Sunday night's 75th Annual Tony Awards will honor the best Broadway performers for the 2021-22 season. It could also be a huge night for Jennifer Hudson.
Hudson is close to achieving EGOT status as an aEUR" or winning Emmy, Grammy and Oscar. A Tony award is the final piece in the puzzle.
Hudson was the producer of A Strange Loop, which won best musical. The show's creator Michael R. Jackson describes it as "a musical about Usher, a young Black man who works as an Usher at a Broadway musical. He is currently writing a musical about Usher, a young Black man who works at a Broadway musical... and is caught in a self referential loop full of self hatred."
Hudson won a Daytime Emmy, Grammy Awards for The Color Purple, and her debut studio album entitled Self-titled, as well as an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in Dreamgirls.
The award presentation begins at 8 p.m. ET on CBS and Paramount+. The awards will also be broadcast live from coast to coast. Paramount+ subscribers will also be able to catch an exclusive celebration at 7 p.m.
Julianne Hough and Darren Criss will host the first celebration, dubbed "The Tony Awards Act One", while Ariana DeBose hosts the main event.