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Neil Patrick Harris is the New Face of Heineken Light: VIDEO

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Neil Patrick Harris's list of accomplishments is a mile long. Tony winner, Emmy winner, proud papa, adoring husband, award show host extraordinaire, and...beer endorser? That's right, NPH is now the official spokesperson for Heineken Light, and in the brew's new ad he just wants a taste.

HuffPost reports that Heineken Light is "counting on Harris to 'find clever and humorous ways' to bring the Heineken Light taste experience to life for television audiences." 

Check out the suit-and-tied Mr. Harris, AFTER THE JUMP...

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'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' Turns Profit on Broadway

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Smash hit Tony winner Hedwig and the Angry Inch has turned a profit, the NYT reports:

The producers announced on Tuesday that “Hedwig,” a concertlike show about a transgender rock musician from East Berlin, had recouped its capitalization, which was about $5 million, according to investment papers. The show has elevated Mr. Harris (best known from CBS’s “How I Met Your Mother”) into Broadway’s newest box office star: The average paid admission to “Hedwig” last week was $148.66, the fourth-highest on Broadway, and the show managed to recoup swiftly even though it’s only holding seven performances a week, instead of the usual eight, because of the score’s demands on Mr. Harris.

Book of Mormon and Girls actor Andrew Rannells is set to take over as Hedwig after Harris ends his run on August 17.


Andrew Rannells to Take Over for Neil Patrick Harris in 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' on Broadway

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Andrew Rannells, who was Tony-nominated for his role in the long-running Broadway hit The Book of Mormon and currently plays the role of Elijah on Girls, will take over for Neil Patrick Harris in Hedwig and the Angry Inch in August for a limited eight-week run, producers announced yesterday.

Harris recently won a Tony award for the role and had already planned to end his run on August 17.

Rannells responded:

Rannells is a good fit for the role. What other actors could you see doing it?


Neil Patrick Harris and Lena Hall Perform 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' at the Tonys: VIDEO

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Neil Patrick Harris and his co-star Lena Hall performed a number from Hedwig and the Angry Inch at tonight's Tony Awards.

The segment was introduced by RuPaul, a statement not lost on those familiar with his recent controversial statements with regard to certain words.

The number, "Sugar Daddy" took Harris into the audience to flirt with Orlando Bloom, Samuel L. Jackson, Sting, Kevin Bacon, and his husband David Burtka (above), on whom he planted a passionate kiss.

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Neil Patrick Harris Sings Two Tracks from the 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' Cast Recording: LISTEN

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The cast recording of Broadway's Hedwig and the Angry Inch is out today and Atlantic Records has put two tracks out - "Wig in a Box" and "Sugar Daddy" - and made them available on iTunes.

Check the full versions out, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Neil Patrick Harris’s Upcoming Memoir Is a ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’

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For those of us bored with the regular old autobiography, Neil Patrick Harris is here to inject a sense of danger and discovery into the genre’s format with the upcoming Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography.

Nph bookThe book's summary reads::

In this revolutionary, Joycean experiment in light celebrity narrative, actor/personality/carbon-based life-form Neil Patrick Harris lets you, the reader, live his life. You will be born in New Mexico. You will get your big break at an acting camp. You will get into a bizarre confrontation outside a nightclub with actor Scott Caan. Even better, at each critical juncture of your life you will choose how to proceed. You will decide whether to try out for Doogie Howser, M.D. You will decide whether to spend years struggling with your sexuality. You will decide what kind of caviar you want to eat on board Elton John’s yacht. Choose correctly and you’ll find fame, fortune, and true love. Choose incorrectly and you’ll find misery, heartbreak, and a guest stint on Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew.

Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography goes on sale October 14, 2014 and is available for pre-order.


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