New York, NY – Spectrum News NY1 (NY1) will take viewers through the illustrious 2017-2018 Broadway season leading up to the 72nd annual Tony Awards® on June 10 with a special one-hour On Stage "Road to the Tonys" show on Saturday, June 2, at 7:00 PM EDT.
Hosted by Frank DiLella, On Stage’s "Road to the Tonys" special will feature the shows that took Broadway by storm and the actors who have earned Tony nominations for this season’s most memorable and moving performances. The hour-long special will feature best actor and actress nominees, including: “The Iceman Cometh” star Denzel Washington, Andrew Garfield and Nathan Lane from “Angels in America,” Taylor Louderman, Ashley Park and Grey Henson from “Mean Girls,” Condola Rashad from “Saint Joan,” and Lauren Ambrose and Harry Hadden-Paton from “My Fair Lady.”
On NY1’s "Road to the Tonys," DiLella will talk with “Latin History for Morons” writer and star John Leguizamo, “Frozen” songwriters Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, and actors Ethan Slater and Gavin Lee of “SpongeBob SquarePants.” Other guests will include Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni and Anthony Boyle from “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” Katrina Lenk and Tony Shalhoub from “The Band’s Visit,” and Joshua Henry and Jessie Mueller of Rodgers and Hammerstein's “Carousel.” The show will also feature an interview with the one and only Andrew Lloyd Webber who will receive the Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre.
NY1 airs on channels 1 and 200 on Spectrum, and on Altice systems on channels 98 and 8.
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