Michael Mayer News

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...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Tony Nominee Andrew Rannells in Broadway's HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Tony nominee Andrew Rannells takes over the title role in the Tony Award-winning revival ofHedwig 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 a first look at Rannells in action! (more...)

Andrew 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...)

Twitter Watch: First Look at Rannells on New HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Marquee
by BWW Staff - Aug 18, 2014

Tony Award winning star Neil Patrick Harris played his final show in the new production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the musical with book by John Cameron Mitchell and music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, directed by Michael Mayer, last night, August 17. Former BOOK OF MORMON star Andrew Rannells will step into Hedwig's stilettos on August 20. On Twitter, show's band, Tits of Clay, had this to say @TitsofClay: (more...)

Neil Patrick Harris Shares Backstage Video From His Final HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 18, 2014

The Broadway production of raucous rock musical HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH starring stage and screen notable Neil Patrick Harris said goodbye to its Tony Award-winning leading man this weekend and a new backstage video depicting the elaborate preparation process of putting Harris into Hedwig's stilettos and titular wig is now available to view. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Neil Patrick Harris Takes Final Bows in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH!
by Stage Tube - Aug 18, 2014

Tony Award winning star Neil Patrick Harris played his final show in the new production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the musical with book by John Cameron Mitchell and music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, directed by Michael Mayer, last night, August 17. Former BOOK OF MORMON star Andrew Rannells will step into Hedwig's stilettos on August 20. Below, check out video footage from Neil's final, thunderous curtain call! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 8/16-8/17/2014
by - Aug 17, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, August 17, 2014 - Sunday, August 17, 2014. (more...)

Theater People Podcast Welcomes Tony-Winner Jerry Mitchell
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 17, 2014

On Monday, August 18th the Theater People Podcast welcomes Tony-winner Jerry Mitchell. Mitchell discusses directing and choreographing the Tony winning mega-hit KINKY BOOTS. He also discusses making his director/choreographer debut with the popular LEGALLY BLONDE as well as his collaborations with the great Jack O'Brien on HAIRSPRAY, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, THE FULL MONTY and others. The episode is available now for iTunes subscribers. (more...)

Neil Patrick Harris Stuns as HEDWIG for the Last Time on Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2014

Tony Award winning star Neil Patrick Harris will play his final show in the new production of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, the musical with book by John Cameron Mitchell and music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, directed by Michael Mayer, today, August 17. Former BOOK OF MORMON star Andrew Rannells will step into Hedwig's stilletos on August 20. (more...)

Photo Coverage: HEDWIG's Neil Patrick Harris Unveils Caricature at Sardi's
by Walter McBride - Aug 15, 2014

Tony Award winning star of Hedwig and the Angry Inch Neil Patrick Harris just celebrated his caricature unveiling at Sardi's. BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and brings you all our photos below! (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: HEDWIG's Neil Patrick Harris Unveils Caricature at Sardi's
by Walter McBride - Aug 15, 2014

Tony Award winning star of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Neil Patrick Harris just celebrated his caricature unveiling at Sardi's. BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and you can get a sneak peek at our coverage below! And be sure to check back later for more photos! (more...)

VIDEO: HEDWIG's Andrew Rannells Channels Hugh Jackman on Tonight Show!
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, Jimmy talked to Girls star and Tony nominee Andrew Rannells about his latest Broadway project, taking over the lead role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch. (more...)

HEDWIG 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...)

New Art For Andrew Rannells In HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH Installed At Belasco
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 11, 2014

Broadway leading man and multi-media crossover star Andrew Rannells takes over for 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 a look at the new art installed at the Belasco Theatre is now available to view. (more...)

Theater People Podcast Welcomes Tony-Winning star of IN THE HEIGHTS, WEST SIDE STORY Karen Olivo
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 03, 2014

On Monday, August 4th the Theater People Podcast welcomes Tony-winner Karen Olivo. Olivo made headlines in 2013 when she announced on her blog that she would be taking a step back from acting and leaving New York City in order to move to Madison, Wisconsin to pursue other interests and passions. (more...)

Photo Flash: HEDWIG's Neil Patrick Harris Tweets Before- and After-Show Selfies - Sans Clothes!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 01, 2014

Star of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Neil Patrick Harris took to Twitter before and after the show last night in two separate dressing rooms with the captions 'Let's do this' and 'Just did this'. Scroll down for a closeup of his rockin' -- albeit exhausted -- body! (more...)

Chef Yigit Pura Creates HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH-Inspired Macaron
by BWW News Desk - Aug 01, 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...)

Photo Flash: Neil Patrick Harris Poses with 'Mini-Hedwig' Backstage at the Belasco
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

The official Hedwig and the Angry Inch Facebook recently posted a new photo of the show's star, Neil Patrick Harris, posing with Hedwig's tiny stuffed copy. Check it out below! (more...)

Musical Theatre Factory to Present THE SACRED HARP Concert, 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

On Monday, July 28 at 8PM Musical Theatre Factory (MTF) will present an acoustic concert of songs from Peter Lerman's new musical play, THE SACRED HARP, about the nephew of a preacher who tries to break free from his Appalachian confines by building an enchanted guitar. The concert, directed by Austin Regan features Van Hughes (American Idiot, 9 to 5, Hairspray) and Christy Altomare (Mamma Mia!, Carrie: the Musical), as well as a full chorus performing traditional Sacred Harp hymns. (more...)

Vineyard Theatre Adds BILLY & RAY to 2014-15 Season; Garry Marshall to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Legendary director/writer/producer Garry Marshall will direct the Vineyard Theatre's New York debut of Mike Bencivenga's comedy BILLY & RAY this fall, with performances set to begin October 2 and an opening night scheduled for October 20 at The Vineyard, it has been announced by Douglas Aibel, Artistic Director, and Sarah Stern, Co-Artistic Director. (more...)

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