Taye Diggs Returns to Broadway with 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch'

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Taye Diggs at TCL Chinese Theatre on Nov. 5, 2013 in Hollywood, California. 

Taye Diggs is making his triumphant return to Broadway this summer in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the 2014 Tony Award-winning best musical revival.

Diggs will play the title role of Hedwig Robinson for a limited 12-week engagement beginning Wednesday, July 22, at the Belasco Theatre on 44th Street.

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Diggs' last stint on Broadway was in 2005 with the revival of A Soldier’s Play.

He is currently in production for the second season of Steven Bochco’s crime drama Murder in the First, which will premiere Monday, June 8 on TNT.

Hedwig and the Angry Inch, with book by John Cameron Mitchell and music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, directed by Michael Mayer, also stars Rebecca Naomi Jones as Yitzhak. Neil Patrick Harris, Michael C. Hall, Andrew Rannells, Mitchell himself and now Darren Criss have all played the role since it's revival.

This article was originally published by The Hollywood Reporter.


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