Lin-Manuel Miranda, Cynthia Erivo, and More Set to Appear at the 2017 Tony Awards

Tony Awards   Lin-Manuel Miranda, Cynthia Erivo, and More Set to Appear at the 2017 Tony Awards
 
Though Bette Midler is not expected to perform during the broadcast, audiences can still catch her on Broadway's biggest night.
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Additional presenters and stars have been announced to make appearances at the 71st Annual Tony Awards.

Bette Midler
Bette Midler

Newly announced to take part in the June 11 ceremony are 2016 Tony Award winners Lin-Manuel Miranda and Cynthia Erivo, as well as Scott Bakula, Waitress' Sara Bareilles, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend star and creator Rachel Bloom, Sunset Boulevard headliner Glenn Close, current Hamilton King George Brian d'Arcy James, The Glass Menagerie Tony nominee Sally Field, Tony winner Sutton Foster, Whoopi Goldberg, Hamilton Tony nominees Jonathan Groff and Christopher Jackson, Star Wars' Mark Hamill, Six Degrees of Separation's Allison Janney, Oh Hello duo Nick Kroll and John Mulaney, John Legend, John Lithgow, Patina Miller, David Oyelowo, Chazz Palminteri, Sarah Paulson, Lea Salonga, 1984's Tom Sturridge, and Tommy Tune.

The new roster of names joins the previously announced Tina Fey, Orlando Bloom, Stephen Colbert, Anna Kendrick, Josh Gad, Taraji P. Henson, Scarlett Johansson, Keegan-Michael Key, and current 1984 star Olivia Wilde.

Field joins three additional 2017 Tony nominees who are also set to appear as presenters: Hello, Dolly!’s Bette Midler, Dear Evan Hansen star Ben Platt, and Josh Groban of Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812. As previously reported, Midler is not expected to perform a number as part of Hello, Dolly!’s slot during the broadcast.

The 71st Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Kevin Spacey, will air on CBS beginning at 8 PM ET. For more information, visit TonyAwards.com.

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