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Taye Diggs Will Play 'Hedwig' on Broadway After Darren Criss!

Taye Diggs will be returning to Broadway this summer in the hit musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch!

The 44-year-old actor will be taking over the lead role from Darren Criss, whose final performance will be on July 19.

Taye is fantastic — he has theater cred, he has pop culture cred, he can sing, he can act, he can dance, he’s smart and he’s sexy,” producer David Binder told the New York Times. “That’s why we cast him.”

Taye has previously starred on Broadway in Rent and Wicked, both alongside his ex-wife Idina Menzel, as well as in Chicago and Carousel. He hasn’t been on the Broadway stage since January 2004!

Previous actors who have played Hedwig in this production include Darren, Neil Patrick Harris, Andrew Rannells, Michael C. Hall, and the show’s creator John Cameron Mitchell.

Rashida Jones & Ashley Tisdale Take Over Turner Upfronts 2015

Rashida Jones shows off her freckles as she arrives for the 2015 Turner Upfront Presentation held at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday morning (May 13) in New York City.

The 39-year-old actress was joined by her channel mates Ashley Tisdale, Taye Diggs, Eric Dane and Seth Green, and more at the event.

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“@tbsnetwork knows how to treat a lady! Headed back to LA after a quick trip ✈️#turnerupfronts,” Ashley posted on Instagram after her super short trip.

Ashley‘s new show Clipped centers on “a group of people who all went to high school together but ran in very different crowds and now find themselves working together at a barbershop in Charlestown, Massachusetts.”

FYI: Ashley is wearing a Lovers + Friends bustier. Rashida is wearing Isa Tapia heels.

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Amy Smart, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Taye Diggs & More Make It A Family Event at 'Monkey Kingdom' Premiere!

Emmanuelle Chriqui strikes a pose while attending the world premiere of Monkey Kingdom held at Pacific Theatres at The Grove on Sunday (April 12) in Los Angeles.

The 37-year-old Entourage actress was joined at the event by Amy Smart and her hubby Carter Oosterhouse, Garcelle Beauvais, Constance Zimmer, Taye Diggs and his son Walker, Jhene Aiko and her daughter Namiko Love Browner, Katie Aselton and daughter Ora Duplass, Kathleen Robertson, Eric Christian Olsen and wife Sarah Wright, Bow Wow, and Ian Ziering.

Monkey Kingdom hits theaters on Friday (April 17)!

25+ pictures inside of Amy Smart, Emmanuelle Chriqui, and others at the premiere… More Here! »

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Aaron Paul, Ryan Kwanten, & Taye Diggs Bring the Handsome Factor to Oscars 2015 Party

Aaron Paul, Ryan Kwanten, and Taye Diggs bring the swoon factor to the 2015 Elton John AIDS Foundation Viewing Party following the 2015 Academy Awards on Sunday evening (February 22) in Los Angeles.

The trio were joined by Aaron‘s wife Lauren Parsekian, Taye‘s girlfriend Amanza Smith Brown, Ryan‘s former True Blood co-star Deborah Ann Woll, and actresses Jurnee Smollett and Yvonne Strahovski.

Missed any of our Oscars coverage? Be sure to check out every post from the big night!

FYI: Yvonne is wearing Aspiri earrings.

25+ pictures inside of Aaron Paul, Taye Diggs, Ryan Kwanten and others at the party… More Here! »

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Michelle Rodriguez, Taye Diggs & More Party with Warner Music Group at Grammys 2015 After Party!

Michelle Rodriguez gets together with Paris Hilton at the Warner Music Group’s 2015 Grammy after party held at the Chateau Marmont on Sunday (February 8) in Los Angeles.

Also at the party were Taye Diggs with his girlfriend Amanza Smith Brown, actress Amy Landecker, and television personalities Maria Menounos and Louise Roe.

Be sure to check out all of the 2015 Grammys coverage in case you missed it!

FYI: Maria is wearing Emilio Pucci. Amy is wearing an Ella Moss jumpsuit.

15+ pictures inside of Michelle Rodriguez, Taye Diggs, and more at the Warner Music Group’s Grammy party… More Here! »

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Will Smith & Taye Diggs Suit Up at NAACP Image Awards 2015

Will Smith looks so dapper while presenting an award on stage at the 2015 NAACP Image Awards presented by TV One at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Friday evening (February 6) in Pasadena, Calif.

The 46-year-old actor presented the award for Outstanding Motion Picture to Selma.

Also in attendance at the show were Taye Diggs (with girlfriend Amanza Smith Brown), Get On Up‘s Chadwick Boseman, Resurrection‘s Omar Epps (with wife Keisha), Criminal Minds‘ winner Shemar Moore, True Blood‘s Mehcad Brooks, and singer Aloe Blacc (with wife Maya Jupiter).

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was presented with the NAACP President’s Award at the event in recognition of special achievement and distinguished public service.

30+ pictures inside of Will Smith and others attending the awards show… More Here! »

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Taye Diggs Loved His 'Baby Mama' Idina Menzel's Super Bowl 2015 Performance

Even though Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel split up back in 2014, the two are obviously on really friendly terms!

The 44-year-old actor had nothing but nice things to say about Idina‘s rendition of the Star Spangled Banner before the 2015 Super Bowl.

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“Yup. Baby mama crushed it at the Super Bowl,” Taye tweeted along with a picture of Idina hitting a high note during her performance.

In case you missed it, watch Idina belt out the song before the big game.

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