Lift up your hands! Tickets for Hedwig and the Angry Inch, featuring Emmy winner Neil Patrick Harris as a German transgender rock goddess, are now on sale. Featuring a book by John Cameron Mitchell and a score by Stephen Trask, Hedwig begins performances March 29, 2014 at the Belasco Theatre. Directed by Michael Mayer and featuring musical staging by Spencer Liff, the new production will open officially on April 22. Additional casting will be announced shortly.
Hedwig and the Angry Inch tells the story of a fictional rock ‘n’ roll band, fronted by Hedwig (Harris), a transgender woman and “internationally ignored song stylist” from communist East Berlin. Between rock songs, Hedwig regales the audience with both humorous and painful stories about her life, including her botched sex change operation. Trask’s score includes “Tear Me Down,” “Wig in a Box,” “Wicked Little Town,” “Angry Inch” and more.
Well, what are you waiting for? Get your tickets to meet Miss Hedwig today!