2 June 2014 12:06 PM, PDT | The Backlot | See recent The Backlot news »

The Tony Awards are less than a week away so the nail biting will amp up this week as we all wait for the envelopes to be opened and winners revealed.

One of the current Broadway shows with a slew of nominations is the revival of Hedwig and the Angry Inch starring Lead Actor in a Musical nominee Neil Patrick Harris. With 8 nominations (second only to A Gentleman’s Guide To Love and Murder), the show clearly has that ‘wow factor’ and is also up for Best Revival of a Musical, Best Performance by an Actress (Lena Hall) and more for sound, lighting, costume and scenic design as well as a Best Direction of a Musical nod for Tony-winner Michael Mayer, who last won for Spring Awakening in 2007.

Mayer talked to TheBacklot last week to find out more about putting the show together with Harris as well as just how »

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