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Andrew Rannells Chats Rocking Out in Hedwig on Broadway...and in Germany?!

Andrew Rannells Chats Rocking Out in Hedwig on Broadway...and in Germany?!

Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb put on some makeup, turned up the eight-track and (presumably) pulled the wine down from the shelf to chat with current Hedwig and the Angry Inch headliner Andrew Rannells on The Today Show. The stage and screen star explained that despite the glitter, costumes and hair, the show’s message manages to keep him grounded ...

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Hedwig Star Andrew Rannells on How Pokemon Live! Is Like a Snuff Film, His Go-To Drunk Piano Bar Songs and Being a 'Rough-Looking Lady'

Hedwig Star Andrew Rannells on How Pokemon Live! Is Like a Snuff Film, His Go-To Drunk Piano Bar Songs and Being a 'Rough-Looking Lady'

The Book of Mormon Tony Award nominee Andrew Rannells talks about his latest adventure in drag as the star of Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

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Punk Rock Star of Stage & Screen! Andrew Rannells & Lena Hall Go Glam in New Hedwig Portrait from Squigs

Punk Rock Star of Stage & Screen! Andrew Rannells & Lena Hall Go Glam in New Hedwig Portrait from Squigs

The Tony-winning revival of Hedwig and the Angry Inch continues to tear down walls at the Belasco Theatre, but there’s a new sugar daddy satisfying our sweet tooth: stage and screen star Andrew Rannells. Broadway.com Resident Artist Justin “Squigs” Robertson stopped by a recent performance to catch the Tony nominee wigging out, and penned this sketch of the new ...

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Andrew Rannells Steps into Hedwig's High Heels on Broadway

Andrew Rannells Steps into Hedwig's High Heels on Broadway

Andrew Rannells will be putting on some makeup and turning up the eight track as he takes over from Tony winner Neil Patrick Harris in John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask's Tony-winning revival of Hedwig and the Angry Inch on August 20. The Tony nominee will play a limited engagement through October 12 at Broadway's Belasco Theatre. 

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'Stupidly' Perfect Voice? Check. Great Legs? Check! Andrew Rannells is Ready to Rock in Hedwig

'Stupidly' Perfect Voice? Check. Great Legs? Check! Andrew Rannells is Ready to Rock in Hedwig

Talking up new Hedwig and the Angry Inch star Andrew Rannells with Tony winner Lena Hall, John Cameron Mitchell, Stephen Trask and the Broadway favorite himself.

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Watch Andrew Rannells Talk Hedwig Glitter and Show Off His Hugh Jackman-Like Accent

Watch Andrew Rannells Talk Hedwig Glitter and Show Off His Hugh Jackman-Like Accent

Incoming Hedwig and the Angry Inch star Andrew Rannells stopped by The Tonight Show on August 13 to chat about returning to the Great White Way. The Book of Mormon Tony nominee told Jimmy Fallon that with a great role comes a great amount of glitter. Sooo much glitter. (Neil Patrick Harris can vouch for that, too.) While Rannells didn’t ...

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Pics! Meet Your New Hedwig! Headliner Andrew Rannells Greets the Press

Pics! Meet Your New Hedwig! Headliner Andrew Rannells Greets the Press
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Andrew Rannells met the press as he readies to fill exiting star Neil Patrick Harris' gold heels in Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Rannells posed with Hedwig creators John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask and hung out with Tony-winning "husband" Lena Hall on August 13 at the Lambs Club. See Rannells at the Belasco Theatre starting August 20.

Girls Night Out! Andrew Rannells & Allison Williams Run Wild at Bullets Over Broadway

Girls Night Out! Andrew Rannells & Allison Williams Run Wild at Bullets Over Broadway

Andrew Rannells is one busy guy—in addition to playing Hannah’s pal Elijah on HBO’s Girls, he’s also gearing up to star in Hedwig and the Angry Inch while filming the new movie The Intern at the same time. But the Tony nominee still somehow found the time to see the toe-tapping musical Bullets Over Broadway with his Girls co-star Allison ...

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Uber Hot Shot! Get a Glittery First Glimpse of Andrew Rannells in Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Uber Hot Shot! Get a Glittery First Glimpse of Andrew Rannells in Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Andrew Rannells officially steps into the high-heeled boots of Tony winner Neil Patrick Harris in Hedwig and the Angry Inch beginning August 20—and we’re not gonna lie, those are some pretty big boots to fill. But judging by the first promotional photo of Rannells as Hedwig (complete with glittery nails, eyes, lips and uh, pretty much everything), the new star ...

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Just Try and Tear Her Down! Tony-Winning Hedwig, Starring Neil Patrick Harris, Recoups on Broadway

Just Try and Tear Her Down! Tony-Winning Hedwig, Starring Neil Patrick Harris, Recoups on Broadway

The Tony-winning revival of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, which stars Tony winner Neil Patrick Harris, has recouped its initial capitalization. John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask's rock musical, which only performs seven instead of the usual eight Broadway shows per week, has set the box office record at the Belasco Theatre four times.

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Mormon Boy Goes Bad: Andrew Rannells to Replace Neil Patrick Harris in Hedwig

Mormon Boy Goes Bad: Andrew Rannells to Replace Neil Patrick Harris in Hedwig

Tony nominee Andrew Rannells has some high heels to fill as he takes over from Tony winner Neil Patrick Harris in John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask's Tony-winning revival of Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Rannells will play a limited engagement August 20 through October 12 at Broadway's Belasco Theatre. Harris' last show is set for August 17.

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How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall? Andrew Rannells & Stephanie J. Block Will Tell You!

How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall? Andrew Rannells & Stephanie J. Block Will Tell You!

They’re both Tony nominees, they’re both hilarious, and now Andrew Rannells and Stephanie J. Block have something else in common: They’re headlining the New York Pops’ On Broadway concert at Carnegie Hall together! Of course, the only way to get to Carnegie Hall is to practice, and judging by these photos, the adorable pair is putting in hours of tough ...

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Andrew Rannells, Billy Porter, Debra Monk & More to Appear in Broadway Backwards

Andrew Rannells, Billy Porter, Debra Monk & More to Appear in Broadway Backwards

Tony nominee Andrew Rannells (The Book of Mormon, TV’s Girls), Tony winner Billy Porter (Kinky Boots), Tony winner Debra Monk (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, TV's Girls) and more have boarded the lineup for the previously announced ninth annual Broadway Backwards. Directed and choreographed by Robert Bartley, the one-night-only show is set for March 24 at the Al ...

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Andrew Rannells Dishes About Getting Naked on Girls, Yelling Show Tunes with Stephanie J. Block & More

Andrew Rannells Dishes About Getting Naked on Girls, Yelling Show Tunes with Stephanie J. Block & More

Andrew "The Gay Catholic from Omaha, Nebraska" Rannells is getting naked for your viewing pleasure. Yes, ma'am, the Tony nominee, who'll be reprising his role as Elijah on the next episode of HBO's Girls (airing February 16), stopped by Katie to talk about his return to the buzzy series and more. Rannells, who hasn't been on Broadway since he ended ...

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Two for Two: Broadway Star Switcheroo for New York Pops Concert

Two for Two: Broadway Star Switcheroo for New York Pops Concert

Do you want to hear the good news or the bad news first?

Here's the bad news: Now that she's landed the juicy role of Helen Sinclair in Bullets Over Broadway, Marin Mazzie has had to drop out of the New York Pops' On Broadway concert at Carnegie Hall, taking hubby Jason Danieley with her! But here's the good news ...

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Andrew Rannells Promises Elijah is 'Still an Ass Making Trouble' on the Next Season of HBO's Girls

Andrew Rannells Promises Elijah is 'Still an Ass Making Trouble' on the Next Season of HBO's Girls

Andrew Rannells' character Elijah Krantz on the hit HBO series Girls was the definition of a hot mess last season. Let's recap: He sorta-kinda slept with Hannah's (Lena Dunham) best friend, Marnie (Allison Williams), he and Hannah did cocaine at a club and raved to Icona Pop's "I Love It" and he ended up getting kicked out of two ...

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Stage Stars Join Harvey Fierstein and Bernadette Peters to Get Down with the Dogs at Broadway Barks 2013

Stage Stars Join Harvey Fierstein and Bernadette Peters to Get Down with the Dogs at Broadway Barks 2013

From all over Broadway, stars joined in for the furry fun at the 15th annual Broadway Barks adoption event in Shubert Alley, hosted by Bernadette Peters and Harvey Fierstein. Go behind the scenes of this doggone good time with cast members galore!

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Bernadette Peters and Dozens of Stars Meet Canine Companions at 15th Annual Broadway Barks

Bernadette Peters and Dozens of Stars Meet Canine Companions at 15th Annual Broadway Barks
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Over the weekend, Broadway stars from all across the Great White Way popped over to Shubert Alley after their Saturday matinee to participate in the 15th annual dog and cat adoption event Broadway Barks!, co-founded by Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore. The alley was packed with fans and animals in equal quantity, all of whom gathered for the popular ...

Tony Poll Results! Fans Name Dazzling Opening Number ‘Make It Bigger’ the Best Performance of the Night

Tony Poll Results! Fans Name Dazzling Opening Number ‘Make It Bigger’ the Best Performance of the Night

The 2013 Tony Awards were jam-packed with stunning live performances—not only from Tony-nominated musicals like Kinky Boots and Matilda, but long-running hits like Once and The Phantom of the Opera. Host Neil Patrick Harris and his Broadway friends also stole the show with three original numbers, “Make it Bigger,” “Television Sucks” and a Broadway-themed parody of Jay-Z’s “Empire State ...

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Tracy Letts Is a Teddy Bear, Megan Hilty Ain't Too Proud to Beg & More Lessons of the Tony Awards!

Tracy Letts Is a Teddy Bear, Megan Hilty Ain't Too Proud to Beg & More Lessons of the Tony Awards!

Every Friday, we look forward to bringing you Broadway.com’s 10 lessons of the week—but we learned so much at the 2013 Tony Awards, we think they deserve their own lessons! June 9 was packed with dazzling performances, touching speeches and of course, Mike Tyson (what?). What important facts did we learn this year's ceremony? Read below to find ...

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Drag Queens, Revolting Children and Motown Legends: We Rate All of the Dazzling 2013 Tony Telecast Performances

Drag Queens, Revolting Children and Motown Legends: We Rate All of the Dazzling 2013 Tony Telecast Performances

Sure, it's fun to see which stars take home Tony Awards on Broadway's biggest night, but for many viewers, the most exciting time comes when casts from the competing musicals take the stage. These performances provide a golden opportunity for ticket buyers across the country to get a sneak peek at the best Broadway has to offer. Not only did ...

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Matthew Morrison, Megan Hilty & More Complete List of 2013 Tony Presenters; Mayor Bloomberg to Receive Special Award

Matthew Morrison, Megan Hilty & More Complete List of 2013 Tony Presenters; Mayor Bloomberg to Receive Special Award

Smash alum Megan Hilty, Glee star Matthew Morrison, five-time Tony winner Audra McDonald and more Broadway favorites have joined the roster of star-studded presenters at the 2013 Tony Awards ceremony. Additionally, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will appear on the telecast to receive a special Tony Award, according to The New York Post. Hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, the ...

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Weekend Poll Top Three: Fans Want Megan Hilty to Return to Broadway After Smash

Weekend Poll Top Three: Fans Want Megan Hilty to Return to Broadway After Smash

For most television stars, there’s nothing rougher than having your show nixed by the cruel hand of the cancel-happy network execs. What’s an actor to do? Luckily for Broadway stars, there’s always another option. Despite the unfortunate cancellations of shows like Go On and The New Normal last week, a slew of Broadway vets are now available to return to ...

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Fiyero Is a Porn Star, Kristin Chenoweth Has Tiny Fans & Other Lessons of the Week

Fiyero Is a Porn Star, Kristin Chenoweth Has Tiny Fans & Other Lessons of the Week

The Tony Awards are getting closer and the gossip is getting juicier. As another week on Broadway comes to a close, we look back on one Wicked hunk's "porn" past, one Tony nominee’s uncanny ability to be loved, an unlikely dream date and the network that broke Broadway’s heart. Read on for all of these stories and more.


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Weekend Poll: Which Broadway Star from a Canceled TV Show Should Return to the Stage?

Weekend Poll: Which Broadway Star from a Canceled TV Show Should Return to the Stage?

We’re still reeling (and we bet you are, too) from the super depressing news of a bunch of TV shows getting cancellation orders this week. Shows like Smash, The New Normal, Go On and more all fell victim to the cruel hand of the network brass, leaving the Broadway vets who starred on these shows out of a job…but hopefully ...

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