Tony Awards 2018 | Time, Performances, Predictions, and More
The Tony Awards are finally here! Can you feel the magic? We certainly can. With incredible nominations and fantastic performers lined up this year, we know that you won't want to miss a second of this celebration of Broadway's best. But, fans everywhere are wondering about how to prepare for the Tony Awards 2018. What time do the Tony Awards come on tonight? Who is performing? What are our best predictions? But, don't you worry about a thing. We're here to tell you the latest details on the 72nd Tony Awards.
Tony Awards Start Time And Date
If you were wondering when you can tune into the 2018 Tony Awards, you'll be happy to hear that the show will air live on CBS at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday, June 10, 2018. Viewers can also watch the red carpet special at 5:30 p.m. ET.
Who Is Hosting The 2018 Tony Awards?
Looks like we're going to have a good time this year at the Tonys. Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles are expected to host together, and both are Tony Award nominees. Bareilles is also nominated as a songwriter for "SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical."
How To Watch Tony Awards 2018
You have a few options of how you can watch the Tony Awards. However, we'll keep it simple. You can watch it live on cable television through CBS at 8/7c. But, you can also watch online through CBS All Access, which is a live streaming service CBS offers. You can also check out Hulu Live TV for a cable alternative.
Big Names Presenting In 2018
This year you will see a number of familiar faces. Here is who is presenting at this year's Tony Awards according to the official website:
Uzo Aduba, Christine Baranski, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Melissa Benoist, Erich Bergen, Rachel Bloom, Matt Bomer, Rachel Brosnahan, Tituss Burgess, Claire Danes, Jeff Daniels, Robert De Niro, Brandon Victor Dixon, James Monroe Iglehart, Christopher Jackson, Billy Joel, Patti LuPone, Tatiana Maslany, Katharine McPhee, Matthew Morrison, Carey Mulligan, Leslie Odom, Jr., Kelli O’Hara, Jim Parsons, Bernadette Peters, Zachary Quinto, Andrew Rannells, Mimi Sommer, Amanda Sudano, Brooklyn Sudano, Ming-Na Wen, Marissa Jaret Winokur, Kerry Washington, Tina Fey, John Leguizamo and Amy Schumer, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Chita Rivera.
Tony Awards 2018 Performances
The Tony Awards have the best award show presentations. The 2018 show will feature shows from The Band's Visit, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel, Frozen, Mean Girls, My Fair Lady, Once On This Island, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical, and Summer: The Donna Summer Musical. There will also be a special performance from Dear Evan Hansen and Bruce Springsteen.
Predictions For Major Categories
There are a ton of wild cards at this year's Tony Awards. Here's who is expected to win for this season.
Best Musical Winner Prediction
The Band's Visit
It looks like this year's favorite pick for the Best Musical category is The Band's Visit, winning over Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, and Time Out. The show premiered off-Broadway a year ago and became eligible for the Tonys this year.
Best Play Winner Prediction
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
As a Potter fan, this is fantastic news. Multiple sources, including Variety and Theater Mania.
Overall, it looks like the critics agree. The Band's Visit will win big this year.
Check out more predictions here!
Who are your top picks for the Tonys?