Though it may not be as widely anticipated as the Hamilton-led 2016 Tony Awards, the 71st annual awards show is set to honor Broadway#8217s recent record-breaking season.
Broadway#8217s biggest night kicks off on June 11 at 8 p.m. E.T. at New York City#8217s Radio City Music Hall, featuring a number of performances from nominees mdash and perhaps one from its presidential host, Kevin Spacey.
Here#8217s everything you need to know before the show.Who is hosting?
Kevin Spacey will host this year#8217s Tony Awards, just weeks after the fifth season of House of Cards premiered on Netflix.
Perhaps best known for his work in film and television, the Oscar-winning actor is also a Tony winner. He won Best Featured Actor in a Play in 1991 for his performance in Neil Simon#8217s Lost in Yonkers. He has also appeared in six Broadway productions throughout his career.
#8220I was their second choice for Unusual Suspects, fourth choice for American Beauty and 15th choice to host this year#8217s Tony Awards,#8221 Spacey said in a statement. #8220I think my career is definitely going in the right direction. Maybe I can shortlisted to host the Oscars if everyone else turns it down.#8221
He follows James Corden, the late-night host who ran last year#8217s show where Hamilton swept up 11 awards mdash just one shy of the record held by The Producers#8217.Who is performing?
The cast of Natasha, Pierre amp the Great Comet of 1812, led by nominee Josh Groban, will perform a mash-up of songs.
Ben Platt, the favorite for best actor in a musical, will belt out the hit #8220Waving Through a Window#8221 with the cast of Dear Evan Hansen. And the cast of Falsettos, which includes Christian Borle and Andrew Rannells, will reunite for a performance.
There will be other performances by the casts of Bandstand, Come From Away, Groundhog Day The Musical, Miss Saigon and Hello, Dolly!.
The Radio City Rockets and 2016 Tony Award winners Cynthia Erivo, of The Color Purple, and Leslie Odom Jr., of Hamilton, will also perform.Who is presenting?
A number of celebrities in and outside of the Broadway world are expected to present at this year#8217s awards.
Presenters include Tina Fey, Orlando Bloom, Stephen Colbert, Anna Kendrick, Josh Gad, Taraji P. Henson, Scarlett Johansson and Keegan-Michael Key.
And several nominees will also take the stage as presenters, including Hello, Dolly!#8216s Bette Midler, Dear Evan Hansen#8216s Ben Platt and Josh Groban, who is starring in Natasha, Pierre amp The Great Comet of 1892.
Other celebrities slated to appear include Sara Bareilles, who will soon complete her stint as the lead in Waitress, Hamilton#8216s Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sarah Paulson, John Legend, Keegan-Michael Key, Mark Hamill, Josh Gad, John Mulaney and more. (责任编辑：彩票代购网站源码) 本文地址：http://www.troxtabo.com/dianshengqicai/chuanshengqi/201908/3264.html