Washington [US], April 23 (ANI): The Tony Award nominations announcement has been postponed by a few week.
In response to Deadline, together with the announcement delay, the producers have additionally prolonged the award eligibility by every week, as a consequence of “the challenges that Broadway has confronted in latest weeks”.
The challenges are in reference to the uptick in COVID-19 circumstances that crammed numerous reveals right into a single month.
The nominations will now be introduced on Monday, Might 9, and eligibility for reveals opening within the 2021-22 season has been prolonged to Wednesday, Might 4, as per The Hollywood Reporter.
Initially, the eligibility window was to have closed on April 28, with nominations introduced on Might 3.
The nominations announcement will now happen at 9 am ET/6 am PT, on Might 9, on the Tony Awards’ official YouTube web page.
The nomination delays haven’t impacted the ceremony date. The seventy fifth annual Tony Awards broadcast can be held on its scheduled day which is Sunday, June 12, from Radio Metropolis Music Corridor and can air reside on CBS and Paramount plus. (ANI)