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Additional stars scheduled to make appearances on the show — which honors the outstanding theater performances, writing and craft contributions of the Broadway season — include Amy Schumer, Billy Joel, Kerry Washington, Carey Mulligan, Patti LuPone, Bernadette Peters, Christine Baranski, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Melissa Benoist, Erich Bergen, Rachel Bloom, Rachel Brosnahan, Tituss Burgess, Brandon Victor Dixon, Christopher Jackson, James Monroe Iglehart, Katharine McPhee, Matthew Morrison, Kelli O’Hara, Ming-Na Wen and Marissa Jaret Winokur.
Tony honorees John Leguizamo, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Chita Rivera also are set to appear on the telecast.
Fey is nominated for best book of a musical for Mean Girls, De Niro is represented on Broadway as co-director of A Bronx Tale, and Daniels will star later this year as Atticus Finch in Aaron Sorkin’s new stage adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird.
Also nominated this year is Schumer, for lead actress in a play for Steve Martin’s Meteor Shower, while Peters is currently headlining Hello, Dolly! and McPhee and Bergen are starring in Waitress. Benoist is taking a break from Supergirl to play the title role in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, starting this week.
Tony winner O’Hara is slated to return to Broadway next year in a revival of Kiss Me, Kate, Mulligan is about to start perfornances in a New York transfer of the hit London solo play Girls & Boys, and Washington will return to Broadway in the fall in American Son, her first major role since wrapping seven seasons as fixer supreme Olivia Pope on Scandal.
Bruce Springsteen is set make a rare television appearance to perform during the show. The singer will also be honored with a Special Tony Award for his ongoing engagement Springsteen on Broadway, which has had a sold-out run.
Other performances to be staged throughout the telecast include musical numbers from the casts of the Tony Award-nominated shows The Band’s Visit, Carousel, Frozen, Mean Girls, My Fair Lady, Once on This Island, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical and Summer: The Donna Summer Musical. The cast of last year’s Tony winner for best musical, Dear Evan Hansen, also will give a special performance during the show.
Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban will serve as co-hosts.
It was previously announced that Uzo Aduba, Matt Bomer, Claire Danes, Armie Hammer, Tatiana Maslany, Leslie Odom Jr., Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto and Andrew Rannells will take the stage during the Broadway awards ceremony.
Bomer, Parsons, Quinto and Rannells are currently headlining the Broadway production of The Boys in the Band, while Hammer will make his Broadway debut this summer in Straight White Men, opening July 23. Aduba and Maslany both have upcoming stage gigs off-Broadway, in Toni Stone and Mary Page Marlowe, respectively.
The 72nd Tony Awards, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, will air live on CBS from Radio City Music Hall in New York City on Sunday, June 10, at 8 p.m. ET., tape-delayed on the West Coast.
June 5, 8:31 a.m. This story has been updated with additional presenters.
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