Neil Patrick Harris to host Tony Awards for fourth time
Host Neil Patrick Harris performs during the 65th annual Tony Awards in New York in this June 2011 file photo. Harris will be back for his fourth turn as host of the Tony Awards on June 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Jeff Christensen)
The Associated Press
Published Thursday, May 9, 2013 10:17AM EDT
NEW YORK -- Neil Patrick Harris will be back for his fourth turn as host of the Tony Awards.
Producers of the show announced Thursday that Harris, a stage veteran and star of the CBS sitcom "How I Met Your Mother," will host the 67th annual awards to be presented June 9 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The show will air live on CBS.
In a statement, Harris said he was excited to be back hosting the Tonys, adding: "The show will rock!"
The 39-year-old Harris has starred in three Broadway productions, including "Assassins," "Proof" and "Cabaret."