A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, FUNNY GIRL, Joaquina Kalukango and More Will Perform At 76th Annual Tony Awards

Tony Awards

Lea Michele and Ramin Karimloo in Funny Girl | Photo: Matt Murphy

Kobi Kassal
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June 8, 2023 12:00 PM

The 76th Annual Tony Awards are this Sunday and while it is going on unscripted and sans teleprompter, one thing we can always count on are the performances of the night. Today, it has been announced that we will be getting performances from the casts of all Tony Award nominated best musicals and revivals, including Camelot, Into The Woods, & Juliet, Kimberly Akimbo, New York, New York, Parade, Shucked, Some Like It Hot and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

In addition, the telecast will include performances from Joaquina Kalukango, the winner of the 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical, the cast of A Beautiful Noise, the cast of Funny Girl, and a special performance for the Tony Award for the 2023 Special Tony Awards for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre recipients, Joel Grey and John Kander. 

“CBS has been home to the Tony Awards for more than 40 years,” said Jack Sussman, executive vice president of specials, music, live events and alternative programming at CBS. “We are proud to once again celebrate the best of theater this season, and continue our support for Broadway, the broader theater community and all the incredible artistic talents both on stage and behind the scenes who bring the shows to life.”

“This year’s Tony Award nominees are a reflection of a tremendous year of Broadway,” said Charlotte St. Martin, President of The Broadway League and Heather Hitchens, President and CEO of the American Theatre Wing. “The show will feature performances by Broadway’s brightest lights - from breakthrough performers to industry icons - in recognition of the momentous productions wowing audiences worldwide.”

The 76th Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Ariana DeBose, will air live from the United Palace in New York City on Sunday, June 11 beginning at  8:00pm on CBS and streaming live on Paramount+. 

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Kobi Kassal

Hailing from sunny South Florida, Kobi Kassal founded Theatrely (formerly Theatre Talk Boston) while attending Boston University. He is an avid theatre attender and can be found seeing a performance most nights of the week (in normal times!) He is interested in the cross section of theatre, popular culture, hospitality, and politics. He also loves a good bagel!