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

  • 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 • 3 960

  • America Washington
    America Washington  6 hours back

    Alex Brightman and Sophia Anne Caruso got in full dress and makeup to stand in the background.
    That’s kinda funny.

    • Sherry Glaser
      Sherry Glaser  22 hours back

      Best ever show opening. James Corden you are my light in shining armor. <3

      • Jackie Stallworth
        Jackie Stallworth  1 days back

        is that Corbin Bleu?!?!?!?!?!?!

        • dionne navarro
          dionne navarro  2 days back

          i love smithy

          • Steve Armstrong
            Steve Armstrong  3 days back

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

            • Jesse Gonzalez
              Jesse Gonzalez  3 days back

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

              • reishi colleen
                reishi colleen  4 days back

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

                • JRP Productions
                  JRP Productions  4 days back

                  4:29 5:03

                  • Isaac Evans
                    Isaac Evans  4 days back

                    I'm not crying, your crying

                    • Josh Bautista
                      Josh Bautista  5 days back

                      Who did it better, James Corden or Neil Patrick Harris

                      • Anung Temjen LKR
                        Anung Temjen LKR  6 days back

                        I love how Fleabag is mentioned next to GoT

                        • TTV_NoAlabamaSweat
                          TTV_NoAlabamaSweat  6 days back

                          Neil is still better

                          • Natalie Miller
                            Natalie Miller  7 days back

                            Alex brightman has my heart ❤️ 😂

                            • Mary Viola
                              Mary Viola  1 weeks back


                              • Mark
                                Mark  1 weeks 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  1 weeks back

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

                                  • Jessie Dawn
                                    Jessie Dawn  1 weeks 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  2 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  3 weeks back

                                                                              when will james get a tony smh

                                                                              • kurui. m
                                                                                kurui. m  3 weeks back

                                                                                Kiloren just gave a standing ovation

                                                                                • Thomas Sheridan
                                                                                  Thomas Sheridan  3 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!!!