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How to Watch the 2024 Tony Awards

While CBS is the primary broadcast partner for the Tony Awards, there are plenty of ways to watch Broadway’s biggest night. Find out all you need to know.

The 2024 Tony Awards are right around the corner, and Broadway fans everywhere are eagerly awaiting this glamorous event. Whether you’re a seasoned theater-goer or new to the magic of Broadway, here’s everything you need to know to watch the 77th Annual Tony Awards, including major storylines, how to tune in, and more.

When and Where

The Tony Awards will take place on Sunday, June 16, 2024, at David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. The awards ceremony will be airing live from 8-11 PM ET. The ceremony, which marks 77 years of excellence on Broadway, will be hosted by the talented Ariana DeBose, returning for her third consecutive year. DeBose previously hosted the ceremony at Radio City Music Hall in 2022 and at the United Palace in Washington Heights in 2023. Known for her dynamic performances and charismatic presence, Ariana DeBose promises to make this year's event unforgettable.

And the Tony Nominees Are

This year’s Tony Awards are brimming with excitement and anticipation. One of the most talked-about storylines is the resurgence of classic Broadway productions reimagined for modern audiences. Musicals like “Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club” and “Merrily We Roll Along” are vying for top honors, bringing nostalgia and innovation to the forefront.

Another major storyline is the diverse range of new works making waves on Broadway. Productions like “Hell's Kitchen” (13 nominations), the rock and roll drama “Stereophonic” (13 nominations), and “The Outsiders” (12 nominations) are receiving critical acclaim and have garnered multiple nominations, highlighting fresh voices and contemporary themes in theater.

Below is a look at some of the nominees for the night’s top awards.

Best Musical

  • Hell’s Kitchen
  • Illinoise
  • The Outsiders
  • Suffs
  • Water for Elephants

Best Play

  • Jaja’s African Hair Braiding
  • Mary Jane
  • Mother Play
  • Prayer for the French Republic
  • Stereophonic

Best Revival of a Musical

  • Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club
  • Gutenberg! The Musical!
  • Merrily We Roll Along
  • The Who's Tommy

Best Revival of a Play

  • Appropriate
  • An Enemy of the People
  • Purlie Victorious

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical

  • Eden Espinosa, Lempicka
  • Kelli O’Hara, Days of Wine and Roses
  • Maleah Joi Moon, Hell’s Kitchen
  • Maryann Plunkett, The Notebook
  • Gayle Rankin, Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

  • Brody Grant, The Outsiders
  • Jonathan Groff, Merrily We Roll Along
  • Eddie Redmayne, Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club
  • Dorian Harewood, The Notebook
  • Brian d'Arcy James, Days of Wine and Roses

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

  • Betsy Aidem, Prayer for the French Republic
  • Jessica Lange, Mother Play
  • Rachel McAdams, Mary Jane
  • Sarah Paulson, Appropriate
  • Amy Ryan, Doubt: A Parable

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play

  • William Jackson Harper, Uncle Vanya
  • Leslie Odom, Jr., Purlie Victorious
  • Liev Schreiber, Doubt: A Parable
  • Jeremy Strong, An Enemy of the People
  • Michael Stuhlbarg, Patriots

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

  • Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Doubt: A Parable
  • Juliana Canfield, Stereophonic
  • Celia Keenan-Bolger, Mother Play
  • Sarah Pidgeon, Stereophonic
  • Kara Young, Purlie Victorious

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play

  • Will Brill, Stereophonic
  • Eli Gelb, Stereophonic
  • Jim Parsons, Mother Play
  • Tom Pecinka, Stereophonic
  • Corey Stoll, Appropriate

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical

  • Shoshana Bean, Hell’s Kitchen
  • Amber Iman, Lempicka
  • Nikki M. James, Suffs
  • Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer, Monty Python’s Spamalot
  • Kecia Lewis, Hell’s Kitchen
  • Lindsay Mendez, Merrily We Roll Along
  • Bebe Neuwirth, Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

  • Roger Bart, Back to the Future: The Musical
  • Joshua Boone, The Outsiders
  • Brandon Victor Dixon, Hell’s Kitchen
  • Sky Lakota-Lynch, The Outsiders
  • Daniel Radcliffe, Merrily We Roll Along
  • Steven Skybell, Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club

Read the full list of the 2024 Tony Nominees here.

Channels and Streaming Options

Watching the Tony Awards has never been easier, thanks to a variety of cable, streaming TV, and on demand viewing options:


As the traditional broadcaster of the Tony Awards, CBS will air the ceremony live. Ensure your TV package includes CBS to watch the full event, including the red carpet arrivals and all the major award announcements. If you have a cable subscription, be sure to check whether CBS is part of your channel lineup. Don’t forget to tune in on Tuesday, June 11, 2024, for the pre-show, presented by CBS and Pluto TV!

Pluto TV:

This free, advertiser-supported streaming TV service offers a unique way to stream the Tony Awards. Pluto TV will provide coverage throughout the event, making it accessible to viewers without a cable subscription.


For streaming fans, Paramount+ will offer live stream and on demand options to watch the Tony Awards. Paramount+ also provides replays, so you can catch up on any parts you miss.

Cable TV Providers

Several cable TV providers offer excellent ways to tune in to CBS for the Tony Awards. Providers such as Xfinity, Spectrum, and other SmartMove partners include CBS in their basic packages, ensuring you can watch the ceremony live. Check with your local provider for specific channel numbers and availability. Plus, many cable providers have their own apps, which allow you to watch on the go, from any device.

Social Media and Online Highlights

If you can’t watch the full ceremony, social media platforms and online highlights are great alternatives. The official Tony Awards channel and CBS often upload key moments, performances, and acceptance speeches shortly after they air live. You can also follow the Tony Awards' official accounts and relevant hashtags (#TonyAwards2024, #Tonys) for real-time updates, behind-the-scenes content, and reactions from fans and celebrities. Many Broadway-focused groups and pages will provide live commentary, updates, and links to significant moments from the ceremony on various social channels.

Get Ready to Watch The 77th Annual Tony Awards

The 2024 Tony Awards promise to be a night filled with exceptional performances, heartfelt speeches, and memorable moments. Whether you’re watching on CBS, streaming on Paramount+, or joining a local watch party, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the celebration of Broadway’s finest. Don’t miss this chance to witness the best of theater, live from New York City, with Ariana DeBose as your host. Enjoy the show!

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