James Corden to host 2016 Tonys
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James Corden is set to host this year’s Tony Awards, taking place on Sunday, 12 June at NYC’s Beacon Theatre. He follows in the footsteps of recent hosts Neil Patrick Harris, Hugh Jackman and Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming. Corden is a Tony winner in his own right; he took home the 2012 award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play for his role in One Man, Two Guvnors.

The 70th Tony Awards air Sunday, 12 June at 8 PM EST on CBS.

From: Harper’s BAZAAR US