The out 30 Rock and Weeds alum will replace Rupert Grint in the hit Terrence McNally comedy.
Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron's adaptation of lesbian cartoonist Alison Bechdel's acclaimed graphic memoir will transfer to Broadway a week earlier than expected.
Richard O'Brien's 1981 film Shock Treatment will make its theatrical debut in London this spring.
The respected director's work included some gay-themed and gay-beloved projects.
The Tony-winning musical's creator and original star now has 'much larger pumps to fill' in Hedwig and the Angry Inch.
The off-Broadway hit Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical will keep spreading the story and songs of the androgynous disco diva.