“Forget the career that I’ve gotten to have in the past few
years,” he says as he prepares to transform both physically and emotionally. “I
don’t care who you are -- looking through your teenage years is crazy. I was
getting in touch with a part of myself that I hadn’t really thought about in
It’s his first major role -- which started performances on
April 29 -- following the FOX series. And one that will defy everything that made
his fans diehards in the first place.
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“It’ll be interesting to let people know that this is
Hedwig,” Criss says, almost as a warning about Hedwig’s aggressive and abrasive
nature. “This is her room. This is her night. Don’t f--k with her, because she
will f--k with you hard makeup’s on, it’s her show. I cannot be held
accountable for her actions. That’s all I can say. She’s in complete control.”