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Neil Patrick Harris to Host Tony Awards

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Neil Patrick Harris has signed on to host the 66th annual Tony Awards. Harris hosted the Tonys in 2009 and 2011, so he’s a pro; this year, he’ll also co-produce with Glenn Weiss and Ricky Kirshner.

“I’m thrilled to be a part of this year’s Tony Awards,” Harris said. “Not only will I be shining a spotlight on the best that Broadway has to offer, but hopefully I’ll score some free house seats to a show — or five!”

Many may solely know Neil Patrick Harris from his roles on “How I Met Your Mother,” “Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle” and “Doogie Howser, M.D.,” but he’s actually a theater veteran. He acted in “Assassins,” “Cabaret” and Proof” on Broadway; most recently, he was in the New York Philharmonic concert version of “Company.”

The Tony Awards air on Sunday, June 10 on CBS. Do you plan to tune in?

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