The 74th Annual Tony Awards, set up to happen on June 7, will certainly be postponed amid concerns over the spread of coronavirus, And according to a declaration from the program’s manufacturing firm. This month. the theater industry announced that Broadway venues would go dark through April 12, and as the pandemic shows no sign of slowing down, and that date is expected to be pushed back to May and June.
Tony Award Productions, the company that puts on the awards show, said on Wednesday. That the new date for the Tonys would be announced when Broadway reopened its doors
The Production company is a joint operation of the Broadway League and the American Theater Wing, The Awards Event is regularly aired on CBS, and while not a rating bonanza, It has proved a reliable draw in a fractured media landscape.
Producers say they are working to come up with another date and They say the health and safety of the Broadway community, including artists and fans, is of the most importance. And They were originally slated for June 7 at Radio City Music Hall.
Broadway Producers have agreed to pay 100 actors, musicians stagehands and other employees for the first few weeks of the industry shut down and It is unclear how eligibility rules for the Tony Awards will change in response to the postponement.
We are looking forward to celebrating Broadway and our industry when it is safe to do so, The Company said in a statement.