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The Tony Awards and Bloomingdale's Present a Tony Award Costume Retrospective

The Tony Awards
THE TONY AWARDS
® AND BLOOMINGDALE’S
PRESENT A TONY AWARD COSTUME RETROSPECTIVE

Costumes from Tony Award-Winning Productions on Display
at Bloomingdale’s Flagship Location in New York City

New York (June 1, 2012) – In celebration of the Tony Season, the Tony Awards in partnership with Bloomingdale’s will present a Tony Award Costume Exhibit, at Bloomingdale’s in New York City.     The Costume Exhibit which will include costumes from Tony Award-winning shows through the years will be on display on the 4th floor of Bloomingdale’s 59th Street location, starting on Thursday, May 31st and running until Monday, June 18th.  Bloomingdale’s will also dedicate their Third Avenue store window, which will illuminate at night, to the Tony Awards celebration.

The Tony Award Costume Exhibit will showcase costumes from Tony Award-winning musicals, plays and designs, such as  The Phantom of the Opera, Elton John & Tim Rice's AIDA, The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, The Drowsy Chaperone, The Coast of Utopia, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, The Producers, Crazy for You and Sister Act. The collection also includes authentic Tony memorabilia, including Tony Tickets, Playbills, an actual Tony Award and more. 

“The Tony Award Fashion Exhibit is a true reflection of the artistry which takes center stage each and every night on Broadway,” said Heather Hitchens, Executive Director of the American Theatre Wing.  “Bloomingdale’s has created an exquisite exhibit which highlights the fine details and master craftsmanship of the finest costume designers,” stated Charlotte St. Martin, Executive Director of The Broadway League.

Bloomingdales and the Tony Awards Costume Retrospective

The Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards honors theatre professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway.  This year marks the 66th anniversary of the Tony Awards, which were first held on April 6, 1947 at the Waldorf Astoria's Grand Ballroom.

The 2012 Tony Awards, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will be broadcast live from the Beacon Theatre in New York City on Sunday, June 10th on CBS.   The Tony Awards are presented by the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.

For up-to-the-minute news follow The Tony Awards on Facebook.com/TheTonyAwards or Twitter.com/TheTonyAwards.  

**Photo courtesy of WireImage, additional images are available at www.WireImage.com.

ABOUT THE TONY AWARDS

The American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. At The Broadway League, Nick Scandalios is Chairman and Charlotte St. Martin is Executive Director. At the American Theatre Wing, Theodore S. Chapin is Chairman and Heather Hitchens is Executive Director. For Tony Award Productions, Alan Wasser and Allan Williams of Alan Wasser Associates are the General Managers. Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment are the Executive Producers of the 2012 Tony Awards. Mr. Weiss will also serve as Director of the 2012 Tony Awards.

IBM, an official information technology partner of the Tony Awards, develops, designs, and hosts the official Tony Awards website, www.TonyAwards.com.  Audemars Piguet is the presenting sponsor of the Tony Awards Red Carpet and Green Room.  United Airlines is the official airline of the Tony Awards.  Avis is the official rental car of the Tony Awards and sponsor of the "Tony Car-Cam". InterContinental Hotels & Resorts is the official hotel partner of the Tony Awards, sponsor of the Creative Arts Awards and host of the Tony Nominee Luncheon, and Tony Eve Cocktail Party presenting the Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre. Nexxus Salon Hair Care is the official beauty partner of the Tony Awards and sponsor of the Times Square Tony Simulcast. Royal Caribbean International is the official cruise line partner of the Tony Awards and host of the Tony Award VIP Loge. The New York Times is the official media partner of the Tony Awards.

ABOUT BLOOMINGDALE’S

Bloomingdale's is America's only nationwide, full-line, upscale department store and a division of Macy's, Inc. It was founded in 1872 and currently operates 37 Bloomingdale’s stores and 8 Bloomingdale’s, The Outlet Stores in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Illinois, Georgia, Florida, Nevada, California, and Texas. In addition, Bloomingdale's has an international presence with a location in Dubai. Be sure to follow Bloomingdale's on Facebook or Twitter, become a Loyallist, and for more information, or to shop any time, visit www.bloomingdales.com.

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