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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  • Ben G
    Ben G  20 hours back

    James memorized all that and performed it LIVE! WOW!

    • milo usagi
      milo usagi  1 days back

      Peep my boy Alex in the back

      • Alex Converse
        Alex Converse  1 days back

        ALEX BRIGHTMAN STAYING IN CHARACTER SO ITS BEETLEJUICE HERE? AMAZING

        • Disney Fan 626
          Disney Fan 626  1 days back

          *Beetlejuice cast walls on stage*
          Crowd- *freaks the heck out*
          Me-“YAASSSSS*

          • Tea Of The World
            Tea Of The World  1 days back

            Come back Brian!!!

            • Ms J
              Ms J  2 days back

              James Corden is so fucking cute, I want his babies

              • omg wth
                omg wth  4 days back

                Who is the white male dancer on the right (left of James Corden)? I remember he's been in almost all Tonys openning.

                • i need more wigs
                  i need more wigs  5 days back

                  during the group i'm just tryna pick out alex brightmans voice lmao

                  • Ellie Smith
                    Ellie Smith  5 days back

                    This is literally copying andy sambergs

                    • The great one
                      The great one  5 days back

                      At 9:57 was that Shia LaBeouf?

                      • Kageyama Recordings
                        Kageyama Recordings  5 days back

                        Entertainers on all levels are so useless.
                        But let the mesmerized masses on all levels justify their bullshit lives.
                        And that is all of you!!!
                        Bahahahaha.

                        • just call me Jess z
                          just call me Jess z  5 days back

                          He i's super impressive

                          • just call me Jess z
                            just call me Jess z  5 days back

                            The thumbnail pic looks like lisa rinna

                            • Raika Parzella
                              Raika Parzella  5 days back

                              He looks so proud and it makes me so happy!

                              • Black__Jack
                                Black__Jack  5 days back

                                This is just so damn cool. And hello from germany. :) I really need to get to Broadway <3

                                • Schümit Dey
                                  Schümit Dey  5 days back

                                  Very Good done, James Corden👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

                                  • yellsesow
                                    yellsesow  6 days back

                                    Amazing. Dancing and singing for 10min. Absolutely amazing. Speechless.

                                    • Barbara Elizabeth Jones

                                      Brilliant !

                                      • harmony smith
                                        harmony smith  1 weeks back

                                        Beetlejuice marching in the background was just the best thing ever

                                        • natalie c
                                          natalie c  1 weeks back

                                          the beetlejuice cast needed more screen time just saying 💁‍♀️

                                          • Andrew Casinio
                                            Andrew Casinio  1 weeks back

                                            Lea Salonga as host for Tony Awards! 😙

                                            • Mike taerte
                                              Mike taerte  1 weeks back

                                              Just bringing more people to dance isn't an achievement. If James did bike sprint for 3 months to prior to this. His transformation shock would be enough. Fat Corden is Fat

                                              • -F r a n k i e - R o s e-

                                                He went from hosting the tonys
                                                to.....
                                                *the fricking CaTs MoViE*

                                                • nightshade1621
                                                  nightshade1621  1 weeks back

                                                  Where the hell they came from?

                                                  • Joe Cossidenti
                                                    Joe Cossidenti  1 weeks back

                                                    Terrible ...sounds flat

                                                    • Matthew Smith
                                                      Matthew Smith  5 days back

                                                      I respect your opinion but you should also understand that he's not trained in singing and tried his best to do it so give him credit for that

                                                  • Noémia Pereira
                                                    Noémia Pereira  1 weeks back

                                                    This is an imitation of neil patrick former opening and comes short...

                                                    • Nguyễn Đỗ Minh Khương

                                                      Respect for this guy but the shadow of NPH so big that it made this performance look like a bad copy of Tony Award opening 2013.

                                                      • Inês Machado Casamentos

                                                        I felt that

                                                        • Scarlett Roger
                                                          Scarlett Roger  2 weeks back

                                                          He’s come along way from Boyz Unlimited, which I loved. Good for you James🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿

                                                          • melady swan
                                                            melady swan  2 weeks back

                                                            I still see Bryan Cranston as Hal from Malcolm in the Middle, and hopefully I'm not the only one! ;-)

                                                            • Michael Reneau
                                                              Michael Reneau  2 weeks back

                                                              Just plain terrible, what wingnut. 👎

                                                              • brentoncoll
                                                                brentoncoll  2 weeks back

                                                                Chubby Neil Patrick Harris Doing His Best.

                                                                • Ophelia Is My Name
                                                                  Ophelia Is My Name  2 weeks back

                                                                  To quote Emily Blunt "don't plug your own thing"

                                                                  • Jennifer Daun
                                                                    Jennifer Daun  2 weeks back

                                                                    09:39 Who brought back Oscar Wilde from the dead?

                                                                    • lady haylo
                                                                      lady haylo  2 weeks back

                                                                      Glad I can now see it as it was meant, the audio during the initial broadcast was horrendous!!

                                                                      • Rakurai999
                                                                        Rakurai999  2 weeks back

                                                                        that looks like the world's most uncomfortable couch...

                                                                        • Lisa's life
                                                                          Lisa's life  2 weeks back

                                                                          The entire performance I was looking for black and white stripes and green hair because I’m here for beetlejuice

                                                                          • Lisa's life
                                                                            Lisa's life  2 weeks back

                                                                            6:29 beetlejuice is me in math just staring off into space not paying attention

                                                                            • Dominic Go
                                                                              Dominic Go  2 weeks back

                                                                              if you’re rich you watch it live,
                                                                              if you’re broke at least we have bootlegs 😂

                                                                            • Evelyne Jones
                                                                              Evelyne Jones  2 weeks back

                                                                              Love him

                                                                              • bella abadi
                                                                                bella abadi  2 weeks back

                                                                                This is amazing, but honestly, nothing will beat Neil Patrick Harris' openings and also Hugh Jackman's :') NPH set the bar wayyyy waaaaaayyyyyyy tooo high.

                                                                                • Howard Koor
                                                                                  Howard Koor  2 weeks back

                                                                                  🙏🙏🙏🙏

                                                                                  • Lizzie Lane
                                                                                    Lizzie Lane  2 weeks back

                                                                                    "And if you don't believe me, ask Patti LuPone" 😂

                                                                                    • LuciaTRmz
                                                                                      LuciaTRmz  2 weeks back

                                                                                      9:37 He's trying with all of his body not to tear up

                                                                                      • Granny’s Tighty Whitey’s

                                                                                        His voice scrapes off the inner lining of my ears just right, I’d love to stop seeing him do this shit every other year and just stick to another dying medium; late night TV.

                                                                                        • Martina Mirazchieva
                                                                                          Martina Mirazchieva  3 weeks back

                                                                                          such a treasure! I love that guy, he and Neil Patrick Harris - this is the best the world has right now

                                                                                          • Meghan Helmich
                                                                                            Meghan Helmich  3 weeks back

                                                                                            I'm not crying, you're crying.

                                                                                            • owmygabb
                                                                                              owmygabb  3 weeks back

                                                                                              JAMES. JAMES. JAMES. O cmon. He's JAMES!