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General

When does the Tony Awards ceremony take place?

The 75th Annual Tony Awards will return to the legendary Radio City Music Hall in New York City on Sunday, June 12th, in a four-hour television and streaming event that will be broadcast live coast to coast for the first time.

The celebration will commence at 7:00 – 8:00 PM, ET/4:00 – 5:00 PM, PT with exclusive content streaming only on Paramount+, followed by the presentation of the American Theatre Wing’s 75th Annual Tony Awards from 8:00-11:00 PM, LIVE ET/5:00 – 8:00 PM, LIVE PT on the CBS Television Network, and streaming live and on demand on Paramount+*

Where will the 2022 Tony Awards ceremony take place?

The 75th Annual Tony Awards will return to the legendary Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

Are tickets on sale to the general public?

A limited number of tickets to the 75th Annual Tony Awards will be made available. Tickets will be available at www.TonyAwards.com/tickets starting on Tuesday, May 3rd at 1:00 PM ET

I live on the West Coast. What is the schedule for Tony Night?

The 75th Annual Tony Awards will be broadcast live coast to coast for the first time.

The celebration will commence at 7:00 – 8:00 PM, ET/4:00 – 5:00 PM, PT with exclusive content streaming only on Paramount+, followed by the presentation of the American Theatre Wing’s 75th Annual Tony Awards from 8:00-11:00 PM, LIVE ET/5:00 – 8:00 PM, LIVE PT on the CBS Television Network, and streaming live and on demand on Paramount+*

When will the nominations be announced?

The 75th Annual Tony Award Nominations Announcement will take place Tuesday, May 3 at 1:00 PM ET on the Tony Awards official YouTube channel. A complete list of the 2022 nominations will be available at www.TonyAwards.com immediately following the announcement

How can I be a seat-filler for the Tony Awards ceremony?

While we appreciate the large number of fans who volunteer to serve in this capacity, we are unable to accommodate members of the general public in our pool of seat-fillers. We receive many inquiries about seat-filling, and we are unable to respond to each one of them.

How do I get tickets to nominated shows?

You can follow the links on each show's page on this site to the show's official ticketing website. Or visit Broadway.org, the Broadway League's official on-line headquarters for Broadway information in NYC and across North America.

How can I watch past years' Tony Awards telecasts?

You can preview and purchase video of many recent Tony Awards telecasts on iTunes and Amazon, including individual musical numbers. Get direct links by year here. To watch highlights of Tony Awards telecasts from previous decades, check out the multi-volume "Broadway's Lost Treasures" compilation, available on DVD, which contains classic moments from Tony broadcasts. "Broadway's Lost Treasures" is available on Amazon.com.

Can I attend the Tony Awards Dress Rehearsal?

The Tony Awards dress rehearsal is closed to the general public. There are no tickets available for purchase at this invitation-only event.

RULES, ELIGIBILITY, AND VOTING

What shows are eligible for the 75th Annual Tony Awards?

Legitimate theatrical productions may be eligible for Tony Awards if they officially open on or before the cut-off date established by the Tony Awards Administration Committee in an eligible Broadway theatre and comply with all the rules and regulations that govern the Tony Awards for the season. A show is only eligible in the season when it first opens, no matter how long it runs on Broadway. The 75th annual Tony Awards celebrate excellence of achievement in the 2021-2022 Broadway season. They will be bestowed in 2022 on a date to be announced.

Are Off Broadway shows or touring productions eligible for Tonys?

No. Only Broadway productions that open in designated Broadway theatres in Manhattan are eligible for Tonys.

Who votes for the Tonys?

Tony voters include voting members of The Broadway League and the board of directors and designated members of the advisory committee of the American Theatre Wing, along with members of the governing boards of Actors' Equity Association; the Dramatists Guild; SDC, the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society; United Scenic Artists; and the Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers. Other eligible voters include members of the Theatrical Council of the Casting Society of America and members of the New York Drama Critics Circle and the Tony Awards Nominating Committee. More info...

How are shows and artists nominated for Tony Awards?

The Nominating Committee is made up of a rotating group of approximately 50 theatre professionals who serve for overlapping three-year terms. Committee members are asked to see every new Broadway show. The committee votes on the nominations, which are normally announced in the spring, about six weeks before the awards.

Behind the Scenes and More

Whom are the Tony Awards named for?

The Tony Awards are named for Antoinette Perry (1888-1946), an actress, stage director and philanthropist who was a founder of the American Theatre Wing. She staged the original production of Mary Chase's comedy Harvey. The American Theatre Wing's website contains more information about Antoinette Perry and the history of the Tonys.

Who presents the Tony Awards?

The Tony Awards are presented by Tony Award Productions, a joint venture of two organizations: the The Broadway League, the national trade association for the commercial theatre industry; and the American Theatre Wing, a not-for-profit service organization for both the theatre community and the community at large.

How do I find out about other programs of the American Theatre Wing and The Broadway League?

You may visit the Wing's website at www.AmericanTheatreWing.org, and the League's website at www.BroadwayLeague.com.

How can I get a message to a specific nominee?

Unfortunately, TonyAwards.com cannot forward emails or messages to nominees, nor can we contact them on your behalf. You may send fan letters via regular mail to nominees care of the theatre at which their show is playing, or look for them on social media.

What are the dimensions and shape of the Tony Award?

The Tony Award trophy stands nearly nine and a half inches tall and weighs 3.5 pounds. The award is a circular medallion mounted on an armature, which is in turn affixed to a base.

What does the Tony medallion represent?

The Tony Awards medallion dates to 1949, the third year of the awards. Designed by Herman Rosse, it is a silver disk depicting the masks of comedy and tragedy on one side and the winner's name, the award category, the production, and the year on the reverse.

Do nominees receive anything, even if they don't win a Tony?

Yes. All nominees receive certificates and commemorative pins.