Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Musical




Overview


Synopsis

Hedwig and the Angry Inch tells the story of a young East German named Hedwig Schmidt who tries to escape his country and come to America by getting a sex change operation and marrying G.I. named Luther. Sadly, the operation is botched and within a year Luther abandons Hedwig. Hedwig is left stranded and penniless in a trailer park in Kansas. Eventually, Hedwig falls in love with Tommy. Tommy soon leaves Hedwig when he becomes a Rock and Roll Superstar. Hedwig then forms her own band: The Angry Inch.


Characters

Female

Supporting

Male

Supporting



Show Information

Music:
Lyrics:
Category
Musical
Number of Acts:
1 Act
Cast Size
medium
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes young adult, adult, mature adult characters