Tony Awards to Air Live on CBS, on Sunday, June 11th
Red Carpet Live Show Available at www.TonyAwards.com
New York, NY (May 16, 2017) – The Tony Awards® announced today that Nordstrom will return as the official Red Carpet sponsor for Broadway’s biggest night. This year will mark their third consecutive year as the Red Carpet sponsor of the Tony Awards.
“The Tony Awards celebrate the very best of theatre in one inspiring night,” said Scott Meden, executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Nordstrom. “Nordstrom has been a long-time supporter of the arts and we’re proud to be the official red carpet sponsor of this beloved event for the third year, especially as we lead up to our Manhattan Flagship store opening on Broadway and 57th.”
“We are thrilled that Nordstrom will once again bring glamour to the red carpet, while we celebrate the extraordinary performances and talent that we have on Broadway,” said Charlotte St. Martin, President of The Broadway League and Heather Hitchens, President of the American Theatre Wing.
“Their commitment to our community and to arts education make them the perfect partner for us.
Together we have been able to continually elevate the red carpet experience and content for our nominees, guests, media and fans,”
– said Charlotte St. Martin, President of The Broadway League and Heather Hitchens, President of the American Theatre Wing.
The American Theatre Wing’s 71st Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Tony and Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey, 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.
For more information on the Tony Awards, visit TonyAwards.com and Facebook.com/TheTonyAwards and follow @TheTonyAwards on Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat. Join the conversation using the hashtags #TonyAwards2017 and #TheatreInspires.
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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 President. At the American Theater Wing, David Henry Hwang is Chairman and Heather A. Hitchens is President. Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment are the Executive Producers of the 2017 Tony Awards. Mr. Weiss will also serve as Director of the 2017 Tony Awards.
Sponsors for the 2017 Tony Awards include: IBM – develops, designs, and hosts the official Tony Awards digital experience anchored by TonyAwards.com; Carnegie Mellon University – the first-ever, exclusive higher education partner; Grant Thornton LLP – official accounting services partner; City National – official bank of the Tony Awards and presenting sponsor of the Creative Arts Awards; Nordstrom – official sponsor of the Red Carpet; Sofitel New York – the official hotel of the Tony Awards; Rainbow Room – official partner of the Tony Nominee Luncheon; United Airlines – the official airline of the Tony Awards for the last 17 years and People/Entertainment Weekly – official magazine partners of the Tony Awards.