The American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards® ceremony is the most glamorous night of the Broadway season—and this year will be no exception. Dozens of stage and screen stars* will be on hand on June 12 to perform on this year’s telecast, and to salute excellence in Broadway theatre.
The line-up of performances for the 65th Annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 12thhas been announced. Featuring unforgettable opening and closing numbers and non-stop entertainment throughout the entirety of the show, the evening will include performances by the 2011 Tony-nominated Best Musicals abd Best Musical Revivals:
Additionally, casts from some of Broadway’s hottest tickets will take the stage this year - including:
- Anything Goes featuring Sutton Foster
- Catch Me If You Can with Norbert Leo Butz and Aaron Tveit
- How to Suceed in Business Without Really Trying featuring Daniel Radcliffeand John Laroquette
- Sister Act featuring Patina Miller
- The Book of Mormon featuring Andrew Rannells
- The Scottsboro Boys featuring Joshua Henry.
- The 2010 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Memphis
- Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark featuring Reeve Carney and Jennifer Damiano
- John Leguizamo’s Ghetto Klown
- The cast of Priscilla Queen of the Desert featuring Nick Adams, Tony Sheldon, Will Swenson
- Secial appearances by Paul Shaffer and the legendary Martha Wash.
The 2011 Tony Awards will also will reassemble an all-star cast of the New York Philharmonic’s April 2011 limited run of Company for the telecast on CBS.This once-in-a-lifetime assembly of talent will perform LIVE exclusively at the Tony Awards on Sunday, June 12th. The performance will include: Stephen Colbert, Jon Cryer, Katie Finneran, Neil Patrick Harris, Christina Hendricks, Aaron Lazar, Patti LuPone, Jill Paice, Martha Plimpton, Anika Noni Rose, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Jim Waltonand Chryssie Whitehead.
Joining host Neil Patrick Harris to make special appearances will be: Brooke Shields, Robin Williams, Daniel Radcliffe, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Whoopi Goldberg, Chris Rock, Alec Baldwin, Samuel L. Jackson, Kelsey Grammer, Viola Davis, Vanessa Redgrave, James Earl Jones, Harry Connick Jr., Christie Brinkley, David Hyde Pierce, Marg Helgenberger, Matthew Broderick, Angela Lansbury, Jim Parsons, Joel Grey, Patrick Wilson, and Robert Morse.