Tony Awards: ‘Hamilton’ & Fellow Musical Nominees To Perform


The performances have been set for the 70th annual Tony Awards on Sunday at the Beacon Theater, with all 10 musicals nominated in the Best Musical and Best Revival of a Musical scheduled to perform during the CBS telecast hosted by James Corden. Yes that includes Hamilton, which goes into the night with a record 16 nominations, and Shuffle Along, which has 10 noms.

The numbers also include a performance by Gloria Estefan and the cast of her bio-musical On You Feet, organizers confirmed. In addition, the Tony-nom-stacked list of performers includes:

— Brandon Victor Dixon and Adrienne Warren and the cast of Shuffle Along

— Laura Benanti, Zachary Levi and Jane Krakowski and the cast of She Loves Me

— Alex Brightman and the cast of School Of Rock

— Danny Burstein and the cast of Fiddler On The Roof

— Danielle Brooks and Cynthia Erivo and the cast of The Color Purple

— Lin-Manuel Miranda, Phillipa Soo, Leslie Odom Jr., Renee Elise Goldsberry, Christopher Jackson and Daveed Diggs and the cast of Hamilton

— Sara Bareilles, Christopher Fitzgerald and Jessie Mueller and the cast of Waitress

— Carmen Cusack and the cast of Bright Star

— The cast of Spring Awakening

Tony organizers the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing already had announced that Barbra Streisand will present an award — not looking like she will perform though.

Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment are executive producers of the Tonys this year. Weiss will also serve as director for a 17th consecutive year.

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