The 72nd Annual Tony Awards will take place at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 10, 2018.
The 72nd Annual Tony Awards will take place at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 10, 2018.
(photo provided by the American Theatre Wing)

The Tony Awards announced today that it will return to Radio City Music Hall for its 72nd annual ceremony on Sunday, June 10, 2018. In addition, CBS will have exclusive rights to air Broadway's biggest night on its network through 2026.

"CBS has been an amazing and collaborative partner in bringing the live arts we honor, to their viewers," stated Heather Hitchens, president of the American Theatre Wing, and Charlotte St. Martin, president of the Broadway League. "Their continued support has helped make the Tony Awards an acclaimed television event and has allowed us to bring Broadway to homes all over America."

The official eligibility cut-off date will be Thursday, April 26, 2018, for all Broadway productions opening in the 2017-18 season. Productions that meet all other eligibility requirements and open on or before the eligibility date are considered eligible for 2018 Tony Award nominations.

The nominations for the 2018 Tony Awards will be announced on Tuesday, May 1, 2018.