Neil Patrick Harris to return as Tony Award host

NEW YORK (AP) — 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.”

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