The Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Broadway Theatre or Tony Awards will be held digitally this year amid the pandemic. American Theatre Wing and The Broadway League present this award at an annual ceremony in Midtown Manhattan. The awards are also presented in categories like Special Tony Award, the Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre and the Isabelle Stevenson Award.
Before the pandemic, the award ceremony was scheduled to take place at Radio City Music Hall in NewYork City on June 7. Amid this global health crisis, the foundation also cut shorts for the 2019-2020 Broadway season that they were going to recognise.
CharlotteSt. Martin, President of the Broadway League and Heather Hitchens, President and CEO of the American Theatre Wing issued a joint statement , Though unprecedented events cut the 2019-2020 Broadway season short, it was a year full of extraordinary work that deserves to be recognised. We are thrilled not only to have found a way to properly celebrate our artists’ incredible achievements this season, but also to be able to uplift the entire theatre community and show the world what makes our Broadway family so special at this difficult time. The show must go on, no matter what, and it will.”
The final eligibility requirements will be shortly announced by the T only Awards Administration committee.