Jennifer Lopez Joins 2015 Tony Awards Line-Up
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 7, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m. (ET/PT time delay) and are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.
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 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.