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Neil Patrick Harris Set to Host 2015 Oscars, Promotes 'Choose Your Own Autobiography' with New Book Trailer

Broadway’s ‘Hedwig’ Neil Patrick Harris Cast in Netflix ‘Unfortunate Events’ After ‘BTE’ Cancellation >>

Broadway fav Neil Patrick Harris’ ('Assassins', 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch') live NBC variety show, Best Show Ever was recently cancelled, but he isn’t wasting any time getting back in the saddle. Harris has confirmed that he will be playing the role of main villain, Count Olaf in Netflix’s upcoming version of Lemony Snicket's 'A Series of Unfortunate Events.'

Bechdel Test in a Red State: 'Fun Home' Musical Shares Stage With LGBTGA Debate at College of Charleston

Broadway Highlight: ‘Hedwig’ Vet Michael Cerveris’ Loose Cattle Covers ‘Fun Home’ “Pony Girl” [LISTEN] >>

Broadway Highlight: 'Fun Home' was without a doubt one of the best Broadway musicals of 2015, winning the Tony for just that. However, there is one song from the show that most fans have never heard in Full. Bruce actor Michael Cerveris ('Hedwig and The Angry Inch', 'Sweeney Todd', 'Assassins') brought one of the show’s cut songs to life with the help of his country band, Loose Cattle. The track, “Pony Girl,” heard in the show as only as a 45 second a cappella lullaby, now lives on to ride another day in its full version. In case you missed it earlier, check out the report below for a look at the song that no 'Fun Home fan can truly go without.

Sales Drop as Neil Patrick Harris Departs Broadway's 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' >>

Box office is still strong, though, as Andrew Rannells takes over the role.

Andrew Rannells

Andrew Rannells to Replace Neil Patrick Harris in Broadway's 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' >>

A Tony nominee for 'The Book of Mormon' and a regular on HBO's 'Girls', Rannells will take over when Harris's contract is up in August.

Shut Out at the 2014 Tony Awards: Woody Allen's 'Bullets Over Broadway,' Idina Menzel and 'If/Then' >>

Idina Menzel's pop-culture ascendance may have hit a tiny snag Sunday night when she lost out in the Tony Awards balloting to newcomer Jessie Mueller.

Bryan Cranston

Bryan Cranston, Neil Patrick Harris, Audra McDonald Among 2014 Tony Award Winners >>

But a bigger story out of the 2014 Broadway season didn't come so much from the winners' envelopes, but from the number of shows focussed on African-American culture or starring African-American performers.

"I'm Doing Hedwig Up Here, ­Motherf–ker!" or Fan Gives Neil Patrick Harris the Fourth-Wall Broadway Blues >>

Now starring on Broadway in 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch,' the 'How I Met Your Mother' actor had some words for an overexcited fan: "I love you, Neil!" Harris reportedly yelled back, "I'm doing something up here, ­motherf–ker!"

Neil Patrick Harris in 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' on Broadway

Neil Patrick Harris, John Cameron Mitchell Talk Broadway Musical 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' on ABC's Good Morning America >>

The stars and creative team behind the glam-rock musical's first Broadway production go behind the scenes into Hedwig's "wig room."

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