Tony Award-Winning Costume Exhibition at New York’s Bloomingdale’s
New York, NY - 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.
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.
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 addition, Bloomingdale’s has an international presence with a location in Dubai.