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Monday, May 9, 2016

Darren Criss to Lead "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" on National Tour

Darren Criss to Lead "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" on National Tour

Darren Criss, the former "Glee" star, had so much fun playing an East German transsexual on Broadway that he's taking her on the road.

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015

'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' to Close on Broadway

'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' to Close on Broadway

The Tony winning revival will play its final performance on Sept. 13.

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015

8 Shows Featuring Prominent LGBT Characters

8 Shows Featuring Prominent LGBT Characters

Just because pride weekend is past doesn’t mean the celebrations of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people on and off Broadway are over.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Taye Diggs Is Broadway’s Next "Hedwig"

Taye Diggs Is Broadway’s Next "Hedwig"

The "How Stella Got Her Groove Back" star will be the sixth actor -- and first black man -- to play the role.

Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015

Darren Criss Is Broadway’s New "Hedwig"

Darren Criss Is Broadway’s New "Hedwig"

“Glee" star Darren Criss made his Broadway debut in 2012 in the revival of “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" -- and now he’ll return to Broadway in another hit revival, "Hedwig and the...

Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014

Michael C. Hall Is Your New Hedwig

Michael C. Hall Is Your New Hedwig

The "Dexter" star will take over the title role in the Tony-winning musical revival.

Sunday, Jun 15, 2014

Andrew Rannells is Your New Hedwig

Andrew Rannells is Your New Hedwig

Plus drama for the Tony Awards and closing dates for “Buyer & Cellar” and “Mothers and Sons.”

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014

"Gentleman's Guide" Leads 2014 Tony Nominations

"Gentleman's Guide" Leads 2014 Tony Nominations

Audra McDonald earned a nod as lead actress in a play for “Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill,” setting her up for a possible record-breaking sixth acting Tony Award.

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014

Review: NPH, in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch"

Review: NPH, in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch"

The Tony host and sitcom star is the reigning king and queen of Broadway, thanks to a dazzling turn as the transgendered East German rock star.

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Pickup Truck Crushes Stroller in Crosswalk, Kills Baby: Cops
Pickup Truck Crushes Stroller in Crosswalk, Kills Baby: Cops

A pickup truck making a right turn at a Queens intersection hit and killed a baby girl in her stroller Thursday night, police say. The baby's mother was pushing the stroller across 23rd Avenue in East Elmhurst when the truck turned from 94th Street and hit the stroller, police say.  The driver stayed on the scene. Police identified him as 44-year-old Wallace Ramirez of Massachusetts. Authorities charged him with failure to yield to a pedestrian and failure to exercise due care.  Witness Reese Fluellen, who knows the mother because their children play together, says he'd said hello just seconds earlier.  "As I turn the corner, I was walking maybe 10, 15 seconds, I hear a loud crunch, I hear brakes from the truck," he said. "I hear screaming, 'You ran over my baby, You ran over my baby.'"  Fluellen immediately ran back, along with other bystanders who tried to help. The baby, identified as Skylar Perkins of Queens, was unresponsiv