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Up on the Marquee: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Gets Rannells Update!

Tony nominee Andrew Rannells takes over the title role in the Tony Award-winning revival of Hedwig and the Angry Inch tonight, August 20, 2014. Tony Award winner Neil Patrick Harrisplayed his final performance last Sunday, August 17. Rannells joins Tony Award winner Lena Hall as 'Yitzhak'. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you complete photo coverage of the Belasco's new marquee below!

The musical with book by John Cameron Mitchell and music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, directed byMichael 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.

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Up on the Marquee: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Gets Rannells Update!
Andrew Rannells starring in 'Hedwig and The Angry Inch' at the Belasco Theatre

Up on the Marquee: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Gets Rannells Update!
Andrew Rannells starring in 'Hedwig and The Angry Inch' at the Belasco Theatre

Up on the Marquee: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Gets Rannells Update!
Andrew Rannells starring in 'Hedwig and The Angry Inch' at the Belasco Theatre

Up on the Marquee: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Gets Rannells Update!
Andrew Rannells starring in 'Hedwig and The Angry Inch' at the Belasco Theatre

Up on the Marquee: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Gets Rannells Update!
Andrew Rannells starring in 'Hedwig and The Angry Inch' at the Belasco Theatre

Up on the Marquee: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Gets Rannells Update!
Andrew Rannells starring in 'Hedwig and The Angry Inch' at the Belasco Theatre

Up on the Marquee: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Gets Rannells Update!
Andrew Rannells starring in 'Hedwig and The Angry Inch' at the Belasco Theatre

Up on the Marquee: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Gets Rannells Update!
Andrew Rannells starring in 'Hedwig and The Angry Inch' at the Belasco Theatre

Up on the Marquee: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Gets Rannells Update!
Andrew Rannells starring in 'Hedwig and The Angry Inch' at the Belasco Theatre

Up on the Marquee: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Gets Rannells Update!
Andrew Rannells starring in 'Hedwig and The Angry Inch' at the Belasco Theatre

Up on the Marquee: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Gets Rannells Update!
Andrew Rannells starring in 'Hedwig and The Angry Inch' at the Belasco Theatre

Up on the Marquee: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Gets Rannells Update!
Andrew Rannells starring in 'Hedwig and The Angry Inch' at the Belasco Theatre

Up on the Marquee: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Gets Rannells Update!
Andrew Rannells starring in 'Hedwig and The Angry Inch' at the Belasco Theatre

Up on the Marquee: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Gets Rannells Update!
Andrew Rannells starring in 'Hedwig and The Angry Inch' at the Belasco Theatre

Up on the Marquee: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Gets Rannells Update!
Andrew Rannells starring in 'Hedwig and The Angry Inch' at the Belasco Theatre

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.


 
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