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As Tony Awards host, Hugh Jackman follows yonder star
As Tony Awards host, Hugh Jackman follows yonder star

Hugh Jackman leaned back in a Radio City Musical Hall chair at a Tony Awards rehearsal session Thursday and contemplated the question that has been on everyone's mind — including his — since he was asked to step in for longtime host Neil Patrick Harris: How do you follow the master? "It's sort of career suicide to follow him," Jackman mused, noting he sought Harris' blessing before accepting the gig. "I'm not going to try to match Neil — that's crazy talk. I do hope I have a few tricks up my sleeve." When theater's biggest night kicks off from New York at 8 p.m. Sunday on CBS (the network will time-delay the West Coast...

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