Tony Awards Postponed Due To The Coronavirus Pandemic

Another awards ceremony has been postponed and this time it’s the Tony’s.

The American Theatre Wing announced yesterday that the 74th edition of the awards will be postponed due to the coronavirus. Originally to air on June 7th on CBS from Radio City Music Hall, Broadway has been closed since March 12th with the hopes of reopening April 12th. However, the cases of coronavirus continues to grow in New York City and is quickly becoming the epicenter of the virus in the country.

The American Theatre Wing said in a statement, “The health and safety of the Broadway community, artists and fans is of the utmost importance to us. We will announce new dates and additional information once Broadway opens again. We are looking forward to celebrating Broadway and our industry when it is safe to do so.”