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Kristin Chenoweth, Chita Rivera, Christian Borle, Brian d'Arcy James, Kelli O'Hara, Tyne Daly, Ken Watanabe Among the Performers for the 2015 Tony Awards

New York, NY (MAY 20, 2015) – The Tony Awards have announced a portion of the line-up of performances for the 69th Annual Tony Awards. 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 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, as well as 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 by Victoria Clark, Vanessa Hudgens and the cast of Gigi; Tony-nominated Matthew Morrison, Kelsey Grammer and the cast of Finding Neverland and Tyne Daly along with the cast of It Shoulda Been You.

The 2015 Tony Awards - hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming – 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 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.

For more information on the Tony Awards, visit TonyAwards.com and Facebook.com/TheTonyAwards and follow @TheTonyAwards on Instagram and Twitter. 

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About the Tony Awards

The 2015 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. At The Broadway League, Robert E. Wankel is Chairman and Charlotte St. Martin is President. At the American Theater Wing, William Ivey Long  is Chairman and Heather A. Hitchens is President. 

IBM, the official information technology partner of the Tony Awards, develops, designs, and hosts the official Tony Awards digital experience across platforms, including www.TonyAwards.com. Carnegie Mellon University is the first-ever, exclusive higher education partner of the Tony Awards. United Airlines is the official airline of the Tony Awards. Paramount Hotel is the official hotel partner of the Tonys.  City National Bank is the official bank of the Tony Awards. Porsche Cars North America, Inc., manufacturer of exclusive sports cars, is celebrating dynamic performance as the official sports car of the Tony Awards.  La Crema, known for elegant Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, is the official wine of the Tony Awards. USA TODAY is the official media partner of the Tony Awards. PEOPLE is the official magazine partner of the Tony Awards. Clear Channel Spectacolor is an official media partner of the Tony Awards and co-producer of the Tonys Simulcast in Times Square. The Hollywood Reporter is an official media partner of The Tony Awards.

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