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Neil Patrick Harris to Host Tony Awards

Neil Patrick Harris has been officially announced as the host of this year's Tony Awards on June 9:

Nph"I'm very excited to be back hosting the Tony Awards at the legendary Radio City Music Hall. It'll be more impressive than ever - if my math is correct, it will be 267 times bigger than last year," said Neil Patrick Harris. "Oh, wait. No, that can't... hold on... carry the one... I'm awful at math. But rest assured, the show will rock!"

Check out the full list of Tony nominees here.

And read our theatre critic Naveen Kumar's analysis of who got snubbed here.

Activist Larry Kramer is also set to receive a special Tony this year.

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  1. "Its not just for Gays anymore!"
    opening song, 2011 NPH out did himself.

    Posted by: Timmy | May 9, 2013 10:40:26 AM


  2. Good. He was good last year.

    Posted by: Matt26 | May 9, 2013 11:05:17 AM


  3. He's a kind of gay Bob Hope, who can sing and dance (but then, the better comparison may be that Bob Hope was a straight Neil Patrick Harris).

    Posted by: Jerry | May 9, 2013 11:28:06 AM


  4. The news would be if he WASN'T hosting again.
    He has that gig for as long as he wants it. He is
    perfect as the host of the Tonys.

    Posted by: Gr8guyca | May 9, 2013 12:03:55 PM


  5. He was good last year. He will be good this year. But I doubt that he will ever be able to top 2011.

    Posted by: Jack | May 9, 2013 12:32:07 PM


  6. He is a great host. Always entertaining.

    Posted by: drew | May 9, 2013 12:43:27 PM


  7. NPH. Great choice. Always entertaining!

    Posted by: andrew | May 9, 2013 1:36:46 PM


  8. He always does a great job. Wish the Oscars would scoop him up, he has just as much relation to films if not more as Seth Macfarlane.

    Posted by: joel | May 9, 2013 3:08:24 PM


  9. Good news--but is there any other choice?

    Posted by: SC David | May 9, 2013 3:21:03 PM


  10. I agree with SC David, is there any other choice? The guy does it all, sing, dance, act, tell jokes, does magic and he's very easy on the eyes. I'll watch this award show because NPH is hosting.

    Posted by: Bob R | May 9, 2013 5:05:52 PM


  11. 2011 "It's Not Just For Gays Anymore" was priceless.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6S5caRGpK4

    But I also loved the 2011 Closing Number

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Ocht_vicpc

    Posted by: bravo | May 9, 2013 10:37:16 PM


  12. The more exposure he gets the better. Then if his marriage fails, everyone will know who he is. :)

    Posted by: Josh | May 28, 2013 6:44:51 PM


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