2015 TONY AWARDS TO FEATURE MORE PERFORMERS ON STAGE THAN EVER BEFORE!
Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming will Co-Host the 69th Annual Tony Awards, and more than 175 performers will join Josh Groban on-stage for a special performance – the most performers in a single number in Tony Awards history.
The 2015 Tony Awards will broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, on CBS, on Sunday, June 7th 8:00 – 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT time delay) and are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.
The entertainment-packed evening will also feature performances of the following numbers from the 2015 Tony-nominated shows in the Best Musical and Best Revival of a Musical categories:
· A medley of "Life Is Like A Train," ""On the 20th Century," "I’ve Got It All" and "Babette," featuring 2015 Tony Nominee and Tony Awards co-host Kristin Chenoweth and the cast of On the Twentieth Century "Getting to Know You" and "Shall We Dance?" from The King and I, featuring 2015 Tony Nominees Kelli O’Hara, Ken Watanabe and Ruthie Ann Miles· "Ring of Keys" from Fun Home, featuring 2015 Tony Nominees Sydney Lucas, Michael Cerveris and Beth Malone "A Musical" featuring 2015 Tony Nominees Brian d’Arcy James, Brad Oscar and the cast of Something Rotten! A medley of "An American in Paris (pas de deux)," "S Wonderful" and "I Got Rhythm," featuring 2015 Tony Nominees Leanne Cope, Robert Fairchild, Brandon Uranowitz, Max von Essen and the cast of An American in Paris "Love and Love Alone" and "I Would Never Leave You," featuring 2015 Tony Nominee Chita Rivera and the cast of The Visit
· A medley of "Lonely Town," "New York, New York," and "Times Square Ballet" featuring 2015 Tony Nominee Tony Yazbeck and the cast of On the Town
Upholding the Tony Awards’ valued tradition of recognizing the excellence of the entire Broadway season each year, this year’s telecast will also feature not-to-be missed performances of "The Night They Invented Champagne" featuring Vanessa Hudgens, Corey Cott, 2015 Tony Nominee Victoria Clark and the cast of Gigi, "Stronger" from Finding Neverland, featuring Matthew Morrison and Kelsey Grammer; "Jenny’s Blues" from It Shoulda Been You, featuring Lisa Howard, Adam Heller and past Tony Award winner Tyne Daly.
In celebration of its 10-year anniversary on Broadway, the Broadway cast of Jersey Boys will perform "Oh What A Night."
Broadway’s biggest night, hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming will feature appearances by Bradley Cooper, Neil Patrick Harris, Jim Parsons, Amanda Seyfried, Ashley Tisdale, Bryan Cranston, Joe Manganiello, Kiefer Sutherland, Anna Chlumsky, Larry David, Jason Alexander, Misty Copeland, Sting, Corey Stoll, David Hyde Pierce, Debra Messing, Jennifer Nettles, Marg Helgenberger, Rita Wilson, Rose Byrne, Thomas Sadoski, Sutton Foster, Taye Diggs, Taylor Schilling, Bobby Cannavale and Tommy Tune, among others.
The Tony Awards, which honors theater professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway, has been broadcast on CBS since 1978. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.