TONY AWARDS SCHEDULE IN DOUBT AS COVID-19 BROADWAY SHUTDOWN TESTS ELIGIBILITY DEADLINES

As of Wednesday, the League, which presents the annual awards ceremony with the American Theatre Wing, had not announced nor confirmed changes to this year’s Tony calendar. CBS has broadcast the Tonys for 42 consecutive years.

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With the Broadway League weighing CDC recommendations for an additional four weeks of dark theaters, the likelihood of this year’s Tony Awards staying on schedule is shrinking daily, if not by the minute. Many theater insiders tell Deadline they are expecting the planned June 7 ceremony at Radio City Music Hall to be postponed – or even scrapped altogether – due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19.

As of Wednesday, the League, which presents the annual awards ceremony with the American Theatre Wing, had not announced nor confirmed changes to this year’s Tony calendar. CBS has broadcast the Tonys for 42 consecutive years.

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