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Now showing, Closes 12 Oct 2014
2014 Tony Winner
Book Of Mormon alum Andrew Rannells has now stepped in to fill Hedwig's glittering platforms in the lead role of this Tony-winning cult classic musical. Part comedy, part drama, Hedwig is guaranteed to be a highly memorable theatre experience for fans of the original film and newbies alike (so long as you're not suffering from a rare sequin allergy!).
Hedwig and the Angry Inch was first seen Off Off-Broadway at Westbeth, after which it ran at the Jane Street Theatre for over two years from early 1998. The groundbreaking Obie-winning Off-Broadway smash went on to win multiple awards for its cult film adaptation of the same name.
This Broadway revival continues the trend, earning eight 2014 Tony Awards nominations and winning four, including Best Revival of a Musical and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for its glittering (literally) star, Neil Patrick Harris.
Hedwig and the Angry Inch is a musical about a fictional rock 'n' roll band led by an outrageous transvestite singer named Hedwig, formerly a slip of a girly German boy named Hansel, who flees East Berlin for the USA. The story is told from Hedwig's perspective as the audience "follows" her and her band as they tour the country in the shadow of rockstar Tommy Gnosis.
Hedwig and the Angry Inch won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Off-Broadway Musical, and both John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask won Obies. Hedwig and the Angry Inch won a 1998 New York Magazine Award and Entertainment Weekly's "Soundtrack of the Year" Award.
Opening night: 29 March 2014
Booking through until: 12 October 2014
This show may be inappropriate for 12 and under due to strong language and adult themes. Please not that children under the age of four are not permitted in the theatre
95 minutes with no intermission
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