James Corden's Electrifying 2019 Tony Awards Opening Number Salutes The Magic Of Live Broadway

  • 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 • 3 971

  • jennifer bartholomew
    jennifer bartholomew  3 hours back

    He deserved that standing O

    • Fátima Santos
      Fátima Santos  21 hours back

      man santino really belongs on stage

      • Manuj Parekh
        Manuj Parekh  23 hours back


        • WhatTheFlop
          WhatTheFlop  2 days back

          I love how much the beetlejuice cast was in it

          • Faye Heffernan
            Faye Heffernan  2 days back

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

            • Lois Loves Cheese
              Lois Loves Cheese  2 days back

              he sings really well high honestly

              • Whoops!
                Whoops!  2 days back

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

                • America Washington
                  America Washington  3 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  3 days back

                    Best ever show opening. James Corden you are my light in shining armor. <3

                    • Jackie Stallworth
                      Jackie Stallworth  3 days back

                      is that Corbin Bleu?!?!?!?!?!?!

                      • dionne navarro
                        dionne navarro  5 days back

                        i love smithy

                        • Steve Armstrong
                          Steve Armstrong  5 days back

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

                          • Jesse Gonzalez
                            Jesse Gonzalez  6 days back

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

                            • reishi colleen
                              reishi colleen  6 days back

                              Now I just need a Tony Awards night where NPH and James host together.

                              • JRP Productions
                                JRP Productions  7 days back

                                4:29 5:03

                                • Isaac Evans
                                  Isaac Evans  7 days back

                                  I'm not crying, your crying

                                  • Josh Bautista
                                    Josh Bautista  1 weeks back

                                    Who did it better, James Corden or Neil Patrick Harris

                                    • Anung Temjen LKR
                                      Anung Temjen LKR  1 weeks 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  2 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  3 weeks back

                                                                            Super proud of James! You are truly talented.

                                                                            • Sharon Maynard
                                                                              Sharon Maynard  3 weeks back

                                                                              James, you did the UK bloody proud! X

                                                                              • Emely Zavala
                                                                                Emely Zavala  3 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.