A film’s success is not inferred by the number of awards or by the box office assortment they get. But by the reaction, they get from their audience. There are so many movies and series that may or may not have done well at the box office. However, they achieved the audience’s love, making the star actors famous.
Nowadays, the internet and reels determine real success. However, awards are still considered an important aspect of anyone’s career, It surely adds up to your CV, right?
What Are Tony Awards?
Tony Awards were started in April 1947 which is almost 75years ago. The awards were founded by Brock Pemberton who is a theatre producer and director. The awards are named after actress, producer, and director Antoinette Perry.
Is This Award Show Famous?
Apparently yes. Tony Awards is considered a milestone if won by a person. It is included in the abbreviation EGOT which classifies as Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony. People who have won all four awards once are designated under EGOT.
Philip Michael Thomas was the person who created the term. He had a desire to win these awards.
Who Hosted This Year?
This year the awards were hosted by Ariana DeBose.
She is an American actress, dancer, and singer. She has been seen in the films like Company (2011), Seaside (2018), Hamilton (2020), and West Side Story (2021). Despite this, she has been a theatre artist at heart and has in Hairspray and Company and 2011, Bring it on in 2011 and 2012, Motown: The Musical (2013), Les Miserables (2015), A Bronx Tale (2016), and Summer: The Dona Summer Musical in 2017 and 2018.
She has also participated in So You Think You Can Dance in 2009 and hosted the shows like Saturday Night Live.
Ariana DeBose has won many awards like the British Academy Film Award, Golden Globe Award, Academy Award, and Tony Award. She has also won awards for theatre including Chita Rivera Awards.
Ariana DeBose has also won Critic’s Choice Awards, Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards, Detroit Film Critics Society Awards, and many more.
Where To Watch?
The Tony Awards were streamed live. And, now are available to be watched online on Paramount+ or any CBS local channel.
Records Made In 2022
In Tony Awards, Michael R. Jackson became the first African American person to win a Tony for Best Book of Musical 2008.
Furthermore, after winning Best Producer for A Strange Loop, Jennifer Hudson became the 17th person to get EGOT.