2019 Tony Awards Presenters Announced; EW Predicts Winners

Jun 05, 2019 09:15

. @MoulinRougeBway stars @Karenolivo, @AaronTveit, and Danny Burstein, 2018 #TonyAwards hosts @SaraBareilles and @joshgroban, and more have been announced as additional 2019 @TheTonyAwards presenters: https://t.co/RyrxMWlXFC pic.twitter.com/fPAgMUFnTV
- Playbill (@playbill) June 5, 2019

The Tony Awards are happening this Sunday, June 9th at 8pm ET (delayed PT). They'll be hosted by James Corden, and they've just announced a slew of presenters.

Presenters are set to include Jake Gyllenhaal, Danai Gurira, Sara Bareilles, Josh Groban, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Lucy Liu, Jane Krakowski, Laura Benanti, Abigail Breslin, Kristin Chenoweth, Christopher Jackson, Shirley Jones, Aasif Mandvi, Sienna Miller, Catherine O’Hara, Anthony Ramos, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Marisa Tomei, Samira Wiley, BeBe Winans, and Isabelle Stevenson Award recipient Judith Light.

Previously announced presenters include Darren Criss, Tina Fey, Sutton Foster, Samuel L. Jackson, Regina King, Laura Linney, Audra McDonald, Ben Platt, Billy Porter, Andrew Rannells, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, and Michael Shannon.

The cast of the upcoming Broadway musical Moulin Rouge, including Aaron Tveit, Karen Olivo and Danny Burstein, will be emceeing the precast ceremony.

Here are our predictions for who will win at the Tony Awards https://t.co/nkqPRKL4wY
- Entertainment Weekly (@EW) June 4, 2019

EW predicted winners for 12 categories at this year's Tony Awards. Here are a few of ther choices:

Best Musical:

Ain’t Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations
The Prom

Best Play:

Choir Boy
The Ferryman
Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus
What the Constitution Means to Me

Leading Actor in a Musical:

Brooks Ashmanskas, The Prom
Derrick Baskin, Ain’t Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations
Alex Brightman, Beetlejuice
Damon Daunno, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!
Santino Fontana, Tootsie

Leading Actor in a Play:

Paddy Considine, The Ferryman
Bryan Cranston, Network
Jeff Daniels, To Kill a Mockingbird
Adam Driver, Burn This
Jeremy Pope, Choir Boy

Supporting Actress in a Musical:

Lilli Cooper, Tootsie
Amber Gray, Hadestown
Sarah Stiles, Tootsie
Ali Stroker, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!
Mary Testa, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!

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Who do you want to win a Tony this year? Do these predictions look correct? Any performances you are looking forward to seeing?

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