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Watch Tony Awards 2017 Live Streaming on 11th June 2017


After a successful Oscars Live Streaming. Now the time comes for Annual Tony Awards 2017. This Tony Awards of 2017 are going to create a remarkable history. We will telecast live Tony Awards 2017 online exclusively for our viewers. This three-hour ceremony will be live on 8 P.M to 11 P.M on 11th June 2017. The awards will be followed by the Tony Gala. Don't forget to watch Tony Awards 2017 Live Streaming.

Tony Awards 2017 History

The foundation was laid in 1947 by a committee of the American Theatre Wing lead by Brock Pemberton. The award is named after Antoinette Perry, an actress , director, producer and co founder of American Theatre Wing who passed away in 1946. At the initial event in 1947, while announcing the first award Mr. Jacob Will’s called out “TonyAward” and thus the name stuck.

The first award ceremony was held on 6, April 1947, at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York City. The first prizes were “a scroll, cigarette lighter and articles of jewellery such as 14-carat gold compacts and bracelets for women and mo ey clips for men.” First medallion was handed to winners in the year 1949. It was 20 years later in year 1967 the awards were broadcast on U.S. national television. The medallion was designed by art director Herman Rosse. It depicts an adaptation of comedy and tragedy masks and the reverse contains the winner’s name, award category, production and year.

Tony Award categories


The awards are presented for 24 categories along with several special awards. They are:

Performance Categories


• Best performance by a Leading Actor/Actress in a play.

• Best performance by a Featured Actor/Actress in a play.

• Best performance by a Leading Actor/Actress in a Musical.

• Best performance by Featured Actor/Actress in a Musical.


Show and Technical Categories


• Best Musical.

• Best Revival of a Musical.

• Best Director of a Musical.

• Best Book of a Musical.

• Best Original Score.

• Best Orchestration.

• Best Choreography.

• Best Scenic Design in a Musical.

• Best Costume Design in a Musical.

• Best Lighting Design in a Musical.

• Best Play.

• Best Revival of a Play.

• Best Direction of a Play.

• Best Scenic Design in a Play.

• Best Costume Design in a Play.

• Best Lighting Design in a Play.

Special Awards


• Regional Theatre Tony Award.

• Special Tony Award (includes Lifetime Achievement Award).

• Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre.

• Isabelle Stevenson Award.


Retired Awards


• Best Author.

• Best Conductor and Musical Director.

• Best Costume Design in Musical and Play.

• Best Lighting Design in Musical and Play.

• Best Newcomer.

• Best Revival in Musical and Play.

• Best Scenic Design in Musical and Play.

• Best Stage Technician.

• Best Special Theatrical Event.

• Best Director Musical and Play.

• Best Sound Design Musical and Play.

Tony Awards 2016 Live|Winner|Categories


The 69th Annual Tony Awards were held on June 7, 2015. The ceremony was held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City and broadcast live by CBS. Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming hosted the ceremony.The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and Fun Home each won five awards in Play and Musical categories. Both An American in Paris and the Lincoln Center Revival of The King and I earned four awards.

The 70th Annual Tony Awards were held on June 12, 2016. The ceremony temporarily returned to the Bacon Theatre in New York City after three years at Radio City Music Hall and was broadcast live by CBS. James Corden was the host for the night. A record was set by Hamilton as it got 16 nominations in 13 categories winning 11 of them. The revival of The Color Purple won two awards. The Humans won four and revival production’s if play Long Day's Journey into Night and A View from the Bridge won two awards.


Where and When to watch Tony Awards 2017 Live

The 71st Annual Tony Awards will be held on June 11,2017 for season 2016-2017. The ceremony will Return to Radio City Music Hall in New York City, live on CBS. The host of the show is yet to be announced.However the buzz and preparation began on April 29,2016 and will be concluded on April27, 2017. A quick glance at the list if production’s to look forward:

Orignal Play

• A Dolls House, part 2.

• The Encounter.

• Heisenberg.

• Indecent.

• Oh, Hello.

• Oslo.

• The Play That Goes Wrong.

• The Present .

• Significant Other.

• Sweat.

Original Musical

• Amelia.

• Anastasia.

• Bandstand.

• A Bronx Tale.

• Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

• Come from Away.

• Dear Evan Hansen.

• Groundhog Day.

• Holiday Inn.

• The Transit.

• Natasha, Pierre &The Great Comet of 1812.

• Paramour.

• War Pain

Play revivals

• The Cherry Orchard.

• The Front Page.

• The Glass Menagerie.

• Les Liaisons Dangereuses.

• The Little Foxes.

• Present Laughter.

• The Price.

• Six Degrees of Separations.

Musical revival

• Cats.

• Falsettos.

• Hello, Dolly!

• Miss Saigon.

• Sunset Boulevard.

Lined up Events of Tony Awards 2017

Preceding the main event the annual Meet the Nominees Press Reception will take place on May 23, 2017 at the Sofitel New York Hotel. The annual Nominees Luncheon to be held on May 23,2017 at the Rainbow Room. Cocktail party on June 5, 2017 at the Sofitel New York Hotel to celebrate the season’s Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre and Special Award recipients. Followed by the glittering star night of dance, drama, music, and applaud.

Don’t forget to catch the action of phenomenal 71st Annual Tony Awards hosted by TBD, television and radio coverage by CBS.

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