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The Top 4 Reasons to Watch the Tony Awards Tonight

Unfortunately this list also does not include “Because Neil Patrick Harris is making a surprise appearance,” but only because I haven’t heard he will. That said, there’s plenty of reason to tune in to CBS at 8pm EST to catch Broadway’s finest.

4. Because Glee‘s Lea Michele is going to perform “Don’t Rain On My Parade” from Funny Girl, just like she did on the show, and it’s going to be incred.

3. Because David Hyde Pierce, who won a Tony for Curtains, will appear on stage with his Fraiser pal Kelsey Grammer, currently starring in La Cage aux Folles, and we love it when a plan comes together.

2. Because that gal from Murder, She Wrote, who won her fifth Tony at age 83 for her Blithe Spirit performance, is causing a commotion.

1. Because the show’s host Sean Hayes is, reportedly, going to take on Newsweek‘s Ramin Setoodeh, at least in comedic form. Even though he said he was dropping it.