2019 Tony Awards: guide

Foxtel Arts channel will screen the 73rd Annual Tony Awards streamed Live to Australia on Monday morning, with Eddie Perfect up for a nomination.

Host: James Corden.

Venue: Radio City Music Hall in New York City

Performers: Casts of Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations; Beetlejuice; The Cher Show; Choir Boy; Hadestown; Kiss Me, Kate; Oklahoma!; The Prom and Tootsie. The evening will also feature a special performance by Tony Award winning-actress Cynthia Erivo.

Presenters: Sara Bareilles, Laura Benanti, Abigail Breslin, David Byrne, Vanessa Carlton, Kristin Chenoweth, Darren Criss, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Tina Fey, Sutton Foster, Josh Groban, Danai Gurira, Jake Gyllenhaal, Christopher Jackson, Samuel L. Jackson, Shirley Jones, Regina King, Jane Krakowski, Isabelle Stevenson Award recipient Judith Light, Laura Linney, Lucy Liu, Aasif Mandvi, Audra McDonald, Sienna Miller, Catherine O’Hara, Tony Nominee Kelli O’Hara, Ben Platt, Billy Porter, Anthony Ramos, Andrew Rannells, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Michael Shannon, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Marisa Tomei, Samira Wiley and BeBe Winans.

Broadcast:

Monday June 10 from 10am AEST on Foxtel Arts (replay at 7.30pm).

Nominees:

Nominations in 26 competitive categories for the American Theatre Wing’s 73rd Annual Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards® include Hadestown, the folk music retelling of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth with a jazz/blues score, leads with 14 nods closely followed by Aint’ Too Proud- The Life and Times of the Temptations with 12 nominations and Tootsie with 11 nominations.

Australian performer and composer Eddie Perfect who wrote the music and lyrics for the Broadway musical Beetlejuice is up for a Tony award for Best Original Score, with the musical scoring eight nominations in total.

Actress Rosemary Harris, playwright Terrence McNally and composer Harold Wheeler  are set to receive lifetime achievement awards.

For the full list of nominations visit TonyAwards.com.

Tony Awards party pack (17MB) with ballot paper, name tags, wine tags, bingo

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