Parton, Poison to perform at Tonys

June 2, 2009 at 3:34 PM
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NEW YORK, June 2 (UPI) -- Dolly Parton, Elton John, Liza Minnelli, Stockard Channing and Poison have agreed to perform at Sunday's Tony Awards show in New York, CBS said.

Parton, will sing along with the cast of "9 to 5: The Musical"; John with the cast of "Billy Elliot: The Musical," and Minnelli, Channing and Poison along with the cast of "Rock of Ages."

This year's Tony Awards will honor the best in Broadway theater for the 2008-09 season.

Neil Patrick Harris, star of the CBS comedy "How I Met Your Mother," has been named host of the awards show, which will be broadcast for the first time in high-definition.

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