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 • 3 965

  • WhatTheFlop
    WhatTheFlop  8 hours back

    I love how much the beetlejuice cast was in it

    • Faye Heffernan
      Faye Heffernan  11 hours back

      can we please appreciate Alex Brightman's expressions throughout the performance
      ok thank u

      • Lois Loves Cheese
        Lois Loves Cheese  21 hours back

        he sings really well high honestly

        • Whoops!
          Whoops!  1 days back

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

          • America Washington
            America Washington  2 days 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  4 days back

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

                    • Jesse Gonzalez
                      Jesse Gonzalez  5 days back

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

                      • reishi colleen
                        reishi colleen  5 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  6 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  7 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  3 weeks back

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

                                                                            • Hanna Leise
                                                                              Hanna Leise  3 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