2018 Tony Awards to be hosted by Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban; Matt Bomer, Armie Hammer, Claire Danes to attend too
The 72nd Tony Awards, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, will air live on CBS from Radio City Music Hall in New York City on Sunday, June 10, at 8 p.m.
Here comes the biggest night of Broadway, with some of the biggest stars from stage and screen alike, all set to dazzle the audience at the 72nd Annual Tony Awards. Hosted by Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban, the 2018 Tony Awards will be broadcasted live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City on CBS, on Sunday, June 10th, 8:00 – 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT time delay).
I wish they'd have used this one. pic.twitter.com/Eo7xLBXQpF— Sara Bareilles (@SaraBareilles) April 19, 2018
Presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, the night will feature appearances by Uzo Aduba, Matt Bomer, Claire Danes, Armie Hammer, Tatiana Maslany, Leslie Odom, Jr., Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto and Andrew Rannells.
This year's hosts - Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban - are both distinguished figures in the field of music. Bareilles, an American singer-songwriter, actress and author, achieved mainstream success back in 2007 with her hit single "Love Song". Groban, an American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer himself is best known for his first four albums that were certified multi-platinum. Back in 2017, he was also labeled the number-one best selling artist in the United States, with over 22.3 million records.
This year's presenters list is iconic too, featuring Claire Danes, whose upcoming movie, 'A Kid Like Jake', has been widely critically acclaimed already. There's also Armie Hammer whose latest film, 'Call Me by Your Name', was nominated at the Academy Awards.
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Hammer is also scheduled to make his Broadway debut this summer in 'Straight White Men', opening July 23. Other presenters like Bomer, Parsons, Quinto and Rannells are currently busy with the Broadway production of 'The Boys in the Band', which officially opens tomorrow. As for Aduba and Maslany, they both stage gigs off-Broadway lines up, in 'Toni Stone' and 'Mary Page Marlowe', respectively.
The American Theatre Wing’s 72nd Annual Tony Awards will be honoring theatre professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway. It's broadcast on CBS has been a tradition since 1978.