So you weren’t able to score tickets to Broadway’s biggest night, but that doesn’t mean you are left out. First the Tony Awards, will be broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York on CBS. Wait don’t have cable? Try these great choices.
Starting at 1:00 PM, a Facebook Live of epic proportions invites people across the globe to share, celebrate, and bond over how #TheatreInspires. With exclusive footage of performers backstage, this Facebook Live showcases content from over 30 shows—long-running favorites, hits from this season, and shows to come in 2017–2018. The entire Broadway community will band together in a whole new way.
The red carpet rolls out at 5:00 PM; the Tony Awards Facebook channel will share CBS’ Facebook Live of the event, and the Tony Awards website will stream the NY1 Live Webcast as well. At the same time, the Tony Awards’ 2017 Giphy page will get a brand-new batch of content as it happens. Viewers can also check out close-ups of the stars’ fashion on the Tony Awards’ Instagram, join the conversation on Twitter with #TonyAwards2017, and catch the most candid video content ever by following Snapchat’s Tony Awards’ Live Story.
During the broadcast, the Tony Awards’ Instagram Stories will reveal performer’s offstage exhilaration. And the Tony Awards’ final Facebook Live of the night—the “Thank You Cam,” will showcase authentic moments with the newest Tony Award winners. The complete, rich social conversation will live at on the Tony Second Screen at http://www.tonyawards.com/en_US/secondscreen/index.html, where all Tony Awards social content will aggregate during the telecast.
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.
For more information, visit TonyAwards.com.
For those without a television, their is live stream online or via Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV is on CBS All Access, which requires a subscription fee of $5.99/month. Additionally, the livestream is only available in select markets, so you will need to check availability in your area.
Sadly there is no Times Square simulcast this year, but for $250 (or more), you can attend the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS live viewing party at Feinstein’s/54 Below in New York City.