Next year’s 76th annual Tony Awards will take place at the United Palace in Washington Heights for the first time, the awards show announced on Tuesday.
The United Palace, which opened in 1930, is Manhattan's fourth-largest theater, with nearly 3,400 seats, the release said.
According to the release, the venue houses concerts, movie premieres and film shoots, and is also known for supporting the neighborhood by showcasing work from local artists.
"We are excited to bring the Tony Awards to the historic United Palace for the first time. As we celebrate the best of this Broadway season and 76 years of the Tony Awards, we look forward to ushering in a new golden age for the show from this majestic, golden age theatre," American Theatre Wing President and CEO Heather Hitchens and Broadway League President Charlotte St. Martin said in a statement.
The American Theatre Wing and the Broadway League organize the annual awards show for Broadway performances.
Tony nominations will be announced on May 2, and the show will take place at the new venue on June 11.
Editor's Note: An earlier version of this story misstated the capacity of the United Palace.