Hedwig is now black? Taye Diggs in Hedwig and the Angry Inch

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  1. boognishstern

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    Taye Diggs on Starring in Hedwig and the Angry Inch: 'I Like Wearing Nail Polish'
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    Taye Diggs in Hedwig and the Angry Inch
    Sebastian Mader
    By Jeff Nelson

    @nelson_jeff
    06/24/2015 AT 12:00 PM EDT

    Taye Diggs is about to make a stylish return to the Great White Way.

    The actor and Broadway alum will take over the titular role in the smash revival of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, and PEOPLE has an exclusive first look at Diggs glammed up in glittery makeup as the character.

    "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," Diggs says in the new issue of PEOPLE, adding: "I also like wearing nail polish."

    The actor will start his 12-week run as Hedwig – a transgender rocker who sings about her botched surgery – in N.Y.C. on July 22, replacing Glee star Darren Criss. And Diggs is actually the sixth actor to take on the role since its Broadway return last year. Neil Patrick Harris scored a Tony as the revival's original star, while Andrew Rannells, Michael C. Hall, John Cameron Mitchell (the musical's co-writer) and Criss all donned high heels and fishnets as well.

    His turn in Hedwig marks Diggs' first time on a Broadway stage in over a decade: He last appeared in Wicked in 2004.
     
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    nooooooooooo
    why do they have to remake EVERYTHING
    maybe Luther with the gummy bears will be a white guy
     
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    I thought Hedwig was Harry Potter's owl.
     
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    smichal A1 Dick Game

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    that is a different Hedwig who hasn't had its genitalia cut off
     
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    If they were gonna cast a black actor they should have cast Terrence Howard, he has to be angry over his inch.

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    zutroy Totally nude. Totally flawless.

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    "Sho, in a shense, what you're shaying in taking thish part ish 'My long and wide black cock takesh too much time and energy to maintain. It musht be removed' Pleashe let Robin shee it jusht onshe before you do it, Taye Diggsh."
     
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    White Luther better have a HOT underage NEGRO butt-boy when he leaves Hedwig at the trailer in Kansas! By the rule of alteration.
     
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    Never heard of it.
     
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    We have a black Hedwig, can we now say that racism is over?
     
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    I thought this was about Howard and what he is packing
     
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    What's next, Ryan Seacrest and Lindsay Lohan in a remake of "Porgy and Bess" ?
     
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    247. ENTERTAINMENT LAWYER 07/24 **#4**
    This B list actor has done it all. Movies, television and even Broadway. He also does it all when it comes to sex. He has never come out and told anyone about his love of men, but the formerly married actor has been sexing his way through most of the cast in his latest project whether they be men or women. Taye Diggs "Hedwig and the Angry Inch"
     
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    Placing a negro in a role like that usually guarantees a short run. He'll be begging to be in Stomp The Yard 4 in a few years.
     
  18. You Knew!

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    It's not a remake.
     
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    June 8, 2015

    Not sure what his current wife thought of his actions. Probably the same as his other wives which is why they are all exes. This B+ mostly television actor who has troubled relationships in the past had a recent return to television in a monster network hit. Over the weekend at an after party, he was taking advantage of his fame and hitting on women right and left while his wife just sat quietly at a table.

    Terrence Howard ( I guess we know what she thought since they got divorced a short time later)