Tony Awards set for June 11, 2017

9/28/2016 2:48pm

The American Theatre Wing’s 71st Annual Tony Awards will air on the CBS Television Network on Sun June 11, 2017 (8:00-11:00 PM.)  A location for the live telecast will be announced at a later date.  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 official eligibility cut-off date 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. For more information on the Tony Awards, visit TonyAwards.com. Press contact: Slate PR (212/235-6813)...