Neil Patrick Harris, Sting, Idina Menzel, Alan Cumming and Sutton Foster -- as well as the teaming up of Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight and Fantasia -- will perform at the Tony Awards on June 8.
Neil Patrick Harris, Sting, Idina Menzel, Alan Cumming and Sutton Foster — as well as the teaming up of Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight and Fantasia — will perform at the Tony Awards on June 8.
Producers announced a music-heavy lineup that includes all the best new musical nominees — “Aladdin,” ”After Midnight,” ”Beautiful: The Carole King Musical,” ”A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” — and some overlooked ones, including “Bullets Over Broadway,” ”Rocky” and “If/Then.” Three revivals — “Les Miserables,” ”Violet” and Cumming’s “Cabaret” — will also be featured.
Sting will perform a song from his Broadway-bound musical, “The Last Ship.”
Harris, in the past a winning host, will return to sing a song from his “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” in which he plays a German male transsexual rock singer. He together with a lascivious and edgy Cumming as “Cabaret” emcee may add some spice to the night.
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The Tony Awards will be broadcast from Radio City Music Hall on CBS. Hugh Jackman will host.