Congratulations are to ensure that Sara Bareilles, who was simply promoted from “Waitress” to hostess.
Bareilles, who not too long ago wowed NBC audiences as Mary Magdalene in “Jesus Christ Famous person Reside,” will co-host the 2018 Tony Awards with fellow Broadway vet Josh Groban (“Natasha, Pierre & The Nice Comet of 1812”) when the ceremony airs June 10 on CBS.
The announcement was made Wednesday morning on Bareilles’ social channels:
Current Tony hosts have included Kevin Spacey (2017), James Corden (2016), Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming (2015), Hugh Jackman (2014) Neil Patrick Harris (2011-2013) and Sean Hayes (2010).
Tony nominations will probably be introduced Might 1 by “Smash” vets Katharine McPhee and Leslie Odom, Jr.