Neil Patrick Harris News

Date Of Birth:
June 15, 1973 (41)
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Albuquerque, NM, USA
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THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Rosie O'Donnell Gives A Mile To HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 21, 2014

In honor of Andrew Rannells stepping into the Tony Award-winning stilettos of Neil Patrick Harris as the titular HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH, today we take a look back at the first time John Cameron Mitchell & Stephen Trask's masterpiece appeared on national TV via THE ROSIE O'DONNELL SHOW. (more...)

We Believe in Andrew Rannells! 10 Reasons to Love Broadway's New Hedwig!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 20, 2014

Broadway favorite Andrew Rannells will return to the stage as the title character in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH tonight, replacing Neil Patrick Harris (who just departed the production on August 17). In honor of his big night, we can't help but freak out about his impending homecoming. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you just a few reasons to get just as excited! Below, BroadwayWorld brings you just a few reasons to get just as excited! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/20/14 - Rannells Gets Glittery as HEDWIG, Three Broadway Companies Meet-and-Greet, and More!
by Jessica Showers - Aug 20, 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: Andrew Rannells takes over the title role in HEDWIG tonight, two festivals kick off in NYC and three Broadway companies meet the press! (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...)

Amazon Book Editors Reveal List of 2014 'Big Fall Books'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

(NASDAQ:AMZN)-Amazon.com today announced its annual Big Fall Books Preview to help readers discover the best upcoming releases. The Amazon Book Editors selected what they expect to be fall's hottest 20 books, and also shared their personal favorites in a list of new under-the-radar books. The Amazon Big Fall Books Preview also features the season's most anticipated releases in biographies, comics and graphic novels, cookbooks, fiction, mysteries, nonfiction, romance and science fiction-plus upcoming releases for kids and young adults. (more...)

67th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS Honored with Two Emmy Awards
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

The June 2013 broadcast of the American Theatre Wing's 67th Annual Tony Awards® (2013) was honored on August 16 with two Primetime Emmy Awards® at the Creative Arts Awards presentation in Los Angeles. (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...)

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...)

FALLON, KIMMEL & More Among Nominees for 2014 THE STREAMY AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Nominees have been announced for the 4th Annual Streamy Awards, which will be live-streamed on September 7, 2014 from The Beverly Hilton at 7:30PM PT at www.streamys.org. (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...)

2014 Creative Arts Emmy Winners - Complete List!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 17, 2014

This year's Creative Arts telecast partner is FXM; a two-hour edited version of the ceremony will air Sunday, August 24 at 8:00 PM ET/PT with an encore at 10:00 PM ET/PT on FXM. The program will be streamed in its entirety as part of the Backstage LIVE! show on Emmys.com at 12:00 PM PT/3:00 PM ET on Monday, August 25. (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...)

Neil Patrick Harris Responds to Split Rumors With Candid Family Portrait
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Reacting to recent rumors alleging Neil Patrick Harris had split from David Burtka, his partner, fiance and father to his two adorable children, the HEDWIG star took to Instagram with a wonderful response. (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...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: August 9-15
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 15, 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 a special celebration of 1,000 performances of ONCE, commemorations of both Robin Williams and Lauren Bacall, Tony Yazbeck at 54 Below, and more! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/15/14 - Neil Patrick Harris Says Farewell, POOR BEHAVIOR Opens, ROCKY Leaves the Ring and More!
by Jessica Showers - Aug 15, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: LES MIZ gets a new 'Javert' tonight, Broadway honors Lauren Bacall, and Sunday sees Neil Patrick Harris's final HEDWIG performance and ROCKY's last match on Broadway but welcomes POOR BEHAVIOR to the off-Broadway lineup! (more...)

MOTHER Opens at FringeNYC this Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

A larger-than-life Hungarian 'Mama Rose,' is slowly slipping into dementia as her Broadway baby, Melinda slips into de'middle age. MOTHER is a 'sandwich generation' story told on the hoof with a dash of glitz. A tale of two women who are losing everything they've ever been-in very different ways-as they both lose each other. Who's it harder for? The one who can't remember? ...Or the one who can't forget? (more...)

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