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John Cameron Mitchell

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  • Neil Patrick Harris Propels 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' to a Profit

    Powered by a Tony-winning performance from Neil Patrick Harris, Broadway musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" has recouped its $5 million capitalization costs in about 15 weeks, according to the show's producers. "Hedwig," which saw Harris shed the...
  • Road to the Tonys: 'Hedwig,' 'Raisin' Raise Stock of Broadway Revivals

    In principle, I am against Broadway revivals. Theatre needs to encourage young playwrights, so why lavish all that money and attention on an old work? However, reality can shatter principles like mine, and this season offered several vivid reminders of...
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  • Tony Awards Change Rules That Would Have Affected 'Hedwig,' 'Violet'

    The Tony Awards Administration Committee has decided that the authors of some revival productions will be eligible for a Tony alongside producers in the revival of a play and revival of a musical categories. The decision comes after the minor controversy...
  • Neil Patrick Harris to be replaced by Andrew Rannells in 'Hedwig'

    A new Hedwig has been anointed and he/she is a Mormon -- a Broadway "Mormon," that is. Neil Patrick Harris will step down from his Tony Award-winning role as the title transsexual rocker in the Broadway production of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" on Aug....
  • REVIEW: 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' at the Belasco Theatre

    REVIEW: 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' at the Belasco Theatre
    NEW YORK — Born of the rubble of the Berlin Wall, marginalized, ill-used, rootless and embittered, Hedwig Schmidt surely would never have imagined her tired body would be brought to life on Broadway, no less, by a star of the magnitude of Neil...
  • For Tony Award nominations 2014, tried-and-true triumphs — mostly

    For Tony Award nominations 2014, tried-and-true triumphs — mostly
    NEW YORK — With Broadway increasingly relying on stars, glitz and noise — often timed to hit just weeks before the Tony Awards deadline — the nominations for this year's prizes took a different path. The most-nominated show when the...
  • Harris is Hedwig — and retro-ad pitchman

    Harris is Hedwig — and retro-ad pitchman
    When American Airlines was looking for a spokesman for its new Airbus A321 service from New York to Los Angeles, a route greatly favored by captains of industry, Neil Patrick Harris was an obvious choice to model a first-class journey. Handsome, famous,...
  • 'Nymphomaniac' Is Not a Porno, Says Pic's Stellan Skarsgard

    Lars von Trier's new film "Nymphomaniac: Volume I" is the story of a young woman who tries to work through her parental issues by having as much sex as possible. And that's quite a bit of sex indeed, the majority of it dispassionate and squalid. It is...
  • Broadway Review: 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' Starring Neil Patrick Harris

    The screaming starts when a bespangled Neil Patrick Harris parachutes onstage in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" and doesn't stop until he's back in his dressing room. That's the kind of rock-star performance he gives in this spectacular revival -- helmed...
  • Neil Patrick Harris Wanted the Heels Higher for Broadway's 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch'

    You could forgive John Cameron Mitchell for feeling a sense of ownership of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," the 1998 musical he and Stephen Trask wrote. He also created the title role, and played it in the subsequent movie version. But Mitchell had...
  • Drama League Awards Go Broad with Crowded List of 2014 Nominations

    A whopping seven Broadway musicals and two Off Broadway tuners will compete for the single 2013-14 Drama League Award for musical, one of only five competitive award categories packed with nominees that also include actors Michelle Williams, Denzel...