More Presenters Announced for Broadway's Biggest Night!

Tony Awards   More Presenters Announced for Broadway's Biggest Night!
 
Additional presenters have been announced for the 69th Annual Tony Awards, which will be broadcast June 7 beginning at 8 PM ET live on CBS.
Kristin Chenoweth performing "Babette" in <i>On the Twentieth Century</i>
Kristin Chenoweth performing "Babette" in On the Twentieth Century Photo by Joan Marcus

Newly announced presenters for the evening are Jennifer Lopez, Nick Jonas, Kiesza, Harry Connick, Jr., Jennifer Grey, Joel Grey, Dulé Hill, Judith Light, Patina Miller, Bernadette Peters and Phylicia Rashad.

As previously reported, more than 175 performers will join Josh Groban onstage for a special performance — the most performers in a single number in Tony Awards history — at Radio City Music Hall. The evening will also feature performances from the 2015 Tony-nominated shows in the Best Musical and Best Revival of a Musical categories. What each show will be performing follows:

· A medley of “Life Is Like A Train,” “On the 20th Century,” “I’ve Got It All” and “Babette,” featuring 2015 Tony nominee and Tony Awards co-host Kristin Chenoweth and the cast of On the Twentieth Century.
· “Getting to Know You” and “Shall We Dance?” from The King and I, featuring 2015 Tony nominees Kelli O'Hara, Ken Watanabe and Ruthie Ann Miles.
· “Ring of Keys” from Fun Home, featuring 2015 Tony nominees Sydney Lucas, Michael Cerveris and Beth Malone.
· “A Musical,” featuring 2015 Tony nominees Brian d’Arcy James, Brad Oscar and the cast of Something Rotten!
· A medley of "An American in Paris (pas de deux)," "'S Wonderful” and “I Got Rhythm,” featuring 2015 Tony nominees Leanne Cope, Robert Fairchild, Brandon Uranowitz, Max von Essen and the cast of An American in Paris.
· “Love and Love Alone” and “I Would Never Leave You,” featuring 2015 Tony nominee Chita Rivera and the cast of The Visit.
· A medley of “Lucky to Be Me,” “New York, New York” and “Times Square Ballet” featuring 2015 Tony nominee Tony Yazbeck and the cast of On the Town.

The cast of <i>Gigi</i> performing "The Night They Invented Champagne"
The cast of Gigi performing "The Night They Invented Champagne" Photo by Margot Schulman

Broadway's biggest night will also include performances of “The Night They Invented Champagne,” featuring Vanessa Hudgens, Corey Cott, 2015 Tony nominee Victoria Clark and the cast of Gigi; “Stronger” from Finding Neverland, featuring Matthew Morrison and Kelsey Grammer; and “Jenny’s Blues” from It Shoulda Been You, featuring Lisa Howard, Adam Heller and past Tony Award winner Tyne Daly. In celebration of its 10-year anniversary on Broadway, the Broadway cast of Jersey Boys will perform “Oh What A Night.”

Hosted by Chenoweth and Alan Cumming, the 2015 Tony Awards will also feature appearances by 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 Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.

Make sure to follow us on social media for all of our awards season coverage. The 2015 Tony Awards--hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming--will be broadcast on Sunday, June 7, 2015 (8-11 PM ET/PT time delay) on CBS, live from Radio City Music Hall in NYC. For information, photos, videos, and more, go to www.TonyAwards.com.

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