It's official - looking at Jan 3 2021 at best now........yikes. So you had a Drama Desk season and not a Tony one in 2020.......hmmmmmm
Broadway theaters abruptly closed on March 12, knocking out all shows — including 16 that were still scheduled to open — and postponing indefinitely the Tony Award schedule. Producers, citing health and city authorities, previously extended the shutdown to June 7 and then again to Sept. 6.
I was gonna ask this in the Film/TV/Stage thread - Which actor got hurt the worst by Broadway's shut down?
Awardswise, Lois Smith who won the Drama Desk might've won a Tony (she's a 2x nominee and turns 90 this year!) - David Alan Grier got his first Drama Desk nom for A Soldier's Story, 3x Tony nominee. And the actual work - a few plays aren't even saying "postponed" for now but canceled - Metcalf Virginia Woolf, and McDonagh's Hangmen with Dan Stevens that only had a few preview perfs. At least American Buffalo set a new date for next year...
Most of these aren't Broadway but Timothée Chalamet and Eileen Atkins......... 4000 Miles got axed in London and that would have been prepping a Broadway run next season - now I think it might be dead and Atkins doesn't have a Tony and Chestameh (thank you, thank you very much!) wanted the Broadway credit and now may look to something else to get it.
James McAvoy didn't get to make his NYC debut at BAM for Cyrano which may win him an Olivier (rescheduled to Fall) - that's his 4th nomination.......that's a bunch......he's never won.
Tracy Letts' The Minutes on Broadway in 2021 now like Buffalo. Armie Hammer has "the" role apparently, Letts who's already won for his acting is in the cast too.
Laura Linney might have missed a Tony nod for My Name is Lucy Barton
.................and the GOAT - Huppert - who had The Glass Menagerie yanked after starting previews I guess (review below)......and her continuing world tour of Mary Said What She Said is currently held up and is apparently one of her greatest triumphs..........the mind boggles.
How heartbreaking then that, just a few days into the seven-week run, the theatre announced that it – and the remainder of its spring season – was to be cancelled as the Coronavirus epidemic tightened its grip on the country. And how disappointing that thousands of theatregoers would be denied the rare privilege of watching, live on the vast Odéon stage, one of the great actors of our time going about her craft.