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June 13, 2014

Tony winning production will extend its Broadway run through October with a new star

The plan was for Hedwig and the Angry Inch to end its Broadway run in August when star Neil Patrick Harris is scheduled to leave the show he has headlined since April.

But following Tony Award wins this week for best revival of a musical and best actor in a musical, producers have decided to keep the show running through October.

To do so, the have chosen a new star: Andrew Rannells, according to the show's Twitter account.

January 12, 2013

'I personally have never had sex with a woman'

He's played a gay man on stage in The Book of Mormon and plays a gay man on TV in The New Normal.

But on HBO's Girls, Andrew Rannells is playing a character who is wondering if he might be bisexual instead of gay.

Off screen, Rannells does no such wondering.

'I personally have never had sex with a woman,' he tells New York magazine’s Vulture blog. 'I’m more of what you call gold-star gay. I’m purebred.'

December 26, 2012

Gay actor and fellow sitcom star Josh Gad find out they have a lot in common

Andrew Rannells and Josh Gad appeared in Broadway's The Book of Mormon together in New York then went their separate ways.

Now both are in Los Angeles where Rannells is one of the stars of the NBC hit comedy The New Normal and Gad has been cast as the son of the president of the US in the NBC sitcom 1600 Penn which premieres next month.

In this Funny of Die video parody, Gad is really happy to reconnect with Rannells - so much so that he becomes something of a stalker!

Rannells is understandably creeped out!

May 8, 2012

The New Normal comes from Glee creator Ryan Murphy

NBC, the network that brought viewers Will & Grace, had been lagging behind fellow broadcast networks ABC and Fox in recent years when it came LGBT representation on its programs.

But that is changing with several gay characters featured on its new musical dramedy Smash which has been renewed for a second season and with the announcement this week that a sitcom centering on a gay family will make its debut in late summer or early fall.