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

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  • 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 • 3 961

  • Whoops!
    Whoops!  6 minutes back

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

    • America Washington
      America Washington  10 hours 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  1 days back

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

        • Jackie Stallworth
          Jackie Stallworth  1 days back

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

          • dionne navarro
            dionne navarro  2 days back

            i love smithy

            • Steve Armstrong
              Steve Armstrong  3 days back

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

              • Jesse Gonzalez
                Jesse Gonzalez  4 days back

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

                • reishi colleen
                  reishi colleen  4 days back

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

                  • JRP Productions
                    JRP Productions  4 days back

                    4:29 5:03

                    • Isaac Evans
                      Isaac Evans  5 days back

                      I'm not crying, your crying

                      • Josh Bautista
                        Josh Bautista  5 days back

                        Who did it better, James Corden or Neil Patrick Harris

                        • Anung Temjen LKR
                          Anung Temjen LKR  6 days back

                          I love how Fleabag is mentioned next to GoT

                          • TTV_NoAlabamaSweat
                            TTV_NoAlabamaSweat  7 days 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  1 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  1 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  1 weeks back

                                            2:46 omg! Is gold😂

                                            • Alyssa Basham
                                              Alyssa Basham  1 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  2 weeks back

                                                                Super proud of James! You are truly talented.

                                                                • Sharon Maynard
                                                                  Sharon Maynard  2 weeks back

                                                                  James, you did the UK bloody proud! X

                                                                  • Emely Zavala
                                                                    Emely Zavala  2 weeks back

                                                                    9:39 Hi Adam 😍

                                                                    • dave lloyd
                                                                      dave lloyd  2 weeks back

                                                                      Very Well Done!! Damn James (& crew), excellent performance.

                                                                      • Hanna Leise
                                                                        Hanna Leise  2 weeks back

                                                                        I love the chorus line reference!! My favorite show for sure

                                                                        • Jesus Saenz
                                                                          Jesus Saenz  2 weeks back

                                                                          what's the name of the guy in the left at 9:46? somebody?

                                                                          • khate Obispo
                                                                            khate Obispo  2 weeks back

                                                                            why so talented james ??? 😙😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍

                                                                            • BerriesAndBooks
                                                                              BerriesAndBooks  2 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.

                                                                                      • Someone Vlogs???
                                                                                        Someone Vlogs???  3 weeks back

                                                                                        I appreciate Alex brightman for doing what he does!!

                                                                                        • Chris Thomson
                                                                                          Chris Thomson  3 weeks back

                                                                                          best host ever

                                                                                          • Emily Baggins
                                                                                            Emily Baggins  3 weeks back

                                                                                            4:22 for anyone wondering, the music there is sampled from A Chorus Line

                                                                                            • Amar Khan
                                                                                              Amar Khan  3 weeks back

                                                                                              I’m tearing up

                                                                                              • Marissa Merrill
                                                                                                Marissa Merrill  3 weeks back

                                                                                                I love how even when performing something that's not Beetlejuice Alex is still in character

                                                                                                • Irene Kim
                                                                                                  Irene Kim  3 weeks back

                                                                                                  It's too bad santino fontana couldn't come out as dorothy!! It must've been too difficult lol