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Taye Diggs Anxiously Awaits His Chance to Rock Out in Broadway's Hedwig and the Angry Inch

…While his costar Rebecca Naomi Jones tries to keep her cool. logo

Stage veteran Taye Diggs is next in line to mount the throne of Broadway's tour-de-force rock concert, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, alongside the show's current Yitzhak, Rebecca Naomi Jones. Beginning performances at the Belasco Theatre July 22, Diggs spoke with TheaterMania about his grand return to the New York stage after a decade-long hiatus. As the first African-American actor to headline the Broadway production, the role was a welcome surprise, but for creators John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask, the choice was a no-brainer.