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via press release:

PRESENTERS ANNOUNCED FOR “THE 69TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS®,” SUNDAY, JUNE 7 ON CBS

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, Thomas Sadoski, Amanda Seyfried, 

Taylor Schilling, Corey Stoll, Kiefer Sutherland, Sting, Ashley Tisdale, Tommy Tune and 

Rita Wilson are Confirmed to Present on Broadway’s Biggest Night

Tony Award Winners Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming to Host the Telecast from Radio City Music Hall in New York City

 

Some of the biggest stars from stage, television, film and music will present at THE 69TH ANNUAL TONYÒ AWARDS, live from Radio City Music Hall, Sunday, June 7 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/ delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. Set to appear are 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, Thomas Sadoski, Amanda Seyfried, Taylor Schilling, Corey Stoll, Kiefer Sutherland, Sting, Ashley Tisdale, Tommy Tune and Rita Wilson.

 

As previously announced, Tony Award winners Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming will host the awards show, which honors theater professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway.

 

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. 

Posted by:Steve Baron

VP/Digital for TV station ownership group; Dad to young twins, runner, skier & spend a lot of times in airplanes.

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