The Tony Awards join a growing list of cultural programs postponed due to coronoviruses. As the news comesIt has the longest darkness in history.
The 74th annual Tony Awards was scheduled to be broadcast live on Sunday, June 7 at CBS from Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The show will be re-released, but a new date will not be set until Broadway reopens, the award show said in a press release on Wednesday.
Broadway TheaterSince March 12, while he was expected to reopen on 13 April, that date seems to be looking at the current state of being shorter and shorter. .
“The health and safety of the Broadway community, artists and fans is extremely important to us,” the press release said. “We look forward to celebrating Broadway and our industry when it is safe to do so.”
Now is new york stateOf which there are more than 17,800 , Governor Andrew Cuomo announced at a press briefing on Wednesday. About 12% of those diagnosed are hospitalized.
“We’re still on the way to the mountain,” Cuomo said. “We have not commissioned the trajectory nor have we hit the Apex.”
A handful of Broadway stars, including “Moulin Rouge!” Star Aaron Tawit, “Come from Away” cast member Chad Kimball, And “Legally Blonde” named Tony Laura Bell Bundy, Tested positive for the virus. on Tuesday, One of America’s greatest playwrights and a Tony Award winner, died of complications from the virus at the age of 81.
Several shows have been held to open this spring, including “Caroline, or Change,” Company, “Six,” “Birthday Candles,” “Mrs. Doutfire” and “Take Me Out”. , “Among others. Some shows have been canceled altogether, including” Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf? “And” Hangman. ”