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Hedwig and the Angry Inch

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FIRST LOOK: Neil Patrick Harris Rocks a Mini and Heels for Hedwig

Neil Patrick Harris in a Miniskirt and Fishnets on Broadway

Originally posted 04/02/2014 03:30PM

Goodbye, Barney. Hello, Hedwig!

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Neil Patrick Harris's Latest Role Brings Up 'Homophobic Insecurities' | Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris: Playing Hedwig on Broadway Is Bringing Up Insecurities

Originally posted 03/12/2014 12:50PM

If playing a flamboyant transgender punk rocker sounds out of character for Neil Patrick Harris, you've got company. The star himself admits his upcoming Broadway role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch pushes him outside of his comfort zone – but that's not necessarily a bad thing.

"Hedwig is bringing up a lot of super insecure things within me," the actor tells Out for its April cover story. "I have never thought drag was intoxicating, I've never had a fun drunken Halloween in drag, never been in heels, really." (Notable exception: he ably accepted the Hasty Pudding Man of the Year Award in drag in February, although he donned a more traditional tux while attending a gala for the group Monday night.)

"I've lived my whole life being attracted by masculinity – it’s why I like guys," he also tells the magazine. "I'm not a super effete person, and I have to turn into that, and in doing so it brings up a lot of homophobic insecurities within myself."

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Neil Patrick Harris Honored with Hasty Pudding Award … in Drag!

Neil Patrick Harris Goes Drag to Accept Hasty Pudding Award

Originally posted 02/08/2014 10:30AM

Neil Patrick Harris, dressed in a wig, lingerie and red heels, took the stage at Harvard University on Friday to accept the 2014 Man of the Year Award from America's oldest undergraduate drama troupe.

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Neil Patrick Harris Glitters in First Look at Broadway's Hedwig

Neil Patrick Harris in Hedwig and the Angry Inch: See the Glittery First Pic

Originally posted 10/16/2013 12:15PM

Cue the glitter!

Neil Patrick Harris revealed the poster art for his starring role in the upcoming Broadway production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch on his Twitter account Tuesday, and it's sure to get tongues wagging.

"Hedwig News! The first ad image was just released, and I get to debut it!" the popular Tony host wrote.

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