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Neil Patrick Harris will host 2011 Tony Awards

It's official, fans of the stage: Neil Patrick Harris will be hosting the Tony Awards again this year after his crackerjack show in 2009. Now all you have to do is get to a big theater city and catch the entries you haven't seen yet.

"Since they're closed for retooling, we're using all the rigging equipment from Spider-Man. What could possibly go wrong," Harris joked in a statement, PopEater reports. "I'm honored and stoked to have been asked to host the 2011 Tony Awards. It should be a great show -- we've got a fantastic mix of live performances (and) a few secret surprises."

The big surprise is that he'll finally reveal the mom of the kids from How I Met Your Mother onstage at the Beacon Theatre in New York on June 12. Nah, just kidding; that has nothing to do with the stage.

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