This year’s Tonys won’t be televised on June 11 after the Writers Guild of America denied a request for a strike waiver from the show’s producers.
The Tonys management committee will meet on Monday to decide next steps.
A source confirmed earlier today that the waiver request was filed with the WGA earlier this week.
Ariana DeBose was set to return as host but it is believed she’ll cancel if the strike is still on.
The Tonys were scheduled to take place at the United Palace in New York’s Washington Heights. The ceremony was to start at 8 p.m. ET and air live on CBS, as well as the streaming service Paramount+.
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