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Tony Awards telecast to be packed with performances

The Tony Awards show next month will feature performances from all the nominated new musicals and best musical revivals as well as some overlooked ones, including Vanessa Hudgens in "Gigi" and Matthew Morrison and Kelsey Grammer with "Finding Neverland."

The first batch of Tonys performances was announced Wednesday. The telecast will also feature co-host Kristin Chenoweth and the cast of "On the Twentieth Century"; Brian D'Arcy James, Christian Borle and Brad Oscar in "Something Rotten!"; Chita Rivera and the cast of "The Visit"; Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe from "The King and I," as well as the casts of "On the Town," ''Fun Home" and "An American in Paris."

More performances will be announced at a later date, the announcement added.

The 69th annual Tony Awards will be handed out at Radio City Music Hall on June 7, in a ceremony airing live on CBS. Chenoweth and Alan Cumming will be the hosts, and the musicals "An American in Paris" and "Fun Home" lead this year's nominees with 12 apiece.