Andrew Rannells is "turning on the 8-track and pulling the wig down from the shelf." The Broadway production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch has just released the first image of Rannells as the transgender title character Hedwig — he's replacing Tony winner Neil Patrick Harris in the role beginning August 20. See what happens when Rannells puts on the makeup and prepares to star in John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask's beloved rock musical.

Andrew Rannells will take on the title role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch beginning August 20.
Andrew Rannells will take on the title role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch beginning August 20.

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