THE stage adaption of the cult film Hedwig and the Angry Inch graced the stage of the recent Tony Awards with a number of the show’s star Neil Patrick Harris performing Sugar Daddy.

The night also saw the openly-gay performer win a Tony Award for Best Male Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for his performance as Hedwig, a trans* rock star.

Talking with The Hollywood Reporter after his performance, Harris said: “It’s tough to strut around in high heels and not feel a fool, tough to manage a full wig of hair, to cock a wrist, to embrace a bra and not feel like you are somehow going to be exposed.

“But in a role like this, you have to commit. You can’t tiptoe, you have to bulldoze. And the more I trusted, the further I went, the better it felt. Now her mannerisms seem second nature.”

How far did Harris go? After venturing into the audience he gave a lap dance to Sting, stood over Orlando Bloom in his chair gyrating his hips to the actor’s face, all before kissing his husband.

For the full performance, watch the below CBS telecast video from the Vulture website:

 

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