Audra McDonald and Leslie Odom Jr. will host different parts of the Tony Awards broadcast on Sept. 26: the awards ceremony and the following two-hour celebration of Broadway's return, respectively.
People attending "The Lion King" arrive at the door as numerous Broadway shows re-open for the first time since closing in March 2020 on September 14, 2021 in New York City.
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People wait to attend the Broadway musical "Hamilton" after showing their vaccination cards on September 14, 2021 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York.
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John Douglas Thompson portrays the magician Prospero in a Commonwealth Shakespeare Company production of The Tempest in Boston this month.
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Ruben Santiago-Hudson and Jeannie Santiago attend the 2017 Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall. Playwright Ruben Santiago-Hudson will both star in his own one-man play, "Lackawanna Blues" and direct "Skeleton Crew" this year.
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