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Ariana DeBose to host 2022 Tony Awards

Ariana DeBose to host 2022 Tony Awards

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DeBose, the primary openly-queer lady of color to win an Academy Award in an appearing class, will host the awards reside from New York’s Radio Metropolis Music Corridor on June 12

DeBose, the primary openly-queer lady of color to win an Academy Award in an appearing class, will host the awards reside from New York’s Radio Metropolis Music Corridor on June 12

Oscar winner Ariana DeBose would be the host for the seventy fifth version of the Tony Awards, which honours the most effective of the most effective in American theatre.

DeBose, the primary overtly queer lady of color to win an Academy Award in an appearing class, will host the awards reside from New York’s Radio Metropolis Music Corridor on June 12.

It is a homecoming for the “West Facet Story” star who was nominated for a Tony in 2018 for “Summer season: The Donna Summer season Musical”.

“I am coming house. I am so honored to rejoice 75 years of excellence in theatre, however extra importantly each member of this group who poured themselves into ensuring the lights of Broadway have the chance to shine brightly as soon as once more. This can be a dream come true, and I am excited to see you all on June twelfth,” DeBose mentioned in a press release on the awards official web site.

She began her profession with Broadway debuting in “Carry It On: The Musical in 2011”. She additionally appeared in additional Broadway performs “Motown: The Musical” (2013) and “Pippin” (2014).

Her breakthrough got here in 2015 with Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton”, the place she performed The Bullet, an unique member of the Off Broadway and Broadway productions. She reprised the function within the subsequent Disney+ filmed model.

Heather Hitchens, President and CEO of the American Theatre Wing and Charlotte St. Martin, President of The Broadway League, mentioned they’re wanting ahead to the occasion.

“The seventy fifth Tony Awards celebration is a giant second for all of us within the theatre group, and in Ariana we’ve discovered the proper host to guide this celebration. We will not wait to see Ariana take the stage on June twelfth and dazzle, encourage, and entertain us,” Hitchens mentioned.

“After the final difficult two years there isn’t a one higher to convey the theater group collectively on this vital evening honoring the most effective of Broadway, and share the thrill of reside performing as soon as once more than this terribly proficient artist,” added Jack Sussman, Govt Vice President, Specials, Music, Dwell Occasion and Various Programming, CBS.

The upcoming awards are introduced by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss are government producers for White Cherry Leisure. Weiss will function director.

The occasion will air reside on CBS and can stream reside and on demand on Paramount+.

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