Beijing News (reporter Liu Zhen) on March 25 local time, the Organizing Committee of Tony Awards announced through its official website that the 74th Tony Awards ceremony, which was originally scheduled to be held on June 7 at the Radio City Concert Hall in New York City and broadcast live through CBS, would be postponed. The new date will be determined according to the reopening date of Broadway.
The health and safety of the Broadway community, artists and audiences is critical to us, said a statement from the American Theatre alliance. Once Broadway is open again, we will announce new dates and other information So far, the two most important awards in the theatre industry, Oliver and Tony, have all been postponed.
It is understood that the deadline for applying for the Tony Award is April 23, which means that new works need to be performed before this date to be eligible for nomination, and it is planned to officially announce the nomination list on April 28, but according to the current local government directive, all Broadway theaters are required to close before April 12, and can be reopened on April 13. As of Wednesday, 100 Lao Hui Union has not updated the latest information about the opening time of the theatre.
The Tony Awards, established in 1947, are regarded as the highest awards for American drama and musicals. There are 24 permanent awards. The awards ceremony is held in June every year and broadcast by CBS.
Source: responsible editor of Beijing News: Li siou nbj11322