Hosted by Tony winners Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming, the evening will be packed with entertainment and performances.
On June 5 the Tony Awards announced that Jennifer Lopez, Nick Jonas, Kiesza, Harry Connick, Jr., Jennifer Grey, Joel Grey, Dulé Hill, Judith Light, Patina Miller, Bernadette Peters and Phylicia Rashad will take the stage at Radio City Music Hall.
As previously announced, this year’s Tony Awards will feature more talent on stage than ever before. Upwards of 175 performers will join Josh Groban on-stage for a special performance – the most performers in a single number in Tony Awards history.
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 “Lucky to Be Me,” “New York, New York,” and “Times Square Ballet” featuring 2015 Tony Nominee Tony Yazbeck and the cast of On the Town.
- “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 past Tony-nominees Matthew Morrison and Kelsey Grammer.
- “Jenny’s Blues” from It Shoulda Been You, featuring Lisa Howard, Adam Heller and past Tony-winner Tyne Daly.
Broadway’s biggest night will also 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 2015 Tony Awards will be broadcast on Sunday, June 7th, 2015 (8:00 – 11:00 p.m. ET/PT time delay) on the CBS Television Network, live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The Tony Awards, which honors theatre 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.