Emmy Award Winners Darren Criss and Julianne Hough Will Host
“The Tony Awards: Act One,” an Hour of Exclusive Content Live on Paramount+
Academy Award Winner and Tony Award Nominee Ariana DeBose Then Hosts
“The 75th Annual Tony Awards” Immediately Following, on CBS and Paramount+
The biggest stars from stage and screen are set to take the stage on Sunday, June 12, with a four-hour live event from the legendary Radio City Music Hall in New York City. THE TONY AWARDS: ACT ONE kicks off the evening with an hour of exclusive content streaming live on Paramount+* (from 7:00-8:00 PM, ET/4:00-5:00 PM, PT), followed by THE 75TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS airing live coast-to-coast (8:00-11:00 PM, LIVE ET/5:00-8:00 PM, LIVE PT) on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on-demand on Paramount+*.
The evening will commemorate Tony Awards history and celebrate 75 years of Broadway excellence. The talented lineup of stars includes Utkarsh Ambudkar, Skylar Astin, Zach Braff, Danielle Brooks, Danny Burstein, Len Cariou, RuPaul Charles, Jessica Chastain, Lilli Cooper, Bryan Cranston, Wilson Cruz, Colman Domingo, Anthony Edwards, Cynthia Erivo, Raúl Esparza, Laurence Fishburne, Andrew Garfield, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Tony Goldwyn, David Alan Grier, Vanessa Hudgens, Jennifer Hudson, Paris Jackson, Prince Jackson, Samuel L Jackson, Nathan Lane, Telly Leung, Judith Light, Josh Lucas, Gaten Matarazzo, Ruthie Ann Miles, Patina Miller, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Bebe Neuwirth, Kelli O’Hara, Sarah Paulson, Bernadette Peters, Jeremy Pope, Billy Porter, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Chita Rivera, Tony Shalhoub, Phillipa Soo, Sarah Silverman, George Takei, Aaron Tveit, Adrienne Warren, Patrick Wilson, and Bowen Yang.
Emmy Award winners Darren Criss and Julianne Hough will co-host THE TONY AWARDS: ACT ONE, an hour of exclusive content streaming live only on Paramount+*, Sunday, June 12 (7:00-8:00 PM, ET/4:00-5:00 PM, PT), prior to the live broadcast of the Tony Awards on CBS. Criss and Hough will kick off the evening celebrating the 2022 Tony Awards, which includes exciting performances and bestowing multiple honors throughout the hour.
Immediately following, Academy Award winner and Tony nominee Ariana DeBose will host THE 75TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS, airing live coast-to-coast (8:00-11:00 PM, LIVE ET/5:00-8:00 PM, LIVE PT) on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on-demand on Paramount+*.
The 75th Tony’s television event will recognize all the award categories and honor the incredible artistry of the 2021-2022 season. The Tony Awards, which honor theater professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway, are presented by the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing and have been broadcast on CBS since 1978.
The Tony Awards are produced in collaboration with Tony Award Productions, a joint venture of the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, and White Cherry Entertainment. Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss are executive producers for White Cherry Entertainment. Weiss will serve as a director.