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Stars Align at the 2015 Tony Awards

JENNIFER LOPEZ, NICK JONAS, KIESZA, HARRY CONNICK, JR, DULÉ HILL

Among the Names Added to All Star Line-Up at the 69th Annual Tony Awards Broadcast Live from Radio City Music Hall on CBS, Sunday, June 7th

New York, NY (June 5, 2015) – The stars will align on Sunday night for the 69th Annual Tony Awards!  Hosted by Tony winners Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming, the evening will be packed with entertainment and performances.   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.

Today 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 the night will feature a special performance by Josh Groban who will be joined on stage by 175 performers.  The night will also include performances by Kristin Chenoweth and the cast of On the Twentieth Century; Kelli O’Hara, Ken Watanabe and Ruthie Ann Miles from The King and I; Sydney Lucas, Michael Cerveris and Beth Malone from Fun Home; Brian d’Arcy James, Brad Oscar and the cast of Something Rotten!, Leanne Cope, Robert Fairchild, Brandon Uranowitz, Max von Essen and the cast of An American in Paris, Chita Rivera and the cast of The Visit; Tony Yazbeck and the cast of On the Town; Matthew Morrison, Kelsey Grammer and the cast of Finding Neverland; Vanessa Hudgens, Cory Cott and Victoria Clark and the cast of Gigi; Lisa Howard, Adam Heller and Tyne Daly from It Shoulda Been You.   The evening will celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Jersey Boys on Broadway. 

Other names who will be taking center stage include:  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 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. Nordstrom is the official sponsor of the Tony Awards Red Carpet.

 

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