77th Tony Awards 2024 Live Online

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Tony Awards 2024 Live

The Great White Way glitters tonight as the 77th Tony Awards honor the finest achievements in Broadway theatre for the 2023-2024 season! Here’s a rundown of what’s happening:

Date and Location: It’s happening live right now, on Sunday, June 16th, 2024, at the David H. Koch Theater in New York City. The ceremony is also being broadcast on CBS.

77th Tony Awards 2024 Live

Host: Ariana DeBose returns for the third year in a row to lead the festivities.

Awards and Recognition: The night celebrates excellence in acting, directing, design, and more, across plays and musicals. Popular categories include Best Play, Best Musical, Best Actor/Actress in leading and featured roles, and Best Direction.

Frontrunners: This year’s most nominated shows are “Hell’s Kitchen” and “Stereophonic,” each with 13 nods. Other contenders include “Illinoise,” “The Outsiders,” “Suffs,” and “Water for Elephants” in the Best Musical category, while “Stereophonic,” “Jaja’s African Hair Braiding,” “Mary Jane,” “Mother Play,” and “Prayer for the French Republic” vie for Best Play.

Special Honors:

  • Billy Porter is the 2024 recipient of the Isabelle Stevenson Award for his LGBTQIA+ activism.
  • Directors Jack O’Brien and George C. Wolfe receive Special Tony Awards for Lifetime Achievement in Theatre.
  • The Wilma Theater in Philadelphia wins the Regional Theatre Tony Award.
  • CJay Philip, founder of Dance & BMore in Baltimore, Maryland, is awarded the Excellence in Theatre Education Award.

How to Follow Along:

Can’t be there in person? Here’s how to stay tuned:

  • Watch the live broadcast on CBS.
  • Follow the Tony Awards on social media for updates, red carpet glimpses, and acceptance speeches.
  • Check theater news websites and publications for live blogs and post-show analysis.

A Night to Remember:

The Tony Awards are a celebration of artistic expression, talent, and the magic of live theater. As the curtain falls tonight, we’ll know which productions and individuals have earned Broadway’s highest honor.

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