It’s less than a week until the 71st Tony Awards in New York.
The annual event, this year hosted by Kevin Spacey, honours the best in theatre.
Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 leads this year’s nominations with 12.
Hello, Dolly!, starring Bette Midler and David Hyde Pierce earned 10, Dear Evan Hansen has nine, and the new play A Doll’s House, Part 2 earned eight nominations. New musicals Come from Away and Groundhog Day each earned seven nominations, as well as the new play Oslo.
As always, a whole host of luminaries will walk the red carpet including Orlando Bloom, Stephen Colbert, Tina Fey, Josh Gad, Taraji P Henson, Scarlett Johansson, Anna Kendrick, Keegan-Michael Key, Olivia Wilde, and 2017 Tony Nominees Josh Groban, Bette Midler and Ben Platt.
Other presenters include Lin-Manuel Miranda, Cynthia Erivo, Scott Bakula, Sara Bareilles, Rachel Bloom, Glenn Close, Brian d’Arcy James, Sally Field, Whoopi Goldberg, Jonathan Groff, Mark Hamill, Allison Janney, Nick Kroll and John Mulaney, John Legend, John Lithgow, Patina Miller, David Oyelowo, Chazz Palminteri, Sarah Paulson, Lea Salonga, Tom Sturridge, and Tommy Tune.
Unfortunately the ceremony isn’t broadcast on TV in the UK – although Elaine Page’s BBC Radio 2 show will feature highlights.