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First Performers and Performances Announced for June 7, 2015 CBS Tony Awards Telecast!

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The first batch of performers for the American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards® ceremony has been announced—and the list is full of stars including Kristin Chenoweth, Chita Rivera, Christian Borle, Brian d’Arcy James, Kelli O’Hara, Ken Watanabe, and Victoria Clark, to name a few.

The June 7 telecast will also feature performances from many of this season’s nominated musicals, as well as other shows seen on Broadway this season.

You can watch these stars and showstoppers—with many more to come!—at the 69th Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming. The show will be broadcast live on CBS from Radio City Music Hall in New York City on Sunday, June 7 from 8:00 – 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT time delay).

The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.

Shows and Stars

The entertainment-packed 2015 Tony Awards ceremony will feature performances from the 2015 Tony-nominated shows in the Best Musical and Best Revival of a Musical categories, including:

  • 2015 Tony Nominee and 69th Annual Tony Awards Co-Host Kristin Chenoweth and the cast of On the Twentieth Century
  • 2015 Tony nominees Brian d’Arcy James, Christian Borle, Brad Oscar and the cast of Something Rotten!
  • 2015 Tony Nominee Chita Rivera and the cast of The Visit
  • 2015 Tony Nominees Kelli O’Hara and Ken Watanabe and the cast of The King and I; and
  • The casts of On the Town, Fun Home and An American in Paris.

The Tony Awards upholds a 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 including:

  • Vanessa Hudgens, 2015 Tony Nominee Victoria Clark, and the cast of Gigi
  • Past Tony-nominees Matthew Morrison and Kelsey Grammer, and the cast of Finding Neverland; and
  • Tyne Daly and the cast of It Shoulda Been You.

Check back soon for more info about the 2015 Tony Awards.

Revised Sunday, 09 April, 2017

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