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Neil Patrick Harris: Tonys Has Largest Audience Since 2009!

The 2013 Tony Awards, hosted for the fourth time by Neil Patrick Harris, received the largest audience for the awards show since 2009!

The show was viewed by over 7.24 million people, which is up more than 20% from last year’s audience of 6 million.

Neil is facing some criticism today from people who think he said the N-word during his opening number bit with Mike Tyson. Watch the clip and decide for yourself what he said.

Also, make sure to watch Neil‘s closing number featuring Audra McDonald below!


Neil Patrick Harris – Tonys Closing Number

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Darren Criss & Mia Swier - Tony Awards After Party 2013

Darren Criss cozies up to his girlfriend Mia Swier while attending the 2013 Tony Awards Gala held after the big show on Sunday (June 9) at the Plaza Hotel in New York City.

The 26-year-old Glee actor had a one day break from his Listen Up summer tour and spent it celebrating the best in theatre.

Also pictured inside: 2 Broke Girls actress Beth Behrs attending the evening with her BFF Matt Doyle, who currently stars in The Book of Mormon on Broadway and previously guest starred on Gossip Girl.

FYI: Darren is wearing Calvin Klein Collection.

10+ pictures inside of Darren Criss and Mia Swier at the 2013 Tony AwardsMore Here! »

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Billy Porter & 'Kinky Boots' - Tonys Performance 2013 (Video)

Billy Porter and Cyndi Lauper pose with their trophies for their work on Kinky Boots while in the press room at the 2013 Tony Awards on Sunday (June 9) in New York City.

The 43-year-old actor won the award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical while the 59-year-old singer won the award for Best Original Score for writing the music for the show.

Kinky Boots won four other awards during the evening, including Best Musical.

Also pictured inside: Nominees Stark Sands and Annaleigh Ashford.

FYI: Annaleigh is wearing a Novis dress.


‘Kinky Boots’ – Tonys Performance

Click inside to watch Cyndi Lauper sing “True Colors” for the In Memoriam segment… More Here! »

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Patina Miller & 'Pippin' - Tonys Performance 2013 (Video)

Patina Miller poses with her award for her work in Pippin at the 2013 Tony Awards held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday (June 9) in New York City.

The 28-year-old actress won Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical for her work in the show, which also won Best Revival of a Musical.

Patina‘s co-star Andrea Martin won the award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical. The show’s director Diane Paulus also picked up an award.

Watch below as Patina, Andrea, Matthew James Thomas, and the cast perform!

FYI: Patina is wearing a Zac Posen dress and Fred Leighton jewelry.


Patina Miller & ‘Pippin’ – Tonys Performance

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Tonys Winners List 2013 - Who Won the Tony Awards?

It was an evening full of celebrating the best on Broadway at the 2013 Tony Awards held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday (June 9) in New York City.

The big winner of the night was the musical Kinky Boots, which went home with six awards, including Best Musical, Best Original Score for Cyndi Lauper, and Best Leading Actor in a Musical for Billy Porter.

The musicals Pippin and Matilda the Musical both took home four awards each.

In the play categories, the shows Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf and The Nance both took home three awards each during the ceremony.

Click inside for a complete list of 2013 Tony Awards winners… More Here! »

Andrew Rannells & Neil Patrick Harris - Tonys Performance (Video)

Andrew Rannells poses for a photo with Laura Benanti and Megan Hilty backstage after performing at the 2013 Tony Awards held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday (June 9) in New York City.

The actors joined Neil Patrick Harris on stage to sing about their canceled television shows.

Andrew starred on The New Normal, Laura on Go On, and Megan on Smash – coincidentally all NBC shows!

“I’m at #tonyawards rehearsal and couldn’t be more excited!!!!!! I love Broadway!!!” Andrew tweeted earlier in the day.

FYI: Andrew is wearing Calvin Klein Collection.


Andrew Rannells & Neil Patrick Harris – Tonys Performance

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Audra McDonald & Bernadette Peters - Tony Awards 2013 Red Carpet

Audra McDonald is gorgeous on the red carpet at the 2013 Tony Awards held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday (June 9) in New York City.

The 42-year-old Broadway star brought along her daughter to the festivities.

Joining Audra on stage was Broadway veteran and multiple Tony award winning leading lady Bernadette Peters!

Be sure to check out all of JustJared.com‘s 2013 Tony Award coverage in case you missed it.

FYI: Audra is wearing Tamsen Z earrings. Bernadette is wearing Donna Karan Atelier.

10+ pictures inside of Audra McDonald and Bernadette Peters hitting the red carpet at the 2013 Tony AwardsMore Here! »

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