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Neil Patrick Harris: Top 5 Award Hosting Moments

Neil Patrick Harris is hosting this year’s Emmy Awards again, back by popular demand. Check out our favorite hosting moments from Neil’s career and see if your picks made the list.

08/22/2013

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Neil Patrick Harris Returns To Host 2013 Tony Awards

It’s an award show that will be legend…wait for it…dary. Or at least that’s what Neil Patrick Harris promises. The ‘How I Met Your Mother’ star will be returning to host the 2013 Tony Awards .

05/09/2013

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‘Matilda: The Musical’ Lands 12 Tony Award Nominations

“Matilda: The Musical” is a witty musical adaptation of the novel by Roald Dahl and is true to his bleak vision of childhood as a savage battleground.

05/01/2013

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What Makes ‘Kinky Boots’ Tick And Why It Grabbed 13 Noms

What does it take to make a great Broadway musical? A talented score, a clever book, great singing and dancing, impressive costumes and an engaging set. Do all great musicals hit all of these points equally well? Of course not. But “Kinky Boots” does.

04/30/2013

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‘Kinky Boots’ Leads Tony Award Nominations With 13

The nominations were announced Tuesday in a televised event co-hosted by Tony winner Sutton Foster and “Modern Family” star Jesse Tyler Ferguson. The awards will be broadcast on CBS from Radio City Music Hall on June 9.

04/30/2013

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Minn. Native Receives Another Tony Nomination

Minnesota-native stage actress Laura Osnes earned a second Tony Award nomination Tuesday morning for her work on Broadway.

04/30/2013

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Tony Awards To Head Back To Radio City Music Hall

Producers of the show were forced to find a new home for the 2011 event after Cirque du Soleil moved into the 6,000-seat Rockefeller Center arena with its $50 million acrobatic rock opera “Zarkana.” The Tonys had been hosted at Radio City from 1997-2010.

03/18/2013

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Broadway, Not Just For Gays!

Whether he’s playing Doogie Howser, Barney Stinson, or hosting an awards show, Neil Patrick Harris brings the entertainment. This time with the opening number from the 65th Annual Tony Awards.

06/13/2011

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 12:  Martha Wash and Paul Shaffer perform on stage during the 65th Annual Tony Awards at the Beacon Theatre on June 12, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Complete List Of Winners For The 2011 Tony Awards

List of winners for the 2011 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards, announced Sunday.

06/12/2011

Neil Patrick Harris enters the stage on a puppet from 'War Horse' during the 65th Annual Tony Awards at the Beacon Theatre on June 12, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

‘War Horse’ Wins Best Play Tony Award

A World War I epic from the National Theatre of Great Britain wins the Tony Award.

06/12/2011

NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 12: Winners of Best Book of a Musical Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez speak on stage during the 65th Annual Tony Awards at the Beacon Theatre on June 12, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

‘The Book of Mormon’ Wins Big At Tonys

The profane and hysterical “The Book of Mormon” won big at the Tony Awards, snagging honors Sunday for best book, best musical, best direction of a musical, best featured actress and technical awards.

06/12/2011

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At The Tonys, ‘Book Of Mormon’ Favored To Win Big

The official tongue-in-cheek slogan for “The Book of Mormon” claims that it is “God’s Favorite Musical.” Producers of the show are hopeful the Broadway community agrees.

06/12/2011

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Tony Award Nominees Told To Keep Acceptance Speeches Short

Tony nominees are being told if they win Sunday night, they’ll have 90 seconds to offer up an acceptance. And that includes the time it takes to get from seat to stage.

06/11/2011

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After Guthrie Run, ‘Scottsboro Boys’ up for Tonys

A show that ran at Minneapolis’ Guthrie Theater last summer is up for 12 Tony Awards Sunday night.

06/11/2011

Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ben Stiller and Edie Falco on the Broadway opening night of ‘The House of Blue Leaves’ at the Walter Kerr Theatre on April 25, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Henry S. Dziekan III/Getty Images)

Who Really Deserves ‘Best Actress’ Award At 2011 Tony Awards?

Edie Falco, Ellen Barkin, Nina Arianda or Frances McDormand?

06/10/2011

The cast of The Million Dollar Quartet perform during A Celebration of Life and Reception for John Cossette at the Staples Center on May 7, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

‘Million Dollar Quartet’ To Move Off-Broadway After Over A Year

Producers said Tuesday they’ll be moving the show off-Broadway to New World Stages on 50th Street in July after more than a year performing at the Nederlander Theatre.

06/08/2011

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Come Tony Night, The Star-Packed Podium May Lack Sense Of Humor

No Robin Williams? How about John Leguizamo? These are just some of the personable stars of Broadway shows neither nominated for Tony Awards nor presenting at the ceremony.

05/25/2011

(L-R) Cast members Molly Ranson, Mark Page, Mark Rylance, Geraldine Hughes and Danny Kirrane at a curtain call at the opening night of ‘Jerusalem’ on Broadway at The Music Box Theatre on April 21, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

With ‘Jerusalem’ Performance, Is Mark Rylance A Shoo-In For ‘Best Actor’ Tony?

Mr. Rylance is at times not well-supported by his supporting players, some of whom crossed the Atlantic to reprise this London production.

05/24/2011

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Star Rising: Nikki James of ‘The Book of Mormon’

Nikki M. James isn’t about to let the fact that she grew up idolizing Patti LuPone stop her from trying to beat the Broadway icon at the Tony Awards.

05/24/2011

The cast of ‘The Book of Mormon’ during the curtain call on the opening night of ‘The Book of Mormon’ on Broadway at Eugene O’Neill Theatre on March 24, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

‘Book Of Mormon’ Wins Big At Drama Desk Awards

The profane show “The Book of Mormon” snagged five Drama Desk Awards on Monday night making it the musical to beat.

05/24/2011

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Catherine Zeta-Jones, Daniel Radcliffe To Present At Tony Awards

Tony Awards host Neil Patrick Harris will have some big-name help on theater’s big night.

05/24/2011

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Playwrights Bask In Attention On Broadway

Drug addiction, religion, the Iraq war, class warfare and marital sacrifice, it’s been a grim season on Broadway. But not for the playwrights.

05/21/2011

The opening night of "Jerusalem" on Broadway at The Music Box Theatre on April 21, 2011. (credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Outer Critics Circle Awards Predict Tony Award Winners

It’s a pretty good barometer of Tony voting: The Outer Critics Circle Awards.

05/19/2011

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‘War Horse’ To Tour U.S. Starting Next Summer

“War Horse” may be galloping to a theater near you.

05/11/2011

Neil Patrick Harris attends the 63rd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall, June 7, 2009 (credit: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

Neil Patrick Harris Returning As Host Of The Tony Awards

This time, the ceremony honoring the best on Broadway will be at the Beacon Theater after several years at Radio City Music Hall.

05/10/2011

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