Dress Circle Publishing will celebrate their new book THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 - the latest in a series by acclaimed historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper - with a special event at The Drama Book Shop (250 West 4oth Street in Manhattan) on Thursday, December 1 at 5:30 PM. (more...)
As if she didn't already have her hands full playing both Yitzhak and the title role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on tour, Tony Winner Lena Hall took time off from the stage to sing the national anthem for game 3 of the National League Championship Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Chicago Cubs. Check out the video below! (more...)
As BroadwayWorld reported earlier, tonight Lena Hall is making history when she goes on for the title role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, making her the first performer in history to play both Yitzhak and Hedwig in the same production. Today Hall posted an Instagram photo montage of all the photos taken during her photoshoot for Hedwig marketing materials. Check out the stunning transformation series below! (more...)
After winning a Tony Award for her performance as Hedwig's husband, Yitzhak, in the Broadway revival of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, originally starring Neil Patrick Harris, Lena Hall stayed with the production through three more Hedwigs. Now, she's joined the national tour in her iconic role, but tonight, she takes an even more legendary step: For the first time in history, the role of Hedwig and Yitzhak will be played by the same actor within a production. Hall will steps into the international song stylist's shoes for one performance per week, while her understudy will perform the role of Yitzhak. (more...)
Lena Hall will reprise her Tony Award-winning performance as Yitzhak in the highly anticipated National Tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, in performances at the SHN Golden Gate Theatre in San Francisco (October 2-30, 2016) and the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles (November 1-27, 2016), opposite Darren Criss. In a groundbreaking twist, she'll also play the role of Hedwig for one performance a week in San Francisco and Los Angeles. It is a rare occasion for a Tony Award winner to go on national tour, and historic for the same person to play both Hedwig and Yitzhak.
Check out a first look at Hall in the Hedwig makeup below! (more...)
Lift up your hands! Darren Criss, Lena Hall, and Stephen Trask presented acoustic performances of 'Sugar Daddy' and 'Midnight Radio' from HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at a Members-only In Conversation event at the SHN Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco this afternoon. (more...)
Following her Tony-winning performance in the 2014 Broadway production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch as Yitzhak, Lena Hall is pulling a different wig out of the box and hitting the road as the title character for some cities along the production's national tour.
The lucky followers of Hall's Instagram got an early sneak peek of the actress in part of her costume; check out the photo she posted below! (more...)
Darren Criss, who came into the starring role in Hedwig AND THE ANGRY INCH as a replacement during its Broadway run, is very excited to be opening the musical's national tour in two very familiar environments. (more...)
The road crew over at the national tour of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH have released a new video featuring the show's cast, director, and creator discussing the details of Hedwig's first outing on the national circuit. (more...)
The big day has arrived! THE WIZ LIVE! airs tonight, December 3, at 8PM/7c. The production will star newcomer Shanice Williams as Dorothy alongside Grammy and Golden Globe-winner Queen Latifah as the Wizard, nine-time Grammy-winner Mary J. Blige as Evillene, original Dorothy, Stephanie Mills, as Auntie Em and David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion. (more...)
You know she's funny, a Saturday Night Live alum. You may even know that she sings - she was on Broadway in Wicked. But did you know that she swings? Really swings?
Get ready to meet Ana Gasteyer, jazz singer - her I'm Hip! tour, in support of her debut solo album, is heading our way. (more...)
'REALLY ROSIE' opens the Growing Stage season and will be on the Netcong stage through October 18th. Broadwayworld.com interviewed Melinda Bass O'Neill, the show's Musical Director, about her career and the production. (more...)
After the curtain call, Stephen Trask, and more took the stage to say a few farewell words to the crowd and even led the team in one last song. Click here to check out the high-powered bows, emotional speeches, plus a special on-the-spot performance! (more...)
The hit, Tony-winning revival of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH closes on Broadway today, September 13, 2015. Taye Diggs, the show's current star, wraps the run. At the time of closing, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH will have played 22 previews and 506 regular performances at the Belasco Theatre. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you from Broadway's first HEDWIG to its sixth, stopping to remember everything in between! (more...)
Today, the producers of Hedwig and the Angry Inch announced that the record-breaking musical has raised over $600,000 for Hetrick-Martin Institute during the production's record-breaking run at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street). (more...)
Hedwig will soon put the wig back on the shelf. As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Tony-winning revival of Hedwig and the Angry Inch will close on Broadway on Sept, 13. Taye Diggs, the show's current star, will wrap its run. Now the show has officially updated its lottery policy. A recent tweet reads: 'Hedwig Alert! New lottery timing - you may now enter 2 hours before each performance; winners drawn 90 minutes prior to show time.' (more...)