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 • 3 590

  • Mr. Luck
    Mr. Luck  12 minutes back

    He must have superhuman strength to get through ten minutes of singing and dancing.

    • The Dark Lab
      The Dark Lab  12 minutes back

      Good but Neil was better

      • Sarah Dickens
        Sarah Dickens  1 hours back

        Smiffy has done well for himself!

        • Rosie Pfeffer
          Rosie Pfeffer  1 hours back

          James' laugh at 9:50 I can't 😭💞

          • dt nyc
            dt nyc  3 hours back

            Electrifying?

            • TD Cash
              TD Cash  4 hours back

              Don't occupy my tinge with so called celebrities.. I have a real life

              • Overnity
                Overnity  4 hours back

                This is a Monumental Achievement and "LIVE" Jezze, this Man has more talent then God Gave Him! BRAVERY/TALENT/BALLS/ARTISTRY/ and a sense of fun that grown-ups and Kids alike can revel in... JC is the Modern CHARLIE CHAPLIN, NO KIDDING... there exists no other example... this performance would take most Actors half a lifetime to REHEARSE Let alone Actually DO... His place in our Hearts is very well Earned... I Love James Corden and I am a Man, am I gay?

                • Giulia Saporito
                  Giulia Saporito  4 hours back

                  I got emotional at the end, he looked so happy

                  • Cj Low
                    Cj Low  6 hours back

                    Wow!

                    • INFOCOOL
                      INFOCOOL  6 hours back

                      If we're honest, Corden's singing is pretty sad.

                      • Konstantinovich1
                        Konstantinovich1  6 hours back

                        Needs voice training.

                        • Perry Cooke
                          Perry Cooke  9 hours back

                          the voice really isn't there but the attitude is!

                          • Bea Panda
                            Bea Panda  9 hours back

                            BRILLIANT!!!

                            • Luisa Yeomans
                              Luisa Yeomans  9 hours back

                              James! you are awesome!! *And of course the people in the team behind you are awesome too.

                              • Rob Klarmann
                                Rob Klarmann  10 hours back

                                James Corden had to work damn hard to get where he is today. This was an exceptional opening! Perhaps he could bring that same fun back to the Academy Awards. :)

                                • Scrosseh
                                  Scrosseh  10 hours back

                                  This was awesome 😂

                                  • Salar Khan
                                    Salar Khan  11 hours back

                                    The cuts undermined his message a bit

                                    • Tremain Bowman
                                      Tremain Bowman  12 hours back

                                      Bruh! The show stopping opener...! 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽

                                      • Tavio Co
                                        Tavio Co  13 hours back

                                        Brilliance & talent 🔥 🔥

                                        • Princess Lollypop
                                          Princess Lollypop  14 hours back

                                          James has to host the oscars

                                          • Monica Browne
                                            Monica Browne  15 hours back

                                            That was absolutely brilliant😃😃😃🌸🌸🌸Well done James and Company ☺️☺️☺️

                                            • Kurtis Blow
                                              Kurtis Blow  16 hours back

                                              Does James Corden even do Keto?

                                              • Catherine Catherine
                                                Catherine Catherine  16 hours back

                                                This just made me want to watch a Broadway show. I wish I can get a chance. It's awesome!

                                                • Gibson White
                                                  Gibson White  19 hours back

                                                  Truly, Broadway dancers steal the show for me. They are amazing!

                                                • EverythingisEverything
                                                  EverythingisEverything  19 hours back

                                                  this is corny

                                                  • Corgenia Salas
                                                    Corgenia Salas  21 hours back

                                                    That was awesome!!!!!

                                                    • Stephanie Fairley
                                                      Stephanie Fairley  21 hours back

                                                      AMAZING! I totally get it!

                                                      • Bobby Roach
                                                        Bobby Roach  21 hours back

                                                        24,601 shows left on his queue... Les Mis reference!

                                                        • Anthony Patterson
                                                          Anthony Patterson  23 hours back

                                                          James corden multi talented...

                                                          • KEEPINGIT100
                                                            KEEPINGIT100  23 hours back

                                                            WOW, IS ALL I HAVE TO SAY. JAMES GORDAN PERFORMANCE WAS AWESOME.

                                                            • Laura Hurst
                                                              Laura Hurst  1 days back

                                                              “8 times a week we go GAY to The Prom!”




                                                              Write this on my tombstone

                                                              • cataa mardones
                                                                cataa mardones  1 days back

                                                                I love this. He's great! This opening is great!

                                                                • Juliet Koi
                                                                  Juliet Koi  1 days back

                                                                  The dedication, sacrifice, commitment. Mahn. 👏👏..inspiring!!

                                                                  • Hey Daton
                                                                    Hey Daton  1 days back

                                                                    James Corden I fucking love you with all my heart ❤️😍

                                                                    • Arty Zara
                                                                      Arty Zara  1 days back

                                                                      This year had the lowest rating in the history of the Tony Awards :( It just makes me so sad that people put all this effort into the ceremony and don't get back what they deserve

                                                                      • Paula Marie
                                                                        Paula Marie  1 days back

                                                                        James, Thank you for that awesome performance and especially for including a dancer that uses a wheelchair. My son was in a wheelchair since being born with a birth defect. We were told at his birth to treat him as if he had no physical disability. When people with disabilities are included in things this makes it so much easier. Because of people like you this was possible. Thank you

                                                                        • Amir Mullick
                                                                          Amir Mullick  1 days back

                                                                          9:38 I stopped. I felt emotional and shed a tear. Your achievements are remarkable. You have worked hard and stayed humble. You are a gem of a human and I am so very happy for you. Great work man.

                                                                          • Courtney Bell
                                                                            Courtney Bell  1 days back

                                                                            I think that the "break" was actually pragmatic! Dang!!

                                                                            • Essence Thomas
                                                                              Essence Thomas  2 days back

                                                                              YALL.....One girl told me i had *"low standards"* in the comments for sayin that james was a goood singer....and i said that "i was just complementing him for being a great singer for a late show host and i didnt mean to bother your little *"high"* standards..can u even sing?".......And im just over here thinking like, *BIHH* u can't hate because u prob cant sing ur ABC'S in the right tune...go sit down somewhere.

                                                                            • Lily Gazou
                                                                              Lily Gazou  2 days back

                                                                              I just got home from the Fifth Ave Theater in Seattle— I forgot how great a live performance can be. After the show, you can stay for a question and answer session with the performers.

                                                                              • Victoria Theodore
                                                                                Victoria Theodore  2 days back

                                                                                That was sooooo fun!!!! 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 I see you #katherineroarty !!!

                                                                                • Robyn Ruttenberg
                                                                                  Robyn Ruttenberg  2 days back

                                                                                  who is the person wearing the gold and white glasses at 9:57?

                                                                                  • Ella Mariano
                                                                                    Ella Mariano  2 days back

                                                                                    I almost cried omg james u did great

                                                                                    • Practical Law Channel
                                                                                      Practical Law Channel  2 days back

                                                                                      Yowsers. Did he mention Rick and Morty? Nice!
                                                                                      @RickAndMorty

                                                                                      • Erica Riley
                                                                                        Erica Riley  2 days back

                                                                                        Great performance.

                                                                                        • ocd 12354
                                                                                          ocd 12354  2 days back

                                                                                          Pretty good

                                                                                          • Walter Mosca
                                                                                            Walter Mosca  2 days back

                                                                                            Great performances ....live theatre live music Live life great

                                                                                            • Becky Halvorsen
                                                                                              Becky Halvorsen  2 days back

                                                                                              I was busy seeing a live show at the same time this was happening down the street!