “Wonder Theatres,” premiere vaudeville and movie houses located in four boroughs and New Jersey. With nearly 3,400 seats the United Palace is Manhattan’s 4th largest theatre, and hosts concerts, movie premieres, film shoots, and other events. The United Palace serves the Washington Heights community by showcasing the performing and visual art of local artists – many of them school children – and housing the non-profit Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance.
“We are excited to bring the Tony Awards to the historic United Palace for the first time. As we celebrate the best of this Broadway season and 76 years of the Tony Awards, we look forward to ushering in a new golden age for the show from this majestic, golden age theatre,” said Heather Hitchens, President and CEO of the American Theatre Wing and Charlotte St. Martin, President of The Broadway League.
The 76th celebration will recognize and honor the incredible artistry of the 2022-2023 season. The Tony Awards is presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.
The Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards, which was founded by the American Theatre Wing in 1947, are bestowed annually on theatre professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway. The Tony is one of the most coveted awards in the entertainment industry and the annual telecast – the night America watches Broadway – is considered one of the most prestigious programs on television. The Tony Awards have aired on CBS since 1978.
The Tony Awards are produced in collaboration with Tony Award Productions, a joint venture of The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, and White Cherry Entertainment. Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss are executive producers for White Cherry Entertainment. Weiss will serve as director.
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The American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. At The Broadway League, Lauren Reid is Chair and Charlotte St. Martin is President. At the American Theatre Wing, Emilio Sosa is Chair and Heather A. Hitchens is President & CEO.
Sponsors for The Tony Awards include: Carnegie Mellon University – the first-ever, exclusive higher education partner; City National Bank – official bank of the Tony Awards; Playbill; Sofitel New York – the official hotel of the Tony Awards; and United Airlines – the official airline of the Tony Awards for over 0 years.
More information on the special, honoring the 2022-2023 Broadway Season, will follow in the coming months.
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