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Tony Awards 2016 Calendar of Events Announced

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The 2016 Tony Awards will be held Sunday, June 12.
The 2016 Tony Awards will be held Sunday, June 12.

The American Theatre Wing has released the 2016 Tony Awards calendar of events.

The calendar is as follows:

Thursday, April 28: Official cut-off for 2015-2016 Tony Eligibility.

Tuesday, May 3: 2016 Tony Award nominations are announced at the Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramount Hotel.

Wednesday, May 4: Annual Meet the Nominees Press Reception at the Paramount Hotel.

Thursday, May 19: Exclusive Tony Nominees' Luncheon at the Paramount Hotel, where the nominees celebrate each other’s achievements and receive their nomination certificates.

Sunday, June 12: The 70th Annual Tony Awards are held from 8-11pm at the Beacon Theatre.

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 executive director. At the American Theatre Wing, William Ivey Long is chairman and Heather Hitchens is president.

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