Tonight's broadcast celebrates the organization's 20th anniversary.
Burkhardt will take on a role in the new musical.
The show will be hosted by Jesse Tyler Ferguson.
Check out the full list of shows and their starry nominees.
The event is the culmination of six weeks of fundraising for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
Adam Jacobs, James Monroe Iglehart, and Courtney Reed will help welcome 2015.
ABC will air a special to honor the 20th anniversary of Disney Theatrical Productions.
The nine-month-old mini-kings-of-thieves are a couple of chips off the charming block.