Photo Flash: New HEDWIG Finale Photo of Andrew Rannells Revealed!
The HEDWIG social media team has just revealed a new image (by production photog Joan Marcus) of new star Andrew Rannells opposite Lena Hall and the Tits of Clay band in the show's explosive finale. For more photos, click here.
Tony nominee Andrew Rannells took over the title role in the Tony Award-winning revival of Hedwig and the Angry Inch on August 20, 2014. Tony Award winner Neil Patrick Harris played his final performance on Sunday, August 17. Rannells joins Tony Award winner Lena Hall as 'Yitzhak'. The musical with book by John Cameron Mitchell and music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, directed by Michael Mayer, is the winner of four Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival. In addition to the Tony, the production has been honored with Best Musical Revival by the Drama Desk, Drama League, and Outer Critics Circle Awards.
"Internationally ignored song stylist" Hedwig Robinson brings her fourth-wall-smashing rock and roll saga to New York to set the record straight about her life, her loves, and the botched operation that left her with that "angry inch."
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 MitchellandStephen 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.