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Neil Patrick Harris to Host 2012 Tony Awards

By New York City
Neil Patrick Harris
(© Tristan Fuge)
Neil Patrick Harris
(© Tristan Fuge)
Stage and screen star Neil Patrick Harris will once again host the Tony Awards, to be presented a the Beacon Theatre on Sunday, June 10 and broadcast live on CBS from 8pm to 11pm (ET/PT time delay).

This will be the third time Harris has hosted the Tony Awards. He won an Emmy in 2010 for his work on the Tonys, and received an additional Emmy for his role as Barney Stinson on How I Met Your Mother. He starred on Broadway in Assassins, Proof, and Cabaret, with other stage credits including Company, and Sweeney Todd. Harris is also serving as a producer for the 2012 Tonys.

As previously reported, the cut-off for Tony Award eligibility will be April 26 and the nominations for the prizes will be announced on May 1 in an event to be held at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center at Lincoln Center.

Click here for more information on the Tony Awards.

Click here for TheaterMania's Guide to Theater Awards.


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