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 • 3 963

  • Lois Loves Cheese
    Lois Loves Cheese  6 hours back

    he sings really well high honestly

    • Whoops!
      Whoops!  12 hours back

      The end really has me crying omg he looked so damn happy and had tears in his eyes

      • America Washington
        America Washington  22 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  2 days back

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

          • Jackie Stallworth
            Jackie Stallworth  2 days back

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

            • dionne navarro
              dionne navarro  3 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  4 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  5 days back

                      4:29 5:03

                      • Isaac Evans
                        Isaac Evans  5 days back

                        I'm not crying, your crying

                        • Josh Bautista
                          Josh Bautista  6 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  1 weeks back

                              Neil is still better

                              • Natalie Miller
                                Natalie Miller  1 weeks back

                                Alex brightman has my heart ❤️ 😂

                                • Mary Viola
                                  Mary Viola  1 weeks back

                                  THEY NEEDED TO RECORD LOUDER TERRIBKE VOLUME

                                  • 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  2 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  2 weeks back

                                              2:46 omg! Is gold😂

                                              • Alyssa Basham
                                                Alyssa Basham  2 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  3 weeks back

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

                                                                            • khate Obispo
                                                                              khate Obispo  3 weeks back

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

                                                                              • BerriesAndBooks
                                                                                BerriesAndBooks  3 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