Watch Broadway's New Hedwig Sing "The Origin of Love" (Video)

Andrew Rannells, who received a Tony nomination for his performance in The Book of Mormon, will star in Hedwig and the Angry Inch after Tony winner Neil Patrick Harris exits the show Aug. 17, producers announced June 12.

Rannells will begin performances Aug. 20 and is contracted to star in the show for eight weeks.

The Broadway premiere of the cult rock musical began previews March 29 at the Belasco, prior to an official opening April 22. 

See photos of Rannells starring as Hedwig at Austin's Zachary Scott Theater Center in 2002

Watch Rannells sing "The Origin of Love" below.