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He's Pulling the Wig Back Down from the Shelf! John Cameron Mitchell to Join HEDWIG on Broadway for 8 Weeks!He's Pulling the Wig Back Down from the Shelf! John Cameron Mitchell to Join HEDWIG on Broadway for 8 Weeks!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

It's been rumored since early in the new production's run -- and now it's official! Original star John Cameron Mitchell will return to the role he co-created with composer/lyricist Stephen Trask in their musical Hedwig and The Angry Inch, which they debuted in the 1998 hit Off-Broadway production. Mitchell will step into the role on Broadway at the Belasco Theatre starting Wednesday, January 21 for a strictly limited eight week engagement. Mitchell will join co-star and Tony Award winner Lena Hall who continues with the production as Yitzhak. (more...)

Matt Doyle, Ann Harada & More to Star in Vineyard Theatre's BROOKLYNITE; Michael Mayer DirectsMatt Doyle, Ann Harada & More to Star in Vineyard Theatre's BROOKLYNITE; Michael Mayer Directs
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

Vineyard Theatre today announced that the world premiere of the musical BROOKLYNITE, helmed by Tony Award-winning director Michael Mayer (HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, SPRING AWAKENING), would begin performances Friday January 29th, with an opening night set for Wednesday February 25th. This limited engagement continues through Sunday March 22nd. (more...)

Michael C. Hall Extends Run in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH on BroadwayMichael C. Hall Extends Run in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

Golden Globe and Drama Desk Award winner Michael C. Hall has extended his limited engagement in Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Hall will play his final performance in the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival on Sunday, January 18. Casting for the next Hedwig will be announced in the coming weeks. (more...)

Keegan Theatre to Remount Holiday Show AN IRISH CAROL this DecemberKeegan Theatre to Remount Holiday Show AN IRISH CAROL this December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

This December, in a special fundraising initiative, The Keegan Theatre brings back its beloved holiday show, An Irish Carol, for five performances at Theater J. All proceeds from these performances will go to the company's capital campaign, with a special emphasis on finishing the basement level, or "artist space." (more...)

Photo Flash: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Says Goodbye to Andrew Rannells Via TwitterPhoto Flash: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Says Goodbye to Andrew Rannells Via Twitter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2014

Tony nominee Andrew Rannells (THE BOOK OF MORMON) plays his final performance as the title role in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH today, October 12. The official HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Twitter shared a picture of Rannells from the show today. (more...)

Andrew Rannells Plays Final HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Performance TodayAndrew Rannells Plays Final HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Performance Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2014

Tony nominee Andrew Rannells (THE BOOK OF MORMON) will play his final performance as the title role in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH today, October 12. Then Golden Globe and Drama Desk Award winner Michael C. Hall will take over the role 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...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Billy Porter's WHILE I YET LIVE, Starring Lillias White, S. Epatha Merkerson & MorePhoto Flash: First Look at Billy Porter's WHILE I YET LIVE, Starring Lillias White, S. Epatha Merkerson & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Primary Stages in association with Susan Dietz, presents the world premiere of While I Yet Live by the Tony-winning star of Kinky Boots and Angels in America, Billy Porter, and directed by Tony Award nominee Sheryl Kaller. While I Yet Live plays a limited, six-week engagement, now through October 31 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street - a NEW 42ND STREET® project (229 West 42nd Street). Opening night is Sunday, October 12 at 5PM. Check out a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

UPDATE: Billy Porter's WHILE I YET LIVE Delays Previews Until Sept 24 Due to 'Technical Issues'UPDATE: Billy Porter's WHILE I YET LIVE Delays Previews Until Sept 24 Due to 'Technical Issues'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Primary Stages has announced that the world premiere of While I Yet Live will begin performances on Wednesday, September 24 at 7PM. Producers have decided to delay the start of previews due to technical issues. (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at Larry Yando and More in Highlights of CST's KING LEARBWW TV: First Look at Larry Yando and More in Highlights of CST's KING LEAR
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 17, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents William Shakespeare's towering epic King Lear, directed by CST Founder and Artistic Director Barbara Gaines and featuring Chicago theater legend Larry Yando in the title role. King Lear opens Chicago Shakespeare's 2014/15 season in the Courtyard Theater, now through November 9, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Larry Yando in Chicago Shakespeare's KING LEARPhoto Flash: First Look at Larry Yando in Chicago Shakespeare's KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents William Shakespeare's towering epic King Lear, directed by CST Founder and Artistic Director Barbara Gaines and featuring Chicago theater legend Larry Yando in the title role. A wrenching story of love, loss and reconciliation, the unraveling of an imperious king has fascinated audiences for more than 400 years. Gaines brings audiences a King Lear for our times, especially relevant as today's generation wrestles with the harrowing effects of aging on loved ones. King Lear opens Chicago Shakespeare's 2014/15 season in the Courtyard Theater, now through November 9, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter and the Company of WHILE I YET LIVE Meet the PressPhoto Coverage: Billy Porter and the Company of WHILE I YET LIVE Meet the Press
by Walter McBride - Sep 13, 2014

Primary Stages in association with Susan Dietz (Fela!, Mothers and Sons), present the world premiere of While I Yet Live by the Tony-winning star of Kinky Boots and Angels in America, Billy Porter, and directed by Tony Award nomineeSheryl Kaller (Mothers and Sons, Next Fall, Adrift in Macao). Poor Behavior plays a limited, six-week engagement September 23 - October 31 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street - a NEW 42ND STREET project (229 West 42nd Street). Opening night is Sunday, October 12 at 7PM. The company met the press on September 12, and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the event below! (more...)

Broadway Gets a New Hedwig! Michael C. Hall Will Join Cast of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH This FallBroadway Gets a New Hedwig! Michael C. Hall Will Join Cast of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 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 Dons HEDWIG's Stilettos on Broadway TonightAndrew Rannells Dons HEDWIG's Stilettos on Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

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. (more...)

Stephen Trask Talks HEDWIG Sequel, New Project, and More!Stephen Trask Talks HEDWIG Sequel, New Project, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

According to PopMatters.com, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH co-creator Stephen Trask is co-writing a new 1970s New York clubs-based project called 15 MINUTES. 'It's a really exciting and creative and interesting project that starts off set in Studio 54 but ends up downtown at the Mudd Club,' says Trask. (more...)

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH's Andrew Rannells Appears on THE TONIGHT SHOW This EveningHEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH's Andrew Rannells Appears on THE TONIGHT SHOW This Evening
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Tony Award nominee Andrew Rannells, who is currently in rehearsals to take over the title role in the Tony Award winning revival of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, will appear on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" tonight at 11:35 PM on NBC (WNBC/Channel 4). (more...)

Lillias White, Elain Graham & More to Star in Billy Porter's WHILE I YET LIVE Off-BroadwayLillias White, Elain Graham & More to Star in Billy Porter's WHILE I YET LIVE Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Primary Stages in association with Susan Dietz (Fela!, Mothers and Sons), present the world premiere of While I Yet Live by the Tony-winning star of Kinky Boots and Angels in America, Billy Porter, and directed by Tony Award nominee Sheryl Kaller (Mothers and Sons, Next Fall, Adrift in Macao). Poor Behavior plays a limited, six-week engagement September 23 - October 31 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street - a NEW 42ND STREET project (229 West 42nd Street). Opening night is Sunday, October 12 at 7PM. (more...)

Chef Yigit Pura Creates HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH-Inspired MacaronChef Yigit Pura Creates HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH-Inspired Macaron
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2014

In honor of the current Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Chef Yigit Pura announced today a limited edition Hedwig and the Angry Inch-inspired macaron. Featuring a flavor profile provided by recent Tony Award winner and current star of the Broadway production, Neil Patrick Harris, the macaron -- called "Hedwig Schmidt" after the title character -- features a bourbon-orange marmalade ganache with a brandied cherry center, covered in edible red glitter. The limited-edition "Hedwig Schmidt" macaron will be available beginning Monday, August 11 at Tout Sweet Patisserie (Macy's Union Square, 170 O'Farrell St., 3rd Floor) as well as online at www.toutsweetsf.com. (more...)

VIDEO: Neil Patrick Harris Talks Pre-Show Ritual, Compares HEDWIG to Barney StinsonVIDEO: Neil Patrick Harris Talks Pre-Show Ritual, Compares HEDWIG to Barney Stinson
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Stage and screen stud Neil Patrick Harris stopped by HuffPost Live to talk about his ritual in getting into character as HEDWIG, and the similarities between the characters of Hedwig and How I Met Your Mother's Barney Stinson. Check out two clips from the interview below, and watch the full version here! (more...)

Tony-Winning HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Recoups Broadway Capitalization!Tony-Winning HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Recoups Broadway Capitalization!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Producer David Binder just announced that the critically acclaimed Broadway revival of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, which last month received four Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Musical, has recouped its initial capitalization investment as of the week ending Sunday, July 13. (more...)

Exclusive! Real World HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH Figures In New York Times Magazine Photo EssayExclusive! Real World HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH Figures In New York Times Magazine Photo Essay
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 26, 2014

BroadwayWorld is thrilled to bring you an exclusive preview of a photo essay featured in this weekend's THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE featuring an assortment of real-life figures who evoke the titular transsexual star of the hit Broadway rock musical HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH. (more...)

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