The 75th Annual Tony Awards kicked off with the official red carpet at New York’s Radio City Music Hall.
Academy Award winner and Tony nominee Ariana DeBose presents The 75th Annual Tony Awardswill be broadcast live coast-to-coast on CBS and streamed live and on-demand on Paramount+, starting at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT.
Top presenters include Andrew Garfield, Laurence Fishburne, Nathan Lane, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Bowen Yang, Jessica Chastain, Bryan Cranston, Jennifer Hudson and, in a rare appearance, both Paris and Prince Jackson, the children of MJ subject Michael Jackson.
The host roster also includes 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, Vanessa Hudgens, 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.
DeBose has confirmed that, in addition to the usual In Memoriam segment, the Tonys will also pay tribute to the swings and understudies that have made this Covid-plagued Broadway season possible.
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