BREAKING NEWS: Broadway’s Biggest Night will still be happening. However on one condition. Due to on going COVID-19 safety protocols, there will NOT be any of the popular posts-ceremony after parties following this year’s Tony Awards.
All ticketholders attending the Tony this year were given a message from both The Broadway League and American Theatre Wing. Both these organizations that present the annual event celebrating the best of the Broadway season were told that the city of New York did NOT grant them a permit to host the party that is held immediately after the ceremony where all nominees, winners, and the community comes together to celebrate. It will only be the full 4 hour extravaganza.
The 74th Annual Tony Awards will be coming to you this year from Broadway’s legendary Winter Garden Theatre. It will be done in 2 parts. The first 2 hours beginning at 7pm on Paramount+ will be the actual ceremony presenting all the major Awards hosted by 6 time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald. From there at 9pm EST, the celebration will continue on the Tonys traditional live airing station of CBS with a full 2 hour concert special entitled BROADWAY’S BACK. Hosted by Leslie Odom Jr., it will feature Live Performances from the 3 shows nominated for BEST MUSICAL (consisting of Jagged Little Pill, Moulin Rouge, and Tina). This edition will also present the 3 winning TOP PRIZE shows for BEST REVIVAL OF A PLAY, BEST PLAY, and of course BEST MUSICAL.