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Realizing a glam-rock fantasy takes dedication. For about a month, the ­actor has been in what he calls “an emotional, spiritual and cardiovascular boot camp” to prepare himself for the taxing performance schedule through Jan. 4. And for acting in 3-inch stilettos.

Even during downtime from practice, he slipped on the heels at his ­apartment in the West ­Village to get ­accustomed to the lift. “I’ve never rehearsed out of fishnets,” he says. “Or heels. Or a bra.”

Hall has seen both of his predecessors, Andrew Rannells and Neil Patrick Harris, tackle the part. Rannells left a list of effective makeup removers for Hall in his dressing room. “Andrew recommends MAC and Lancome,” says Hall, adding that the tip is coming in very handy. “I’ve been finding bits of glitter in surprising places all over my apartment.”

Harris, meantime, who won a Tony Award in June for his performance, has already tweeted that he thinks Hall is a “great choice” to play Hedwig. He and Harris have crossed paths before in the Theater District. They were both involved in a workshop of “Assassins.” And Harris was in the audience, Hall says, when he starred at Studio 54 in “Cabaret.” Harris would later do the role, too.

After Hall signed on for “Hedwig,” he reached out to Harris. “I wanted to thank him for the architecture he’d constructed and the road map he put down,” he says. “There’s a sort of fraternity between the Hedwigs.”

“I’d already committed to being in New York,” says Hall, adding that it was easy to say yes to “Hedwig.” “The show has a profound and universal message,” he says. “It’s about self-acceptance. We’re all internally stitched up. That’s part of the inevitability of living.”

His latest Broadway role has Hall living out a dream of being a rock star. He grew up worshiping the music of Lou Reed, David Bowie and Iggy Pop — and they’re still in heavy rotation on his playlist.

 Today, Luner on Theatre brings you the exciting news that Michael C. Hall will appear as the next Hedwig in Hedwig And The Angry Inch on Broadway!

Hedwig And The Angry Inch is a rock musical that features a book by John Cameron Mitchell with music and lyrics by Stephen Trask. The musical focuses on the story of East German transgendered singer Hedwig and is told through the form of an extended monologue. Hedwig is following rock star Tommy Gnosis’s successful tour around the country, which she references is playing in an adjoining venue, with her own band who appears on stage throughout the entire musical. The Broadway rendition of the musical is told from the perspective of Hedwig moving into the Broadway theatre on the set of a musical that once played there.

Broadway’s production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch will take a surprising turn when actor Andrew Rannells finishes his run as Hedwig on October 12th. The next performer to pull the wig down from the shelf is none other than Dexter's Michael C. Hall. We know he can sing, but can he do it in heels?

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Hall will fill the role — for which Neil Patrick Harris recently won a Tony — from October 16th to January 4th. Lena Hall, who also won a Tony this year, will remain in the role of Yitzhak.

The Broadway production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch is based on the play-turned-film (starring, written and directed by John Cameron Mitchell) of the same name.

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