Even more stars than previously announced will align at the American Theatre Wing's 68th annual Tony Awards®.
The entertainment packed evening will feature appearances by Orlando Bloom, Tina Fey, Judith Light, Samuel L. Jackson, Patrick Wilson, Jonathan Groff, Rosie O’Donnell, T.I., LL Cool J and Barrett Foa.
And Jennifer Hudson will perform a number from the new musical Finding Neverland.
That's in addition to the stars and performances already on the bill, who will join host Hugh Jackman on Sunday evening June 8 for the CBS telecast of the 2014 Tonys, live at 8/7c from Radio City Music Hall (deolayed PT). The evening begins at 6:00 p.m. ET with the TonyAwards,com live webcast of the Audemars Piguet Tony Awards Red Carpet, courtesy of NY1.
Broadway’s biggest night will feature appearances by Bradley Cooper, Kevin Bacon, Carole King, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Emmy Rossum, Kate Mara, Zachary Quinto, Zachary Levi, Lucy Liu, Clint Eastwood, Patricia Clarkson, Leighton Meester, Ethan Hawke, Zach Braff, Matt Bomer, Anna Gunn, Gloria & Emilio Estefan, Tony nominee Audra McDonald, Fran Drescher, Wayne Brady, Kenneth Branagh, Tony Goldwyn, Vera Farmiga and Alessandro Nivola.
The evening will also feature performances by 2014 Tony Nominee Neil Patrick Harris and the cast of Hedwig and the Angry Inch; 2014 Tony nominee Sutton Foster with the cast of Violet; Alan Cumming reprising his Tony Award winning role in a performance from the revival of Cabaret and 2014 Tony Nominee Idina Menzel performing from the new musical If/Then. Along with performances by the casts of this year’s Best Musical and Best Musical Revival Nominees, as well as other new musicals: Aladdin, Les Misérables, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical and A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Bullets Over Broadway and Rocky.
The cast of Wicked will return to Radio City Music Hall for the first time since 2004, when they won 3 Tony Awards. The cast will take the stage once again in what is sure to be a very special performance to celebrate Wicked’s 10th Anniversary.
Music legends Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight and Fantasia will take the stage for an unforgettable performance with the cast of After Midnight. And Sting will perform a song from his upcoming musical, The Last Ship.
The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.Revised Tuesday, 09 May, 2017