Tony Awards announcers announced

Patina Miller and Andrew Rannells to Announce 2016 Tony Nominations

Each spring the entire Broadway community gets ready for the biggest announcement of the year: which shows and artists will receive nominations for the American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards®.

This year is no exception. The honor of revealing the nominee names for 2016 will go to two Broadway favorites, past Tony Award-winner Patina Miller and past Tony-nominee and Grammy Award-winner Andrew Rannells.

The Nominations Announcement webcast will begin at 8:30 a.m. ET on Tuesday, May 3 here at TonyAwards.com. “CBS This Morning” will cover the event, and you can also watch on other platforms (see below).

Miller is a star of CBS’ “Madam Secretary,” and was the Tony Awards Social Media Correspondent for CBS in 2015. Andrew Rannells is currently seen on HBO’s “Girls.” They will reveal the recipients of nominations in each of the 24 competitive categories. Productions that opened during the 2015-2016 Broadway season on or before the April 28 cut-off date may be eligible for Tony Awards this year.

You can get to know the 2016 Tony-eligible shows on our Broadway Season page, which features videos, photos, and more.

James Corden will host the 70th Annual Tony Awards on June 12. The ceremony will be broadcast on CBS live from the Beacon Theatre in New York City at 8/7c (delayed PT).

The Tonys are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.

Live Video Webcast, Twitter, CBS, and TWC NEWS/NY1 

You can watch the Nominations Announcement, which is sponsored by IBM and presented live here at TonyAwards.com. Our webcast begins at 8:30 a.m. ET on May 3, with video courtesy of CBS News.

In addition to providing live video feed, we’ll post the complete list of nominees immediately afterwards. We’ll also cover the nominations live on Twitter @TheTonyAwards.

“CBS This Morning” will air a portion of the nominations live. The NYC cable TV channel TWC NEWS/NY1 will carry the event in its entirety.

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