THE SCREENING ROOM: Behind-the-Scenes for The Tony Awards Opening Number (Video)

By Playbill Staff
June 13, 2013

What does it take to direct a killer opening number for the Tony Awards? A behind-the-scenes video captures Emmy Award-wining director Glenn Weiss' direction during the final moments of the opening song at the 67th annual Tony Awards - live!



In his fourth time as host, Neil Patrick Harris opened the 67th Annual Tony Awards with a new specialty song penned by Tony Award winners Tom Kitt and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Playbill.com shared the lyrics to that song here.

Here's a look at Weiss' incredible and lighting-fast direction during the opening number. Check below to watch the actual opening from CBS.

Weiss behind-the-scenes.

The Tony Awards opening number.