Neil Patrick Harris talks hosting Tonys, then winning Tony in press room (Video)

Neil Patrick Harris won Best Actor in a Musical for playing the title role in the Broadway revival of the rock musical “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.” Shortly after his victory, he came to the press room to discuss his victory.

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This was the first time Harris contended for a Tony Award, despite hosting the ceremony multiple times — and winning Emmys for the event in 2010, 2012, and 2013. He discussed what it was like winning at the Tonys after hosting for several years, as well as how he transformed himself for the transgender role. Below, watch his acceptance speech, and then watch his press room Q&A:

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