Watch Neil Patrick Harris' Opening Number at the Tonys

Neil Patrick Harris opens the night with a bang! Color me impressed. He delivered the (very difficult) opening number like the seasoned champ that he is. He cheer leaded, he disappeared, he sang and danced with Mike Tyson, and even found time to jump through a hoop. 

The chorus of his number, "it's bigger, yes it's bigger" was a nod to performances return to Radio City Music Hall, but by goly it was one of the most impressive things I've seen on television in a long time. Standing ovation much deserved. 


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Elena Sheppard

Elena is the Arts & Entertainment Editor at Mic. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Salon, Time Out New York, The New York Times Upfront, ABC News, and various travel publications. She is also a Princeton alum, a former Thailand resident, and a Brooklyn native.

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