The 2018 Tony Awards are officially here!
Airing on Sunday, the awards show will recognize the best of Broadway’s 2017-18 season. Before the winners are announced, ET’s breaking down everything you need to know ahead of time.
What Time Do the Tonys Start?: The American Theatre Wing’s 72nd Annual Tony Awards will air live through Radio City Music Hall in brand-new York City on Sunday, June 10 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.
ET’s Red Carpet Coverage: You can catch all of ET’s live coverage right here on ETonline.com in addition to also on Twitter (@etnow) in addition to also Instagram (@entertainmenttonight). Additionally, ET’s Denny Directo will be live through the red carpet at the Tony Awards on Facebook Watch, starting at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT.
Who’s Hosting?: Josh Groban in addition to also Sara Bareilles have been named that will year’s emcees. The event marks the performers’ first time hosting the awards ceremony.
Who’s Presenting?: Uzo Aduba, Christine Baranski, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Melissa Benoist, Erich Bergen, Rachel Bloom, Matt Bomer, Rachel Brosnahan, Tituss Burgess, Claire Danes, Jeff Daniels, Robert De Niro, Brandon Victor Dixon, Tina Fey, Christopher Jackson, Billy Joel, John Leguizamo, Patti LuPone, Tatiana Maslany, Katharine McPhee, Matthew Morrison, Kelli O’Hara, Leslie Odom Jr., Jim Parsons, Bernadette Peters, Zachary Quinto, Andrew Rannells, Chita Rivera, Amy Schumer, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Ming-Na Wen, Kerry Washington in addition to also Marissa Jaret Winokur.
Notable Nominations: Leading the pool of nominations that will year are Mean Girls in addition to also SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical, each with 12 in addition to also both up for the coveted Best Musical accolade. in addition to also as expected, Harry Potter in addition to also the Cursed Child, Parts One in addition to also Two (Best Play), Angels in America (Best Revival of a Play) in addition to also Roger & Hammerstein’s Carousel (Best Revival of a Musical) lead their respective show categories.
Special Awards: The Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement within the Theatre will be presented to Chita Rivera in addition to also Andrew Lloyd Webber. The Special Tony Award will be given to John Leguizamo in addition to also Bruce Springsteen.
Performances: In addition to receiving the Special Tony Award, Bruce Springsteen will take the stage to perform. different performances through the casts of that will year’s Tony-nominated shows include The Band’s Visit, Carousel, Frozen, Mean Girls, My Fair Lady, Once on that will Island, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical in addition to also SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical, along with a special performance through last year’s Tony Award-winning musical, Dear Evan Hansen.