Godspell, Ghost, End of the Rainbow, One Man, Starcatcher, Raúl Esparza Will Perform on Tony Awards
The Tony Awards has announced the line-up of performances for the 66th Annual Tony Awards, which will be presented June 10 in an evening hosted by Emmy winner
Neil Patrick Harris.
The three-hour program will feature performances by Tony-nominated musicals including
, featuring Evita Ricky Martin and Elena Roger; , featuring Tony-nominated actor Follies Danny Burstein; The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, featuring Tony nominees Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis and David Alan Grier; , featuring Tony nominee Jesus Christ Superstar Josh Young; , featuring Leap of Faith Raúl Esparza, who will offer "Rise Up"; featuring Tony-nominated actor Newsies, Jeremy Jordan; , featuring Nice Work If You Can Get It Matthew Broderick and Tony nominee Kelli O’Hara; and Once, featuring Tony nominees Steve Kazee, Cristin Milioti and Elizabeth A. Davis.
The evening will also include performances by Tony-nominated plays:
with Tony-nominated actress End of the Rainbow Tracie Bennett; with Tony-nominated actor One Man, Two Guvnors James Corden; and , featuring Tony nominees Peter and the Starcatcher Christian Borle and Celia Keenan-Bolger.
The show will also feature a performance with
Corbin Bleu and the cast of and Godspell , featuring Ghost The Musical Bryce Pinkham, Caissie Levy and Richard Fleeshman.
To read more about this year's entertainment, click here.
As previously announced, presenters for the 2012 Tony Awards will include
Ellen Barkin, Candice Bergen, Jessica Chastain, Sheryl Crow, Nick Jonas, Angela Lansbury, James Marsden, Jim Parsons, Mandy Patinkin, Tyler Perry, Bernadette Peters, Christopher Plummer, Paul Rudd, Amanda Seyfried, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, among others.
CBS will broadcast the event beginning at 8 PM ET.
The 2012 Tony Awards are presented by the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.
The Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards are bestowed annually on theatre professionals for distinguished achievement.
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