Hedwig and the Angry Inch is a unique, creative and powerful musical that explores concepts and areas of the human experience never before touched by live stage authors. The brainchild of fifty something actor, director and writer John Cameron Mitchell, the many productions being staged on and off Broadway, in cities throughout the North America and countries around the globe are a gripping but powerful and mesmerizing trip. The center is gender and sexuality exploration, set in East and West Germany during the fall of communism. Hedwig and the Angry Inch Tickets are available now.
The storytelling approach can be characterized as an extended monologue, meaning that all folks who purchase tickets to see Hedwig and the Angry Inch will watch as an aspiring musician with a depth of character and personal secrets follows a rock legend as he tours the countryside. The audience soon learns of Hansel, a young and feminine East German man who opts to have a sex change. The operation goes wrong, and the character is left with both a signature genital scar and a situation that is referenced in the title as "The Angry Inch." The character's name is changed to Hedwig, and savvy viewers deduct that the narrator is telling his own story.
Throughout a stunning few hours of live theatre propelled by a bold and captivating set list of songs, many allegorical concepts and social debates are indirectly touched upon. The main character crosses the Atlantic to start a new life in Kansas, giving the musical an American backdrop with which to work. At the same time as the characters are replanting their roots in the Midwest, communism's stronghold weakens in the divided nation of Germany, and the Berlin Wall crumbles. These hallmarks of the play do not in any way giveaway or spoil the plot that develops throughout each scene, and suffice to say that folks who purchase Hedwig and the Angry Inch tickets will bear witness to a performance like they've never seen before – no matter how long they've been attending live theater.
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