Bring On the Men: A Look at the Leading Men of Broadway

By Ben Rimalower
30 Nov 2013



Michael Cerveris

Michael Cerveris

When Michael Cerveris replaced Hedwig and the Angry Inch writer and original star John Cameron Mitchell in the title role of that show, I was one of many people astonished at how well he followed in Mitchell's footsteps. We needn't have been. Cerveris' eclectic career has spanned Shakespeare, musicals and contemporary comedies and dramas — and he tours with his own rock band. He is both a jack-of-all-trades and virtuoso, and the years since "Hedwig" have further demonstrated there is little not squarely in his wheelhouse.

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