Hedwig Creator: David Letterman ‘Wouldn’t Shake My Hand’ After Drag Performance

mediaite.com – by Matt Wilstein

John Cameron Mitchell’s Hedwig and the Angry Inch is finally on Broadway this year, more than 15 years after the drag queen-starring musical became a smash-hit off-Broadway in the late ’90s. But the warm reception it has received this time, complete with eight Tony Award nominations including Best Revival of a Musical and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for Neil Patrick Harris, is quite different from the polarization it caused when it first appeared.