‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ to Close on Broadway Sept. 13

Taye Diggs (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Taye Diggs (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Taye Diggs (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (UPI) — The Tony Award-winning musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch is to play its final performance on Broadway Sept. 13, producers announced Tuesday.

The production with a book by John Cameron Mitchell, and music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, was directed by Michael Mayer. The staging was initially announced as a 16-week, limited engagement that turned into a hit, 76-week run.

When the show closes, it will have played 22 previews and 506 regular performances. A national tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch will start in San Francisco Oct. 4, 2016, with productions also being planned for London’s West End and Australia.

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