James Corden's Electrifying 2019 Tony Awards Opening Number Salutes The Magic Of Live Broadway

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  • Published: 10 June 2019
  • James Corden celebrated the magic of live shows, with a brief interruption from Bryan Cranston, to open the 2019 Tony Awards. James was joined on stage by the casts of Ain't Too Proud, Tootsie, Oklahoma!, Beetlejuice, The Prom, Hadestown, and Kiss Me, Kate. Watch the 73rd Annual Tony Awards live on the West Coast at 8pm on CBS and CBS All Access, and stream the show on demand with CBS All Access.
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Comments • 3 957

  • dionne navarro
    dionne navarro  17 hours back

    i love smithy

    • Steve Armstrong
      Steve Armstrong  1 days back

      Neil Patrick Harris is one tough act to follow.......so far. this one is just alright with me.

      • Jesse Gonzalez
        Jesse Gonzalez  2 days back

        “WE'RE ALIVE!”
        *Beetlejuice has entered the chat*

        • reishi colleen
          reishi colleen  2 days back

          Now I just need a Tony Awards night where NPH and James host together.

          • JRP Productions
            JRP Productions  3 days back

            4:29 5:03

            • Isaac Evans
              Isaac Evans  3 days back

              I'm not crying, your crying

              • Josh Bautista
                Josh Bautista  4 days back

                Who did it better, James Corden or Neil Patrick Harris

                • Anung Temjen LKR
                  Anung Temjen LKR  4 days back

                  I love how Fleabag is mentioned next to GoT

                  • TTV_NoAlabamaSweat
                    TTV_NoAlabamaSweat  5 days back

                    Neil is still better

                    • Natalie Miller
                      Natalie Miller  6 days back

                      Alex brightman has my heart ❤️ 😂

                      • Mary Viola
                        Mary Viola  6 days back

                        THEY NEEDED TO RECORD LOUDER TERRIBKE VOLUME

                        • Mark
                          Mark  6 days back

                          Pls big pharmas can you create a newer eye drops that relieves eye strain, & refreshes and nourishes droughted cracking tired eyes due to flat screen staring...make it OTC pls

                          There s so much to see...

                          • Alice Lu
                            Alice Lu  6 days back

                            oh thanks to you idiots I AM LIVE too!!!

                            • Jessie Dawn
                              Jessie Dawn  7 days back

                              Is it bad I want a Broadway prime

                              • Dinosaur Chicken nuggets

                                Whyyyyy did they take down the Hadestown video?? They left all the other performances up??? I am livid???

                                • Becky Halvorsen
                                  Becky Halvorsen  1 weeks back

                                  In the middle of watching this I realized that while this was happening live, I was sitting in a theatre watching a Broadway show!

                                  • Naja Tiibergh
                                    Naja Tiibergh  1 weeks back

                                    2:46 omg! Is gold😂

                                    • Alyssa Basham
                                      Alyssa Basham  1 weeks back

                                      I wish there was such thing as Broadway Chilling.

                                      • Linda McArthur
                                        Linda McArthur  1 weeks back

                                        Bravo James brilliant opening well done!

                                        • music bands
                                          music bands  2 weeks back

                                          Only James can make a song about TV sound amazing 😍😂

                                          • Cyn McCollum
                                            Cyn McCollum  2 weeks back

                                            That was fabulous! Bravo!

                                            • ValleyGirl 02
                                              ValleyGirl 02  2 weeks back

                                              anyone else notice corbin bleu right over james’ left shoulder at 6:00 ???😂 (but our right)

                                              • Oyku Tınaztepe
                                                Oyku Tınaztepe  2 weeks back

                                                I love James but it reminded me NPH's opening a bit too much I guess.

                                                • Katie Buczak
                                                  Katie Buczak  2 weeks back

                                                  Ahhhh!!!! JAMES CORDEN 😍😍😍😍 🔥

                                                  • Recker's World
                                                    Recker's World  2 weeks back

                                                    Absolutely Incredible!!!

                                                    • Kate G. Ladrillono
                                                      Kate G. Ladrillono  2 weeks back

                                                      So talented:)

                                                      • Kristina Collins
                                                        Kristina Collins  2 weeks back

                                                        Super proud of James! You are truly talented.

                                                        • Sharon Maynard
                                                          Sharon Maynard  2 weeks back

                                                          James, you did the UK bloody proud! X

                                                          • Emely Zavala
                                                            Emely Zavala  2 weeks back

                                                            9:39 Hi Adam 😍

                                                            • dave lloyd
                                                              dave lloyd  2 weeks back

                                                              Very Well Done!! Damn James (& crew), excellent performance.

                                                              • Hanna Leise
                                                                Hanna Leise  2 weeks back

                                                                I love the chorus line reference!! My favorite show for sure

                                                                • Jesus Saenz
                                                                  Jesus Saenz  2 weeks back

                                                                  what's the name of the guy in the left at 9:46? somebody?

                                                                  • khate Obispo
                                                                    khate Obispo  2 weeks back

                                                                    why so talented james ??? 😙😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍

                                                                    • BerriesAndBooks
                                                                      BerriesAndBooks  2 weeks back

                                                                      “Rick and Morty,”

                                                                      Me: AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA YES

                                                                      • A folding chair
                                                                        A folding chair  2 weeks back

                                                                        when will james get a tony smh

                                                                        • kurui. m
                                                                          kurui. m  2 weeks back

                                                                          Kiloren just gave a standing ovation

                                                                          • Thomas Sheridan
                                                                            Thomas Sheridan  2 weeks back

                                                                            “It’s live!”
                                                                            *beetlejuice has entered the chat*

                                                                            • Claire Collins
                                                                              Claire Collins  3 weeks back

                                                                              James Corden in America is the Emperors new clothes. He is awful. USA please keep him forever.

                                                                              • Someone Vlogs???
                                                                                Someone Vlogs???  3 weeks back

                                                                                I appreciate Alex brightman for doing what he does!!

                                                                                • Chris Thomson
                                                                                  Chris Thomson  3 weeks back

                                                                                  best host ever

                                                                                  • Emily Baggins
                                                                                    Emily Baggins  3 weeks back

                                                                                    4:22 for anyone wondering, the music there is sampled from A Chorus Line

                                                                                    • Amar Khan
                                                                                      Amar Khan  3 weeks back

                                                                                      I’m tearing up

                                                                                      • Marissa Merrill
                                                                                        Marissa Merrill  3 weeks back

                                                                                        I love how even when performing something that's not Beetlejuice Alex is still in character

                                                                                        • Irene Kim
                                                                                          Irene Kim  3 weeks back

                                                                                          It's too bad santino fontana couldn't come out as dorothy!! It must've been too difficult lol

                                                                                          • Mi Poorboy
                                                                                            Mi Poorboy  3 weeks back

                                                                                            He seriously has to have the best memory of anyone ever! He remembers everything!!!!! How is that even humanly possible??? He’s clearly a robot!!!

                                                                                            • WickedIceQueen
                                                                                              WickedIceQueen  3 weeks back

                                                                                              6:17 LMAO Santino casually bringing his phone on stage

                                                                                              • WickedIceQueen
                                                                                                WickedIceQueen  3 weeks back

                                                                                                @Irene Kim omg I am stupid hahaha

                                                                                              • Irene Kim
                                                                                                Irene Kim  3 weeks back

                                                                                                It's because they all took it like like a min before that 😆

                                                                                            • seba jug5
                                                                                              seba jug5  3 weeks back

                                                                                              it feels like im watching family guy

                                                                                              • Musical Theater Lover
                                                                                                Musical Theater Lover  3 weeks back

                                                                                                Alex Brightman is in character the whole time 😂 he’s staring into my soul