Hank Azaria, Glenn Close, Bernadette Peters, Mark Ruffalo, Liev Schreiber, Kyra Sedgwick and Oprah Winfrey have been added as presenters for this year's The 60th Annual Tony Awards, live from Radio City Music Hall, Sunday, June 11 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET, delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. Previously announced presenters are Ralph Fiennes, Eric McCormack, Cynthia Nixon, Anna Paquin, Julia Roberts, Martin Short and Alfre Woodard.
This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Tony Awards, which were first held on April 6, 1947 at the Waldorf Astoria's Grand Ballroom. It will be the ninth year that the Tony Awards are held at the historic Radio City Music Hall.
The Tonys were founded in memorial to Antoinette ("Tony") Perry, the American Theatre Wing's World War II chairperson. The winners are selected by the governing board of Actors Equity, The Dramatists Guild, the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, the United Scenic Artists, the Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers, the Casting Society of America, the American Theatre Wing and members of the League of American Theatres and Producers, as well as journalists.