It’s the Tony’s! Get the rundown on the performers, presenters and deliberate performances for the 2021 Tony Awards.
Read on beneath for the rundown on the celebrities and performers showing on the annual occasion.
Tony Awards 2021 Performers & Presenters
According to Newsweek, the checklist of performers and presenters is mixed into one. They embody, “Jon Batiste, Stephanie J. Block, Wayne Brady, Tituss Burgess, Darren Criss, Robbie Fairchild, Beanie Feldstein, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jordan Fisher, Santino Fontana, Andrew Garfield, Jared Grimes, Josh Groban, Jennifer Holliday, Nikki M. James, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Ron Cephas Jones, Cyndi Lauper, Norm Lewis, John Lithgow, Lindsay Mendez, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Jennifer Nettles, Lynn Nottage, Adam Pascal, Bernadette Peters, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Andrew Rannells, Anthony Rapp, Anika Noni Rose, Lea Salonga, Ali Stroker, Black Thought, Courtney B. Vance, Daniel J. Watts, Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Kristin Chenoweth, André De Shields, Jake Gyllenhaal, Idina Menzel, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Annaleigh Ashford, Kerry Butler, Christopher Jackson, Ruthie Ann Miles, Bebe Neuwirth, Leslie Odom, Jr., Kelli O’Hara, Ben Platt, Jeremy Pope, Chita Rivera, Daphne Rubin-Vega and BD Wong.” The Tony Awards has reported that, “James Monroe Iglehart, Christopher Jackson, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Wayne Brady, Anthony Veneziale, Chris Sullivan, Kiala Mullady, Aneesa Folds, Bill Sherman, Arthur Lewis, Tarik Davis, Andrew Bancroft, Ashley P. Flanagan, and Ian Weinberger” are additionally all set to carry out on the show.
Expected performances embody David Byrne for American Utopia, John Legend with the cast of Ain’t Too Proud, Lin-Manuel Mirand’s Freestyle Love Supreme and the previous cast of Hairspray. Marissa Jaret Winokur, Matthew Morrison, Chester Gregory, Kerry Butler, and Darlene Love are slated to reunite for the Hairspray gathering. Cheat Sheet has additionally reported that Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth will carry out collectively, with a tune from Wicked. Aura McDonald and Brian Stokes Mitchell may also workforce up, for a efficiency from the show Ragtime.
Cheat Sheet said that a few of the performances that had been filmed previous to the dwell show. Jagged Little Pill, Moulin Rouge!, and Tina – The Tina Turner Musical could have performances included within the show, however they had been beforehand filmed.
Who Is Hosting the 2021 Tony Awards
Leslie Odom Jr. is the host of the 2021 Tony Awards, dwell from the Winter Garden Theatre.
What channel is the show airing on TV? The 2021 Tonys are set to air from 8:59 p.m. – 11:01 p.m. ET, on the CBS community. Usually, the Tony Awards are held in June annually, however the occasion was postponed on account of COVID-19, in keeping with Playbill.
The full show will likely be a four-hour occasion that airs on each the CBS community and Paramount +, in keeping with the Tonys. Aura McDonald will host the Paramount+ broadcast from 7 – 9 p.m. ET and it’ll concentrate on the awards themselves. Odom will host “The Tony Awards Presents: Broadway’s Back!”
The main honors being awarded tonight, as reported by Playbill, embody the Lifetime Achievement Award to Graciela Daniele, Isabelle Stevenson Award to Julie Halston, together with Special Tony honorees together with David Byrne’s American Utopia, Freestyle Love Supreme, and the Broadway Advocacy Coalition. There are additionally Tony Honors for Excellence within the Theatre recipients Irene Gandy, Beverly Jenkins, and PRG Scenic Technologies President Fred Gallo.