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Tony Awards 2020 Joins List of Major Events Postponed Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

The 74th annual prizegiving, which honors the actors and crews behind top Broadway shows, was initially scheduled to take place at the Radio City Music Hall in New York on June 7.

AceShowbiz -The 74th annual Tony Awards has become the latest major prizegiving to be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The event, which honours the actors and crews behind the top Broadway shows, was scheduled for June 7 at the Radio City Music Hall in New York.

“The health and safety of the Broadway community, artists and fans is of the utmost importance to us,” representatives from the Broadway League, the American Theater Wing said in a statement. “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.”

The Great White Way was forced into a shut down on March 12 and Tony-worthy shows like “Hangmen” and “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” have already been officially cancelled.

The Olivier Awards and the Billboard Music Awards are among the major prizegivings that have been cancelled or postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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