On June 21, the Broadway League announced that audiences will no longer be required to wear a mask starting July 1. CNBC reports that NYC's 41 Broadway theaters will institute a "mask optional" policy, though they are still encouraged. Monthly re-evaluations will be implemented as health data is made available. "Millions of people enjoyed the unique magic of Broadway by watching the 75th Tony Award Ceremony recently." Charlotte St. Martin, president of the Broadway League, via press release. "Millions more have experienced Broadway LIVE in theatres in New York City and throughout the U.S., since we reopened last fall."