See Neil Patrick Harris in His Calvins

4.28.2014

By Brandon Voss

NPH allows a peek backstage at Broadway's Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

Neil Patrick Harris left his wig in a box and his skirts on the rack when he invited New York magazine into his dressing room — well, three rooms — backstage at Broadway's Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

"I have to shower, 'cause I’m covered in sweat and tomato and makeup and glitter," says Harris about his post-show ritual. "Glitter will just never go away."

The latest issue of New York also checks out the Broadway changing rooms of All the Way's Bryan Cranston, A Raisin in the Sun's Denzel Washington, The Cripple of Inishmaan's Daniel Radcliffe, and Of Mice and Men's James Franco.

SLIDESHOW: EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS OF NPH IN GLITTER & GLAM

The musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch opened last Tueday at the Belasco Theatre with Harris, a recent Out cover boy, starring as Hedwig, a fictional East German rock singer and "slip of a girly boy" living as a female after a botched gender-reassignment operation. See Hedwig production photos here.

Hedwig producers have announced a charitable partnership with Hetrick-Martin Institute, "the nation's oldest and largest organization helping gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth to reach their full potential."

For tickets and more information, visit the show's website.

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