Tony Awards 2016: Jake Gyllenhaal, Sean Hayes, and James Corden Sing "A Whole New World"
This year’s Tony Awards were filled with plenty of show-stopping performances, from Hamilton and Shuffle Along to The Color Purple and Spring Awakening. But one of the most magical performances didn’t actually air on TV, occurring instead during a commercial break.
While those of us at home were stuck watching commercials, presenters Jake Gyllenhaal and Sean Hayes joined host James Corden on stage at the Beacon Theatre for an impromptu rendition of “A Whole New World” from Aladdin. Hayes later posted a video of their performance on Facebook, writing that Corden asked the audience for volunteers to fill the breaks with “commercial karaoke.”
“Jake Gyllenhaal & I were happy to oblige,” Hayes added.
Watch Hayes and Gyllenhaal’s performance above, and head here to see the full list of this year’s Tony Award winners.