The 72nd annual Tony Awards are being presented at New York City’s storied Radio City Music Hall on June 11 (8 a.m. Japan time), but that doesn’t mean those of us in Japan have to miss out.

Wowow is rolling out its red carpet to none other than Yoshio Inoue, “Prince of the Musical World” here in Japan, as he takes on a new title of Wowow studio navigator. Inoue and fellow navigator Erika Ikuta will help guide Japanese audiences through Broadway’s showiest night of the year, as well as perform a medley of tunes from last year’s hit musical film “The Greatest Showman.” Special guest Masayuki Sakamoto will also be on hand to kick off the festivities. The Japan Times caught up with Inoue to find out more about his new gig.

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