BWW TV: There's a New HEDWIG in Town! Andrew Rannells Meets the Press!
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Tony nominee Andrew Rannells will soon succeed Neil Patrick Harris in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway. Rannells, who will begin performances on August 20, after Harris departs on August 17, just met the press alongside Tony winner Lena Hall, John Cameron Mitchell, and Stephen Trask this morning. Check out what the full gang had to say about the casting shake-up below!
HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH was originally produced by David Binder off off Broadway at Westbeth and then, under the direction of Peter Askin, ran over two years at the Jane Street Theatre beginning in February 1998. The musical won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Off-Broadway Musical and both John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask won Obies in 2001. It won a 1998 New York Magazine Award and Entertainment Weekly's "Soundtrack of the Year" Award. Time Magazine named HEDWIG the Top Musical of 1998.
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