Chita Rivera, Josh Groban and Other Stars Added to Tony Presenters List

Tony Awards   Chita Rivera, Josh Groban and Other Stars Added to Tony Presenters List Broadway's biggest night is June 12.
Josh Groban
Josh Groban

The Tony Awards have announced additional presenters for the 2016 Tony Awards, which will be broadcast June 12 on CBS beginning at 8 PM ET live from the Beacon Theatre in New York City. Tony winner James Corden will host.

Newly announced presenters include Christian Borle, Common, Josh Groban, Nikki M. James, Bebe Neuwirth, Chita Rivera, Keri Russell, Meg Ryan, Aaron Tveit, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Mary Elizabeth Winstead.

These artists join the previously reported Uzo Aduba, Cate Blanchett, Claire Danes, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jake Gyllenhaal, Neil Patrick Harris, Sean Hayes, James Earl Jones, Daniel Dae Kim, Carole King, Diane Lane, Nathan Lane, Angela Lansbury, Lucy Liu, Audra McDonald, Marlee Matlin, Patina Miller, Andrew Rannells, Saoirse Ronan, Barbra Streisand, Blair Underwood, Oprah Winfrey and 2016 Tony nominees Steve Martin and Edie Brickell.

The evening will feature performances from the 2016 Tony-nominated Best Musical and Best Revival of a Musical shows. Performers will include Tony nominees Brandon Victor Dixon and Adrienne Warren and the cast of Shuffle Along…; Tony nominees Laura Benanti, Zachary Levi and Jane Krakowski and the cast of She Loves Me; Tony nominee Alex Brightman and the cast of School of Rock; Tony nominee Danny Burstein and the cast of Fiddler on the Roof; Tony nominees Danielle Brooks and Cynthia Erivo and the cast of The Color Purple; Tony nominees Lin-Manuel Miranda, Phillipa Soo, Leslie Odom Jr., Renee Elise Goldsberry, Christopher Jackson and Daveed Diggs and the cast of Hamilton; Tony nominees Sara Bareilles, Christopher Fitzgerald and Jessie Mueller and the cast of Waitress; Tony nominee Carmen Cusack and the cast of Bright Star; and the cast of Spring Awakening. The latter had raised funds to perform on the Tony broadcast via a Kickstarter campaign.

The telecast will also feature a performance by Gloria Estefan and the cast of On Your Feet, which did not receive a Best Musical Tony nomination.

Specific songs titles were not announced.

For more information visit Tonyawards.com. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.

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