Broadway's biggest night of the year attracted Broadway favorites and fans alike. As winners took to the stage and host Ariana DeBose guided the evening with musical mash-up numbers bookending the show, the Broadway community took to social media to celebrate the evening.
Check out these 16 posts from nominees, winners, and supporters as Broadway honors the stand-outs from the 2021-2022 season.
1. Dan Levy admired Ariana DeBose kicking off the Tonys.
2. Jesse Tyler Ferguson celebrated his win with fellow Broadway favorites.
3. Danielle Brooks celebrates Joaquina Kalukango's win with a heartfelt Instagram post.
4. Tony nominee Rachel Dratch thinks she still won.
Well, Patti LuPone walked by me and said “Hi,Rachel!” so actually I am a WINNER!! #TonyAwards— Rachel Dratch (@TheRealDratch) June 13, 2022
5. Lin-Manuel Miranda caught up with Raúl Esparza and congratulated Hamilton alum Ariana DeBose on hosting the Tonys.
6. Meena Harris caught the moment A Strange Loop won from the stage.
TONY AWARD FOR BEST MUSICAL!!!!!!!!!!! pic.twitter.com/B9CwgoNqDw— Meena Harris (@meena) June 13, 2022
7. Audra McDonald congratulated Joaquina Kalukango as well on her win.
Well I’m happy. Joaquina 🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾— Audra McDonald (@AudraEqualityMc) June 13, 2022
8. Bebe Neuwirth gave a shout out to everyone for the work that goes into putting on the awards ceremony, and while still working on a Broadway show.
I second this shout out! Thought I was tired when I walked into Radio City this am. Then I saw a cast of dancers in FULL-OUT jetés across that huge stage. Thought, “Damn, those are some early morning pliés.” I take my bowler hat off to you all. Bravi!💃🏻— Bebe Neuwirth (she/her) (@BebeNeuwirth) June 12, 2022
9. Carole King congratulated Jennifer Hudson whose Tony win last night achieved EGOT status for the Broadway alum.
10. Andrew Keenan-Bolger also gave a shout out to Ariana DeBose in this tweet.
Find yourself a man who looks at you the way my husband looks at Ariana DeBose. pic.twitter.com/ORIDnXFzUE— Andrew Keenan-Bolger (@KeenanBlogger) June 13, 2022
11. Sis, from the Oklahoma! national tour, gave a shout out to SIX creator Toby Marlow on his historic win with co-creator Lucy Moss.
congratulations to my history making fren 💜 pic.twitter.com/0WrsH8ASqu— sis is streaming tatoos (@ucancallmesis) June 13, 2022
12. Marisha Wallace also made sure to give a shout out to Marlow and Moss for winning Best Original Score.
So many folks to congratulate on the Tony Awards but wanna shoutout my agents @helenrclarkson and @aldog3000 who represent @TheTobyMarlow @MucyLoss CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR WELL DESERVED TONY AWARD! pic.twitter.com/GnQYS7v7Jt— Marisha Wallace (@marishawallace) June 13, 2022
13. Jesse Tyler Ferguson's husband Justin Mikita took to Instagram to celebrate Ferguson's win.
14. Long-time Broadway press agent Irene Gandy took a moment to celebrate Phylicia Rashad's win.
15. Broadway playwright Jeremy O. Harris took to Twitter to celebrate Joaquina Kalukango and her win.
I’m actually weeping uncontrollably rn THATS MY GIRL!!!!!!! Congrats Joaquina you are truly ESTABLISHED BY GOD! From the minute you walked into our audition room I knew you were truly one of the greatest actresses I’d have the honor of working with. I love you! #tonyawards pic.twitter.com/6uqeIjxEYx— Dandy Playwright Jeremy O Harris (@jeremyoharris) June 13, 2022
16. Olivier winner Lesli Margherita gave a shout out to Kalukango as well for her incredible, and useful, performance.
In other news I’m sending that Tony clip of Joaquina Kalukango singing Let It Burn to my agent every time he tells me I didn’t get a job— Lesli Margherita (@QueenLesli) June 13, 2022