Tony winner Patina Miller (Pippin) and Tony nominee Andrew Rannells (Hamilton, Girls) have been announced to cohost the 2016 Tony Awards nominations announcement, which will take place May 3 at the Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramount Hotel. The announcement will begin at approximately 8:30 am and will be broadcast live on Tonyawards.com and CBS This Morning.
Miller won her Tony Award in 2013 for her take on the role of Leading Player in that year's Broadway revival of Stephen Schwartz and Roger O. Hirson's Pippin. Rannells, who can currently be seen on HBO's Girls, was nominated for a Tony for The Book of Mormon. Since then, he has appeared on Broadway in Hedwig and the Angry Inch and as a temporary replacement for Jonathan Groff in Hamilton.
Also in attendance at the event will be William Ivey Long, chairman of the American Theatre Wing; Heather Hitchens, president of the American Theatre Wing; Robert E. Wankel, chairman of the Broadway League; Charlotte St. Martin, president of the Broadway League.
The 70th Annual Tony Awards will be held June 12 at the Beacon Theatre and will be broadcast live on CBS. Tony winner James Corden, of CBS’ The Late Late Show, will host.