NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Broadway will now remain closed until June 7.
The Broadway League says the top priority is protecting theatergoers and the thousands of people who work there.READ MORE: Police: Man Stabbed In Head With Machete After Argument At Walmart In Kearny, N.J.
Anyone who has a ticket for a performance before June 7 can contact their point of purchase for an exchange or refund.READ MORE: Some Real Estate Agents Report Surge Of New Yorkers Moving From Manhattan To The Bronx
Broadway was shut down on March 12 and initially was scheduled to reopen the week of April 12.
The runs of at least two Broadway shows that were scheduled to open this spring have been canceled, and several others have been postponed until the fall.MORE NEWS: Reopenings Continue On Broadway As 'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' Resumes Performances
As a result of the shutdown, the Tony Awards, which were scheduled for June 7, have been postponed. The ceremony will be rescheduled at a later date, according to producers.