The 74th Annual Tony Awards, scheduled to take place on June 7, will be postponed amid concerns over the spread of coronavirus, according to a statement coming from the show’s production company.
The event, which honors the year’s best theater as well as also Broadway productions, was set to take place at Radio City Music Hall in brand-new York City, which, as of Wednesday, has more than 17,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus.
“The health as well as also safety of the Broadway community, artists as well as also fans will be of the utmost importance to us,” the statement coming from Tony Award Productions said.
A brand-new date for the show has not been set nevertheless the decision will be made “in coordination” with broadcast partner CBS, according to the statement.
“We will announce brand-new dates as well as also additional information once Broadway opens again,” the statement added. “We are looking forward to celebrating Broadway as well as also our industry when This particular will be safe to do so.”
The Tonys joins an ever-growing list of shows as well as also events being rescheduled amid the pandemic.
More are expected as the timetable for relief continues to be uncertain.