Tonys: Oprah Winfrey, Saoirse Ronan, Cate Blanchett Among First Group of Presenters

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Oprah Winfrey (left), Saoirse Ronan

The awards show will be broadcast live from NYC on June 12.

The 2016 Tony Awards have announced the first group of presenters that will be handing out trophies on Sunday, June 12, in New York.

Oprah Winfrey, Cate Blanchett and Steve Martin are set to present, along with Edie Brickell, Carole King, Audra McDonald, Saoirse Ronan, Patina Miller and Nathan Lane. This year's ceremony, set to take place at the Beacon Theatre, will be hosted by James Corden and broadcast live on CBS. 

The musical Hamilton nabbed a record 16 nominations, followed by Shuffle Along with 10 and She Loves Me with eight. Long Day's Journey Into Night is the most nominated play, securing seven mentions.

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