This is a list of Tony Awards ceremonies.[1][2][3]

This list is current as of the 75th Tony Awards ceremony held on June 12, 2022.



U.S. network Years
ABC 1967
NBC 1968–1970
ABC 1971–1977
CBS 1978–2026
Paramount+ 2021–


Ceremony Date Best Musical Best Play Host(s) Location Network(s) U.S. viewers
1st April 6, 1947 Brock Pemberton Waldorf Astoria New York WOR, Mutual
2nd March 28, 1948 Mister Roberts Bert Lytell, Hiram Sherman, Harry Hirshfield
3rd April 24, 1949 Kiss Me, Kate Death of a Salesman Brock Pemberton, James Sauter
4th April 9, 1950 South Pacific The Cocktail Party no formal host
5th March 25, 1951 Guys and Dolls The Rose Tattoo James Sauter
6th March 30, 1952 The King and I The Fourposter Helen Hayes
7th March 29, 1953 Wonderful Town The Crucible Faye Emerson NBC radio
8th March 28, 1954 Kismet The Teahouse of the August Moon James Sauter Plaza Hotel NBC
9th March 27, 1955 The Pajama Game The Desperate Hours Helen Hayes
10th April 1, 1956 Damn Yankees The Diary of Anne Frank Jack Carter DuMont
11th April 21, 1957 My Fair Lady Long Day's Journey into Night Bud Collyer Waldorf Astoria New York none
12th April 13, 1958 The Music Man Sunrise at Campobello
13th April 12, 1959 Redhead J.B. WCBS-TV
14th April 24, 1960 Fiorello! / The Sound of Music The Miracle Worker Eddie Albert Hotel Astor
15th April 16, 1961 Bye Bye Birdie Becket Phil Silvers Waldorf Astoria New York
16th April 29, 1962 How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying A Man for All Seasons Ray Bolger, Robert Preston
17th April 28, 1963 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Abe Burrows, Robert Morse Hotel Americana WWOR-TV
18th May 24, 1964 Hello, Dolly! Luther Sidney Blackmer New York Hilton Midtown
19th June 13, 1965 Fiddler on the Roof The Subject Was Roses Tom Bosley, José Ferrer, Van Johnson Hotel Astor
20th June 16, 1966 Man of La Mancha Marat/Sade George Abbott, Ginger Rogers Rainbow Room, Rockefeller Center CBS (radio)
21st March 26, 1967 Cabaret The Homecoming Mary Martin, Robert Preston Shubert Theatre ABC
22nd April 21, 1968 Hallelujah, Baby! Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead Angela Lansbury, Peter Ustinov NBC
23rd April 20, 1969 1776 The Great White Hope Diahann Carroll, Alan King Mark Hellinger Theatre
24th April 19, 1970 Applause Borstal Boy Julie Andrews, Shirley MacLaine, Walter Matthau
25th March 28, 1971 Company Sleuth Lauren Bacall, Angela Lansbury, Anthony Quayle, Anthony Quinn Palace Theatre ABC
26th April 23, 1972 Two Gentlemen of Verona Sticks and Bones Henry Fonda, Deborah Kerr, Peter Ustinov The Broadway Theatre
27th March 25, 1973 A Little Night Music That Championship Season Rex Harrison, Celeste Holm Imperial Theatre
28th April 21, 1974 Raisin The River Niger Peter Falk, Florence Henderson, Robert Preston, Cicely Tyson Shubert Theatre 20.0[4]
29th April 20, 1975 The Wiz Equus Larry Blyden, George S. Irving, Larry Kert,
Carol Lawrence, Michele Lee, Bernadette Peters, Bobby Van
Winter Garden Theatre 17.9[4]
30th April 18, 1976 A Chorus Line Travesties Eddie Albert, Richard Burton, Jane Fonda, Diana Rigg, George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere Shubert Theatre 16.0[4]
31st June 5, 1977 Annie The Shadow Box Jack Albertson, Bea Arthur, Buddy Ebsen, Damon Evans, Jean Stapleton, Leslie Uggams
32nd June 4, 1978 Ain't Misbehavin' Da no formal host CBS
33rd June 3, 1979 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street The Elephant Man Jane Alexander, Henry Fonda, Liv Ullmann
34th June 8, 1980 Evita Children of a Lesser God Mary Tyler Moore, Jason Robards Mark Hellinger Theatre
35th June 7, 1981 42nd Street Amadeus Ellen Burstyn, Richard Chamberlain
36th June 6, 1982 Nine The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby Tony Randall Imperial Theatre
37th June 5, 1983 Cats Torch Song Trilogy Richard Burton, Lena Horne, Jack Lemmon Gershwin Theatre
38th June 3, 1984 La Cage aux Folles The Real Thing Julie Andrews, Robert Preston
39th June 2, 1985 Big River Biloxi Blues no formal host Shubert Theatre
40th June 1, 1986 The Mystery of Edwin Drood I'm Not Rappaport Minskoff Theatre
41st June 7, 1987 Les Misérables Fences Angela Lansbury Mark Hellinger Theatre
42nd June 5, 1988 The Phantom of the Opera M. Butterfly Minskoff Theatre 12.1[4]
43rd June 4, 1989 Jerome Robbins' Broadway The Heidi Chronicles Lunt-Fontanne Theatre 12.3[4]
44th June 3, 1990 City of Angels The Grapes of Wrath Kathleen Turner 10.1[4]
45th June 2, 1991 The Will Rogers Follies Lost in Yonkers Julie Andrews, Jeremy Irons Minskoff Theatre 12.2[4]
46th May 31, 1992 Crazy for You Dancing at Lughnasa Glenn Close Gershwin Theatre 11.7[4]
47th June 6, 1993 Kiss of the Spider Woman Angels in America: Millennium Approaches Liza Minnelli 11.1[4]
48th June 12, 1994 Passion Angels in America: Perestroika Anthony Hopkins, Amy Irving 10.4[4]
49th June 4, 1995 Sunset Boulevard Love! Valour! Compassion! Nathan Lane, Glenn Close, Gregory Hines Minskoff Theatre 10.2[4]
50th June 2, 1996 Rent Master Class Nathan Lane Majestic Theatre 8.7[4]
51st June 1, 1997 Titanic The Last Night of Ballyhoo Rosie O'Donnell Radio City Music Hall 13.0[4]
52nd June 7, 1998 The Lion King Art 11.7[4]
53rd June 6, 1999 Fosse Side Man no formal host Gershwin Theatre 9.1[4]
54th June 4, 2000 Contact Copenhagen Rosie O'Donnell, Nathan Lane Radio City Music Hall 8.5[4]
55th June 3, 2001 The Producers Proof Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick 8.9[4]
56th June 2, 2002 Thoroughly Modern Millie The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? Bernadette Peters, Gregory Hines 7.9[4]
57th June 8, 2003 Hairspray Take Me Out Hugh Jackman 7.8[4]
58th June 6, 2004 Avenue Q I Am My Own Wife 6.4[4]
59th June 5, 2005 Monty Python's Spamalot Doubt: A Parable 6.5[4]
60th June 11, 2006 Jersey Boys The History Boys no formal host 7.7[4]
61st June 10, 2007 Spring Awakening The Coast of Utopia 5.7[4]
62nd June 15, 2008 In the Heights August: Osage County Whoopi Goldberg 6.2[4]
63rd June 7, 2009 Billy Elliot the Musical God of Carnage Neil Patrick Harris 7.4[4]
64th June 13, 2010 Memphis Red Sean Hayes 7.0[5]
65th June 12, 2011 The Book of Mormon War Horse Neil Patrick Harris Beacon Theatre 6.9[6]
66th June 10, 2012 Once Clybourne Park 6.0[7]
67th June 9, 2013 Kinky Boots Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Radio City Music Hall 7.2[8]
68th June 8, 2014 A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder All the Way Hugh Jackman 7.0[9]
69th June 7, 2015 Fun Home The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Cumming 6.4[10]
70th June 12, 2016 Hamilton The Humans James Corden Beacon Theatre 8.7[11]
71st June 11, 2017 Dear Evan Hansen Oslo Kevin Spacey Radio City Music Hall 6.0[12]
72nd June 10, 2018 The Band's Visit Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Sara Bareilles, Josh Groban 6.3[13]
73rd June 9, 2019 Hadestown The Ferryman James Corden 5.4[14]
74th September 26, 2021 Moulin Rouge! The Inheritance Audra McDonald (ceremony)
Leslie Odom Jr. (Broadway's Back!)
Winter Garden Theatre CBS/Paramount+ 2.8[15]
75th June 12, 2022 A Strange Loop The Lehman Trilogy Ariana DeBose Radio City Music Hall 3.9
76th June 11, 2023 Kimberly Akimbo Leopoldstadt United Palace 4.3
77th June 16, 2024 David H. Koch Theater

Multiple ceremonies hosted

The following individuals have hosted (or co-hosted) the Tony Awards ceremony on two or more occasions.

Host Number of Ceremonies
Angela Lansbury 5
Neil Patrick Harris 4
Hugh Jackman
Nathan Lane
Robert Preston
Julie Andrews 3
Bud Collyer
Rosie O'Donnell
James Sauter
Eddie Albert 2
Richard Burton
Glenn Close
James Corden
Ariana DeBose
Henry Fonda
Helen Hayes
Gregory Hines
Brock Pemberton
Bernadette Peters
Peter Ustinov

See also


  1. ^ American Theatre Wing. "2014 Rules for use of Tony Awards trademarks", Apr 8, 2017
  2. ^ Gans, Andrew (December 18, 2007). "League of American Theatres and Producers Announces Name Change" Archived February 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. Playbill. Retrieved September 13, 2013. The League of American Theatres and Producers was renamed "The Broadway League".
  3. ^ Staff (undated). "Who's Who". Retrieved September 13, 2013.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y Porter, Rick (June 13, 2010). "Tony Awards Ratings History". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on April 16, 2017. Retrieved April 14, 2017.
  5. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (June 14, 2010). "RATINGS RAT RACE: NBA Finals Continue To Rule While Tony Awards Slip A Notch". Deadline Hollywood. Penske Media Corporation. Retrieved April 14, 2017.
  6. ^ Ng, David (June 13, 2011). "CBS sees slight drop in overall Tony Awards viewers". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 14, 2017.
  7. ^ Ng, Philiana (June 11, 2012). "TV Ratings: Neil Patrick Harris-Hosted Tony Awards Drops From 2011". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 14, 2017.
  8. ^ Kissell, Rick (June 10, 2013). "Tonys on CBS Above 7 Million for First Time in Four Years". Variety. Retrieved April 14, 2017.
  9. ^ Kennedy, Mark (June 9, 2014). "Tony Awards take a dip in the ratings for CBS". USA Today. Retrieved April 14, 2017.
  10. ^ Magilo, Tony (June 8, 2015). "Ratings: Tony Awards Crash to New Low Versus Soaring NBA Finals". TheWrap. Retrieved April 14, 2017.
  11. ^ Koblin, John (June 13, 2016). "Tonys Draw Almost 9 Million Viewers to CBS". The New York Times. Retrieved April 14, 2017.
  12. ^ Otterson, Joe (June 12, 2017). "TV Ratings: Tony Awards Tumble Without 'Hamilton'". Variety. Retrieved June 12, 2017.
  13. ^ Michael O'Connell (June 11, 2018). "TV Ratings: 2018 Tonys Hold, Assisting Strong CBS Sunday". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 11, 2018.
  14. ^ Patten, Dominic (June 10, 2019). "Tony Awards Ratings Stumble As Stanley Cup Scores For NBC & Boston Bruins". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 10, 2019.
  15. ^ Porter, Rick (September 27, 2021). "TV Ratings: CBS' 'Broadway's Back' Tony Awards Special Struggles". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 27, 2021.