About Hedwig and the Angry Inch
- Year Released:
- Comedy, Drama, Musical
- Directed by John Cameron Mitchell
Winning audience and best director awards at the Sundance Film Festival, Hedwig and the Angry Inch
follows the life story of an East Berlin transsexual punk-rock woman who sets out to tour America with her band, following the former lover/band-mate who stole her songs. Stage productions have played for many years in Japan, and Korea hosted a TV reality show about the search for a new Hedwig. IU alumna Harriet Newman Leve was one of the producers that brought Hedwig to Broadway in 2014, featuring Neil Patrick Harris as the title character; the production received four 2014 Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical, Best Featured Actor in a Musical, Best Supporting Actress in a Musical and Best Lighting Design of a Musical.
This screening is sponsored by the Office of the Executive Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Stage Producer Harriet Newman Leve is scheduled to be present. (35mm Presentation)