Friday, May 15, 2009

Neil Patrick Harris Tapped to Host 2009 Tony Awards

The 63rd Tony Awards will be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris. Best know for his television roles in the hit shows Doogie Howser, M.D. and How I Met Your Mother, Harris has starred on Broadway in the revivals of Cabaret and Assassins and the Tony-winning drama Proof. His other stage credits include All My Sons at the Geffen Playhouse, L.A. company of Rent, the Reprise! production of Sweeney Todd and tick, tick . . . BOOM! in London.

Harris said in a statement, "The discipline of live theater — doing the same perfect thing night after night, eight times a week — never ceases to amaze me. I'm truly honored to have been chosen as the master of ceremonies for this year's Tony Awards, and I hope to help provide a first-class evening for all.”
Be sure to catch Harris as the best of Broadway is honored. The Tony Awards will be broadcast June 7 from Radio City Music Hall. CBS will air the entire three-hour event.

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