By logging onto iTunes or Amazon fans will be able to preview and purchase the entire 2012 Tony Awards telecast hosted by Neil Patrick Harris. Additionally,Amazon.com will allow users to purchase individual performances from the night, including: 2011 Tony Award-winning musical Book of Mormon; Evita featuring Ricky Martin and Elena Roger; Follies featuring Tony nominated actor Danny Burstein; Tony Award-winning Best Revival of a Musical, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, featuring Tony-winning actress Audra McDonald and Tony nominees Norm Lewis and David Alan Grier; Jesus Christ Superstar featuring Tony nominee Josh Young; Leap of Faith featuring Raúl Esparza; Newsies, featuring Tony nominated actor Jeremy Jordan; Nice Work If You Can Get Itfeaturing Matthew Broderick and Tony nominee Kelli O’Hara; andTony Award-winning Musical Once featuring Tony Award-winning actor Steve Kazee, and Tony nominees Cristin Milioti and Elizabeth A. Davis. Also available will be the performances by Corbin Bleuand the cast of Godspell and Ghost The Musical featuring Bryce Pinkham, Caissie Levy and Richard Fleeshmanas well as a performance by the Hairspraywhich was telecast live from the sea aboard Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas.
The Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards are bestowed annually on theatre professionals for distinguished achievement. The Tony is one of the most coveted awards in the entertainment industry and the annual telecast is considered one of the most prestigious programs on television.
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About the Tony Awards
The American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. At The Broadway League, Nick Scandalios is Chairman and Charlotte St. Martin is Executive Director. At the American Theatre Wing, William Ivey Long is Chairman and Heather Hitchens is Executive Director. For Tony Award Productions, Alan Wasser and Allan Williams of Alan Wasser Associates are the General Managers. Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment were the Executive Producers of the 2012 Tony Awards. Mr. Weiss will also served as Director of the 2012 Tony Awards.