Stephen Trask, Rebecca Naomi Jones and Taye Diggs - Media day for Taye Diggs in 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' held at The Lamb's Club in New York City at The Lamb's Club, - New York City, New York, United States - Tuesday 30th June 2015
Michael Mayer, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Darren Criss, Stephen Trask and John Cameron Mitchell - Photo call for upcoming cast change at Hedwig and the Angry Inch held at the Lamb's Club. at Lamb's Club, - New York City, New York, United States - Wednesday 8th April 2015
Andrew Rannells, John Cameron Mitchell, Neil Patrick Harris, Lena Hall, Stephen Trask, Michael C. Hall and Angry Inch band members - Lena Hall's final performance in Hedwig and the Angry Inch with special guests at the Belasco Theatre - Curtain Call at Belasco Theatre, - New York City, New York, United States - Sunday 5th April 2015
Justin Craig, Stephen Trask and Tim O'Heir - A variety of stars from the music industry all turned out in style to attend the 57th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 8th February 2015
Stephen Trask, Andrew Rannells, Lena Hall and John Cameron Mitchell - Media day for Andrew Rannells 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' held at the Lamb's Club - New York City, New York, United States - Wednesday 13th August 2014
The brassy title derives from the fact that Hedwig, born Hansel, underwent an unsuccessful sex change operation when marrying an officer to flee an oppressive, still-halved Berlin. His childhood isn't a pretty picture, so it's easy enough to imagine the desperation strong enough to drive him towards accepting the drastic change. Hansel wouldn't have had a problem adapting to womanhood as he considered himself a "girly boy" anyway, but with a one-inch penis and no breasts, his difficulties increase.
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While watching "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," all kinds of poster-quote comparisons popped into my head to describe this weird and wry, sardonic and ironic concoction of transsexual punk rock melancholy-mirth.
It has the cult potential (and off-Broadway origins) of a "Rocky Horror," but while it is similarly a low-budget, tongue-in-cheek musical centered around gender confusion, it's far more sagacious and polished.
I toyed with calling it the anti-"Josie and the Pussycats," since it's the polar opposite of that recent flop's backhanded endorsement of rock'n'roll commercialism and capricious pop pap. But "Hedwig" is such a uniquely entertaining and original work of musical-dramedy invention, it deserves better than to be compared to anything that has come before it.
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