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BWW Interviews: Lena Hall Talks Tony Award, HEDWIG, and The Deafening
by David Clarke - Sep 19, 2014

Exciting. Electric. Exhilarating. Rocking. Phenomenal. All of these words have been used to describe HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH on Broadway. And, one of Broadway's hottest talents is helping to ensure that these adjectives are justified. The incomparably charming and charismatic Tony Award Winner Lena Hall, co-starring as Yitzhak, recently talked to me about her Tony win, HEDWIG, and her band, The Deafening. (more...)

Neil Patrick Harris Opens Up About Life After HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Tony Award winner Neil Patrick Harris played his final performance in Broadway's HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH last month, in which he was replaced by stage and screen star Andrew Rannells. In a recent interview with Vulture, he opens up about life after Hedwig. He revealed: 'It's so funny - I thought when the show was over that I'd get to sleep in and have my life back, but as it turns out, this week, I'm getting up earlier because I don't get to sleep in to protect my voice. And all the things I haven't been able to schedule because I've been doing the show, now I have to actually do them!' (more...)

Scoop: TODAY on NBC - Week of September 22, 2014
by TV Scoop - Sep 12, 2014

Get all the scoop on TODAY, airing on NBC for the week of September 22, 2014! (more...)

Andrew Rannells Talks Preparation & Performing HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 11, 2014

Broadway leading man and multi-media crossover star Andrew Rannells recently replaced 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Actor In A Musical, Neil Patrick Harris, in the gender-bending title role of multi-award-winning rock musical HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH and Rannells discusses his involvement in the show in a new video interview available to view. (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Michael C. Hall Ditches DEXTER For Drag
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 11, 2014

Today we are turning our attention to the most recently announced upcoming headliner of the hit Broadway production of HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH, Michael C. Hall. (more...)

Broadway Gets a New Hedwig! Michael C. Hall Will Join Cast of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

Golden Globe and Drama Desk Award winner Michael C. Hall will star in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, the Tony Award winning Best Musical Revival, starting Thursday, October 16 at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street).HEDWIG will mark Hall's first musical theatre role in over a decade having previously made acclaimed runs in the Broadway productions of Cabaret and Chicago. (more...)

Andrew Rannells Talks Playing 'HEDWIG': 'There's A Lot I Can Bring to the Role'
by TV News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

Tony nominee Andrew Rannells talks about taking over the lead role in Broadway's Hedwig and the Angry Inch. The actor will be appearing at Broadway's Belasco Theatre through October 12th. (more...)

National YoungArts Foundation Launches 1st Annual YOUNGARTS AWARENESS DAY, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

MIAMI, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts), the non-profit organization that contributes to the cultural vitality of the nation by supporting the artistic development of talented young artists, is celebrating YoungArts Awareness Day, a nationwide initiative to 'keep arts alive' today, Monday, September 8, 2014. Encouraging everyone who has a creative instinct to take part, YoungArts Awareness Day will feature pop-up performances and events in Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville and New York City, and invites artists across the country to create and share their own work or their artistic experiences via social media with the tags #keepartsalive, #youngarts and #youngartsawarenessday. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: August 30 - September 5
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 05, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include meet the press events for ON THE TOWN, Christine Ebersole at 54 Below, the new cast members of CINDERELLA, and more! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Team Reflects on New Leading Man, Andrew Rannells
by Stage Tube - Sep 02, 2014

Below, check out a just-released video featuring some backstage footage of Rannells and interviews with the whole HEDWIG team! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 9/2/14 - Andrea Martin Returns to PIPPIN, 'NICE WORK' on Tour and More!
by Jessica Showers - Sep 02, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Andrea Martin returns to PIPPIN, and 'NICE WORK' and DIRTY DANCING head out on tour! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 8/30-8/31/2014
by - Aug 31, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, August 31, 2014 - Sunday, August 31, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: New HEDWIG Finale Photo of Andrew Rannells Revealed!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2014

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. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - THE BOOK OF MORMON
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 30, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. The craziness is almost upon us, but there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's THE BOOK OF MORMON below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: CHEWING THE SCENERY- Randy Talks NEVERLAND, HEDWIG and More with Liza!
by Randy Rainbow - Aug 26, 2014

It's time for the newest episode of BWW's exclusive TV series - CHEWING THE SCENERY WITH Randy Rainbow! In this edition, Randy chats with his pal Liza Minnelli about all the latest news from the Great White Way, including Emma Stone joining CABARET, Andrew Rannells taking over in HEDWIG, FINDING NEVERLAND coming to Broadway and more! (more...)

#KeepArtsAlive With YoungArts Awareness Day on September 8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts), the non-profit organization that contributes to the cultural vitality of the nation by supporting the artistic development of talented young artists, today announces YoungArts Awareness Day, a nationwide initiative to "keep arts alive" on Monday, September 8. Encouraging everyone who has a creative instinct to take part, YoungArts Awareness Day will feature pop-up performances and events in Los Angeles, Miami, and New York City and invites artists across the country to create and share their own work, or their artistic experiences at museums and concerts via social media with the tags #keepartsalive, #youngarts and #youngartsawarenessday. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Tori Amos Sings HEDWIG in Concert
by Stage Tube - Aug 24, 2014

Singer/songwriter Tori Amos covered 'Wicked Little Town' from Hedwig and the Angry Inch at her Orlando concert on August 23. (more...)

Lena Hall & Tits Of Clay Wish Andrew Rannells Happy Birthday Backstage At HEDWIG
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 23, 2014

Multi-Tony Award-winning rock musical HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH has a new leading man in popular stage and screen star Andrew Rannells and 2014 Tony Award-winning co-star Lena Hall joins with featured band Tits Of Clay to sing a special birthday song to him in a new social media video that is now available to view. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 8/23- Andrew Rannells
by Stage Tube - Aug 23, 2014

Happy Birthday, Andrew Rannells! Rannells played Bob Gaudio in the First National Tour of Jersey Boys. In January 2009, he reprised the role of Gaudio in the musical's Broadway production. Rannells originated the role of Elder Price in The Book of Mormon, a musical written by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q composer Robert Lopez. For his performance, he was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical. His last performance was June 10, 2012. He will soon play Bryan Buckley in Ryan Murphy's new television series The New Normal on NBC. (more...)

New Windowcard Unveiled For HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 23, 2014

A first look at Broadway leading man and multi-media crossover star Andrew Rannells in the gender-bending title role of multi-Tony Award-winning rock musical HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH is now available to view. (more...)

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