ADDITIONAL PRESENTERS ADDED TO "THE 69TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS(R)," SUNDAY, JUNE 7 ON CBS
Harry Connick, Jr., Jennifer Grey, Joel Grey, Dulé Hill, Nick Jonas, Kiesza, Judith Light, Jennifer Lopez, Patina Miller, Bernadette Peters and Phylicia Rashad
Have Been Added As Presenters
Tony Award Winners Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming to Host the Live Telecast from Radio City Music Hall in New York City
Additional presenters have been added to the all-star lineup at THE 69TH ANNUAL TONY? AWARDS, live from Radio City Music Hall, Sunday, June 7 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. Harry Connick, Jr., Jennifer Grey, Joel Grey, Dulé Hill, Nick Jonas, Kiesza, Judith Light, Jennifer Lopez, Patina Miller, Bernadette Peters and Phylicia Rashad will be presenters for Broadway's biggest night.
As previously announced, the night will feature a special performance by Josh Groban, who will be joined on stage by 175 performers, the most in Tony Awards history.
Also, the night will include performances by Kristin Chenoweth and the cast of "On the Twentieth Century," Kelli O'Hara, Ken Watanabe and Ruthie Ann Miles from "The King and I," Sydney Lucas, Michael Cerveris and Beth Malone from "Fun Home," Brian d'Arcy James, Brad Oscar and the cast of "Something Rotten!," Leanne Cope, Robert Fairchild, Brandon Uranowitz, Max von Essen and the cast of "An American in Paris," Chita Rivera and the cast of "The Visit," Tony Yazbeck and the cast of "On the Town," Vanessa Hudgens, Coey Cott, Victoria Clark and the cast of "Gigi," and Lisa Howard, Adam Heller and Tyne Daly from "It Shoulda Been You." Additionally, the evening will celebrate the 10th anniversary of "Jersey Boys" on Broadway.
Previously announced presenters include Jason Alexander, Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale, Anna Chlumsky, Bradley Cooper, Misty Copeland, Bryan Cranston, Larry David, Taye Diggs, Sutton Foster, Neil Patrick Harris, Marg Helgenberger, Joe Manganiello, Debra Messing, Jennifer Nettles, Jim Parsons, David Hyde Pierce, Taylor Schilling, Thomas Sadoski, Amanda Seyfried, Sting, Corey Stoll, Kiefer Sutherland, Ashley Tisdale, Tommy Tune and Rita Wilson.
This year marks the 69th 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.
The 2013 Tony Awards broadcast was honored with three Primetime Emmy Awards in the categories of Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special, Outstanding Special Class Program and Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for "Bigger!"
Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment will return as executive producers. Weiss will also serve as director for the 16th consecutive year.
RATING: To Be Announced
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