A new Hedwig has been anointed and he/she is a Mormon -- a Broadway "Mormon," that is.
Rannells will begin in the musical on Aug. 20 at the Belasco Theatre in New York. The actor played Elder Price in
Harris has been a popular draw for the show, which opened in late April. The
There had been some speculation that Harris might extend his run with "Hedwig," but producer David Binder said on Thursday that Aug. 17 will be his final performance.
The current Broadway production's weekly grosses broke $1 million for the week ending Sunday, which coincided with the Tony Awards. The production won four awards, including best revival of a musical.