CBS Sets 2015 Tony Awards Date

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2014 Tony winner Bryan Cranston

The annual awards show honoring the best of Broadway will again take place in June

The 69th annual Tony Awards will take place on Sunday, June 7, 2015, at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing announced Monday morning.

The three-hour awards show, honoring Broadway's best of the past season, will air on CBS, beginning at 8 p.m. ET (delayed in PT). The network has aired the theater telecast since 1978.

The categories' official eligibility cut-off date will be Thursday, April 23, 2015, for all Broadway productions opening in the 2014-2015 season. Productions that meet all other eligibility requirements and open on or before the eligibility date are considered eligible for 2015 Tony Award nominations.

Nominations for the 2015 awards show will be announced on April 28 in New York City.

A limited number of tickets to the 2015 Tony Awards will be made available to the general public, beginning April 29.

At the 2014 Tony Awards, top acting honors were won by Bryan Cranston, Audra McDonald, Jessie Mueller and Neil Patrick Harris, while the season's most notable productions were A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, A Raisin in the Sun and All the Way.

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