My favorite of all the award shows, the Tony Awards, are coming up this Sunday on CBS at 8:00 – 11:00 p.m. Delayed on the West Coast…. Thanks CBS!
Hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, the show will have appearances by 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.
As for the performances, the absolute best part of the show, they are as follows:
- Evita featuring Ricky Martin and Elena Roger
- Follies featuring Tony nominated actor Danny Burstein
- The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess featuring Tony nominees Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis and David Alan Grier
- Jesus Christ Superstar featuring Tony nominee Josh Young
- Leap of Faith featuring Raúl Esparza
- Newsies, featuring Tony nominated actor Jeremy Jordan
- Nice Work If You Can Get It featuring Matthew Broderick and Tony nominee Kelli O’Hara
- Once featuring Tony nominees Steve Kazee, Cristin Milioti and Elizabeth A. Davis.
- Corbin Bleu and the cast of Godspell
- Ghost The Musical featuring Bryce Pinkham, Caissie Levy and Richard Fleeshman.
- End of the Rainbow with Tony nominated actress Tracie Bennett
- One Man, Two Guvnors with Tony nominated actor James Corden
- Peter and the Starcatcher featuring Tony nominees Christian Borle and Celia Keenan-Bolger