Casts of 'Newsies,' 'Once,' 'Evita' to perform at Tonys

June 4, 2012 at 12:56 PM
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NEW YORK, June 4 (UPI) -- The 2012 Tony Awards show in New York is to feature performances by the casts of "Newsies," "Nice Work If You Can Get It," "Once" and "Evita," CBS said.

Also set to take the stage at Sunday night's event honoring the best on Broadway are the stars of "Follies," "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess," "Jesus Christ Superstar," "Leap of Faith," "Ghost the Musical" and "Godspell."

Slated to appear as well are members of the ensembles of "End of the Rainbow," "One Man, Two Guvnors" and "Peter and the Starcatcher."

The 66th annual Tony Awards show is to take place at the Beacon Theatre.

Neil Patrick Harris is serving as host of the event.

Ellen Barkin, Candice Bergen, Jessica Chastain, Sheryl Crow, Nick Jonas, Angela Lansbury, James Marsden, Trey Parker, Jim Parsons, Mandy Patinkin, Tyler Perry, Bernadette Peters, Christopher Plummer, Paul Rudd, Amanda Seyfried and Matt Stone will be presenters.

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