Poison, Dolly Parton for 2009 Tony Awards

Liza Minnelli, Elton John will also appear at this Sunday’s ceremony

Rikki Rockett Pic: PA Photos
Poison are set to perform at the 2009 Tony Awards, which are set to take place in New York City this Sunday (June 7).

The band will be joined by the cast of 1980s musical ‘Rock Of Ages’, which features their hits ‘Nothing but a Good Time’ and ‘Every Rose Has Its Thorn’.

Dolly Parton will also appear at the ceremony alongside the cast of ‘9 to 5’, which recently opened on Broadway. Parton wrote the music for the musical, and appeared in the movie version in 1980.

Liza Minnelli is nominated for a Tony for ‘Liza's at the Palace’ while Elton John got a nod for composing ’Billy Elliot’, according to Variety.

--By our New York staff.
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