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Peter Askin

 

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[Broadway, 2004]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2001]
Director






Peter Askin News

Photos: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Rocks Vulture Festival 2022 Photo Photos: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Rocks Vulture Festival 2022
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 14, 2022

Hedwig and the Angry Inch composer Stephen Trask joined former Hedwig on Broadway stars Darren Criss and Lena Hall and music director Justin Craig joined Vulture Festival for an evening of storytelling and song to celebrate the 24th anniversary of the cult-favorite Broadway show, major motion picture, and worldwide phenomenon.

Oscar and Tony Award Nominee Douglas McGrath Passes Away at 64 Photo Oscar and Tony Award Nominee Douglas McGrath Passes Away at 64
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 4, 2022

Oscar and Tony Award nominee Douglas McGrath, who wrote and performed Everything's Fine Off-Broadway at the DR2 Theatre, died suddenly on Thursday, November 3 in New York City at age 64. 

VIDEO: On This Day, February 12- John Leguizamo Brings FREAK to Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, February 12- John Leguizamo Brings FREAK to Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 12, 2021

On this day in 1998, Tony Award-winner John Leguizamo made his Broadway debut in the solo show Freak.

Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guests, Ty Burrell and Bill Photo Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guests, Ty Burrell and Bill Wrubel
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Feb 8, 2021

Did you ever wonder what the relationship between the stars and the writers of a hit sitcom is like? Todays episode goes behind the scenes with Modern Family’s Ty Burrell and writer/exec producer Bill Wrubel.

VIDEO: John Leguizamo Talks Latinx Representation on SiriusXM Radio Photo VIDEO: John Leguizamo Talks Latinx Representation on SiriusXM Radio
by Stage Tube - Sep 10, 2020

Actor, John Leguizamo spoke with SiriusXM Urban View host, Clay Cane about his new film 'Critical Thinking,' a biographical drama about five Latinx and Black teenagers, discussed his controversial tweet about Latinx representation in film and television and about whata??s happening in the world.

John Leguizamo Appears on DADS: THE PODCAST Photo John Leguizamo Appears on DADS: THE PODCAST
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 9, 2020

This week a multi-hyphenate dad drops in: John Leguizamo!

VIDEO: Stephen Colbert Gives Patton Oswalt and His Daughter Reading Recommendations Photo VIDEO: Stephen Colbert Gives Patton Oswalt and His Daughter Reading Recommendations
by Stage Tube - Feb 7, 2020

Patton Oswalt finished reading the 'Harry Potter' series with his daughter and when he asked Stephen what they should read next, Oswalt was surprised to hear Stephen recommend they skip 'The Hobbit' and go straight for 'The Lord Of The Rings.'

VIDEO: Pete Buttigieg on Being The First LGBT Person To Win Delegates In Any Presiden Photo VIDEO: Pete Buttigieg on Being The First LGBT Person To Win Delegates In Any Presidential Contest
by Stage Tube - Feb 7, 2020

Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg made history at the Iowa caucus and he hopes his success in that contest will provide some amount of comfort and inspiration to young people who feel marginalized in their families and communities.

VIDEO: John Leguizamo Talks Caucus on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT Photo VIDEO: John Leguizamo Talks Caucus on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT
by Stage Tube - Feb 5, 2020

The creator and star of 'Latin History for Morons,' available now on Netflix and Audible, has been following the Democratic primary race very closely and has determined that caucus size matters.

Berkeley Rep Announces Full Cast For John Leguizamo's World Premiere Musical KISS MY  Photo Berkeley Rep Announces Full Cast For John Leguizamo's World Premiere Musical KISS MY AZTEC
by Alan Henry - Mar 29, 2019

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast for the world premiere of Kiss My Aztec! John Leguizamo teams up with Artistic Director Tony Taccone for this musical comedy, following their collaboration on the hit one-man show Latin History for Morons, which received its world premiere at Berkeley Rep before heading to Broadway. Leguizamo will serve as co-writer and co-lyricist only for Kiss My Aztec! - 11 other talented actors will perform in this production. Taccone will also direct.

Peter Askin Videos

VIDEO: John Leguizamo Talks Latinx Representation on SiriusXM Radio Videoplay
VIDEO: John Leguizamo Talks Latinx Representation on SiriusXM Radio

by Stage Tube - Sep 10, 2020

Actor, John Leguizamo spoke with SiriusXM Urban View host, Clay Cane about his new film 'Critical Thinking,' a biographical drama about five Latinx and Black teenagers, discussed his controversial tweet about Latinx representation in film and television and about whata??s happening in the world.

VIDEO: John Leguizamo Talks Caucus on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT Videoplay
VIDEO: John Leguizamo Talks Caucus on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT

by Stage Tube - Feb 5, 2020

The creator and star of 'Latin History for Morons,' available now on Netflix and Audible, has been following the Democratic primary race very closely and has determined that caucus size matters.

VIDEO: On This Day, February 12- John Leguizamo Makes His Broadway Debut With FREAK Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, February 12- John Leguizamo Makes His Broadway Debut With FREAK

by A.A. Cristi - Feb 12, 2019

On this day in 1998, Tony Award-winner John Leguizamo made his Broadway debut in the solo show Freak.

VIDEO: John Leguizamo Accepts his Special Tony Award Saying, 'I'm an Immigrant, and I Videoplay
VIDEO: John Leguizamo Accepts his Special Tony Award Saying, 'I'm an Immigrant, and I'm Not an Animal.'

by Stage Tube - Jun 11, 2018

On Sunday night, John Leguizamo won a Special Tony Award for his numerous contributions to the theatre. Accepting his award, he started his speech saying, 'I'm an immigrant, and I'm not an animal.' See Leguizamo's Fell Acceptance Speech Here.

BWW TV: HEDWIG's John Cameron Mitchell on His Special Tony Award - 'It Feels More Than Real'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2015

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH creator John Cameron Mitchell received a Special Tony Award at yesterday's ceremony. BroadwayWorld caught up with him in the winners' room right after his speech, and you can click below to hear his thoughts on the big honor!

STAGE TUBE: Special Tony Award Recipient John Cameron Mitchell's Speech
by Stage Tube - Jun 7, 2015

HEDWIG creator John Cameron Mitchell took home a Special Tony Award earlier this evening, and you can watch his full acceptance speech below!

BWW TV: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Gets Another Hall- Michael C. Hall Joins the Cast!
by TV - Press Previews - Oct 10, 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. Hall met the press yesterday and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand to chat with him and the rest of the company about stepping into the role. Check out what they all had to say below!

VIDEO: Andrew Rannells on Taking Over Lead Role in HEDWIG: 'It Was Intimidating!'
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 23, 2014

The actor stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk to hosts Kathi Lee and Hoda about taking over the lead role in HEDWIG.

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!

VIDEO: HEDWIG's Andrew Rannells Channels Hugh Jackman on Tonight Show!
by Caryn Robbins - 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.