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'Matilda,' 'Pippin' stars to perform at Tony Awards

June 6, 2013 at 4:10 PM   |   Comments

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NEW YORK, June 6 (UPI) -- This weekend's Tony Awards show will feature performances by the casts of the Broadway musicals "Annie," "Bring It On," "Kinky Boots," "Matilda" and "Pippin."

Also expected to take the stage at Sunday's prize presentation at Radio Music Hall are the stars of

"Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella," "Motown the Musical" and "A Christmas Story, the Musical," CBS said.

In addition, the evening will include special appearances by the ensembles of "Chicago," "Jersey Boys," "Newsies," "Once," "Mamma Mia," "Rock of Ages," "Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark," "The Lion King" and "The Phantom of the Opera."

Neil Patrick Harris is to emcee the event. Laura Benanti, Alan Cumming, Jon Cryer, Jesse Eisenberg, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Sally Field, Barrett Foa, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Jake Gyllenhaal, Tom Hanks, Megan Hilty, Scarlett Johannson, Scarlett Johansson, Anna Kendrick, Cyndi Lauper, Audra McDonald, Matthew Morrison, Martha Plimpton, Hal Prince, Zachary Quinto, Andrew Rannells, Mike Tyson, Sigourney Weaver, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Steven Van Zandt have been confirmed as presenters.

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