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2020 Tony Awards - Complete Guide

When Will the 2020 Tony Awards Ceremony Take Place? Photo
by BWW News Desk - November 17, 2020
When announcements about the 2020 Tony Awards began earlier in the fall, buzz circulated that The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing were looking to hold the event before the end of the year. Now the timeline remains unclear....
BWW Exclusive: Listen to Tracks from All Five Tony Nominees for Best Original Score Photo
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2020
2020 has proven to be an exceptional year for the Tony Awards and the nominees in the category of Best Original Score are equally exceptional. In a category usually dominated by musical scores, all five nominees in the category come from plays....
Everything We Know So Far About the 2020 Tony Awards Photo
by BWW News Desk - October 25, 2020
The lights of Broadway will remain dark for the rest of 2020, but the year will not pass without a celebration of all that happened before the shutdown. The Tony Awards, Broadway's most beloved tradition, will be different in its 74th year and we're breaking down exactly what we know so far......
2020 Tony Awards Nominations - Show by Show! Photo
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2020
Earlier today, Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart announced the nominees from eighteen plays and musicals. Now we're taking a closer look at how each show fared individually....
2020 Tony Awards - The Nominees React! Photo
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2020
Earlier today, Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart announced the nominees for the 2020 Tony Awards and BroadwayWorld will be bringing you their reactions all day. Be sure to check back later for updates...
SLAVE PLAY Becomes Most Tony-Nominated Play Ever Photo
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2020
This morning, Jeremy O. Harris' Slave Play made Tonys history as the most Tony-nominated play ever, with twelve nominations. Following close behind is The Inheritance, with eleven nominations. ...
Will Aaron Tveit Automatically Win a Tony Award? Photo
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2020
Tonys time is here and this morning's announcement has left one question on the minds of theatre lovers everywhere. Will Aaron Tveit automatically win a Tony Award? The Moulin Rouge! star earned his first nomination this morning as the only person in his category- Best Performance by a Leading Actor...
2020 Tony Awards Nominees - Jagged Little Pill Leads with 15 Noms! Photo
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2020
Tony time is here at last! Earlier today, Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart announced the nominations for the 2020 Tony Awards, which included work from eighteen eligible shows- all of which opened before Broadway shutdown on March 12. Check out the nominees and follow us throughout the day fo...
VIDEO: James Monroe Iglehart Announces the 2020 Tony Nominations- Live at 12pm! Photo
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2020
Everything's coming up Tonys! At 12pm ET today, October 15, James Monroe Iglehart (Aladdin, Hamilton) will announce the 74th Annual Tony Awards nominations. Tune in right here at noon and follow us throughout the day for even more exclusive coverage....
Tune in Tomorrow for the 2020 Tony Awards Nominations! Photo
by BWW News Desk - October 14, 2020
It's Tonys time! The 2020 Tony nominations will be announced on October 15 by Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart. A date for the ceremony has not been set, but it will likely happen in early December....
Breaking: Tony Nominations Coming Next Week; Sets Digital Ceremony for Early December Photo
by BWW News Desk - October 08, 2020
It's Tonys time! The 2020 Tony nominations will be announced on October 15 by Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart. A date for the ceremony has not been set, but it will likely happen in early December....
Industry Editor Exclusive: Behind the Unusual Tonys Race for Best Score Photo
by Cara Joy David - September 04, 2020
As readers know by now, the 2020 Tony Awards are going ahead based on a severely abbreviated season. Many were hoping there would be elimination and/or combination of categories to make them more competitive, but that announcement did not come as of the season’s final Tony Awards Administration Comm...
Breaking: Eligibility Announced for The 2020 Tony Awards Photo
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2020
The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on August 27, 2020 to confirm the eligibility status of three Broadway productions for the 2020 Tony Awards®. This was the final time the Tony Awards Administration Committee met during the 2019-2020 season to decide the eligibility for the 74th Annual To...
Which Shows Will Be Eligible for 2020 Tony Awards? Photo
by BWW News Desk - August 24, 2020
Though final eligibility determinations have not yet been announced, word from industry insiders is that the cutoff will be February 19, 2020- meaning that two shows that opened before the Broadway shutdown will not be considered for nominations- Girl From the North Country and West Side Story. What...
Breaking: The Tony Awards Will Air Digitally This Fall Photo
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2020
Ready or not, here comes Tony! Tony Award Productions announced today that they will present the American Theatre Winga??s 74th Annual Tony Awards digitally this fall. Final eligibility determinations will be made by the Tony Awards Administration Committee in the coming days. Additional information...
VIDEO: Tony Awards Tributes! HADESTOWN Takes the Tonys Way Down Photo
by Alexa Criscitiello - June 01, 2020
Check out Tony-winner Andre De Shields, Tony-nominees Patrick Page, Eva Noblezada, and Amber Grey, and star Reeve Carney bringing the 2019 Tonys way down to Rachel Chavkin's Tony Award-winning world of Anais Mitchell's Hadestown!...
Video Flashback: ANGELS IN AMERICA Begins Its Great Work on Broadway Photo
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 04, 2020
Today we're celebrating the groundbreaking original production of Tony Kushner's Angels in America, which began its great work on Broadway on this day in 1993. ...
Updated: Which 2020 Theatre Awards Are On? The Full List! Photo
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2020
While the theatre community continues to adjust to a spring without Broadway, what would have been the 2020 Awards season approaches... with some major adjustments already in place. Which ceremonies will go on (digitally) and which have postponed or canceled entirely? We've got the full list!...
Breaking: 2020 Tony Awards Ceremony Has Been Postponed Photo
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2020
BroadwayWorld has just learned that the 74th Annual Tony Awards, scheduled to air live on the CBS Television Network on Sunday, June 7th from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, will be postponed and rescheduled at a later date, in coordination with our broadcast partner. The health and safety o...
Event Calendar Revealed for 74th Annual Tony Awards! Photo
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2020
The American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards have announced the calendar for the 2019-2020 season. The Tony Awards, which honors theatre professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway, has been broadcast on CBS since 1978. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American The...
Tony Awards Administration Committee Makes Eligibility Rulings for TINA, JAGGED LITTL Photo
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2020
Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the second time this season and confirmed the eligibility status of eleven Broadway productions for the 2020 American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards. The Tony Awards Administration Committee will meet a total of four times throughout the 2019-2020 seaso...
Breaking: Tony Awards Administration Committee Determines Eligibility for MOULIN ROUG Photo
by BWW News Desk - October 24, 2019
Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the first time this season and confirmed the eligibility status of six Broadway productions for the 2020 American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards®. The Tony Awards Administration Committee will meet a total of four times throughout the 2019-2020 season t...
2020 Theatre World Awards Set for June 1 Photo
by BWW News Desk - September 26, 2019
Save the Date! The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors, Dale Badway, President, has announced, today, the 76th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony will take place on Monday evening, June 1, 2020 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Circle in the Square Theatre (1633 Broadway)....
Breaking: 74th Annual Tony Awards Book a Date at Radio City Music Hall for 2020 Cerem Photo
by BWW News Desk - September 19, 2019
The Tony Awards announced today that they will return to the legendary Radio City Music Hall in New York City, for the 74th Annual Tony Awards, on Sunday, June 7, 2020. The American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards are presented by the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The televised awards sh...