In the Best Performance by An Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical category, nominees include Billy Crystal for Mr. Saturday Night, Myles Frost for MJ, Hugh Jackman for The Music Man, Rob McClure for Mrs. Doubtfire, and Jaquel Spivey for A Strange Loop.
Check out the work of the nominees in the gallery below:
Following last year's two-part broadcast shared by CBS and Paramount+, the 2022 Tony Awards will include an hour of exclusive programming streaming on Paramount+ June 12 from 7 PM ET, followed by the three-hour awards ceremony airing live on CBS and streaming simultaneously on Paramount+ (for premium-level subscribers only) from 8 PM ET, making this year's ceremony the first in Tony Awards history to be available live nationwide. The broadcast will also be available to stream on demand on Paramount+ for all membership tiers following the live stream. Oscar winner Ariana DeBose will host the awards ceremony, with the initial hour set to be hosted by POTUS' Julianne Hough and American Buffalo's Darren Criss.