Broadway's biggest stars will come together for Sunday's Tony Awards.
Hugh Jackman returns as host for the fun-filled ceremony that will include performances from Neil Patrick Harris and the cast of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Sting, Cabaret's Alan Cumming and everyone's favorite, Idina Menzel.
Neil Patrick Harris, Idina Menzel and Sting are among the performers who will take the stage at the 68th Annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 8. Hugh Jackman is returning as host, and Rosie O'Donnell will receive an honorary award at the ceremony.
Apparently Stephen Colbert wasn't the only name in contention to take over hosting duties at The Late Show after David Letterman retires next year. In an interview with Howard Stern this week, Neil Patrick Harris revealed that CBS CEO Leslie Moonves and Entertainment President Nina Tassler also approached him about the gig.
Neil Patrick Harris worked hard to get in shape for Broadway's Hedwig and the Angry Inch and now the actor's showing it off on the cover of the latestRolling Stone.
The former How I Met Your Mother star wears nothing but a bow tie and strategically placed top hat for the issue that hits stands Friday, and his fiancé couldn't be prouder. "He's so skinny, and I think that really gives him power," David Burtka said. "His body is crazy right now."
Bryan Cranston, Neil Patrick Harris and Audra McDonald were among Tuesday's Tony Awards nominees.
Cranston received a nod for his portrayal of President Lyndon Johnson in All the Way, which also nabbed a Best Play nomination, while McDonald was recognized for her lead performance in the play Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill.
Harris, who has hosted the Tonys four times and won three Emmys for doing so, scored a nomination for playing the title character in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, a nominee for Best Revival of a Musical. (Watch videos of Harris here.)