FIRST ROUND OF PRESENTERS ANNOUNCED FOR "THE 72nd ANNUAL TONY AWARDS(R)," SUNDAY, JUNE 10 ON CBS
Uzo Aduba, Matt Bomer, Claire Danes, Armie Hammer, Tatiana Maslany,
Leslie Odom Jr., Jim Parsons and Zachary Quinto Will Present on
Broadway's Biggest Night
Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban to Host the Telecast Live from the Historic Radio City Music Hall in New York City
Some of the biggest stars from stage, television, film and music will present at THE 72nd ANNUAL TONY AWARDS(R), live from the historic Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Sunday, June 10 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. Set to appear are Uzo Aduba, Matt Bomer, Claire Danes, Armie Hammer, Tatiana Maslany, Leslie Odom Jr., Jim Parsons and Zachary Quinto.
As previously announced, Tony Award nominees Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban will host the show for the first time.
This year marks the 72nd anniversary of the Tony Awards, which were first held on April 6, 1947 at the Waldorf Astoria's Grand Ballroom. The ceremony is presented by Tony Award Productions, which is a joint venture of the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, which founded the Tonys.
Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment will return as executive producers. Weiss will also serve as director for the 19th consecutive year.
RATING: To Be Announced
On the web: http://www.cbs.com/shows/tony_awards/