The 2016 Tony Awards airs tonight with talk show host James Corden as the host of the event. The show is an annual event which celebrates the achievements in Broadway and the theatre community, drawing in actors and industry professionals from the stage as well as screen. Tonight’s show will feature several big performances in addition to a special tribute for the 20-year anniversary of the musical “Chicago.” If you are interested in watching the show tonight, seeing the red carpet arrivals online, or checking out the performances, read on below for all the details.
DATE: June 12, 2016
SHOW TIME: 8 – 11 p.m. ET/PT time delay
RED CARPET TIME: 5:30 – 8 p.m. ET/PT time delay
TV CHANNEL: CBS – Check with your local TV provider (Verizon FIOS, Optimum, etc.) for the exact channel number. You can also click here to check out all CBS affiliate stations in various locations.
PERFORMANCES: Performers include but are not limited to – “Shuffle Along”, “She Loves Me,” “School of Rock,” “Fiddler on the Roof”, “The Color Purple”, “Hamilton,” “Waitress,” “Bright Star,” “On Your Feet,” and “Spring Awakening.”
LOCATION: Beacon Theatre, New York City, New York
PRESENTERS: Barbra Streisand, Steve Martin, Edie Brickell, Uzo Aduba, Cate Blanchett, Claire Danes, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jake Gyllenhaal, Neil Patrick Harris, Sean Hayes, James Earl Jones, Daniel Dae Kim, Carole King, Diane Lane, Nathan Lane, Angela Lansbury, Lucy Liu, Marlee Matlin, Audra McDonald, Patina Miller, Andrew Rannells, Saoirse Ronan, Blair Underwood, Oprah Winfrey, Christian Borle, Common, Josh Groban, Nikki M. James, Bebe Neuwirth, Chita Rivera, Keri Russell, Meg Ryan, Aaron Tveit, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Mary Elizabeth Winstead.
RED CARPET DETAILS: The #TonysRedCarpet livestream is presented by Nordstrom. The red carpet begins at 5:30 p.m. ET and is set to stream via Tonys All Access. Click here to check it out.
BEHIND-THE-SCENES SHOW DETAILS: The Tony Awards Behind-the-Scenes Show, presented by BroadwayHD, will be hosted by Laura Osnes. According to the official Tony Awards site, the Behind-the-Scenes Show, will air simultaneously with the awards show. Click here to check it out.
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment
SOCIAL MEDIA & ONLINE SITES:
On the Web: http://www.cbs.com/shows/tony_awards/
LEADING NOMINATIONS: “Hamilton” with 16 nominations, “Shuffle Along” with 10 nominations, and “She Loves Me” with 8 nominations.
Tonight’s 70th Annual Tony Awards will be dedicated to the victim’s of last night’s deadly shooting in Orlando, Florida.