CNN reports that the American Theatre Wing made the announcement on May 5. DeBose, who just won an Oscar for portraying Anita in the 'West Side Story' remake, has had several notable roles on Broadway. In a statement confirming her hosting duties for this year's event, DeBose said, "I'm coming home!". "I'm so honored to celebrate 75 years of excellence in theater, but more importantly every member of this community who poured themselves into making sure the lights of Broadway have the opportunity to shine brightly once again!", Ariana DeBose, via statement, as reported by CNN.
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