Andrew Rannells Will Be Broadway's Next 'Hedwig'

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Yaas. Andrew Rannells, best known for his Tony-nominated work on The Book of Mormon and as Lena Dunham's fremeny-ex-boyfriend Elijah on GIRLS, will be the next star of Hedwig and The Angry Inch.

The actor will replace current star Neil Patrick Harris, who won a Tony last Sunday for best actor in a musical for his portrayal of the transgender rocker with a botched sex-change surgery, when plays his final performance on August 17.

Rannells, who also appeared in Broadway productions of Hairspray and Jersey Boys, has signed on for a limited engagement beginning August 20.