Backstage at the 2011 Tonys–writing lyrics for NPH!
So here’s how Tommy Kail and I spent Tony Sunday! Our task: Write a rhyming finale that incorporates and distills the entire evening, for Neil Patrick Harris to perform over the closing credits. We had two things in our favor: The absolutely fearless Neil, and our amazing assistant Sandra, who fed our work into the prompter all night, and was ready for whatever we threw at her. All in all, an unforgettable night!
And here’s the final performance: