Michael C. Hall Is Your Next Hedwig

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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 16:  Michael C. Hall attends the 2014 Fragrance Foundation Awards on June 16, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Fragrance Foundation)
Photo: Monica Schipper/Getty Images

Dexter’s Michael C. Hall will be the next star of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, producers announced today. Hall’s reign as Hedwig begins October 16 and runs through January 4; Andrew Rannells, who took over for Neil Patrick Harris at the end of August, will have his final performance October 12. (Tony winner Lena Hall continues in her role as Yitzhak.) Hall hasn’t been seen singing and dancing much recently, but this isn’t his first Broadway musical: He played the emcee in Cabaret in 1999 and Billy Flynn in Chicago a few years later. No one is lined up after Hall just yet, so … someone! Call Joseph Gordon-Levitt at once!

Michael C. Hall Is Your Next Hedwig