Move over Caitlyn Jenner!
We have a first look of Taye Diggs in all of his glittery glory for the lead role in the Broadway musical “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.”
“Hedwig and the Angry Inch” is an award-winning musical comedy that tells the story of a fictional rock ‘n’ roll band, led by Hedwig, a transgender woman and “internationally ignored song stylist” from East Berlin.
Taye Diggs, who will replace Darren Criss (“Glee”), called Hedwig the “role of a lifetime” and added that he likes to wear fingernail polish.
Hedwig is the role of a lifetime. I’m looking forward to being challenged performance-wise on many levels, as well as being humbled by the musical’s social implications. I also like wearing nail polish.
Taye is set to make his debut as Hedwig on Wednesday, July 22 at the Belasco Theatre.