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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...)

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...)

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...)

Perez Hilton Records Song for 2014 BROADWAY'S CAROLS FOR A CUREPerez Hilton Records Song for 2014 BROADWAY'S CAROLS FOR A CURE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Celebrity gossip blogger and Broadway fan Perez Hilton has added his voice to the 2014 Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 16, the annual holiday music CD which benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. The song "My Simple Christmas Wish," with music and lyrics by David Friedman, was suggested for Hilton by well-known voice teacher Liz Caplan, because the song's hook is "I wanna be rich, famous and powerful…" Perez Hilton began recording every year for Broadway's Carols for a Cure in 2012, when he made his New York stage debut in the comical off-Broadway revue "NEWSical the Musical." (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...)

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...)

THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME's Christopher JacksonTHE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME's Christopher Jackson
by BWW Staff - Jul 4, 2014

In this week's edition, we caught up with Christopher Jackson, who is starring as 'Vertus' in Holler If Ya Hear Me- currently playing at the Palace Theatre. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON to Say 'Hello' to Detroit, July 1-13THE BOOK OF MORMON to Say 'Hello' to Detroit, July 1-13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, which played a record breaking two week run in 2013, returns for a limited engagement at the Detroit Opera House, July 1 through July 13, 2014. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON to Say 'Hello' to Detroit, July 1-13THE BOOK OF MORMON to Say 'Hello' to Detroit, July 1-13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2014

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, which played a record breaking two week run in 2013, returns for a limited engagement at the Detroit Opera House, July 1 through July 13, 2014. (more...)

FABLE Makes History at NYMF, 7/22-27FABLE Makes History at NYMF, 7/22-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2014

H. S. Kaufman (Book) and Christopher Anselmo (Music and Lyrics) are twenty year-old artists who have written a highly anticipated and groundbreaking musical about what some might describe as a soul-searching and terrifying milestone in the American culture - High School Graduation. (more...)

Full Text of Tony Winners' Acceptance Speeches: Updated with All Acceptance SpeechesFull Text of Tony Winners' Acceptance Speeches: Updated with All Acceptance Speeches
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 8, 2014

As part of BroadwayWorld's expansive coverage of the 68th Annual Tony Awards, we are providing the full text of all of the Tony Award acceptance speeches; from the emotional to the bizarre, and everything in between. Keep up with all of the winners' speeches on our continuously updated list. (more...)

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Original Broadway Cast Album Out July 1st!HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Original Broadway Cast Album Out July 1st!
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Atlantic Records will release the Original Broadway Cast Recording of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the most nominated musical revival of the season, featuring Tony Award nominees Neil Patrick Harris and Lena Hall. The album is produced by HEDWIG composer Stephen Trask, Tony Award nominated sound designer and platinum-selling record producer Tim O'Heir, and the production's music director Justin Craig. The album is executive produced by Elie Landau and David Binder. (more...)

First Look - HEDWIG's Neil Patrick Harris Shares Cover Art for His New BookFirst Look - HEDWIG's Neil Patrick Harris Shares Cover Art for His New Book
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2014

Neil Patrick Harris, who recently received a Tony Award nomination for his lead role in Broadway's HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, has shared a First Look at the cover art for his new book (more...)

HEDWIG's Neil Patrick Harris Set for LIVE WITH KELLY & MICHAEL TomorrowHEDWIG's Neil Patrick Harris Set for LIVE WITH KELLY & MICHAEL Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2014

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH star Neil Patrick Harris will appear on ABC's "Live! with Kelly and Michael" tomorrow, May 6th at 9AM. (more...)

DVR Alert: HEDWIG's Neil Patrick Harris Appears on LETTERMAN Tonight!DVR Alert: HEDWIG's Neil Patrick Harris Appears on LETTERMAN Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH star Neil Patrick Harris will appear on CBS' 'Late Show with David Letterman' tonight, April 24th. (more...)

HEDWIG's Neil Patrick Harris to Visit LETTERMAN TomorrowHEDWIG's Neil Patrick Harris to Visit LETTERMAN Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH star Neil Patrick Harris will appear on CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman" tomorrow, April 24th. (more...)

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