75th Tony Awards
The 75th Tony Awards were held on June 12, 2022, to recognize achievement in Broadway productions during the 2021–22 season. The ceremony was held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, and was broadcast in two separate parts on CBS and Paramount+. Ariana DeBose served as host of the main ceremony, while Darren Criss and Julianne Hough hosted the hour-long preshow. This is the first ceremony in Tony Awards history that aired live in all U.S. time zones.
|75th Tony Awards|
|Date||June 12, 2022|
|Venue||Radio City Music Hall|
|Hosted by||Ariana DeBose|
Darren Criss and Julianne Hough (preshow)
|Most awards||Company and The Lehman Trilogy (5)|
|Most nominations||A Strange Loop (11)|
|Produced by||Ricky Kirshner|
|Directed by||Glenn Weiss|
The most winning productions of the season were the new play The Lehman Trilogy, which won five awards, including Best Play, and the revival of Stephen Sondheim’s musical Company, which also won five awards, including Best Revival of a Musical. The Pulitzer Prize-winning musical A Strange Loop was the most-nominated show of the season, with 11 nominations, and won Best Musical, becoming the first Best Musical winner to win only two awards total since 42nd Street (1981).
With her nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical in A Strange Loop, L Morgan Lee became the first openly transgender person to be nominated for a Tony. Additionally, with her win as a lead producer of A Strange Loop, Jennifer Hudson became the seventeenth person to become an EGOT winner.