Tony Awards Productions introduced Wednesday that the Tony Awards 2020 have been postponed. The occasion had been scheduled to air reside on CBS on June 7.
"We’ll announce new dates and extra info as soon as Broadway reopens," the assertion learn.
The Tony Awards are the most recent in a sequence of occasions canceled or postponed as a result of warning surrounding the unfold of the brand new coronavirus. Austin, Texas canceled the South by Southwest Movie Pageant. Coachella, the Tribeca Movie Pageant, the Cannes Movie Pageant and extra postponed their occasions.
The Tony Awards honor the very best on the earth of theater every year. At present, Broadway exhibits are on hiatus and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued residence keep orders for the state. The Tonys was reportedly held at Radio Metropolis Music Corridor in New York Metropolis.
"The well being and security of the Broadway neighborhood, artists and followers are of utmost significance to us," the assertion learn. "We look ahead to celebrating Broadway and our business when it’s secure to take action."