News concerning the upcoming Tony Awards is starting to trickle in and the list of presenters has formally been announced. Presented by the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, the 69th annual Tony Awards is akted for Sunday, June 7, from 8 to 11 p.m. at Radio City Music Hall.
The show is being hosted by Tony winning actors Alan Cumming (The Good Wife, Cats) and Kristin Chenoweth (You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown and nominated for Best Actress in a Musical for her turn in On the 20th Century). An all-star cast of A-List actors of stage and screens are logged as presenters: Bradley Cooper (who is nominated for his lead performance in the revival of Elephant Man), former presenter Neil Patrick Harris, Jim Parsons (Big Bang Theory), Amanda Seyfried (Les Misérables), Ashley Tisdale (High School Musical), Bryan Cranston (who won last year’s Best Actor Drama Tony for his portrayal of Lyndon B. Johnson in All the Way), Joe Manganiello (True Blood), Kiefer Sutherland (24), Anna Chlumpsky (Veep), Larry David (creator of Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm), Jason Alexander (Seinfeld), ballerina Misty Copeland, Sting (who starred in the musical The Last Ship), Corey Stoll (House of Cards), David Hyde Pierce (Frasier), Debra Messing (Will and Grace), Rita Wilson (Sleepless in Seattle), Rose Byrne (Bridesmaids), Taye Diggs (The Good Wife
), Bobby Cannavale (former Tony nominee for Best actor for the 2011 play the Mother***ker With the Hat), and many more.
This year’s Tony Awards ceremony will indeed shape up to be the biggest night on Broadway, with a diverse mix of theater veterans and A-list actors turning up to celebrate the past year in theater.