Sean Hayes to Host Tony Awards

By Andrew Gans
24 May 2010

Sean Hayes
Sean Hayes
Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN

Sean Hayes, a 2010 Tony nominee for his performance in Promises, Promises, will host the 64th Annual Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards on June 13 live from Radio City Music Hall.

In a statement the Emmy-winning "Will & Grace" star said, "I am absolutely thrilled to be hosting the Tony Awards. As the new guy on Broadway, it's an honor to be included in the established alumni."

The Tony Awards will air live on CBS from 8-11 PM ET. The Tonys are presented by The Broadway League and The American Theatre Wing.

The evening will be executive produced by Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment.

Producer Weiss added, "We couldn’t be more excited about Sean carrying on the tradition of excellent hosts, for the Tony Awards. Sean's humor, charm and natural ability on the stage will make an already great show, even better."



Visit www.tonyawards.com for more information.