Kelly & Michael: Neil Patrick Harris Weight Loss
Neil Patrick Harris came by to talk to Kelly & Michael. “There’s nothing he can’t do,” they said. They talked about how skinny he is now. Kelly can’t believe he’s not skinnier because his performance in Hedwig and the Angry Inch is so intense. He said that How I Met Your Mother was ending and he knew this great role was open. He knew it was coming up so he did cardio and lifted weights and lost 22 pounds for the role. It was a combination of diet and exercise. He just stopped eating late. They used to eat late after putting the kids down. He stops eating at 6 p.m. now. He said that it’s easy to do with kids because he just eats early with them.
Kelly & Michael: Neil Patrick Harris Talent
Kelly & Michael couldn’t get over how talented Neil Patrick Harris was. They said he’s ten times more talented then your most talented friend.
Kelly & Michael: Neil Patrick Harris Time Off
They had a change in schedule after previews. Hedwig and the Angry Inch has some unusual show times, including 10 p.m. performances. They got three days off in a row while they were changing schedules, which they’ll never have again. So he and David snuck away without the kids and they got to sleep for a long time. He said it didn’t even matter where they went.
Kelly & Michael: Neil Patrick Harris Family
Sleep is fun when you have kids. Neil has three-year-old twins. He always dresses them up and Kelly’s impressed that they keep their costumes on. They moved to New York, but are still transitioning into their new apartment. They love it, though.
Kelly & Michael: Neil Patrick Harris Tonys
This is Neil Patrick Harris’ first Tony nomination and the show has been nominated for eight awards. Kelly didn’t want to jinx it, but she thinks he’s going to win. He’s also hosted the Tonys for three years. He loves the Tonys. He loves that Broadway gets one night a year to show middle America what’s happening on Broadway. He actually won two or three Emmys for hosting the Tonys.
Kelly & Michael: Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Neil Patrick Harris had Kelly describe the show. She loved it. She said it was “A rock concert, but incredibly funny, incredibly moving.” His performance is “so nuanced” she didn’t even know how to describe it. He explained his role as Hedwig a bit. He plays a woman named Hedwig from Germany. She talks about the Berlin wall coming down and her music career throughout the show. It’s the greatest show Kelly has ever seen.
Kelly & Michael: Neil Patrick Harris Hedwig Physical Demands
Harris talked about the physical difficulty of the role. He is in four-inch heels and is shaved. He thrashes around. He’s actually beaten himself up from it. Hedwig and the Angry Inch is playing now at the Belasco Theater.