Stars line up to be Tonys presenters

June 9, 2010 at 12:10 PM
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NEW YORK, June 9 (UPI) -- Katie Holmes, Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, Angela Lansbury, Daniel Radcliffe and Paula Abdul are to be presenters at Sunday's Tony Awards ceremony in New York.

The additions to the presenter lineup, which also includes Stanley Tucci and Mark Sanchez, were announced Wednesday.

The event honoring the best of Broadway's 2009-10 season is to be broadcast live from Manhattan's Radio City Music Hall on CBS.

Sean Hayes will serve as master of ceremonies for the show, which will feature performances by Green Day; "Glee's" Lea Michele and Matthew Morrison; and the stars of the Tony nominees for best musical -- "American Idiot," "Fela!," "Memphis" and "Million Dollar Quartet." The casts from the Tony nominees for best musical revival -- "La Cage aux Folles," "A Little Night Music" and "Ragtime" -- are also expected to take the stage as are the stars of "Come Fly Away," "Everyday Rapture" and "Promises, Promises," organizers said.

Other presenters at the 2010 Tony Awards will be Antonio Banderas, Justin Bartha, Patrick Breen, Laura Bell Bundy, Laura Benanti, Cate Blanchett, Michael Cerveris, Kristen Chenoweth, Barbara Cook, Viola Davis, Michael Douglas, Kelsey Grammer, Brian d'Arcy James, Rosemary Harris, Patrick Heusinger, Scarlett Johansson, Anthony LaPaglia, Laura Linney, Lucy Liu, Jane Maxwell, Idina Menzel, Helen Mirren, Alfred Molina, Matthew Morrison, Chris Noth, Bernadette Peters, David Hyde Pierce, Eddie Redmayne, Tony Shaloub, Liev Schreiber, Denzel Washington, Racquel Welch and others.

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