Few weeks back it was officially announced that Michael C. Hall will be Broadway's new transgender main character for 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch'. Rehearsals started on Monday, and here's a first backstage photo of Michael C. Hall and the crew, which was originally posted via their official Twitter account. More photos and updates about Michael's new role soon!
Press Release: 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.
Michael C. Hall's limited engagement in HEDWIG is through Sunday, January 4, 2015. Andrew Rannells, who is currently playing the role of Hedwig, will play the final performance of his limited engagement on Sunday, October 12.
HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, with book by John Cameron Mitchell and music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, directed by Michael Mayer, also stars Tony Award winner Lena Hall as Yitzhak. The production has received rave reviews and is winner of four Tony Awards and won Best Musical Revival by the Tony Awards, the Drama Desk Awards, Drama League Awards, and Outer Critics Circle Awards.