Broadway Stars Justin Guarini, Deborah Cox, and Jeanna de Waal to Perform Live at Clear Channel Spectacolor’s 2015 Tony Awards® Simulcast in Times Square
Hosts Guarini and Cox will perform first-ever duet; Cox to perform “Easy As Life” from Aida; and de Waal to perform “History of Wrong Guys” from Kinky Boots at NYC’s biggest Tony Awards viewing party
NEW YORK CITY (June 4, 2015) Clear Channel Spectacolor, a brand division of Clear Channel Outdoor Americas (CCOA) (NYSE:CCO), in partnership with Tony Awards Productions and The Times Square Alliance, today announced that Justin Guarini (Wicked, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, American Idiot, Romeo and Juliet), Deborah Cox (Aida, Jekyll & Hyde) and Jeanna de Waal (Kinky Boots, American Idiot, national tour of Wicked) will perform during the seventh annual simulcast of the Tony Awards® in Times Square on Sunday, June 7th. Guarini, co-executive producer, and Cox, a GRAMMY®-nominated, multi-platinum selling singer and entertainer, will also host the simulcast event.
Recognized as one of the best Tony Awards viewing parties in New York City, this year’s Times Square simulcast will be larger than ever, with full audio via Clear Channel’s Spectacolor screens and FREE seating for 2,000 guests in the heart of the Broadway community. Along with a red carpet meet and greet with Guarini and Cox, and performances by Broadway’s hottest stars, theatre lovers will also have a front row seat to the live action at Radio City Music Hall, including portions of the Tony Awards Red Carpet, the Creative Arts Awards and the main attraction—the Tony Awards Show.
“I couldn’t be more excited to be in the heart of New York City, and celebrating Broadway’s biggest night! Hosting the party, and singing alongside Deborah is the cherry on top of what is going to be a stellar night,” Guarini said.
“This is going to be a great party! It’s going to be different from watching it in my living room,” said Cox. “Being a part of this celebration—literally living each moment with the fans in the heart of Broadway, Times Square, sharing great Broadway moments, and performing with Justin—I don’t know if it gets better than that!”
Performances WILL include:
- JUSTIN GUARINI & DEBORAH COX DUET, Broadway classics “I’ve Got Rhythm” and “On Broadway”
- DEBORAH COX, “Easy As Life” from the Tony-nominated Broadway musical Aida
- Jeanna de Waal, “History of Wrong Guys” from the Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots
“For Broadway’s biggest night, we’re pulling out all the stops to deliver an immersive fan experience with our live Tony Awards Simulcast in Times Square,” said Harry Coghlan, President of CCOA-NY. “I have just one comment, ‘get there early.’” Clear Channel Spectacolor is co-producer of the 2015 simulcast and an official media partner of the 69thAnnual Tony Awards.
The simulcast is rain or shine, from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Duffy Square and the Broadway Plaza between 46th and 48th St., the heart of Times Square. Seating is open to the public on a first-come, first served basis.
The Tony Awards, hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming, will be broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall on CBS, on Sunday, June 7th, 8:00 – 11:00 PM (ET/PT time delay). The Tony Awards are presented by the American Theatre Wing and The Broadway League.
About Clear Channel Spectacolor
Clear Channel Spectacolor is the US market leader in spectacular sign displays and a division of one of the world’s leading outdoor advertising companies. Offering innovative out-of-home marketing resources in major pedestrian destinations such as Times Square and The Las Vegas Strip, Clear Channel Spectacolor’s inventory includes: spectacular billboards, time-based video screens, wallscapes, sky murals, unique ad panels and experiential marketing events. In-house creative services and start-to-finish project management assist marketers in producing high-impact executions for a growing on-the-go audience. Spectacolor was established in 1976. Learn more by visiting www.clearchannelspectacolor.com
About Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc.
Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCO) is one of the world’s largest outdoor advertising companies with more than 640,000 displays in over 40 countries across Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America and North America. Reaching millions of people monthly, including consumers in 45 of the top 50 U.S. markets, Clear Channel Outdoor enables advertisers to engage with consumers through innovative advertising solutions. Clear Channel Outdoor is pioneering the integration of out-of-home with mobile and social platforms, and the company’s digital platform includes over 1,110 digital billboards across 38 markets in North America and over 4,700 digital displays in international markets. More information is available at www.clearchanneloutdoor.com and www.clearchannelinternational.com.
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, Robert E. Wankel is Chairman and Charlotte St. Martin is President. At the American Theatre Wing, William Ivey Long is Chairman and Heather Hitchens is President. Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment are the Executive Producers of the 2015 Tony Awards. Mr. Weiss will also serve as Director of the 2015 Tony Awards.