Green Day, Glee's Lea Michele and Matthew Morrison, Kelsey Grammer, Scarlett Johansson, Denzel Washington, Catherine Zeta-Jones, et al. to Perform at 2010 Tony Awards
Rock group Green Day and Glee's Lea Michele and Matthew Morrison will perform during the ceremony, which will also feature performances by Tony-nominated Best Musicals American Idiot, Fela!, Memphis and Million Dollar Quartet as well as the Tony-nominated Best Musical Revivals La Cage aux Folles (featuring Kelsey Grammer), A Little Night Music (featuring Catherine Zeta-Jones), and Ragtime. In addition, cast members from Come Fly Away, Everyday Rapture, and Promises, Promises will also perform.
A special presentation of the Tony-nominated Best Play and Best Play revivals will feature Denzel Washington and Viola Davis from Fences; Justin Bartha, Anthony LaPaglia and Tony Shalhoub from Lend Me a Tenor; Jan Maxwell and Rosemary Harris of The Royal Family; Liev Schreiber and Scarlett Johansson from A View from the Bridge; Laura Benanti and Michael Cerveris from In the Next Room or the vibrator play; Patrick Breen and Patrick Heusinger of Next Fall; Laura Linney and Brian d'Arcy James from Time Stands Still; and Alfred Molina and Eddie Redmayne from Red.
As previously announced, presenters will include Antonio Banderas, Cate Blanchett, Michael Douglas, Scarlett Johansson, Lucy Liu, Helen Mirren, Chris Noth, Bernadette Peters, David Hyde Pierce and Raquel Welch, along with several of the above mentioned celebrities.
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