Writer Stephen Trask lets loose about a film/theatrical sequel to Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Neil Patrick Harris playing Hedwig on Broadway and more.
Set around the time of the events of the episode “Ozymandias”, a New York theater company will be making Breaking Bad, the opera. Because that’s all the world needs is for Walter White, Jesse Pinkman et al to express the fucked up world of the meth trade in song. The opera itself will be called ‘Breaking Bad: Ozymandias’ and will hit the stage some time next year, but not many more deets are available.
For a one-man show in California called ‘Citizen Twain’, Val Kilmer is playing America’s writer, but to get the exact look of Mark Twain, it took a whole lot of prosthetics, in a process that Kilmer tweeted step by step.
In September, Sailor Moon: The Musical will be hitting the stage in Tokyo. There was a Sailor Moon musical in 2009, so this is more of a bigger budget revival, with an all-female teenage cast. It’ll be running from September 13-23 and tickets will be about $70.
The story of the transgender German rocker with a grudge, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, is coming to Broadway with actor Neil Patrick Harris in the lead role. Damn this is gonna be good.