FIRST LOOK: Andrew Rannells as Hedwig in Broadway's Hedwig and the Angry Inch
The Book of Mormon star will be taking over for Broadway favorite Neil Patrick Harris.
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.