Ariana DeBose has been named as host of the seventy-fifth Annual Tony Awards.
The West Side Story and Summer: The Donna Summer Musical actress will carry out the duties at the Radio City Music Hall in New York City on Sunday, June 12, 2022.
‘This is a dream come true, and I’m excited to see you all on June 12,’ the star stated in an announcement on Wednesday.
New gig: Ariana DeBose has been named as host of the seventy-fifth Annual Tony Awards. Seen at the Met Gala on Monday
‘I’m coming residence! I’m so honored to have a good time 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 alternative to shine brightly as soon as once more!’ added DeBose.
The seventy-fifth Annual Tony Awards nominations will be introduced on May 9 at 9:00 AM ET on the Tony Awards’ official YouTube web page.
DeBose is finest identified for her efficiency in Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story, for which she obtained Oscar, BAFTA, Critics Choice, and SAG Awards for her star turning position as Anita.
On-stage, DeBose is understood for her position as ‘Disco Donna’ in Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, which earned her a 2018 Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical.
She can dance: DeBose is finest identified for her efficiency in Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story, for which she obtained Oscar, BAFTA, Critics Choice, and SAG Awards for her star turning position as Anita
In 2015, DeBose appeared alongside Lin-Manuel Miranda in the musical Hamilton as a member of the authentic forged in each of the Broadway and off-Broadway productions, in addition to the Emmy Award-profitable movie model that was later launched on Disney+.
After her departure from Hamilton in 2016, DeBose accomplished a run as ‘Jane’ in the authentic Broadway forged of A Bronx Tale.
Her theater credit embodies Leading Player in the Tony Award-winning revival of Pippin, ‘Mary Wilson in Motown The Musical, ‘Nautica’ in Bring It On: The Musical, and ensemble in Stephen Sondheim’s Company.
Winner: DeBose poses along with her Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for West Side Story in the press room throughout the 94th Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood in March
She just lately had a breakout position in Schmigadoon!, and obtained crucial approval for her efficiency in Ryan Murphy’s Netflix adaptation of the hit-Broadway musical The Prom. Next, DeBose will star in Sony Pictures’ Kraven the Hunter; Argyle from Apple, and the house thriller ISS.
Heather Hitchens, President, and CEO of the American Theatre Wing, and Charlotte St. Martin, President of The Broadway League, added, ‘The seventy-fifth Tony Awards celebration is an enormous second for all of us in the theatre group, and in Ariana now we have discovered the excellent host to guide this celebration. We cannot wait to see Ariana take the stage on June twelfth and dazzle, encourage, and entertain us.’
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Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss, govt producers for White Cherry Entertainment, stated, ‘There’s a cause Ariana has been nominated and received so many awards … and you may see why on June twelfth when she is again “home” on a Broadway stage.’
‘We are thrilled to have Ariana DeBose, who has captivated audiences along with her inspirational roles on stage and in movie and tv, host this yr’s Tony Awards,’ stated Jack Sussman, Executive Vice President, Specials, Music, Live Event, and Alternative Programming, CBS.
‘After the final difficult two years there isn’t anyone higher to convey the theater group collectively on this essential night time honoring the better of Broadway, and share the joys of stay performing as soon as once more than this terribly proficient artist.’
The Tony Awards eligibility closing date has been prolonged for the 2021-2022 season to Wednesday, May 4, 2022, for all Broadway productions which meet all different eligibility necessities, it was shared in an announcement.
A restricted variety of tickets to the seventy-fifth Annual Tony Awards will be made out there. Tickets will be out there at www.TonyAwards.com/tickets beginning on Monday, May ninth at 9:00 AM ET / 6:00 AM PT.
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