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Tonight’s Tony Awards broadcast promises more than its share of drama and suspense — not all of it scripted. Will Billy Elliot sweep the musical categories? Will Liza Minnelli beat Will Ferrell for Best Special Theatrical Event? And will host Neil Patrick Harris manage to get through the evening without breaking into song — or referencing Dr. Horrible?
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