As far as awards shows go, the Tony Awards has a capital on ceremonies that entertain. If you've never seen the Tony Awards before, they typically open with a musical number of the host's creation, then pivot to the awards portion. The 75th Annual Tony Awards will take place on June 12, 2022, with plenty of fun musical numbers and wins to celebrate.
How can you watch the 2022 Tony Awards? Read on for everything we know about this year's ceremony.
There are a few ways to watch the 2022 Tony Awards.
Similar to previous years, the Tony Awards will be separated into two sections. The first part, per Deadline, will be called The Tony Awards: Act One, and will be exclusively streamed through Paramount Plus at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT for an hour. The segment will be hosted by Darren Criss (Glee) and Julianne Hough (Dancing With the Stars).
The second half of the ceremony will be the traditional Tony Awards coverage, with a grand opening number and awards throughout the evening. Oscar winner and Tony Award nominee Ariana DeBose will officially host the 75th Annual Tony Awards, which airs live from Radio City Music Hall at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.
Presenters for this year's awards ceremony include stage and screen legends such as Andrew Garfield, Laurence Fishburne, Nathan Lane, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Bowen Yang, Jessica Chastain, Bryan Cranston and Jennifer Hudson.
Jennifer Hudson is one Tony win away from achieving the widely coveted EGOT status (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony). Also joining the presenters will be Paris and Prince Jackson, the children of Michael Jackson, to honor the jukebox musical A Strange Loop, which uses their father's music.
Per Deadline, additional presenters for the evening include: Josh Lucas, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Skylar Astin, Zach Braff, Danielle Brooks, Danny Burstein, Len Cariou, RuPaul Charles, Lilli Cooper, Wilson Cruz, Colman Domingo, Anthony Edwards, Cynthia Erivo, Raúl Esparza, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Tony Goldwyn, David Alan Grier, and Vanessa Hudgens.
As if that weren't enough presenters, the final roundup includes: Bebe Neuwirth, Kelli O’Hara, Sarah Paulson, Bernadette Peters, Jeremy Pope, Billy Porter, LaTanya Richardson, Chita Rivera, Tony Shalhoub, Phillipa Soo, Sarah Silverman, George Takei, Aaron Tveit, Adrienne Warren and Patrick Wilson.
Ariana DeBose has confirmed that in addition to the typical In Memorium segment, the Tony Awards will include a tribute to the swings and understudies who worked tirelessly to make this Broadway season possible.
If you're interested in checking out the nominees ahead of time, TonyAwards.com has a running list. Fans are thrilled for the Tony Awards tradition to continue. Congratulations to all the nominees and performers!
The 75th Annual Tony Awards will take place Sunday, June 12, 2022, starting at 7 p.m. ET on Paramount+ and 8 p.m. ET on CBS.