Starting April 29, the 28-year-old actor will don platform heels and a sky-high wig in the title role of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." As Variety is reporting, Criss will take over for John Cameron Mitchell, who co-wrote the musical and originated the role off-Broadway, on April 29. (Mitchell's last performance will be April 26)
Criss, who is currently slated to play Hedwig through July 19, posted a short video on his Facebook and Twitter pages confirming the news.
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