NEW YORK, NY – This years Tony Awards will be hosted by singer, songwriter and Tony nominee Sara Bareilles and Tony Award nominated actor, singer and songwriter Josh Groban will host together. The 72nd Annual Tony Awards® will take place live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City on Sunday, June 10th at 8pm on the CBS Television Network.
This will be both Bareilles and Groban’s first time hosting the show. Both starred in Broadway shows last year – Bareilles in the hit show “Waitress,” which she also composed the music and lyrics for, earning her first Tony Award nomination. Groban starred in “Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812,” for which he received a Tony Award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.
Sara Bareilles first achieved mainstream critical praise in 2007 with her widely successful hit “Love Song,” which reached No. 1 in 22 countries around the world from her debut album “Little Voice.” Since then, Sara has gone on to receive six Grammy® nominations throughout her career. Possessing one of the most outstanding and instantly recognizable voices in music, GRAMMY nominated singer, songwriter, and actor Josh Groban has entertained fans across the globe with his multi-platinum albums.
“Sara and Josh have been taking the music industry by storm for years. Then just last year, they both made their Broadway debuts, bringing audiences to their feet, night-after-night. And now, we can’t wait to see what they will do, together, on Sunday, June 10th, when they take the stage at Radio City Music Hall to host the Tony Awards!” said Charlotte St. Martin, President of The Broadway League, and Heather Hitchens, President of the American Theatre Wing.