The hour-long special airs in the metropolitan area on Channel 2 at 7 PM ET; check local listings. The June 26 concert, which was directed by Jeff Calhoun, paid tribute to veteran director-producer Harold Prince. The CBS broadcast features performances by Elaine Stritch, Michael Cerveris, Christine Ebersole, Sutton Foster, Shuler Hensley, Brian d'Arcy James, Jane Krakowski, Rebecca Luker and Bebe Neuwirth as well as the cast of the Tony-winning musical Jersey Boys.
The telecast also boasts an appearance by Academy Award winner Liza Minnelli, who introduces honoree Prince.
Hal Prince is the recipient of 22 Tony Awards and the Kennedy Center Honors. Among the Broadway shows he has directed and produced are Follies, A Little Night Music and Sweeney Todd. His most recent Broadway directorial credits include The Phantom of the Opera, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Candide, Parade, Show Boat and Hollywood Arms; he also helmed the out-of town productions of Stephen Sondheim's Bounce.