Unless you’re planning on being in the room where it happens – the Winter Garden – you ‘ll be (like most) . . . viewing the live stream of the 74th Annual Tony Awards via Paramount+ and CBS. The night kicks off at 7 pm live on Paramount+ hosted by Audra McDonald and at 9 pm Leslie Odom, Jr. continues with Broadway’s Back! a  concert event with Broadway’s superstars streaming on CBS.

Up for Tonys are: Moulin Rouge! The Musical with 14 nominations; Linda Vista with 2 nominations; The Rose Tattoo with 2 nominations; My Name is Lucy Barton with 1 nomination; Sea Wall/ A Life with 4 nominations; Slave Play with 12 Nominations; A Soldier’s Play with 7 nominations; The Sound Inside with 6 nominations; Tina-The Tina Turner Musical with 12 nominations.

And here’s some great history and coincidence! Did you know that Chita Rivera opened the original Broadway production of West Side Story at the Winter Garden on Sept. 26, 1957 – 64 years ago on Sunday! Made her an overnight success. If you’re seeing the Red Carpet, watch for Chita. She’ll be dressed by Randi Rahm.

Enjoy the show!