The Tony Awards are the evening when theater lovers honor the better of Broadway — the exhibits and the artists that loom largest every season. But it’s additionally a second of promoting — the one evening when hundreds of thousands of tv viewers are interested by theater, and a chance to introduce them to performs and musicals that usually have simply opened.
For 1 / 4 century, Sara Krulwich has been photographing the awards ceremony for The New York Times with a lot authority and talent that final yr she was granted a Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theater. And this yr she’s again at Radio City Music Hall, standing by the teleprompters in the heart of the auditorium, pointing a big Canon digicam at the stage and in search of moments that may stand out — a stirring tune, a hanging emotion, a little bit of visible razzle dazzle.
She recordsdata kind of in actual time — making a tough choice on the spot and sending her favorites to the newsroom over an Ethernet cable — and all through the evening we’ll be sharing the better of her work with you. Check again right here for updates.
A efficiency by the stars of “Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations.”
The host James Corden, heart, throughout the opening quantity.
Inside the pink carpet tent earlier than the Tony Awards.