STARS OF STAGE, FILM, TV AND MUSIC CELEBRATE BROADWAY'S BEST WHEN THEY PRESENT ON "THE 66TH ANNUAL TONY(R) AWARDS," HOSTED BY NEIL PATRICK HARRIS, TO BE BROADCAST LIVE FROM THE BEACON THEATER IN NEW YORK, SUNDAY, JUNE 10 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK
ELLEN BARKIN, CANDICE BERGEN, JESSICA CHASTAIN, SHERYL CROW, NICK JONAS, ANGELA LANSBURY, JAMES MARSDEN, TREY PARKER, JIM PARSONS, MANDY PATINKIN, TYLER PERRY, BERNADETTE PETERS, CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER, PAUL RUDD, AMANDA SEYFRIED AND MATT STONE ARE SET TO PRESENT ON BROADWAY'S BIGGEST NIGHT
Stars of stage, film, TV and music will celebrate Broadway's best when they present on THE 66TH ANNUAL TONY(R) AWARDS, live from the Beacon Theatre, Sunday, June 10 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET; delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.
Ellen Barkin, Candice Bergen, Jessica Chastain, Sheryl Crow, Nick Jonas, Angela Lansbury, James Marsden, Trey Parker, Jim Parsons, Mandy Patinkin, Tyler Perry, Bernadette Peters, Christopher Plummer, Paul Rudd, Amanda Seyfried and Matt Stone are set to present. As previously announced, actor Neil Patrick Harris (HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER) will host the awards show, which honors theater professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway.
This year marks the 66th anniversary of the TONY Awards, which were first held on April 6, 1947, at the Waldorf Astoria's Grand Ballroom. The American Theatre Wing's TONY Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The Tonys were founded in memorial to Antoinette ("Tony") Perry, the American Theatre Wing's World War II chairperson.
Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment will return as executive producers. Weiss will also serve as director for the 13th consecutive year. In 2010, Kirshner and Weiss, along with host Neil Patrick Harris, earned an Emmy Award on behalf of THE 63RD ANNUAL TONY AWARDS in the category of Outstanding Special Class Program.
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