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Nick Jonas, Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr., and More to Perform at 2015 Tony Awards

The star-studded roster of talent keeps growing.

Nick Jonas joins the list of 2015 Tony Award performers.
Nick Jonas joins the list of 2015 Tony Award performers.
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The 2015 Tony Awards ceremony, hosted by Alan Cumming and Kristin Chenoweth, has added more stars to its roster of performers set to take the Radio City Music Hall stage on Sunday evening. The list of talent now includes Jennifer Lopez, Nick Jonas, Kiesza, Harry Connick Jr., Jennifer Grey, Joel Grey, Dulé Hill, Judith Light, Patina Miller, Bernadette Peters, and Phylicia Rashad.

Additional stars set to appear onstage include Bradley Cooper, Neil Patrick Harris, Jim Parsons, Amanda Seyfried, Ashley Tisdale, Bryan Cranston, Joe Manganiello, Kiefer Sutherland, Anna Chlumsky, Larry David, Jason Alexander, Misty Copeland, Sting, Corey Stoll, David Hyde Pierce, Debra Messing, Jennifer Nettles, Marg Helgenberger, Rita Wilson, Rose Byrne, Thomas Sadoski, Sutton Foster, Taye Diggs, Taylor Schilling, Bobby Cannavale, and Tommy Tune, among others.

As previously announced, Josh Groban will be joined onstage by 175 artists for a special Tony performance, set to break the record for most performers in a single number in Tony Awards history.

The evening will also include performances of the following numbers from the 2015 Tony-nominated shows in the Best Musical and Best Revival of a Musical categories: A medley of "Life Is Like a Train," "On the 20th Century," "I've Got It All," and "Babette," featuring 2015 Tony nominee and Tony Awards cohost Kristin Chenoweth and the cast of On the Twentieth Century; "Getting to Know You" and "Shall We Dance?" from The King and I, featuring 2015 Tony nominees Kelli O'Hara, Ken Watanabe, and Ruthie Ann Miles; "Ring of Keys" from Fun Home, featuring 2015 Tony nominees Sydney Lucas, Michael Cerveris, and Beth Malone; "A Musical," featuring 2015 Tony nominees Brian d'Arcy James, Brad Oscar, and the cast of Something Rotten!; a medley of "An American in Paris (pas de deux)," "'S Wonderful," and "I Got Rhythm," featuring 2015 Tony nominees Leanne Cope, Robert Fairchild, Brandon Uranowitz, Max von Essen, and the cast of An American in Paris; "Love and Love Alone" and "I Would Never Leave You," featuring 2015 Tony nominee Chita Rivera and the cast of The Visit; and a medley of " Lucky to Be Me," "New York, New York," and "Times Square Ballet," featuring 2015 Tony nominee Tony Yazbeck and the cast of On the Town.

The telecast will also feature performances of "The Night They Invented Champagne," featuring Vanessa Hudgens, Corey Cott, 2015 Tony nominee Victoria Clark, and the cast of Gigi; "Stronger" from Finding Neverland, featuring Matthew Morrison and Kelsey Grammer; "Jenny's Blues" from It Shoulda Been You, featuring Lisa Howard, Adam Heller, and Tony Award winner Tyne Daly; and "Oh What a Night" from the Broadway cast of Jersey Boys in celebration of the musical's 10-year anniversary.

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