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More Than 175 Performers to Join Josh Groban for Special Tonys Performance

The event will feature the most performers in a single number in Tony Awards history.

Josh Groban will be joined on stage at the Tony Awards by more than 175 people.
Josh Groban will be joined onstage at the Tony Awards by more than 175 people.
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The Tony Awards have announced that more than 175 performers will join Josh Groban onstage for a special performance at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday night, June 7, for the 69th Annual Tony Awards. The 2015 Tony Awards will be broadcast live on CBS from Radio City Music Hall beginning at 8pm ET. The awards are presented by the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.

The event will boast the distinction of featuring the 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.

This year’s telecast will also feature not-to-be missed 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.

In celebration of its 10-year anniversary on Broadway, the Broadway cast of Jersey Boys will perform "Oh What a Night."

As previously announced, 2015 Tony nominee Kristin Chenoweth will cohost the awards along with Tony winner Alan Cumming.

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