A musical about a transgender rock ‘n’ roll performer is about to open in town.
Actors’ Theatre is presenting “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” Sept. 12-18 and 19-21 at the Spectrum Theater downtown.
The story follows Hedwig Schmidt, an East German rock ‘n’ roller, who is “the victim of a botched sex-change operation,” Actors’ Theatre says.
“The show daringly breaks the fourth wall as Hedwig, with a little help from a band and back-up singer Yitzhak, examines her quest for identity, love and wholeness.”
The book is by John Cameron Mitchell, and music and lyrics are by Stephen Trask.