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Tina Fey, Billy Joel named Tony Award presenters

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Karen Butler
Tina Fey is to be a Tony Awards presenter Sunday. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
Tina Fey is to be a Tony Awards presenter Sunday. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo

June 5 (UPI) -- CBS confirmed Tuesday that Tina Fey, Billy Joel, Christine Baranski, Mikhail Baryshnikov and Melissa Benoist will be presenters at Sunday's Tony Awards ceremony in New York.

Also set to take part in the gala at Radio City Music Hall are Erich Bergen, Rachel Bloom, Rachel Brosnahan, Tituss Burgess, Jeff Daniels, Robert De Niro, Brandon Victor Dixon, Christopher Jackson, John Leguizamo, Patti LuPone, Katharine McPhee, Matthew Morrison, Kelli O'Hara, Bernadette Peters, Chita Rivera, Amy Schumer, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Ming-Na Wen, Kerry Washington and Marissa Jaret Winokur.

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Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban are scheduled to host the event, which honors excellence in Broadway theater. The musicals SpongeBob SquarePants and Mean Girls lead the field with 12 nominations apiece.

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