Who Hosted The Tony Awards 2022? Know It Here!


Are you excited about the Tony Awards 2022? Do you know who hosted the Tony awards 2022, and where can you watch the Tony awards ceremony?

Tony Awards is one of the most prestigious awards shows that represents various Broadway plays and musicals. The award ceremony primarily focuses on acknowledging the theatrical achievements in the Broadway space. Other than presenting awards, the Tony Awards ceremony also presents various performances from multiple Broadway musicals and plays.

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Let’s see who hosted the Tony Awards 2022, and what were the multiple performances for the 75th installment of the Tony Awards.

Who Was The Host Of The 75th Tony Awards?

Who Hosted The Tony Awards 2022

The 75th installment of the Tony Awards was held in Radio City Music Hall located in New York City. The show presented multiple awards for various plays and musicals.

Let’s take a look at who hosted the Tony Awards 2022, who were the award presenters, and what were the categories for which awards were presented. 

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Tony Awards Categories | Who Hosted The Tony Awards 2022?

Who Hosted The Tony Awards 2022

Each of the below-mentioned categories is further divided into plays and musicals.

Categories for MusicalsCategories for Plays
Best New MusicalBest New Play
Best Musical RevivalBest Play Revival
Best Direction of a MusicalBest Direction of a Play
Leading Actor in a MusicalLeading Actor in a Play
Leading Actress in a MusicalLeading Actress in a Play
Featured Actor in a MusicalFeatured Actor in a Play
Featured Actress in a MusicalFeatured Actress in a Play
Best Scenic Design of a MusicalBest Scenic Design of a Play
Best Costume Design of a MusicalBest Costume Design of a Play
Best Lighting Design of a MusicalBest Lighting Design of a Play
Best Sound Design of a MusicalBest Sound Design of a Play

Individual Tony Awards Categories

  • Best Original Score
  • Best Book of a Musical
  • Best Choreography
  • Best Orchestrations
  • Excellence In Theatre
  • Special Tony Award
  • Isabelle Stevenson Award
  • Tony Lifetime Achievement 
  • Regional Theatre Award
  • Theatre Education

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How To Watch Tony Awards 2022?

The 75th installment of the Tony Awards is supposed to be available for streaming on two platforms. Currently, you can stream the whole Tony awards on Paramount+ and the official CBS Network website.

The awards ceremony was also live telecasted for the first time across the west coast. The awards ceremony snippets are also available on multiple YouTube channels. You can see the whole ceremony as well as the pre-show on the Paramount Plus platform, while you can watch the main three-hour show on the CBS Network website. It is notable that the whole show will not be available on the CBS Network website. Let’s see who hosted the Tony Awards 2022.

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Who Hosted The Tony Awards 2022? 

Who Hosted The Tony Awards 2022

Do you know who hosted the Tony Awards 2022 ceremony? It was officially announced in early May that actress Ariana DeBose will be hosting the 75th Tony Awards ceremony.

Ariana DeBose was nominated during the 2018 Tony Awards for her role in the Summer: The Donna Summer Musical and is also one of the original casts of the show Hamilton. The actress stated that she was proud to represent 75 years of cultural excellence. She also said she was grateful for all the people who have been working in the theatre industry and for their respective contributions.

Other than Ariana DeBose, the platform Paramount+ also aired a pre-ceremony show called The Tony Awards: Act One, and it was hosted by the Emmy-winning pair Darren Criss and Julianne Hough.

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Who Hosted The Tony Awards 2022 | Presenters & Performances

Who Hosted The Tony Awards 2022

These are all the presenters who presented awards to the winners during the 75th Tony Awards 2022.

Utkarsh AmbudkarSkylar AstinZach Braff
Danielle BrooksDanny BursteinLen Cariou
RuPaul CharlesJessica ChastainLilli Cooper
Bryan CranstonWilson CruzColman Domingo
Anthony EdwardsCynthia ErivoRaúl Esparza
Laurence FishburneAndrew GarfieldRenée Elise Goldsberry
Tony GoldwynDavid Alan GrierVanessa Hudgens
Jennifer HudsonParis JacksonPrince Jackson
Samuel L. JacksonNathan LaneTelly Leung
Judith LightJosh LucasGaten Matarazzo
Ruthie Ann MilesPatina MillerLin-Manuel Miranda
Bebe NeuwirthKelli O’HaraSarah Paulson
Bernadette PetersJeremy PopeBilly Porter
LaTanya RichardsonChita RiveraTony Shalhoub
Phillipa SooSarah SilvermanGeorge Takei
Aaron TveitAdrienne WarrenPatrick Wilson
Bowen Yang

Mentioned below are all the performances presented by various casts of nominated plays and musicals during the 75th Tony Awards ceremony.

Intermission Song and TodayThe cast of A Strange Loop
CompanyThe cast of Company
Like a Rolling Stone and Pressing OnThe cast of Girl from the North Country
Smooth CriminalThe cast of MJ
A Little JoyThe cast of Mr. Saturday Night
Seventy-Six TrombonesThe cast of The Music Man
Paradise Square and Let It BurnThe cast of Paradise Square
Ex-Wives and SixThe cast of Six
Children Will Listen (Into the Woods)Bernadette Peters (a tribute to Stephen Sondheim)
Mame (Mame)New York City Gay Men’s Chorus (a tribute to Angela Lansbury)
On the Street Where You Live (My Fair Lady)Billy Porter (In Memoriam tribute)
Touch MeThe 2007 cast of Spring Awakening

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Final Words

We hope now you know who hosted the Tony Awards 2022. Tony Awards are held every year in June, however, due to the pandemic, the Awards ceremony was canceled for the past two years. We hope you liked our read on who hosted the Tony Awards 2022.

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Garima Yadav
Garima Yadav
Garima is a self-certified over-thinker, who loves to explore herself through words. She is an ambivert person finding various ways to express herself, be it through words or colors. Not an idealist by any means, she usually weaves her poems and art around human emotions, gender equity, and mental health. Also a compulsive daydreamer, she loves to seek inspiration from her thoughts and wishes to continue being a creator.


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